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Democracy from Below

Ruud Koopmans

Democracy from Below

New Social Movements and the Political System in West Germany

by Ruud Koopmans

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Published by Westview Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Demonstrations & protest movements,
  • Political structures: democracy,
  • Pressure groups & lobbying,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • c 1960 to c 1970,
  • c 1970 to c 1980,
  • c 1980 to c 1990,
  • c 1990 to c 2000,
  • Sociology,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Germany,
  • General,
  • Koopmans, Ruud,
  • Germany (West),
  • Politics and government,
  • Social Movements

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages282
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8024866M
    ISBN 100813387213
    ISBN 109780813387215

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