Italian Christian Democracy

Italian Christian Democracy : The Politics of Dominance

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A study of the Italian Christian Democratic Party from its birth to the present day. It is the most successful political party in any Western democracy and has been in power since 1945. This book analyzes its ideological foundations, electorate, organization and ties to the Catholic world.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 279 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 16.51mm | 370g
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1st ed. 1989
  • VIII, 279 p.
  • 134908896X
  • 9781349088966

Table of contents

The Christian democratic enigma; the political foundations of Christian democracy 1943-45; Christian democracy in power 1945-88; DC factions, leadership group, and internal rules; the party organization - membership and candidate selection; the DC electorate; Christian democracy and the Catholic world; the control of governmental power.
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