DOI: 10.4324/9781351039949-4
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Abstract: Young and anti-austerity protests in Italy: an introductionDespite the various threats that the Millennial generation faces (from unemployment, to precariousness and uncertainty), many young citizens still engage in politics, though not necessarily through conventional patterns of participation. The economic crisis and the related austerity policies have triggered protest mobilizations in all southern European countries (della Porta et al., 2017). In these, younger generations have played a crucial role. Even …

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