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Unformatted text preview: DEMOCRACY INSTITUTIONAL INNOVATIONS AFTER 1945:- New Constitution- a mixed electoral system- 5% threshold- “the constructive no-confidence vote” Germany’s “social market economy”- market elements- social(ist) elements German political institutions:- The Bundestag- The Bundesrat- The President- The Chancellor- The Lander- Main political parties: SPD, CDU, FDP, The Greens, The Left Political problems in contemporary Germany:- Unification: institutional, social and economic aspects- Germany: a multi-ethnic state?- Tension in the German economic model...
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