Professor James Newell
Professor of Politics
I have worked at Salford since 1991. I have been a Professor of Politics since 2005. Recent publications include, The Politics of Italy: Governance in a Normal Country, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. I am the founding co-editor of the journal, Contemporary Italian Politics and co-founder of the UK Political Studies Association's Italian Politics Specialist Group.
Britain and the World, level 4
Corruption in Contemporary Politics, level 6
Methods of Social Research, Postgraduate
Regionalism and sub-state nationalism
Qualifications and Memberships
BA, MSc, PhD
Member of the UK Political Studies Association
Parties and Democracy in Italy, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2000
Italian Politics: Adjustment under Duress (with Martin Bull), Cambridge: Polity Press, 2005
The Politics of Italy: Governance in a Normal Country, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010
‘A Landlord’s Notice to Quit: The May 2012 Municipal Election in Italy’, South European Society and Politics, vo. 18, no. 4, pp.451-471, 2012.
‘The Italian General Election of 2013: A Revolution with Uncertain Consequences’, Polis vol. 28, no. 1, pp.325-353, 2014.
Corruption in Contemporary Politics: A New Travel Guide, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2018
Silvio Berlusconi: A Study in Failure, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2018