Search results: Found 3

Listing 1 - 3 of 3
Sort by
Modernizzazione e potere locale: l’azione politica di Fiorentino Sullo in Irpinia. 1943-1958

Author:
Book Series: Clio: Saggi di scienze storiche, archeologiche e storico-artistiche ISSN: 2532-4608 ISBN: 9788888904160 Year: Volume: 11 Pages: 544 DOI: 10.6093/978-88-88904-16-0 Language: Italian
Publisher: FedOA - Federico II University Press
Subject: Political Science
Added to DOAB on : 2018-06-05 17:42:11
License:

Loading...
Export citation

Choose an application

Abstract

A long-serving leader of the Christian Democratic Party from mid-1940s to late 1950s, Fiorentino Sullo led an intense political action in the province of Avellino, combining exercise of power and political planning, programmatic appeals and rational distribution of resources, political and administrative management of State’s intervention in the public sphere and its bodies, efficient control and modernization of the territory. For over fifteen years, he intended to address and solve the typical dilemma faced by every modernizing elite and posed by the clash between the poles of conservation and transformation. His political career was characterized by a deep understanding of the traditional traits of the local communities, persistent and inevitable in the development of the relationship between politics and society. He also highlighted, in his activities, a strong orientation towards political change and the socio-economic development of a backward periphery.

Electronic Democracy

Author:
ISBN: 9783847400189 9783866495463 Year: DOI: 10.3224/84740018 Language: English
Publisher: Verlag Barbara Budrich Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 102281
Subject: Political Science
Added to DOAB on : 2019-03-07 11:21:02
License:

Loading...
Export citation

Choose an application

Abstract

The timely book takes stock of the state of the art and future of electronic democracy, exploring the history and potential of e-democracy in global perspective. Analysing the digital divide, the role of the internet as a tool for political mobilisation, internet Voting and Voting Advice Applications, and other phenomena, this volume critically engages with the hope for more transparency and political participation through e-democracy.

Social Democracy After the Cold War

Author:
ISBN: 9781926836874 9781926836881 9781926836898 Year: Pages: 340 Language: English
Publisher: Athabasca University Press
Added to DOAB on : 2013-07-15 10:35:10
License:

Loading...
Export citation

Choose an application

Abstract

Despite the market triumphalism that greeted the end of the Cold War, the collapse of the Soviet empire seemed initially to herald new possibilities for social democracy. In the 1990s, with a new era of peace and economic prosperity apparently imminent, people discontented with the realities of global capitalism swept social democrats into power in many Western countries. The resurgence was, however, brief. Neither the recurring economic crises of the 2000s nor the ongoing War on Terror was conducive to social democracy, which soon gave way to a prolonged decline in countries where social democrats had once held power. Arguing that neither globalization nor demographic change was key to the failure of social democracy, the contributors to this volume analyze the rise and decline of Third Way social democracy and seek to lay the groundwork for the reformulation of progressive class politics. Offering a comparative look at social democratic experience since the Cold War, the volume examines countries where social democracy has long been an influential political force-Sweden, Germany, Britain, and Australia-while also considering the history of Canada's NDP and the emergence of New Left parties in Germany and the province of Québec. The case studies point to a social democracy that has confirmed its rupture with the postwar order and its role as the primary political representative of working-class interests. Once marked by redistributive and egalitarian policy perspectives, social democracy has, the book argues, assumed a new role-that of a modernizing force advancing the neoliberal cause.

Listing 1 - 3 of 3
Sort by
Narrow your search