Developments in German Politics 4

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2014-08-06
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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This provides authoritative coverage as well as wide-ranging and integrated analysis of politics and policy in Germany today and of its role in Europe and the wider world. Bringing together extensively revised and updated chapters by leading authorities, it will be essential for students and anyone interested in European politics.

Author Biography

Stephen Padgett was formerly Professor of Politics at the University of Strathclyde, UK.

William E. Paterson is Honorary Professor of German and European Politics at Aston University, UK.
Reimut Zohlnhofer is Professor of Political Science at the Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg, Germany.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; Stephen Padgett, William E. Paterson and Reimut Zohlnhöfer
2. Government at the Centre; Christian Stecker and Klaus H. Goetz
3. The Reform German Federalism; Charlie Jeffery and Carolyn Rowe
4. Partisan Dealignment and Voter Choice; Russell J. Dalton
5. Parties and Party Systems; Margaret Hornsteiner and Thomas Saalfeld
6. Political Leadership; Ludger Helms
7. The Politics of Social Protest; Dieter Rucht
8. The German Model in Transition; Anke Hassel
9. Economic Policy; Reimut Zohlnhöfer
10. Germany and the European Union; William E. Paterson
11. Germany and the Euro; Andreas Busch
12. Foreign and Security Policy; Alister Miskimmon
13. Welfare State Reform and Social Policy; Martin Seeleib-Kaiser
14. Energy and Climate Protection Policy; Stephen Padgett
15. Citizenship, Migration and Cultural Pluralism; Simon Green

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