Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 October 2008

368 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719078538

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Scandinavian politics today

Revised Edition

David Arter

Published by Manchester University Press

Politics Today MUP

  • The long-awaited second edition of the very successful 1999 textbook, which has been widely adopted in Nordic and European universities Completely re-written and updated to describe and analyse the contemporary politics of the five nation-states of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden and the three Home Rule territories of Greenland, Faeroes and Åland that together make up the Nordic region Covers Scandinavia past and present; parties in developmental perspective; parties, voters and social change; the Nordic model; legislative-executive relations in the Nordic region and the strategic security environment A systematically comparative volume that draws on the current themes in political science and international relations' literature Will be of interest not only to students of Scandinavia but to those wishing to see Scandinavian politics and policy-making in a wider comparative perspective

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