TITLE

COMMUNISM AND DEMOCRACY IN ITALY

AUTHOR(S)
La Malfa, Ugo
PUB. DATE
April 1978
SOURCE
Foreign Affairs;Apr1978, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p476
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article comments on the possible existence of a powerful Communist Party in Italy. The real risk of bringing communism into the government or into a parliamentary majority situation is not that Italy will meet the fate of Czechoslovakia, Poland and Hungary, but it is that a government based on cooperation among Christian Democrats, Socialists and Communists might be just as ineffective as the past governments made up of Christian Democrats and Socialists. In conclusion, the article asserts the need for the country to have another government with enough authority and drive to set its legislative body in order.
ACCESSION #
4852123

 

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