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- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 41.75
Die Macht der Parlamente ist ein paradoxes Phänomen: Wo Volksvertretungen an einer Stelle Potential gewinnen, verlieren sie es oft zugleich an einer anderen. Das jüngst gewä- te Europäische Parlament ist dafür beispielhaft: Noch nie war es im Gesetzgebungsprozess der EU so einflussreich wie heute, und mit dem Inkrafttreten des Vertrags von Lissabon... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 180.00
Coalitional behaviour is central to the Italian system of government but has been largely neglected by research. As a result, coalitions in post-war Italy have been viewed as simply unstable, short-lived and incohesive. In this book, the author corrects this one-sidedness by analysing Italian coalition politics as a continuous and dynamic process.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95
Since 1989 Italian politics has witnessed changes that have placed it under an international spotlight. This analysis looks at this period of Italian politics through the prism of the changes of the early 1990s. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Since the advent of the Second Republic in Italy in the mid-1990s, a new generation of politicians has announced a shift in the system toward greater governmental leadership, policy innovation, government accountability and responsiveness to the citizens. Yet in recent years government has experienced frequent crises and deadlocks, policy blockades... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 160.00
Since the late 1980s, the Lega Nord has broken the mould of Italian politics. Federalist, secessionist, populist, it has succeeded in mobilizing the entrepreneurial class of Northern Italy in a campaign against the Italian state. In 1996, it launched the idea of Panadia , a separate Northern Italian nation. This proved to be a step too far, but the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
Why are some regimes democratic while others are not? Specifically, how have Spain and Italy managed to become democratic while Turkey, which shares many similar characteristics, has not? Spain, Italy and Turkey have shared common historical features which would have been disruptive to any new democracy; however they represent a wide array of democratization... more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 191.00
Analysing parliamentary references to the people, this book provides a more nuanced interpretation of eighteenth-century re-evaluations of democracy. It shows how interaction between parliamentarians and the public sphere in different political cultures produced more modern conceptions of the legitimacy of political power. more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 35.54
Der Wandlungsprozess des italienischen Parteiensystems gehört zu den spektakulärsten und interessantesten in ganz Europa. Knapp 20 Jahre nach seinem vollständigen Zusammenbruch erscheint das italienische Parteiensystem als Synonym für Chaos, Instabilität und Skandale. Doch ist im politischen System Italiens wenig so, wie es auf den ersten Blick erscheint.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
This volume summarizes the key elements and main features of a subsidiarity-informed model of governance and outlines an analytical framework which can be applied to other subsidiarity-informed models of governance worldwide. more...
- Biteback Publishing 2012; US$ 23.99
The village of Parliament has a colourful history of conflict, great oratory, wit and repartee, strange customs and larger-than-life characters, and this rich and entertaining miscellany embraces them all. On his enthralling textual tour, Robert Rogers, the Clerk of the House of Commons, looks not only at the memorable and often fiery politicians who... more...