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The CDU and the politics of gender in Germany : bringing women to the Party

Author: Sarah Elise Wiliarty
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Develops the concept of the corporatist catch-all party to explain how the German Christian Democratic Union has responded to changing demands from women over the past forty years, showing that a  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Elise Wiliarty
ISBN: 9780521765824 052176582X
OCLC Number: 742543977
Description: 267 Seiten
Contents: Introduction: a democratic paradox?; 1. The puzzle of CDU policy making on women's issues; 2. The corporatist catch-all party model; 3. The postwar CDU: origins of a corporatist catch-all party; 4. The emergence of the Women's Union, 1969-1982; 5. The Women's Union in the dominant coalition, 1982-1989; 6. Looking eastward: the Women's Union and cobbled coalitions, 1989-1998; 7. The rise of Angela Merkel: policy and personnel decisions of the CDU in unified Germany; 8. Christian democracy with and without corporatism: policy making on women's issues in Austria, Italy and the Netherlands; Conclusion; Appendix A: list of cited interviews.
Responsibility: Sarah Elise Wiliarty.


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'Sarah Wiliarty provides a fascinating look inside one of the largest and most important political parties in Europe. In closely analyzing a 'traditional' party's response to gender issues, in Read more...

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