The chapter describes the main events in the recent history of the Five Star Movement (M5S). The first sections deals with the party's success in municipal elections in May 2012 and hyphothesizes that up to now M5S voters are mainly former supporters of center-left parties anhd that the success of the M5S was influenced by previous leftist movements. The second section is about the first steps taken by the new M5S mayor of Parma, Federico Pizzarotti, while the following covers the rise of the party in opinion polls and its success in Sicily's regional elections. The next section deals with the organizational problems and dilemmas of the M5S, and the final section sketches a profile of the movement - a party in which there are both populist and hyper-democratic traits, civism and anti-politics sentiments.

The challenge of the 5 Star Movement / Vignati R.. - STAMPA. - (2013), pp. 78-94.

The challenge of the 5 Star Movement

VIGNATI, RINALDO
2013

Abstract

The chapter describes the main events in the recent history of the Five Star Movement (M5S). The first sections deals with the party's success in municipal elections in May 2012 and hyphothesizes that up to now M5S voters are mainly former supporters of center-left parties anhd that the success of the M5S was influenced by previous leftist movements. The second section is about the first steps taken by the new M5S mayor of Parma, Federico Pizzarotti, while the following covers the rise of the party in opinion polls and its success in Sicily's regional elections. The next section deals with the organizational problems and dilemmas of the M5S, and the final section sketches a profile of the movement - a party in which there are both populist and hyper-democratic traits, civism and anti-politics sentiments.
2013
Italian politics 2012. Technocrats in office
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94
The challenge of the 5 Star Movement / Vignati R.. - STAMPA. - (2013), pp. 78-94.
Vignati R.
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