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Author Cotta, Maurizio, 1947-

Title Political institutions in Italy / Maurizio Cotta and Luca Verzichelli.

Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  320.945 COTT    AVAILABLE
Physical description xx, 277 pages : map, illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Comparative political institutions.
Comparative political institutions.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [262]-269) and index.
Contents 1. The Italian polity and its long-term transformations -- 2. The republic of parties : from deadlock to bipolar alternation -- 3. Electoral systems and elections : between unfinished reforms and a fairly stable electorate -- 4. The executive : a long tradition of weak and unstable governments comes to an end? -- 5. The parliament : a case of continuous institutional adaptation -- 6. Local government : the long-term path towards a federal system -- 7. Bureaucracy and regulatory bodies : from immobility to permanent reforms -- 8. Judicial power : an unresolved conflict with politics -- 9. Conclusion.
Summary "This book focuses on the most recent developments in Italian politics, particularly those of the last ten to fifteen years. A longer historical perspective, covering the post-war period, is also included, providing the reader with the tools for understanding this period of change."--BOOK JACKET.
Other author Verzichelli, Luca.
Subject Public administration -- Italy.
Italy -- Politics and government -- 1994-
ISBN 0199284709 (alk. paper)
9780199284702 (alk. paper)