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Industry and Politics in West Germany Toward the Third Republic (Cornell Studies in Political Economy) by Peter J. Katzenstein

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Written in English


  • Political economy,
  • Political structure & processes,
  • Industries,
  • Germany (West),
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • West Germany,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Competition,
  • Industrial management,
  • Industrial policy

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages384
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Open LibraryOL7849617M
ISBN 100801495954
ISBN 109780801495953

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Under the editorship of Peter J. Katzenstein, thirteen distinguished scholars from both sides of the Atlantic here provide an original interpretation of the political economy of the Bonn Republic during the forty years since its founding, and explore in particular its extraordinary capacity for accommodating change. Read the full-text online edition of The Federation of German Industry in Politics (). or BDI), is the subject of this case study. It has been charged by Marxist and other critics of West Germany that the "economic plutocrats" are once again powerful there, to the extent of dictating both economic and political policy to the government. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Industry in a changing West Germany / Peter J. Katzenstein --Bipolarity and the postwar international economic order / Joanne Gowa --Social change and political mobilization in West Germany / Jost Halfmann --New concepts of . This important book presents theoretical and empirical studies of the current reorganization of economic, political and social relations in Britain, West Germany and Scandinavia. An international list of distinguished contributors provide critical and well-informed commentaries on issues such as the transition from Fordism to Post-Fordism, discourses and strategies of .

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