The Promise of Liberalism: A Comparative Analysis of Consensus Politics

The Promise of Liberalism: A Comparative Analysis of Consensus Politics

by Mike Mills
     
 

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ISBN-13:
9781855214811
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
08/28/1995
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Contributors
1Introduction1
2Neo-Liberalism: Theoretical Problems and Practical Inconsistencies15
3Liberal Theory and the Political Representation of Women37
4Collision Course: Britain's Ancient Constitution Meets the Imperatives of Liberalism54
5English Local Government in Decline?63
6Environmental Policy in Britain: Consensus, Compromise or Contradiction?82
7Proportional Representation and Access to Government: The Lesson of the Netherlands103
8Economic Liberalism, the European Community and the Organisation of Business Interests in Small States142
9Clintonism: The Middle Way of American Politics in the 1990s160
10Liberal Consensus in the Post-Communist States? The Spectre of Nationalism and Neo-Fascism172
11From Dictatorship to Liberalism and Democracy in Africa186
12Conclusion204
Appendix I217
Bibliography220
Index232

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