CALL FOR PAPER – Compol n.1/2019: The 2018 Italian general election: between tradition and innovation

CALL FOR PAPER: 

Compol n.1/2019: The 2018 Italian general election: between tradition and innovation

Editors:

Sara Bentivegna (Università di Roma La Sapienza),

Paolo Natale (Università degli Studi di Milano)

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Italy Transformed: Politics, Society and Institutions at the End of the Great Recession

The Italian elections are approaching! If you want to know what is going on, we suggest to look at this Special issue of South European Society and Politics edited by Martin Bull and Gianfranco Pasquino:

Italy Transformed: Politics, Society and Institutions at the End of the Great Recession. 

Enjoy the read!
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Was Mattarella worth the trouble? Explaining the failure of the 2016 Italian constitutional referendum

Was Mattarella worth the trouble? Explaining the failure of the 2016 Italian constitutional referendum

Fedra Negri and Elisa Ribessi

Italian Political Science Review / Rivista Italiana di Scienza Politica

https://doi.org/10.1017/ipo.2017.29 

Published online: 21 January 2018

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ITALIAN DEMOCRACY AND ITS DISCONTENTS – Congrips 2018 APSA Call for papers –

114th APSA Annual Meeting & Exhibition – Boston, August 30 – September 2, 2018

 

The CONGRIPS 2018 APSA Panel has adopted the APSA Conference Theme Statement, ‘Democracy and its Discontents’ for the Italian case. Italian democracy has been undergoing significant economic, social and political challenges in the past twenty years and especially in the past decade following the eruption of the economic crisis of 2008. This has a brought a variety of challenges to existing political parties, actors and institutions, and the emergence of new political forces which are challenging the status quo and traditional politics. There appears to be a deep-seated and continuing dissatisfaction on the part of the public with Italian politics, the party system and broader political system, as reflected in rising support for anti-establishment parties and increasing skepticism towards the European Union and reforms proposed by the existing political class. Italian politics, in short, seems to have become characterized chiefly by its discontents. CONGRIPS welcomes paper proposals on any aspects of these discontents: on the origins, nature and the impact of social, economic and political ideas, movements, parties, policies which contest established practices, parties and politics in Italy. The aim is bringing together a set of papers which together convey the richness and complexity of the politics of discontent in Italy today, which itself is a reflection of broader trends in Europe and beyond. Applications should be submitted via the APSA process.

The size and shape of the Italian interest system between the 1980s and the present day

The size and shape of the Italian interest system between the 1980s and the present day

Renata Lizzi and Andrea Pritoni

Italian Political Science Review / Rivista Italiana di Scienza Politica 

Volume 47, Issue 3, November 2017, pp. 291-312

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