German Greens in Coaltion Government

German Greens in Coaltion Government

by
Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung European Union & Green European Foundation
Place of Publication: Brussels
Date of Publication: March 2017
Number of Pages: 80
Language of Publication: English
License: CC-BY-NC-ND

The Alliance '90/The Greens Party has succeeded in taking over governmental responsibility in the majority of the 16 German federal states. This is a great success for the party. However, in order to remain successful and to encourage general confidence in politics, a sober look at the factors which led to the success and which will continue to do so in the future is required. How does good governance work? How does government participation change the decision-making processes and the political objectives of a party? How does good cooperation between those responsible in federal and state government function?

In this study the political scientist, Arne Jungjohann, has analysed Green government participation of previous years and in answering the questions he arrives at interesting conclusions.

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