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Party government and political culture in Western Germany

Party government and political culture in Western Germany

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Germany (West) -- Politics and government.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementedited by Herbert Döring and Gordon Smith.
    ContributionsDöring, Herbert., Smith, Gordon, 1927-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJN3971.A2
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix,227p. ;
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14996499M
    ISBN 100333290828

    He occasionally advised government officials including British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on German reunification in the early s and held government positions like being appointed a senior aide to Richard Holbrooke, the U.S. ambassador to Germany, in He died at the age of   Voters' flight from the political middle “is a lasting trend that makes Germany similar to its neighbors in Europe,” says Gero Neugebauer, who teaches politics at the Free University of Berlin.

    was what Germany’s federal budget deficit came to in While expenditure totalled billion euros, ­revenue amounted to billion euros. For the fourth year in succession, in central government assumed no new debt. This was thanks above all to higher tax revenues generated by the robust economy. More than two-thirds of the people living in the U.S. occupation zone preferred to leave politics to others. In early , a survey of community leaders found opinions nearly equally divided on whether democracy was possible in Germany. This was the political culture postwar Germany inherited from the Third Reich.

    ‘This book provides the best analysis I have seen of the political repercussions of globalization for voters, for political parties, and for the structure of political competition. The authors explain why different countries experience globalization in different ways, and they underpin their conclusions with an impressive diversity of by: In the resulting “party state,” all major government policies emanated from the organizational structure of the political parties. In the decades since , West Germany’s parties have tended toward the middle of the political spectrum, largely because both the historical experience with fascism and the existence of communist East.


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Introduction / Herbert Döring and Gordon Smith --Responsible party government in the German political system / Peter Pulzer --The rebirth of democracy: political parties in Germany, / Martin McCauley --The German Volkspartei and the career of the catch.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages ; 22 cm: Responsibility: edited by Herbert Döring and Gordon Smith. Party Government and Political Culture in Western Germany. Editors (view affiliations) Herbert Döring Responsible Party Government in the German Political System.

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