The 2008 crisis and economic transformations (globalisation and financialisation) fuelled significant political phenomena, such as a deep distrust of politics, electoral volatility and the decline of bipolarity and/or bipartisanship in the face of growing outsider party affirmation. In this context, the dialectical model of the Gramscian ‘social totality’ provides an analytical tool capable of analysing those ‘transition’ phases characterised by a fracturing ‘dominant historical bloc’, in itself a precursor to an organic crisis of traditional political parties’ separation of social classes.
Francesco Maria Scanni graduated with honours in 2015 and currently attends the XXXIII research doctorate cycle ‘Politics, Culture and Development’ at the University of Calabria. He deals with political science, political philosophy and political theory. Affiliation: Università della Calabria, Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali. E-mail: email@example.com
Francesco Campolongo is a research doctor in political science in the Political Science Department of the University of Calabria with a thesis entitled ‘The Euro-Mediterranean populisms between ideology, communication and organisation. The cases of the 5-star movement and of Podemos’. He deals with political sociology, comparative policy and political science. Affiliation: Università della Calabria, Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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