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German Politics: An Introduction

Oxford University

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German Politics: An Introduction

German Politics: An Introduction

Oxford University

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Podcast of lectures on "The Politics and Government of Germany" at the University of Oxford, held in Hilary Term 2007

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Process and Effects of Unification

The history of the Wall — Developments up to 1989 — The international handling of German unification — The domestic politics of unification — Enduring divisions in Germany — Conclusion.

46 min2007 MAR 7
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Process and Effects of Unification

The Social Market Economy

Changing assessments over time — Characteristics in brief — Historical experiences — The concept — The institutions — Economic performance.

45 min2007 FEB 28
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The Social Market Economy

Elections, Parties, and the Party System

Parties after 1945: continuities and change — Parties and the German State — The main parties: SPD — CDU — FDP — Greens — Party system and cleavage change — The 2005 Bundestag election.

48 min2007 FEB 21
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Elections, Parties, and the Party System

Federalism and Policy-Making

Federalism as a concept — Roots of German federalism — The Länder and their constitutional responsibilities — Developments of German federalism — The influence of European integration — The Bundesrat and policy-making.

44 min2007 FEB 15
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Federalism and Policy-Making

Executive-Legislative Relations

"Chancellor Democracy" — The Powers and Constraints on a Chancellor — The Rise of the Bundestag — The Bundesrat and Regional Administration — The Federal Constitutional Court — Parapublic Institutions.

46 min2007 FEB 7
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Executive-Legislative Relations

The Constitutional Founding of the Federal Republic (1945-1949)

Germany after 1945 - Domestic and international situation - Towards the founding of the Federal Republic - The Parliamentary Council - The "Basic Law" and its main institutions.

39 min2007 JAN 31
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The Constitutional Founding of the Federal Republic (1945-1949)
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Latest Episodes

Process and Effects of Unification

The history of the Wall — Developments up to 1989 — The international handling of German unification — The domestic politics of unification — Enduring divisions in Germany — Conclusion.

46 min2007 MAR 7
Comments
Process and Effects of Unification

The Social Market Economy

Changing assessments over time — Characteristics in brief — Historical experiences — The concept — The institutions — Economic performance.

45 min2007 FEB 28
Comments
The Social Market Economy

Elections, Parties, and the Party System

Parties after 1945: continuities and change — Parties and the German State — The main parties: SPD — CDU — FDP — Greens — Party system and cleavage change — The 2005 Bundestag election.

48 min2007 FEB 21
Comments
Elections, Parties, and the Party System

Federalism and Policy-Making

Federalism as a concept — Roots of German federalism — The Länder and their constitutional responsibilities — Developments of German federalism — The influence of European integration — The Bundesrat and policy-making.

44 min2007 FEB 15
Comments
Federalism and Policy-Making

Executive-Legislative Relations

"Chancellor Democracy" — The Powers and Constraints on a Chancellor — The Rise of the Bundestag — The Bundesrat and Regional Administration — The Federal Constitutional Court — Parapublic Institutions.

46 min2007 FEB 7
Comments
Executive-Legislative Relations

The Constitutional Founding of the Federal Republic (1945-1949)

Germany after 1945 - Domestic and international situation - Towards the founding of the Federal Republic - The Parliamentary Council - The "Basic Law" and its main institutions.

39 min2007 JAN 31
Comments
The Constitutional Founding of the Federal Republic (1945-1949)
the END
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