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Political Institutions in the Federal Republic of Germany By Manfred G. Schmidt (Professor in Political Science, University of Heidelberg)

Political Institutions in the Federal Republic of Germany
by Manfred G. Schmidt (Professor in Political Science, University of Heidelberg)

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This text offers a concise and comprehensive overview of the Federal Republic of Germany post 1945. The chapters will enable students to understand how Germany's political institutions work, their strengths and weaknesses and the relationship between institutions and the political process.
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Political Institutions in the Federal Republic of Germany by Manfred G. Schmidt (Professor in Political Science, University of Heidelberg)

This text offers a concise and comprehensive overview of the Federal Republic of Germany post 1945. The chapters will enable students to understand how Germany's political institutions work, their strengths and weaknesses and the relationship between institutions and the political process.

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Political Institutions in the Federal Republic of Germany Reviews


Schmidt's book is a welcome addition to the English language literature on German poitics and, in many respects, sets new standards'Klaus E. Goetz, LSE in West European Politics Vol 26 No 4 October 2003.
'Schmidt's book performs well in comparison to other literature on the subject and he has succeeded in authoring a well-formed and readable work...this is an excellent publication that should be recommended to those with an interest in the political institutions of the FRG.' * Craig McClean, University of Newcastle, Political Studies Review, January 2004. *

About Manfred G. Schmidt (Professor in Political Science, University of Heidelberg)


Manfred Schmidt is Professor in Political Science at the University of Heidelberg. He was previously Professor in Political Science at the Centre for Social Policy Research in Bremen. He has written widely on comparative public policy and politics in Germany and was the winner of the Leibniz-Preis of the German Research Foundation in 1995.

Table of Contents


Introduction ; 1. Against 'Leviathan' and 'Behemoth': The Anti-Totalitarian Constitution of the Federal Republic of Germany ; 2. Governing a Semi-Sovereign State: Germany's Executive ; 3. From Negative Parliamentary Politics to Democratic Parliamentary Government ; 4. 'Governing with Judges': The Judiciary, the Court System and Judicial Review ; 5. Linking People and Political Institutions ; 6. Continuity and Discontinuity in the Federal Republic of Germany

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GOR002787081
Political Institutions in the Federal Republic of Germany by Manfred G. Schmidt (Professor in Political Science, University of Heidelberg)
Manfred G. Schmidt (Professor in Political Science, University of Heidelberg)
Comparative Political Institutions Series
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
2003-04-01
304
0198782594
9780198782599
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