Ideology and Interests in the German State

Ideology and Interests in the German State

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This book addresses major theoretical issues in the fields of public administration and comparative politics. It discusses the role which ideology played as a unifying force for at least parts of the German state bureaucracy in Wilhelmine Germany . The examination of a modernizing ideology in the German case is useful for an understanding of the political dynamics of state-led modernization and industrial strategy in many contemporary societies and the author explains political behaviour and relations in Germany in general terms that are universally relevant.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 25mm | 907g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138839701
  • 9781138839700

Table of contents

Part 1: The Problem 1. Politics and Administration 2. The Political Setting for Bureaucratic Conflict Part 2: Policies Introduction 3. The Caprivi Commercial Treaties 4. The Mittelland Canal 5. The Bulow Tariff 6. The 1908/09 Imperial Finance Reform Part 3: Explanations 7. Bureaucratic Conflict and Its Determinants 8. Toward an Explanation of Bureaucratic Conflict. Appendices.show more