This is a comprehensive and scholarly account of the changing political map of Europe as it emerges from the Cold War, providing a broad and comparative analysis of Europea s major states and examining whether a new common European political model can be detected.
List of Contributors. Part I: A Constellation of Sovereign States. . 1. Patterns and Diversity in European State Development: Edward Page. 2. The Nations of Europe after the Cold War: Anthony Smith. 3. Dynamics of Democratic Regimes: Richard Rose. 4. Market Economies as Project and Practice: Marie Lavigne. Part II: The Political System at Work. . 5. A Silent Revolution in Europe?: Herbert Kitschelt. 6. Parties and Elections: Tom Mackie. 7. Parliament in the New Europe: Michael Mezey. 8. Organized Interests and Public Policies: Jack Hayward. 9. Administering Europe: Edward Page. 10. Governing with Judges: the new Constitutionalism: Alec Stone. 11. Towards a European Foreign and Security Policy?: Jolyon Howorth. 12. International Industrial Champions: Jack Hayward. 13. The Withering Welfare State: Richard Parry. 14. Governing the New Europe: Jack Hayward. Index.