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Title Social democracy in power : the capacity to reform / Wolfgang Merkel [and others]
Published New York : Routledge, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Series Routledge research in comparative politics ; 22
Routledge research in comparative politics ; 22
Contents Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Tables; Preface; Abbreviations; 1 Introduction; 2 The challenges of social democracy; 3 Opportunity structures: Actors, institutions and legacies; 4 The United Kingdom; 5 Germany; 6 France; 7 The Netherlands; 8 Sweden; 9 Denmark; 10 Social democratic policies in comparison; 11 Prospects for social democratic reforms; Appendix; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary Compares and explores how social democratic governments have had to adapt to globalization, European integration and social change; and whether they have successfully managed to uphold old social democratic goals and values in light of the devaluation of traditional policy instruments
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Comparative government.
Socialism -- Europe.
Comparative government.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Ideologies -- Communism & Socialism.
Socialdemokrati -- Västeuropa -- 1980-talet -- 1990-talet.
Socialism -- Västeuropa -- 1980-talet -- 1990-talet.
Form Electronic book
Author Merkel, Wolfgang.
ISBN 0203929063