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Transforming Italy's institutions? The bicameral committee on institutional reform

  • Mark Gilbert (a1)

In 1997, Italy's leading politicians began the overdue process of revising the existing constitution. The bicameral commission of parliament charged with this task has proposed significant alterations to the country's institutional structure. Innovations include a directly elected presidency, an end to bicameralism and a greater role for sub-national tiers of administration. However, this article argues that the suggested changes are in fact less sweeping than they seem, and do not address the country's urgent need to move towards a more competitive form of democracy.

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Modern Italy
  • ISSN: 1353-2944
  • EISSN: 1469-9877
  • URL: /core/journals/modern-italy
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