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Political Institutions in Europe / Edition 2

Political Institutions in Europe / Edition 2

by Josep Colomer


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Political Institutions in Europe / Edition 2

This is a clear, lucid introduction to the institutional regimes of fifteen countries in Western Europe written by an outstanding group of European political scientists. This revised 2nd edition features comprehensive coverage of the political institutions of 15 European countries, including: Great Britain; Ireland; Germany; France; Italy; Spain; Portugal; the Low Countries; and the Nordic Countries and a brand new chapter looking at the effect of the European Union. The book should be an essential introduction for students of both comparative and European politics.

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ISBN-13: 9780415267915
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/28/2002
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction, Josep M. Colomer

2. Great Britain and Ireland: Variations of part government, Ian Budge

3. Germany: The Grand Coalition State, Manfred Schmidt

4. France: The Institutionalization of leadership, Yves Mény

5. Italy: Democratic Regime under reform, Gianfranco Pasquino

6. Spain and Portugal, Rule by Party Leadership, Josep M. Colomer

7. The Low Countries: Confrontation and coalition-segmented societies, Hans Keman

8. The Nordic Countries: Contention, compromise and corporatism, Jan-Erik Lane and Svante Ersson

9. The European Union: Federalism in the Making, Josep M. Colomer

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