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Description - From Bonn to Berlin by Lewis J. Edinger

In 2002 the seat of the German government will relocate from Bonn to Berlin, completing the reunification process begun in 1990. Can German democracy endure the stresses of reunification? In this comprehensive overview of German politics, Edinger and Nacos, using the United States as a counterpoint, explain the salient aspects of the Federal Republic's political system and shed new light on the problems posed by the reunification of two very different nations. The first part describes the basic features of German representative democracy, which developed from the legacy not only of the Third Reich, but also of the Weimar Republic. The authors examine the national emphasis on co-operation and collective responsibility, and analyze the role of the media in reshaping electoral politics. The second part addresses the most pressing problems facing Germany at the close of the 20th century, from the challenges posed by European integration to the growing political and economic strength of its burgeoning immigrant population, and the pressures taxing its medical and social insurance programmes.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780231084130
ISBN-10: 0231084137
Format: Paperback
Pages: 336
Imprint: Columbia University Press
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publish Date: 29-Apr-1998
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Lewis J. Edinger

Lewis Edinger is professor emeritus of government at Columbia University. Brigitte Nacos is adjunct professor of political science at Columbia University. She is also the author of The Press, Presidents, and Crises and Terrorism and the Media.