Normal view MARC view ISBD view

Christian Democracy in Western Germany (RLE : The CDU/CSU in Government and Opposition, 1945-1976.

By: Pridham, Geoffrey.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Routledge Library Editions: German Politics: Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2014Copyright date: ©2015Description: 1 online resource (615 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781317538509.Subject(s): Christlich-Demokratische Union Deutschlands (Germany : West) | Christlich-Soziale UnionGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Christian Democracy in Western Germany (RLE: German Politics)DDC classification: 324.24305 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Original Title -- Original Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction: The CDU/CSU and the West German Party System -- Part One: The Development of the CDU/CSU -- 1. The Occupation Period: The Formation of the CDU/CSU (1945-1949) -- 2. The Period of Adenauer's Ascendancy: The Party in the Shadow of the Chancellor (1949-1959) -- 3. The Decline of Adenauer and the Question of Party Reform (1959-1963) -- 4. The Period of Transition: The Erhard and Grand Coalition Governments (1963-1969) -- 5. The CDU/CSU Out of Power: The Reluctant Opposition (1969-1972) -- 6. The CDU/CSU Adjusts Itself: The Renovated Opposition (1972-1976) -- Part Two: The Composition and Structure of the CDU/CSU -- 7. Party Organisation of the CDU -- 8. Party Membership of the CDU -- 9. Auxiliary Organisations of the CDU/CSU -- 10. The Christian Social Union (CSU) -- 11. Voter Appeal and Election Campaigns of the CDU/CSU -- Conclusion: Government or Opposition - A Question of Existential Importance -- Note on Sources -- List of Interviews -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary: This important study analyses the developoment of the CDU/CSU as a political force in West Germany from the Second World War to the late 1970s, with special reference to its role both in Government (1949-69) and Opposition (1969-76) and considers how it was instrumental in the formulation of governmental policies. The first part of the book looks at the development of the CDU/CSU. The second part focuses on its composition and structure and considers such aspects as its organisation, membership, auxiliary organisations and electoral appeal and campaigns. A separate chapter deals with the CSU's relationship with the CDU, its leadership and its organisation.
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
Item type Current location Call number URL Status Date due Barcode
Electronic Book UT Tyler Online
Online
JN3971.A98 -- .P753 2015 (Browse shelf) http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/uttyler/detail.action?docID=1899896 Available EBC1899896

Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Original Title -- Original Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction: The CDU/CSU and the West German Party System -- Part One: The Development of the CDU/CSU -- 1. The Occupation Period: The Formation of the CDU/CSU (1945-1949) -- 2. The Period of Adenauer's Ascendancy: The Party in the Shadow of the Chancellor (1949-1959) -- 3. The Decline of Adenauer and the Question of Party Reform (1959-1963) -- 4. The Period of Transition: The Erhard and Grand Coalition Governments (1963-1969) -- 5. The CDU/CSU Out of Power: The Reluctant Opposition (1969-1972) -- 6. The CDU/CSU Adjusts Itself: The Renovated Opposition (1972-1976) -- Part Two: The Composition and Structure of the CDU/CSU -- 7. Party Organisation of the CDU -- 8. Party Membership of the CDU -- 9. Auxiliary Organisations of the CDU/CSU -- 10. The Christian Social Union (CSU) -- 11. Voter Appeal and Election Campaigns of the CDU/CSU -- Conclusion: Government or Opposition - A Question of Existential Importance -- Note on Sources -- List of Interviews -- Bibliography -- Index.

This important study analyses the developoment of the CDU/CSU as a political force in West Germany from the Second World War to the late 1970s, with special reference to its role both in Government (1949-69) and Opposition (1969-76) and considers how it was instrumental in the formulation of governmental policies. The first part of the book looks at the development of the CDU/CSU. The second part focuses on its composition and structure and considers such aspects as its organisation, membership, auxiliary organisations and electoral appeal and campaigns. A separate chapter deals with the CSU's relationship with the CDU, its leadership and its organisation.

Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.