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Government in Switzerland

by John Martin Vincent

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Published by The Macmillan company, Macmillan and co., ltd. in New York, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Switzerland
    • Subjects:
    • Switzerland -- Politics and government

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John Martin Vincent.
      SeriesThe citizen"s library of economics, politics, and sociology, ed. by R. T. Ely
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJN8783 .V7
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 370 p.
      Number of Pages370
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6775427M
      LC Control Number00006332
      OCLC/WorldCa316772

      The Live-Switzerland Coupon Book – is now available for CHF 69 with offers at hotels, restaurants dinners and brunches, Swiss excursions and lots of other exciting activities all on a 2 for 1 basis. To order a book simply email us with your name and address with the words Live-Switzerland in the subject line. In the Treaty of Westphalia gave Switzerland its independence from the Holy Roman Empire. French revolutionary troops occupied the country in and named it the Helvetic Republic, but Napoléon in restored its federal government. By , the French- and Italian-speaking peoples of Switzerland had been granted political equality.

      In the Spring of , a bespectacled, middle-aged policy wonk named Peter Schweizer fired up his laptop and began a months-long odyssey into a forbidding maze of public databases, hunting for the Author: Peter J. Boyer.   > A2A please at its discretion The Politics and Government of Switzerland th Edition > The Politics and Government of Switzerland is one of very few English language studies of contemporary Swiss politics. Drawing on recent research in Switze.

      This is a list of books about Nazi Germany, the state that existed in Germany during the period from to , when its government was controlled by Adolf Hitler and his National Socialist German Workers' Party (NSDAP; Nazi Party). It also includes some important works on the development of Nazi imperial ideology, totalitarianism, German society during the era, the formation of anti. The government of Switzerland was not changed by the second world war. Switzerland is a confederation of 26 semi-independent cantons. A canton is equivalent to what is called a .


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'Clive Church, one of the leading foreign experts on Switzerland, has crowned 30 years of research with a book, written in English, on the Swiss political system. The Politics and Government of Switzerland seeks to destroy the illusion of a sleep alpine nation where very little happens.' - ed by:   The Politics and Government of Switzerland is one of very few English language studies of contemporary Swiss politics.

Drawing on recent research in Switzerland, and the author's own observations, it offers wide coverage of Swiss political forces, processes and policies/5(3).

The Politics and Government of Switzerland is one of very few English language studies of contemporary Swiss politics. Drawing on recent research in Switzerland, and the author's own observations, it offers wide coverage of Swiss political forces, processes and policies. Church argues that Switzerland is actually a vibrant and pluralist polity, in which politics are increasingly competitive.

The federal government of Switzerland. [George A Codding] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brooks, Robert C. (Robert Clarkson), Government and politics of Switzerland. Yonkers-on-Hudson, N.Y., World. Government:: Switzerland Country name: This entry includes all forms of the country's name approved by the US Board on Geographic Names (Italy is used as an example): conventional long form (Italian Republic), conventional short form (Italy), local long form (Repubblica Italiana), local short form (Italia), former (Kingdom of Italy), as well as the abbreviation.

A thoroughly revised constitution, approved by three-fifths of voters, entered into force inthough the changes were mainly formal, with little alteration to the structure of Switzerland’s government.

"A concise History of Switzerland" is a great read on the struggles and adversities the people of Switzerland overcame in order to form a nation. Despite four separate languages, the divisions of the reformation, democracy and oligarchies and several European and world wars the people of all the separate Swiss Cantons united to form a direct /5(22).

Who sits in the Swiss government. The Federal Council is made up of seven members, each of which heads a government department.

Decisions are made jointly. The Federal Chancellor supports the government. The federal administration of Switzerland (German: Bundesverwaltung, French: Administration fédérale, Italian: Amministrazione federale, Romansh: Tribunal administrativ federal (help info)) is the ensemble of agencies that constitute, together with the Swiss Federal Council, the executive branch of the Swiss federal authorities.

The administration is charged with executing federal law and. Stephen O’Shea, a Canadian author of several books about European history, has the answers to these questions (and many more) in his latest book The Alps. In this book, he travels miles across the Alps, covering France, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Liechtenstein, Austria.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brooks, Robert Clarkson, Government and politics of Switzerland. Yonkers-on-Hudson, N.Y.: World Book Co., Comparative Politics and Government Objective 1.

To make the students understand the conceptual bases of the comparative government and politics. To enable the students to do a comparative analysis of the different kinds of Political system in the world. USA and Switzerland. 5 Constitutional Structure - Executive: British King and Prime File Size: 2MB.

Excerpt from Government and Politics of Switzerland HE aim of this volume is to describe the organization and functioning of the govern ment and political parties of Switzerland. His torical origins and development are discussed, it is true, but only in a summary way.

In the main the author has directed attention to modern instances and recent Cited by: 4. Roughly 65% of Swiss citizens are satisfied with their government, according to Cheryl A. Fain’s book Modern Direct Democracy in Switzerland and the American West.

Nevertheless, according to Idea International, Swiss voter turnout in amounted to just % of the eligible electorate.

Review: The Politics and Government of The politics and government of Switzerland by C H Church, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, Hants,pages,», ISBN 0 33 3 2Author: Jean-Baptiste Harguindéguy. A must read!. 'Swiss Made' is an extremely insightful, easy-to read, book that uncovers the secrets of Switzerland's economical success.

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As I am a family history nut, I've been looking for books about the history and culture of Switzerland to learn more about my ancestors' experiences, and have found how rare books about Switzerland are. This book was a great find. While it focuses on the area of Chateau-d'Oex, much of what Mr.

Birmingham writes applies to other areas of. The Government of Switzerland By William E. Rappard Van Nostrand Co., Read preview Overview Civic Training in Switzerland: A Study of Democratic Life By Robert Clarkson Brooks The University of Chicago Press, The Federal Council (German: Bundesrat, French: Conseil fédéral, Italian: Consiglio federale, Romansh: Cussegl federal) is the seven-member executive council that constitutes the federal government of the Swiss Confederation and serves as the collective head of Appointer: United Federal Assembly.

The government report confirmed that Germany looted more than $ million in gold (now worth more than $6 billion) and dispatched most of it to Switzerland - and that only a small portion was.Switzerland features a system of government not seen in any other nation: direct representation, sometimes called half-direct democracy (this may be arguable, because theoretically, the Sovereign of Switzerland is actually its entire electorate).

Referenda on the most important laws have been used since the constitution. Amendments to the Federal Constitution of Switzerland, the joining.Switzerland is a small mountainous country located in central Europe.

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