Germany's gathering crisis: the 2005 federal election and the grand coalitionAuthor: Miskimmon, Alister ; Paterson, William E. ; Sloam, James Series: New perspectives in German political studies Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.Language: EnglishDescription: 253 p. : Graphs ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780230516854Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Germany's Gathering Crisis The 2005 Federal Election and the Grand Coalition Contents List of Tables List of Figures Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors List of Abbreviations vii viii ix xii 1 Introduction William E. Paterson and James Sloam 1. Crisis in German Economic Statecraft? Policy Misfit, Institutional Gridlock and Firm-Led Adjustment Kenneth Dyson 14 38 64 2. Endgame? The Fiscal Crisis of the German State Wolfgang Streeck 3. Schröder's Agenda 2010: From 'Plan B' to Lasting Legacy? Andreas Busch 4. The German Party System Since 1998: Cooperation and Competition Under Growing Uncertainty Thomas Saalfeld 80 5. A Crisis of Influence? German Foreign Policy Since 1998 Alister Miskimmon 106 6. Catch-All Parties Catching Less: The 2005 Election and the Decline of the German Volkspartei James Sloam 123 7. Smaller Parties and the 'Normalisation' of the German Party System Dan Hough 140 8. The Reform Corridor: Government Coalition Building in 2005 and the Implications for Policy and Voters Uwe Jun 158 9. Last Orders? Semisovereignty and the Crisis of Cost Containment in the Grand Coalition Simon Green and William E. Paterson 181 10. The Internationalisation of Germany: Adapting to Europeanisation and Globalisation Andreas Falke 202 220 229 250 Conclusion: Coping with the Gathering Crisis Alister Miskimmon and William E. Paterson Bibliography Index
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