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Liberal Parties in Western Europe - Emil J. Kirchner

Liberal Parties in Western Europe

By: Emil J. Kirchner (Editor)


Published: 25th November 1988
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This book is a comparative study of liberal parties in Western Europe, examining the role and development of liberal parties within individual countries; their internal party structure and organization; electoral audience; coalitions and government participation; party programs and strategies; and international and cross-national links.

List of tables
List of diagrams
List of maps
Notes on the contributors
Between left and right: the ambivalence of European liberalism
Two roads of Italian liberalism: the Partito Repubblicano Italiano (PRI) and the Partito Liberale Italiano (PLI)
The FDP in the Federal Republic of Germany: the requirements of survival and success
Great Britain - social liberalism reborn?
Liberalism in France
Liberal parties in the Netherlands
The Belgian liberal parties: economic radicals and social conservatives
The Freiheitliche Partei osterreichs: protest party or governing party?
The Swedish Liberal Party: the politics of unholy alliances
Liberalism in Denmark: agrarian, radical and still influential
The Norwegian Liberal Party: from political pioneer to political footnote
Liberal parties in Finland: from perennial coalition actors to an extra-parliamentary role
Liberal parties in Switzerland
The Luxemburg Liberal Party
Identifying liberal parties
Ambivalence revisited: an analysis of liberal party manifestos since 1945
Transnational links: the ELD and Liberal Party Group in the European Parliament
Western European liberal parties: developments since 1945 and prospects for the future
Index of political parties
General index
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ISBN: 9780521323949
ISBN-10: 0521323940
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 528
Published: 25th November 1988
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 3.3
Weight (kg): 0.94