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Modern Germany : Politics, Society and Culture - Peter James

Modern Germany

Politics, Society and Culture

By: Peter James (Editor)

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Published: 9th December 2015
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"Modern Germany" examines all aspects of contemporary political, economic, social and cultural life in the new Germany.
Using a clearly structured approach and accessible language, the contributors explain the electoral and political systems and underline the significance of the Federal system in Germany. They discuss problems in the education system and social provision and also chronicles recent changes in the German economy and industry. "Modern Germany" also describes the media landscape of the nation and the recent reforms to the German language.

"The entries provide a level of accuracy that is uncommon in general reference works, making reliability the greatest strength of this work.....When one considers the eminent scholars who contributed to the volume, the reliability becomes less of a pleasant surprise, and more of an expectation." -Canadian Journal, August 2000 ..."it is an ideal text for background reading in courses on "contemporary German culture." -"Germanic Notes and Reviews

Prefacep. ix
Introductionp. x
Acknowledgementsp. xii
The New Germany Eight Years Onp. 1
Berlinp. 13
The Federal Frameworkp. 30
Government and the Political Partiesp. 45
Investing in Germany: Standort Deutschlandp. 68
Social Provisionp. 89
Education, Training and the Workplacep. 105
The Nazi Legacyp. 124
The Media Landscapep. 141
Culturep. 159
German Languagep. 178
Germany and Europep. 196
Indexp. 213
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ISBN: 9780415150347
ISBN-10: 0415150345
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 235
Published: 9th December 2015
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 14.61  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.23
Edition Number: 1