The Italian General Election of 2008: Berlusconi Strikes Back by J. Newell

The Italian General Election of 2008: Berlusconi Strikes Back

EditorJ. Newell

Hardcover | March 31, 2009

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A lively account of the general election of 2008 and of its profound significance for Italy and beyond. It gets to grips with the complexities of Italian politics in an exceptionally clear way. Covering the background to the election, the campaign, the parties, voting and the outcome, it is comprehensive in approach and tells a fascinating "story."

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James Newell is at the School of English, Sociology, Politics and Contemporary History, University of Salford.

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Title:The Italian General Election of 2008: Berlusconi Strikes BackFormat:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:March 31, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230224075

ISBN - 13:9780230224070

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Table of Contents

Introduction; J.Newell
PART I: THE CONTEXT
The Political Context, 2006-2008; A.Mastropaolo
The Economic Context; M.Capriati
The EU and International Contexts; G.A.Fois
PART II: THE RUN-UP TO THE ELECTION
The Parties of the Centre-Left; I.Favretto
The Parties of the Centre-Right; D.Albertazzi & D.McDonnell
The Processes of Alliance-Formation; M.Donovan
PART III: THE CAMPAIGN
The Campaign; C.Paolucci
Campaign Issues and Themes; D.Campus
The Print and Broadcast Media; F.Roncarolo
The New Technologies: The First Internet Election?; W.Lusoli
PART IV: THE OUTCOME
Italian Voters: Why the Centre-Left (Centre-Right) Won; A.Chiaramonte
The Election and the Italian Parliament; L.Verzichelli
The Formation of the Government; G.Pasquino
Conclusion; J.Newell