Italy Today: The Sick Man of Europe by Andrea Mammone,Giuseppe A. Veltri

By Andrea Mammone,Giuseppe A. Veltri

Italy at the present time represents some of the most accomplished examinations of latest Italy. it's a provocative and an leading edge assortment that goals to spotlight the present ‘crisis’ of the rustic via an research of a number of varied ‘dark shadows’ of up to date Italian society.

Italy already had a protracted heritage of ‘unsolved’ concerns, numerous persistent difficulties and contradictions which were overlooked for a long time, within which they've got assumed dramatic proportions and gravity. The peninsula has now develop into the ‘Sick guy of Europe’, a rustic dealing with a veritable decline additionally as a result of obvious incapability and problems of the ruling monetary, political and social elites.

Discussions include:

  • an evaluate of the present predicaments of the political system

  • analysis of rising mafias, together with new strong crime businesses reminiscent of ‘Ndrangheta

  • issues surrounding the continued presence of Fascism

  • examination of the hot xenophobic tensions

  • discussion of difficulties linked to the overlooked chance of the european investment, and the expanding neighborhood monetary gaps

  • outline of the systemic problems of Italy’s financial and business system.

Written via top specialists within the box and overlaying quite a lot of themes, this assortment is vital examining for all these trying to comprehend the problems and difficulties which are dealing with modern Italy.

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