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Rise and Demise of German Statism: Loyalty and Political Membership

Rise and Demise of German Statism: Loyalty and Political Membership

by Gregg Kvistad


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781571811615
Publisher: Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 02/01/1999
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)
Lexile: 1760L (what's this?)

About the Author

Gregg Kvistad is Associate Professor and Chair in the Department of Political Science at the University of Denver.

Table of Contents


Introduction: Political Membership, Logics of Appropriateness, and Political Loyalty in Germany

Chapter 1. State Bureaucrats before Societal Citizens: The Articulation and Consolidation of German Statism in the Early Nineteenth Century

Chapter 2. “The Most Democratic Democracy in the World”:German Statism Survives the Weimar Republic

Chapter 3. The Institutional Politics of Postwar West Germany: The Parteienstaat , the Professional Civil Service, and the Political Mobilizations of the 1960s and 1970s

Chapter 4. German Statism and West German Political Party and Intellectual Discourse in the 1970s

Chapter 5. The Tensions Endemic to an Alternative Politics in a Statist Context: The West German Greens between State and Society

Chapter 6. The Discourse of German Unification: Between Statist Reassurance and Societalist Risk

Chapter 7. Unified Germany and the New Politics of “Rational” Membership: Civil Service and Naturalization Policy in the 1990s

Conclusion: The Demise of German Statism and the Tensions of Democratic Political Membership


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