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The Lega Nord and the Politics of Secession in Italy - A. Bull

The Lega Nord and the Politics of Secession in Italy

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Published: 7th November 2001
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Since the late 1980s, the Lega Nord has broken the mold of Italian politics. Federalist, secessionist, populist, it has succeeded in mobilizing the entrepreneurial class of Northern Italy in a campaign against the Italian state. In 1996, it launched the idea of "Panadia, " a separate Northern Italian nation. This proved to be a step too far, but the Lega remains a political force to be reckoned with, and has propelled "the Northern question" on to the national stage.

List of Tablesp. vii
Prefacep. viii
Introductionp. 1
The Lega Nord and the Crisis of the Italian Statep. 9
Interpretations of the Lega Nordp. 42
The Electorate of the Lega Nord: a Socio-Economic and Territorial Constituencyp. 67
Padania and Afterp. 105
Globalization, Italian Politics and the 'Northern Question'p. 139
Conclusionsp. 173
Postscript on the 2001 General Electionsp. 184
Referencesp. 188
Indexp. 199
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ISBN: 9780333750681
ISBN-10: 0333750683
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 204
Published: 7th November 2001
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.4
Edition Number: 1