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Integrazione europea ed opinione pubblica italiana


The Italians are definitely looking at the European Union with a more critical eye than in the past. This is what emerges clearly from this study, aimed at analysing the trends in Italian public opinion towards the European Union. The study is divided into five chapters. The first examines the trends in public opinion on European integration recorded by opinion polls in recent years. The second, third and fourth chapters deal with the public opinion and political debate in Italy on reform of the treaties and the future of the European Union. The fifth chapter looks at how the Italian public feels about enlargement, especially Turkey’s future entry into the European Union. On the basis of the analyses carried out, the conclusions suggest future lines of action to make the EU's communication policy on its functioning and activity more effective.