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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 445 new and published major works in the subject of Politics & International Relations — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

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  1. Routledge Library Editions: German Politics

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: German Politics

    Bringing together 14 volumes originally published between 1971 and 1989, this set gives a comprehensive overview of politics and society in Germany prior to re-unification. The volumes examine the political parties and structure of the Bundestag, as well as discussing the German education system,...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Political Culture in France and Germany (RLE: German Politics)

    A Contemporary Perspective

    Edited by John Gaffney, Eva Kolinsky

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: German Politics

    This book, originally published in 1991, assesses how attitudes, political orientations and social values changed during the five decades after the Second World War. The case studies in the book focus on key ‘sites’ in political culture: in France, on the extreme right, the cinema, the impact of...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Origins of Post-War German Politics (RLE: German Politics)

    By Barbara Marshall

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: German Politics

    This book discusses how the allies worked towards determining the political future of a defeated Germany. It oulines how the deep ideological divisions within the allied forces ultimately resulted in the division of Germany and discusses how indigenous political movements were impeded by a deeply...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Ideology and Interests in the German State (RLE: German Politics)

    By Gary Bonham

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: German Politics

    This book addresses major theoretical issues in the fields of public administration and comparative politics. It discusses the role which ideology played as a unifying force for at least parts of the German state bureaucracy in Wilhelmine Germany . The examination of a modernizing ideology in the...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Germany in the Twentieth Century (RLE: German Politics)

    By David Childs

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: German Politics

    The book traces the development of Germany from the Kaiser’s Reich in the 1870s to the reunited democratic state led by Helmut Kohl in the 1990s. The author begins by countering the popular view of Germany before 1914 as irredeemably reactionary, and after assessing Germany’s part in the First...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The GDR (RLE: German Politics)

    Moscow's German Ally

    By David Childs

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: German Politics

    Widely praised in its first edition, the second edition of The GDR was updated to cover events through the spring of 1988, examining in particular the impact of new leadership in both Bonn and Moscow and of the changing world economy on the prospects of the GDR....

    Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Honecker's Germany (RLE: German Politics)

    Moscow's German Ally

    Edited by David Childs

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: German Politics

    Picking up many of themes of David Childs’ earlier book, The GDR: Moscow’s German Ally, this book discusses the German Democratic Republic (GDR) from 1971 until the mid 1980s. Written at a time when the GDR was one of the most modern and successful socialist states, with a growing importance within...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Green Movement in West Germany (RLE: German Politics)

    By Elim Papadakis

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: German Politics

    The Green Movement in Germany is widely regarded as one of the most powerful expressions of popular opposition to government policies. A broad analysis of this powerful group is made in this book, showing that the origins of the movement relate to the general protests against industrialisation in...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Parties, Opposition and Society in West Germany (RLE: German Politics)

    By Eva Kolinsky

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: German Politics

    In this volume, originally published in 1984, the author examines the social composition of the electorate, of membership and leadership of West German political parties, as well as their representation and finances. Kolinsky argues that while affiliation and electorates remained distinct, the...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Christian Democracy in Western Germany (RLE: German Politics)

    The CDU/CSU in Government and Opposition, 1945-1976

    By Geoffrey Pridham

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: German Politics

    This important study analyses the developoment of the CDU/CSU as a political force in West Germany from the Second World War to the late 1970s, with special reference to its role both in Government (1949-69) and Opposition (1969-76) and considers how it was instrumental in the formulation of...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge