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Beppe Grillo’s unexpected rise makes him the Italian (non)politician of the year

Bobba, Giuliano and McDonnell, Duncan (2012) Beppe Grillo’s unexpected rise makes him the Italian (non)politician of the year. European Politics and Policy at LSE (13 Dec 2012). Website.

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While the end of year headlines are being dominated by Silvio Berlusconi and Mario Monti, Giuliano Bobba and Duncan McDonnell argue that the most interesting Italian politics story in 2012 was Beppe Grillo and his Movimento 5 Stelle. The movement’s particular blend of anti-establishment politics, and a communication strategy that focuses on both the internet and grassroots campaigning, mean that we should expect further surprises from Beppe Grillo in 2013.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2012 The Authors; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Collections > LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2013 09:04
Last Modified: 15 Apr 2020 23:17

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