Politics in Italy 2020 edition

A tale of two populisms: The League and the Five-star Movement in power – Edited by Manuela Moschella and Martin Rhodes in Contemporary Italian Politics 2020, Volume 12, Issue 2.

Contemporary Italian Politics has hosted the English-language version of the latest edition of ‘Politica in Italia. I fatti dell’anno e le interpretazioni‘ dedicated to 2019. Following the usual rationale of the Series published every year by il Mulino, the volume offers description and analysis of the most significant economic, social and political events of the year in Italy.

This is a must-read for Italianists and comparativists looking for a better understanding of Italian political and social context.

Here’s the list of articles included in this edition:

Manuela Moschella & Martin Rhodes (2020) Introduction, Contemporary Italian Politics, 12:2, 112-125, DOI: 10.1080/23248823.2020.1743472

Maurizio Cotta (2020) The anti-establishment parties at the helm: From great hopes to failure and a limited resurrection, Contemporary Italian Politics, 12:2, 126-139, DOI: 10.1080/23248823.2020.1744894

Alessandro Chiaramonte, Lorenzo De Sio & Vincenzo Emanuele (2020) Salvini’s success and the collapse of the Five-star Movement: The European elections of 2019, Contemporary Italian Politics, 12:2, 140-154, DOI: 10.1080/23248823.2020.1743475

Cecilia Biancalana (2020) From social movements to institutionalization: The Five-star Movement and the high-speed train line in Val di Susa, Contemporary Italian Politics, 12:2, 155-168, DOI: 10.1080/23248823.2020.1743469

Elisabetta De Giorgi & António Dias (2020) Divided, but not by much: The parties of the centre right between government and opposition, Contemporary Italian Politics, 12:2, 169-181, DOI: 10.1080/23248823.2020.1743474

Daniela Giannetti, Luca Pinto & Carolina Plescia (2020) The first Conte government: ‘government of change’ or business as usual?, Contemporary Italian Politics, 12:2, 182-199, DOI: 10.1080/23248823.2020.1745512

Benedicta Marzinotto (2020) Italy grapples with its public debt: A dog chasing its tail, Contemporary Italian Politics, 12:2, 200-213, DOI: 10.1080/23248823.2020.1743471

Ferdinando Giugliano (2020) Between bragging and reality: Italy’s confusing place in a changing world order, Contemporary Italian Politics, 12:2, 214-226, DOI: 10.1080/23248823.2020.1744913

Andrew Geddes & Andrea Pettrachin (2020) Italian migration policy and politics: Exacerbating paradoxes, Contemporary Italian Politics, 12:2, 227-242, DOI: 10.1080/23248823.2020.1744918

Elena Pavan (2020) We are family. The conflict between conservative movements and feminists, Contemporary Italian Politics, 12:2, 243-257, DOI: 10.1080/23248823.2020.1744892

Furio Stamati (2020) ‘Sovereignism’ and the challenge of welfare reform. Pensions and social assistance between innovation, continuity and reversions to the past, Contemporary Italian Politics, 12:2, 258-273, DOI: 10.1080/23248823.2020.1744891