Why Switzerland? / Edition 2

Why Switzerland? / Edition 2

by Jonathan Steinberg
     
 

First published in 1976, this revised and extended edition offers a unique analysis of the structures that make Switzerland work. Linking an analysis of the microeconomy to politics, history, religion and language, it reveals how a bottom up society has survived in a world of top down states. See more details below

Overview

First published in 1976, this revised and extended edition offers a unique analysis of the structures that make Switzerland work. Linking an analysis of the microeconomy to politics, history, religion and language, it reveals how a bottom up society has survived in a world of top down states.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521484534
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2014
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Preface to the second edition
Preface to the first edition
1Why Switzerland?1
2History8
3Politics73
4Language129
5Wealth163
6Religion206
7Identity234
8Why Switzerland matters254
AppHow to vote for the lower house of parliament (Nationalrat) in Switzerland260
Notes266
Index288

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