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The Political Economy of Industrial Democracies

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ISBN 9780674494046

Publication: January 1987

327 pages



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  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • I. Industrial Conflict: Fluctuations, Trends, and Consequences
    • 1. Industrial Conflict in Advanced Industrial Societies
    • 2. On the Political Economy of Long-Run Trends in Strike Activity
    • 3. Trade Union Power, Wage Inflation, and Labor Militancy: A Comparative Analysis
  • II. Politics and Economics in the United States
    • 4. The Mass Public and Macroeconomic Performance: Dynamics of Public Opinion toward Unemployment and Inflation
    • 5. The Dynamics of Political Support for American Presidents among Occupational and Partisan Groups
    • 6. President Reagan’s Mandate from the 1980 Elections: A Shift to the Right?
  • III. Comparative and European Politics and Economics
    • 7. On the Demand for Economic Outcomes: Macroeconomic Performance and Mass Political Support in the United States, Great Britain, and Germany
    • 8. Economics and Politics in France: Economic Performance and Mass Political Support for Presidents Pompidou and Giscard d’Estaing
    • 9. The Impact of Economic Performance on Electoral Support in Sweden, 1967–1978
    • 10. Economic Outcomes and Political Support for British Governments among the Occupational Classes: A Dynamic Analysis
    • 11. Political Parties and Macroeconomic Policy
  • Index