The sub-state politics of welfare in Italy: Assessing the effect of territorial mobilization on the development of region-specific social governance
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 Italy. This means that, in a decentralized country, the ‘centre-periphery’ cleavage may significantly influence the sub-state politics of welfare.
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Citation : Vampa, D. (2014) The Sub-State Politics of Welfare in Italy: Assessing the Effect of Territorial Mobilization on the Development of Region-Specific Social Governance. Regional & Federal Studies, 24 (4), pp. 473–491
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