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Politics and society in Western Europe

Author: Jan-Erik Lane; Svante O Ersson
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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"This comprehensive introduction has been extensively revised and updated to meet the needs of undergraduate students coming to terms with the changing social and political landscape in Europe."--BOOK JACKET. "Jan-Erik Lane and Svante Ersson provide a full analysis of the political systems of 18 Western European countries, their political parties, elections and party systems, and examine the structures of government
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Lane, Jan-Erik.
Politics and society in Western Europe.
London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 1999
(OCoLC)631763775
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jan-Erik Lane; Svante O Ersson
ISBN: 0761958614 9780761958611 0761958622 9780761958628
OCLC Number: 41090538
Description: x, 386 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: A Neo-Tocquevillean Approach --
pt. I. Civil Society. 1. The Market Economy. 2. Cleavages. 3. Political Parties. 4. Parties and Voters. 5. Party Systems --
pt. II. Government. 6. Decision-Making Institutions: Autonomy. 7. Decision-Making Systems: Influence. 8. European Integration. 9. Issues --
pt. III. Outcomes. 10. Political Stability. 11. Public Sector Growth and the Welfare State. 12. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Jan-Erik Lane and Svante Ersson.
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