The Radical Right in Postwar Italy

  title={The Radical Right in Postwar Italy},
  author={Franco Ferraresi},
  journal={Politics \& Society},
  pages={119 - 71}
an important role in Italian politics. Yet the social and political sciences, at least in Italy, have all but ignored them. The official neo-fascist party, the MSI (Italian Social Movement), founded in 1946, is the fourth largest party in the countryl and is thus possibly the strongest neo-fascist party in the advanced industrial countries. Certainly, it has been the most enduring. Yet, besides brief discussions in works dealing with the Italian system in general and some &dquo;local&dquo… Expand
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The preservation of a neo-fascist mobilization potential after 1945 through the parent-child transmission of frames is documented through interviews with activists who belonged to the Italian neo- fascist movement of the late 1960s to early 1980s. Expand


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