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The Finnish Political System

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674429239

Publication Date: 01/01/1971

454 pages


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  • Preface
  • Part One: Political Forces
    • The Structure of Finnish Society
    • Political Parties
    • Pressure Groups
    • The Press
  • Part Two: Governmental Institutions
    • Finland’s Constitution
    • Parliament
    • The President of the Republic and the State Council
    • Parliamentarism
    • The Bureaucracy and Administration of Law
    • Communal Self-Government
    • Self-Government in the Aaland Islands
  • Part Three: The System in Operation
    • Foreign Policy and the Conduct of Foreign Affairs
    • National Defense
    • National Fiscal Policy
    • Social Policy
  • Supplementary Readings, by Chapter
  • Index

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