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The rhetoric of reform revealed (or: If you bite the ballot it might bite back)

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The article assesses the effects, direct and indirect, intended and unintended, of the 1993 national electoral reform and the results of the 1994 general elections in Italy. It shows that the new system is not an eccentric compromise, and that those who forecast either its unworkability or its evil consequences were mistaken. However, in evaluating the success of the reform with respect to the ambitions which were held for it, it concludes that the reforme was a predictable failure. The artic...

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Published
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10.1080/13545719608454924

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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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Routledge Publisher's website
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Journal of Modern Italian Studies Journal website
Volume:
1
Issue:
3
Pages:
357-376
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1354-571X
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uuid:f1f9faae-5af3-4182-bc0e-3a6ce2e298f8
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ora:3862

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