Towards the end of a long transition? Bipolarity and instability in Italy’s changing political system
Carbone, C and Newell, JL 2008, 'Towards the end of a long transition? Bipolarity and instability in Italy’s changing political system' , Politics, 28 (3) , pp. 138-149.
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This article analyses the significance of the 2008 general election for the prospects of an early conclusion to Italy's transition from a First to a Second Republic. The election saw not only the return of Berlusconi to power, but also a radical simplification of Italian politics, with a considerable reduction in the number of parliamentary groups and the emergence of much more straightforward and clear-cut governing and opposition roles. The likelihood of a successful conclusion to the transition was increased by the agreement of governing and opposition forces in the immediate aftermath of the campaign to search actively for mutually acceptable institutional reforms.
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|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
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|Date Deposited:||27 Jul 2011 11:24|
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