Articles by Martin Bull

February 5, 2021

Now it’s Draghi’s turn: once again Italy resorts to a technician to solve its problems

Martin Bull
The Italian President’s invitation to Mario Draghi to form the next government is the fourth time since 1994 that the country has resorted to a technician to get itself out of a hole dug by the parties’ failure to agree on a political government, writes Martin Bull. This has connotations that go beyond the current crisis, representing a damning indictment of Italy’s model of party government
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September 30, 2020

Welcome to the Loop

Martin Bull
The Loop marks ECPR’s leap into the political science blogosphere with, we hope, a splash!
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Martin Bull
Associate Dean for Research & Innovation and Professor of Politics at the University of Salford

Martin is a specialist in Italian and comparative politics. His recent publications include Italy Transformed: Politics, Society and Institutions at the End of the Great Recession (London: Routledge, 2019, edited with Gianfranco Pasquino).

He is an Academic Editor of The Loop, and has written regular pieces for academic blogsites The Conversation and LSE Blogs. He has also contributed articles to more mainstream media outlets.

Martin is a former Director of ECPR.

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Italy Transformed by Martin J. Bull & Gianfranco Pasquino

Italy Transformed, edited by Martin J. Bull & Gianfranco Pasquino

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