Parties that had been in power for decades, such as Christian Democrats and Socialists, disappeared from the political scene to be replaced by Democratic Party of the Left; federalist Lega Nord party, Silvio Berlusconi's Forza Italia and Gianfranco Fini's Alleanza Nazionale
became the dominant parties.
Among the topics are determinants of social exclusion among the young in Estonia, Germany and Britain; young Europeans and educational mobility; young people in Spain and the development of social capital as they decide to leave the parental home or stay on; and the consequences of the institutionalization of Alleanza Nazionale
on the culture of young neo-fascist activists in Italy.
Fini, 57, is the former leader of Alleanza Nazionale
, the "post-Fascist" party that merged with Berlusconi's Forza Italia to form the ruling People of Liberty (PdL) party.
Here the author notes the importance of the 1994 Italian centre-right government consisting of Forza Italia, Alleanza Nazionale
, and the Lega Nord.
The same applies to the Austrian Freiheitliche, the Belgian Vlaams Belang, and the Italian Alleanza Nazionale
and Lega Nord.
Such immiscible political elements can agree on little, except in opposing Berlusconi, whose government suffered from its own tensions between the Alleanza Nazionale
(National Alliance), led by former neo-fascists, and the secessionist-inclined Lega Nord (Northern League).
And yet in contemporary Italy, the neo-Fascist group now known as the Alleanza Nazionale
(National Alliance), supposedly reconstructed along democratic lines, was politically respectable enough to occupy the right flank of Silvio Berhisconi's right-of-center coalition.
Apart from the DPP, Fianna Fail is happy to share the same anti-European and post-facist aspirations of nine members of the Italian Alleanza Nazionale
You don't defend a woman's dignity by covering her up," says Alessandra Mussolini, the granddaughter of Italy's fascist dictator, who was a porn film star before going into politics with the right-wing Alleanza Nazionale
Without publicly admitting as much, the character of Mr Fini, the leader of the Alleanza Nazionale
, a radical rightwing party that grew out of Mussolini's fascist movement, is causing much discomfort.
Supports rabid right-wing Italian Alleanza Nazionale
Podemos mencionar como ejemplo de lo anterior, el Front National (15% de los electores), en Francia; los partidos Alleanza Nazionale
y Lega Norte (25% de los electores), en Italia; el Vlaams Blok (15% de los electores), en Belgica.