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Europeanisation and Italian policy for the Mezzogiorno

Bull, MJ and Baudner, J 2004, 'Europeanisation and Italian policy for the Mezzogiorno' , Journal of European Public Policy, 11 (6) , pp. 1058-1076.

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Abstract

The change in Italy's main regional policy (for the south) in the course of the 1990s provides a prima facie case of Europeanization tout court for scholars of Europeanization. A new policy was adopted that was evidently inspired by the European regional policy launched in 1988. However, examining Europeanization only from a top-down perspective (in terms of policy outcome) provides a limited insight into the process. A bottom-up approach that evaluates the impact of Europeanization through a temporal dimension of change, integrating the Europeanized and domestic effects, allows a more precise assessment of the degree to which Europeanization may have caused or reinforced a process of change in Italian southern policy.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Subjects / Themes > D History General and Old World > DG Italy
Subjects / Themes > J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Subjects / Themes > J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Memory, Text and Place
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Arts & Social Sciences > School of Humanities, Languages & Social Sciences > Centre for Democracy and Human Rights
Colleges and Schools > College of Arts & Social Sciences
Colleges and Schools > College of Arts & Social Sciences > School of Humanities, Languages & Social Sciences
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of European Public Policy
Publisher: Routledge Taylor & Francis
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 14664429
Depositing User: H Kenna
Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2009 14:06
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 16:53
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/1228

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