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Western Europe
Economic and Social Change since 1945

ISBN 9781315841922
Published July 10, 2014 by Routledge
424 Pages

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Book Description

This major new text offers a clearly structured introduction to the economic and social development of Western Europe since the Second World War. A team of experts explore key aspects of postwar Europe's economy and society in a number of thematic chapters, with a regional and strongly comparative focus and these are followed by specific national studies.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction - Max-Stephan Schulze.  PART ONE: THE EUROPEAN ECONOMY SINCE 1945.  2. The Legacy of the Second World War - Peter Howlett.  3. Reconstruction and the Beginnings of European Integration - Till Geiger.  4. The Great Boom: 1950-1973 - N. F. R. Crafts.  5. The Search for Economic Stability:Western Europe Since 1973 - Nicholas Woodward.  6. Industrial and Structural Change - Maurice Kirby.  7. Foreign Trade and Payments in Western Europe - Catherine R. Schenk.  8. Welfare States - Paul Johnson.  9. The European Community 1958 to the 1990s - Valerio Lintner.  PART TWO: LONG TERM FORCES IN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CHANGE.  10. European Demographic Change Since 1945 - Dudley Baines.  11. European Immigration Since 1945 - Dudley Baines.  12 Education - Martin McLean.  13. Transport and Communications - John Armstrong.  14. Urbanization - William Lever.  PART THREE: NATIONAL ECONOMIC POLICIES. 
15. The Benelux Countries - Peter M. Solar.  16. Britain - Jim Tomlinson.  17. France - Alain Guyomarch.  18. Germany - Christoph Buchheim.  19. Italy - Vera Zamagni.  20. Scandinavia - Rolf Ohlsson.  21. Spain - Jordi Catalan.  22. Conclusion: The Post-War European Economy in Long-Term Perspective  -Max-Stephan Shulze

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