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Politics and Government in Germany, 1944-1994

Basic Documents

Edited by C. C. Schweitzer, Detlev Karsten, Robert Spencer, R. Taylor Cole, Donald P. Kommers and Anthony J. Nicholls

448 pages, 20 tables, 6 fig, gloss., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-57181-854-6 $120.00/£85.00 Hb Published (July 1995)

ISBN  978-1-57181-855-3 $34.95/£24.00 Pb Published (July 1995)

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This revised and enlarged edition brings the successful original volume of 1984 right up to date, taking into account the most recent developments. Each section begins with an introduction that provides the context for the following documents. There is no comparable volume of its kind available in English, and most documents have not previously been translated.

C. C. Schweitzer is Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science, University of Bonn.

Detlev Karsten is Professor of Economics and the Didactics of Economics at the University of Bonn.

Robert Spencer is Professor Emeritus of History and Director of the Graduate Center for International Studies in the University of Toronto

R. Taylor Cole was James B. Duke Research Professor at Duke University

Donald P. Kommers is Professor of Government and International Studies at the University of Notre Dame and editor of The Review of Politics

Anthony J. Nicholls is Official Fellow and University Lecturer, St. Anthony's College, Oxford.

Subject: Postwar History
Area: Germany

LC: KK4443.6 .P65 1995

BL: YC.1995.a.5039

BISAC: POL030000 POLITICAL SCIENCE/Government/National; POL010000 POLITICAL SCIENCE/History & Theory; HIS014000 HISTORY/Europe/Germany

BIC: JP Politics & government; HBJD European history




Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1. The Origins of the Federal Republic
Chapter 2. Berlin
Chapter 3. The Federal Republic and the German Democratic Republic
Chapter 4. Unification
Chapter 5. Foreign Policy
Chapter 6. Defence Policy and the Armed Forces
Chapter 7. Parliamentary Democracy: The Bundestag
Chapter 8. Chancellor, Cabinet and President
Chapter 9. The Judiciary
Chapter 10. Basic Rights and Constitutional Review
Chapter 11. Federalism: Bund and Länder
Chapter 12. Federalism: Intergovernmental Relations and Finance
Chapter 13. Political Parties and Party Government
Chapter 14. Public Opinion: Interest Groups and Media
Chapter 15. Economic and Social Policy

Statistical Tables
Bibliography
Index

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