By the late 1990s Green parties had entered national governments in five Western European countries - Finland, Italy, Germany, France and Belgium. This book aims to provide an understanding of the differences and similarities of Green parties in coalition governments.
Table of Contents
Introduction: From Political Movement to Political Power - The "Life Span" of Green Parties in Europe Case Studies Germany Wolfgang Rudig. France Daniel Bov. Belgium Bernoit Rihaux. Finland Jukka Paastela. Italy Roberto Biorco. Conclusion: The Role and Function of Green Parties in National Governments - From Protest to Acquiescence?