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Governing the New Europe

Governing the New Europe

Edward Page (Editor), Jack Hayward (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-745-61220-1

Oct 1995, Polity

432 pages

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$42.95

Description

This is a comprehensive and scholarly account of the changing political map of Europe as it emerges from the Cold War, providing a broad and comparative analysis of Europe's major states and examining whether a new common European political model can be detected.
List of Contributors.

Part I: A Constellation of Sovereign States. .

1. Patterns and Diversity in European State Development: Edward Page.

2. The Nations of Europe after the Cold War: Anthony Smith.

3. Dynamics of Democratic Regimes: Richard Rose.

4. Market Economies as Project and Practice: Marie Lavigne.

Part II: The Political System at Work. .

5. A Silent Revolution in Europe?: Herbert Kitschelt.

6. Parties and Elections: Tom Mackie.

7. Parliament in the New Europe: Michael Mezey.

8. Organized Interests and Public Policies: Jack Hayward.

9. Administering Europe: Edward Page.

10. Governing with Judges: the new Constitutionalism: Alec Stone.

11. Towards a European Foreign and Security Policy?: Jolyon Howorth.

12. International Industrial Champions: Jack Hayward.

13. The Withering Welfare State: Richard Parry.

14. Governing the New Europe: Jack Hayward.

Index.

"This important new book attempts an assessment of the common and contrasting predicaments with which contemporary European governments are confronted in the post-Cold War period." European Access

"Offer[s] valuable new contributions to comparative constitutional studies. ... The researcher, especially the one interested in questions of national identity and some aspects of EU politics will find a lot worth reading here." Times Higher Education Supplement

"A series of extremely interesting discussions." Government and Opposition

"A stimulating and readable text ... Governing the New Europe provides a concise, comparative overview of Europe's political landscape, plus important perspectives on studying and understanding it." Political Studies

* This book provides a comprehensive account of the changing political map of Europe emerging from the Cold War.
* A collection of specially commissioned essays by central writers in the field of European Politics.
* A broad and comparative analysis of Europe's major states which examines whether a new common European political model can be detected.
* Set to become a, if not the , major book in its area.