This book examines aspects of contemporary political, economic, social and cultural life in the new Germany. It underlines the significance of the federal system in Germany. The book describes the media landscape of the nation and the recent reforms to the German language and cultural scene.
1. The new Germany eight years on 2. Berlin: The new capital 3. The federal framework 4. Government and the political parties 5. Investing in Germany: Standort Deutschland 6. Social provision 7. Education, training and the workplace 8. The Nazi legacy: Coming to terms with the past 9. The media landscape 10. Culture 11. German language 12. Germany and Europe