Democratisation in Scandinavia in comparison

report from the DISCO Conference on Continuity and Discontinuity in the Scandinavian Democratisation Process in Kungälv, 27-28 Augusti 1987
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Dept. of History, Gothenburg University , Gothenburg
Political participation -- Scandinavia -- History -- Congresses., Democracy -- History -- Congresses., Scandinavia -- Politics and government -- Congre



StatementBo Stråth (ed.) ; with participation of Jörgen Kyle, Britt Liljewall, and Thomas Magnusson.
SeriesReport / Con Dis Project ;, no. 2, Report (Con Dis Project) ;, no. 2.
ContributionsStråth, Bo, 1943-, Kyle, Jörgen.
LC ClassificationsJN7066 .D57 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination134 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1801730M
ISBN 109197123404
LC Control Number89206139

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