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Italy from Crisis to Crisis : Political Economy, Security, and Society in the 21st Century, Paperback / softback Book

Italy from Crisis to Crisis : Political Economy, Security, and Society in the 21st Century Paperback / softback

Edited by Matthew (Cornell University, USA.) Evangelista

Part of the Routledge Advances in European Politics series

Description

Italy from Crisis to Crisis seeks to understand Italy's approach to crises by studying the country in regional, international, and comparative context.

Without assuming that the country is abnormal or unusually crisis-prone, the authors treat Italy as an example from which other countries might learn. The book integrates the analysis of domestic politics and foreign policy, including Italy's approach to military interventions, energy security, economic relations with the European Union (EU), and to the NATO alliance, and covers a number of issues that normally receive little attention in studies of "high politics," such as information policy, national identity, immigration, youth unemployment, and family relations.

Finally, it puts Italy in a comparative perspective - with other European states, naturally - but also with Latin America, and even the United States, all countries that have experienced similar crises to Italy's and similar - often populist - responses. This text will be of key interest to scholars and students of, and courses on, Italian politics and history, European politics and, more broadly, comparative politics and democracy.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 256 pages, 17 Line drawings, black and white; 11 Tables, black and white; 17 Illustrations, black an
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Central government policies
  • ISBN: 9781138106857

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