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The Simple Art of Voting: The Cognitive Shortcuts of Italian Voters

Delia Baldassarri

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199828241
eISBN:
9780199979783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199828241.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Voting distills a complex decision into a deceptively simple action. The electorate faces a messy tangle of parties, leaders, and issues. How is it possible for voters to unravel it all? How do they ... More


Italian Government

Michael A. Livingston, Pier Giuseppe Monateri, and Francesco Parisi

Mauro Capelletti, John Henry Meryman, and Joseph M. Perillo (eds)

in The Italian Legal System: An Introduction, Second Edition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804774956
eISBN:
9780804796552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774956.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter describes the Italian political system, the principal political parties, and the outlines of the judicial system as they existed in the mid- to late 1960s. There is also a brief ... More


The Kingmakers of Fresh Pond Road: Ethnic-Political Brokers in an Italian American Community

Ottorino Cappelli and Rodrigo Praino

in New Italian Migrations to the United States: Vol. 1: Politics and History since 1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040955
eISBN:
9780252099496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040955.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This work provides an analysis of ethnic politics in the context of Italian American politics by focusing on the political activities and the rise and fall of one group of post–World War II Italian ... More


Allen Curnow Travels

Peter Robinson

in Twentieth Century Poetry: Selves and Situations

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273256
eISBN:
9780191706370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273256.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter forms a consideration of the poetry that the New Zealand poet Allen Curnow wrote about his overseas experience. The poetry occasioned by his various sojourns in England, America, and ... More


Between Church and State: Stem Cells, Embryos, and Citizens in Italian Politics

Ingrid Metzler

in Reframing Rights: Bioconstitutionalism in the Genetic Age

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015950
eISBN:
9780262298667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015950.003.0054
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This chapter analyzes the politics of human embryonic stem cell (hESC) research in Italy. It demonstrates how political abstinence reinforced the position of a church whose injunctions of sexual ... More


Introduction

M. E. Bratchel

in Lucca 1430–1494: The Reconstruction of an Italian City-Republic

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204848
eISBN:
9780191676420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204848.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This introductory chapter discusses the Tuscan city-state of Lucca in the 15th century. It sets out the purpose of the book, which is explore through the Lucchese case-study a range of issues which ... More


Lucca 1430–1440: The Politics of Reconstruction

M. E. Bratchel

in Lucca 1430–1494: The Reconstruction of an Italian City-Republic

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204848
eISBN:
9780191676420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204848.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The true dynamics behind the series of conflict situations that dominated Lucchese political life in the 1430s remain shadowy, as befits the succession of clandestine acts with which this chapter has ... More


Charles Tomlinson in the Golfo dei Poeti

Peter Robinson

in Twentieth Century Poetry: Selves and Situations

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273256
eISBN:
9780191706370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273256.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The discussion of poetry about Italian politics is continued in this reading of Charles Tomlinson's poem Up at La Serra. This poem, set in Liguria in 1951, takes as its model a poem by Antonio ... More


From Resistance to Historic Compromise: the politics of the PCI

Phil Edwards

in More Work! Less Pay!': Rebellion and Repression in Italy, 1972-77

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078736
eISBN:
9781781702192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078736.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter traces the ideological development of the Partito Comunista Italiano (PCI) from the Fascist period to the party's assumption of a gatekeeper role in Italian politics in the 1970s. It ... More


The politics of the unities: tragedy and the Risorgimento in Byron and Manzoni

Arnold Anthony Schmidt

in Byron and Italy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526100559
eISBN:
9781526132222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100559.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter takes an original approach to Byron’s much-discussed engagement with the early Risorgimento by focusing not on biographical aspects, but rather on formal issues. It centres on The Two ... More


The Church and Machiavelli’s Depiction of Italy’s Historical Situation

Vickie B. Sullivan

in Machiavelli's Three Romes: Religion, Human Liberty, and Politics Reformed

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747847
eISBN:
9781501747861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747847.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter provides an analysis of The Prince. This analysis indicates that the papacy's characteristic features—its lack of arms and its politically deleterious form of nobility—produce a weakness ... More


Conclusion

Alessandro Brogi

in Confronting America: The Cold War between the United States and the Communists in France and Italy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834732
eISBN:
9781469602950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877746_brogi.15
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In conclusion, this book argues that Communist strength in France and Italy was a pivotal threat to U.S. interests for most of the Cold War. In itself, it warranted attention and carefully crafted ... More


Fascism: The Antecedents

in Totalitarianism and Political Religion: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781305
eISBN:
9780804783682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781305.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the individuals who sought the reunification of Italy during period of the Risorgimento (resurgence) in the nineteenth century—Giuseppe Mazzini and Giuseppe Garibaldi—and ... More


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