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Political syncretism in Italy

historical coalition strategies and the present crisis
  • 58 Pages
  • 0.70 MB
  • English
Institute of International Studies, University of California , Berkeley
Political parties -- Italy., Coalition governments -- Italy., Italy -- Politics and government -- 1945-


Italy, I

StatementGiuseppe Di Palma.
SeriesPolicy papers in international affairs ;, no. 7
ContributionsUniversity of California, Berkeley. Institute of International Studies.
LC ClassificationsJN5651 .D47
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 58 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4376947M
ISBN 100877255075
LC Control Number78620042

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Stefania Palmisano is Associate Professor in the Sociology of Religion at the University of Turin, Italy, where she teaches the Sociology of Religious Organization and the Sociology of Religion. She is Visiting Research Fellow, Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion in Lancaster University (UK).

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