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Author Budge, lan

Title The Politics of the New Europe : Atlantic to Urals
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (429 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of tables; List of figures; List of briefings; List of maps; List of abbreviations; Preface; Introduction; Part I The new European order; 1 Security and peace; 2 European union and the European Union; 3 The European states; 4 States, territories and ethnonationalism: Variations on one, or two themes?; Part II Mediating internal conflicts; 5 Support for democracy; 6 Television, radio and press; 7 Institutionalizing interests; 8 Environment and peace: a new politics of social movements?
9 The old politics of political partiesPart III Steering states; 10 Building the institutional framework: electoral systems, party systems and presidents; 11 Parties, parliaments and governments; 12 Parties, governments and bureaucracies; 13 Regions and localities: power-sharing with the periphery; 14 Judges and courts: interpreting rules or making policy?; Part IV Political economy; 15 Reshaping the welfare state; 16 Managing the economy; Part V The future of the new Europe; 17 Minorities and migrants: European dilemmas; 18 Strategic choices for Europe; Author index; Subject index
Summary A pioneering textbook which explains the dynamics of politics across Europe in the post-Cold war era. Comparing democratisation, transition to a market economy and increasing economic and political integration in the countries of central and eastern Europe with experiences in Scandinavia, and southern and western Europe, the book provides a wealth of information and analysis on the state of Europe at the end of a momentous century of European and World history
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Subject POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Essays.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- General.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- National.
Politics and government
Europe -- Politics and government -- 1989-
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1317892399