Citizens and the State

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Hans-Dieter Klingemann, Dieter Fuchs
OUP/European Science Foundation, Nov 23, 1995 - Political Science - 498 pages
Fears that representative democracy in western Europe is in crisis are examined on the basis of trends in mass attitudes over the past two or three decades. The evidence suggests not crisis but a changing relationship between citizens and the state. This change poses a democratic transformation in the countries of Western Europe. Series Description This set of five volumes is an exhaustive study of beliefs in government in post-war Europe. Based upon an extensive collection of survey evidence, the results challenge widely argued theories of mass opinion, and much scholarly writing about citizen attitudes towards government and politics. The series arises from a research project sponsored by the European Science Foundation Series ISBN: 0-19-961880-1
 

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Contents

A Changing Relationship?
1
PART I POLITICAL INVOLVEMENT
25
PART II POLITICAL LINKAGE
93
PART III THE POLITICAL SYSTEM
259
PART IV CITIZENS AND THE STATE
417

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