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The 2015 regional election in Italy: fragmentation and crisis of sub-national representative democracy
(Taylor & Francis, 2015-08-14)
In May 2015, voters in seven Italian regions went to the polls to elect new regional councils and governments. The final election result was apparently similar to that of 2010: centre-left coalitions won in five out of ...
HOW HAVE SOCIAL MEDIA AFFECTED THE INSTITUTIONS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND THE TRADITIONAL REPRESENTATIVE PRACTICES OF COUNCILLORS?
The thesis explores changes in local democracy through an analysis of the challenges for councillors created by the growing phenomenon of social media. New platforms for online dialogue such as Twitter and Facebook offer ...
Abortion and same-sex marriage: how are non-sectarian controversial issues discussed in Northern Irish politics?
(Taylor and Francis, 2015-11-13)
I partiti e le campagne del NO
Analysis of campaign in 2016 Italian referendum.
The sub-state politics of welfare in Italy: Assessing the effect of territorial mobilization on the development of region-specific social governance
(Taylor & Francis, 2014-05-29)
This article demonstrates that the political mobilization of regional identities through the creation of regionalist parties has positively impacted on the development of region-specific models of welfare governance in ...
From National to Sub-National? Exploring the Territorial Dimension of Social Assistance in Italy
(Cambridge University Press, 2016-09-26)
In countries that have experienced decentralisation processes, the role that central and sub-national authorities play in the governance of some social policies may vary considerably across regions. In Italy, for instance, ...
Democratising the learning process: the use of Twitter in the teaching of Politics and International Relations
Twitter has become an established feature of the contemporary landscape. It has been used by, among others, politicians, political parties, governments, international organisations, charities, think-tanks and individuals ...
The role of research proposals in business and management education
This paper explores the use of research proposals within business and management education. The implicit learning objectives contained in producing research proposals are described and evaluated in terms of learning about ...
Can dialogue help to improve feedback on examinations?
(Taylor and Francis, 2014-05-09)
Student dissatisfaction with feedback is widely acknowledged in Higher Education. This has resulted in investigations that have offered suggestions for improving student satisfaction levels. This article examines one area ...