Surviving the perfect storm: Italy after the 2013 elections

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This introduction sets the background for the analysis developed in this special issue. The focus is on the new developments that have emerged in the aftermath of the momentous 2013 general election, and the way in which these have impacted so far on the Italian political system and its main political actors.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)427-37
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Modern Italian Studies
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 21 Oct 2015


  • 2013 general election, bipolarism, Democratic Party, Five-Star Movement, Forza Italia, Italy, People of Freedom