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From Welfare States to Welfare Regions

Maurizio Ferrara

in The Boundaries of Welfare: European Integration and the New Spatial Politics of Social Protection

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199284665
eISBN:
9780191603273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284660.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The chapter discusses the increasing role of sub-national territories as new, distinctive and relatively autonomous “bounded spaces” in certain areas of social protection, notably health care, active ... More


Political and Military Bonds in the Italian State System, Thirteenth to Sixteenth Centuries

Maria Nadia Covini

in War and Competition between States

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202141
eISBN:
9780191675188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202141.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter considers the Italian political system from the middle of the 13th to the beginning of the 16th centuries. It examines the political and military powers which operated on the peninsula ... More


Philip James Jones 1921–2006

Trevor Dean

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 161, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VIII

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264577
eISBN:
9780191734267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264577.003.0010
Subject:
History, Historiography

Philip James Jones (1921–2006), a Fellow of the British Academy, was one of the most distinguished, complex, and challenging of medieval historians. His works on the Italian city-states of the ... More


Party and State

Paul Corner

in The Fascist Party and Popular Opinion in Mussolini's Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198730699
eISBN:
9780191741753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198730699.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The chapter analyses the structure of power in the provinces, following the establishment of the regime in 1925. It charts the reorganisation of local administration under the podestà (the fascist ... More


Agents of Change: Crossing the Post-Industrial Divide

Charles Heckscher, Michael Maccoby, Rafael Ramirez, and Pierre-Eric Tixier

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261758
eISBN:
9780191718687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261758.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book focuses on the transition faced by business organizations and their stakeholders as they move from protected markets to open competition, and it explores how these changes can be ... More


Italian Americans, Consumerism, and the Cold War in Transnational Perspective

Danielle Battisti

in Making Italian America: Consumer Culture and the Production of Ethnic Identities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256235
eISBN:
9780823261741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256235.003.0009
Subject:
History, Economic History

The chapter shows that the appreciation of so many Italian Americans for the material rewards that American liberalism had delivered to them was used as a transnational Cold War weapon—a means to ... More


Naples and Napoleon: Southern Italy and the European Revolutions, 1780-1860

John A. Davis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198207559
eISBN:
9780191716720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207559.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book takes the southern Italian Kingdom of the Two Sicilies as the vantage point for a reconsideration of Italy's history in the age of Napoleon and the European revolutions. The book's central ... More


Introduction

Philippe Contamine

in War and Competition between States

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202141
eISBN:
9780191675188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202141.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the war and competition between states and sovereign powers of Europe during the period from the 13th to the 18th ... More


Fede and Fiducia: The Problem of Trust in Italian History, 1300–1500

Jeff Mielke

in Living on the Edge in Leonardo's Florence: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241343
eISBN:
9780520930995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241343.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the problem of fede and fiducia in Italian urban society from the fourteenth to the end of the fifteenth century. It examines fede in an economic context such as the ... More


Italy: A Territorial And Generational Divide in Social Citizenship

Valeria Fargion

in Social Policy and Citizenship: The Changing Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199754045
eISBN:
9780199979455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754045.003.0036
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The chapter places the discussion of recent social policy reforms in a historical perspective and argues that Italy never followed the path that Marshall identified for the development of ... More


On Whether the Emperor Should Make an Agreement with the Italian States or the King of France

Marco Cesa (ed.)

in Debating Foreign Policy in the Renaissance: Speeches on War and Peace by Francesco Guicciardini

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474415040
eISBN:
9781474430937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415040.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers where the Holy Roman Emperor's allegiances might sway. In a triangular relationship involving the Emperor, France, and the Italians, everybody was sitting simultaneously at two ... More


Venice and Venetian Intelligence in the European Panorama

Ioanna Iordanou

in Venice's Secret Service: Organizing Intelligence in the Renaissance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198791317
eISBN:
9780191833823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791317.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the politico-economic and sociocultural landscape in which Venice’s secret service evolved and developed in the sixteenth century. It also provides a general overview of the ... More


The Burden of Long-Term Care: Its Cultural, Economic, and Social Aspects

Francesca Degiuli

in Caring for a Living: Migrant Women, Aging Citizens, and Italian Families

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199989010
eISBN:
9780190607968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989010.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter investigates the reasons behind Italian families’s decision to hire a home eldercare assistant. It does so first by exploring the current organization of long-term eldercare in Italy: ... More


Anatomy of a Murder

Stefano Dall’Aglio

in The Duke's Assassin: Exile and Death of Lorenzino de' Medici

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300189780
eISBN:
9780300213584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300189780.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter analyzes the many plots behind Lorenzo de' Medici's (Lorenzino) death, marked by a deplorable series of historiographical misunderstandings. By means of new documents as well as a more ... More


Constantinople as City-State, c.1360–1453

Jonathan Harris

in Byzantines, Latins, and Turks in the Eastern Mediterranean World after 1150

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199641888
eISBN:
9780191808357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199641888.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores some of the political implications of the increasing interest in trade taken by Byzantine aristocrats in the later fourteenth and early fifteenth centuries. It reveals an ... More


Charles the Bold and Italy (1467–1477): Politics and Personnel

R. J. Walsh

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238386
eISBN:
9781846312809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312809
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This is a study of Charles the Bold's diplomatic and military relations with the Italian states, taking full account of economic policy. The book makes extensive use not only of the great mass of ... More


The Italian State System, 1444–1454

Marco Cesa (ed.)

in Machiavelli on International Relations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199673698
eISBN:
9780191803680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199673698.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents an excerpt from Florentine Histories which deals with the Italian state system in the decade leading to the Peace of Lodi of 1454 — a general settlement that will put an end to ... More


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