The Politics of Italy: Governance in a Normal Country
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The Politics of Italy: Governance in a Normal Country

by James L. Newell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521600464

ISBN-13: 9780521600460

Pub. Date: 03/31/2010

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This innovative text provides a fresh approach to Italian politics, providing critical analysis in a comparative framework.

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This innovative text provides a fresh approach to Italian politics, providing critical analysis in a comparative framework.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521600460
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/31/2010
Series:
Cambridge Textbooks in Comparative Politics Series
Pages:
385
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. Historical Background: 1. History; Part II. The Polity: Structures and Institutions of the Regime: 2. The constitutional framework; 3. Multi-level government; 4. Policy-making and policy implementation: executives, legislatures and bureaucrats; Part III. Politics: Citizens, Elites and Interest Mediation: 5. Political culture and behaviour; 6. Interests and interest mediation: voluntary associations and pressure groups; 7. Elections, voting and political parties; Part IV. Policies and Performances: 8. Economic policy; 9. Welfare and rights; 10. Foreign policy; Appendix. The electoral system for the chamber of deputies and the senate.

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