The Social Bases of an Urban Political Machine: The Case of Palermo
Judith Chubb discusses the bases of support for an urban political machine in Palermo, Italy. She concludes that the strength of the machine does not depend primarily upon the quantity of resources that it distributes but rather in its domination of virtually all transactions between the citizen and public power.
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