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Learning Democracy
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  • Claus Hofhansel, Rhode Island College
Democratic and Economic Values in Unified Germany / Book Review
Document Type
Book Review
Department (Manual Entry)
Dept. of Political Science
Date of Original Version
After the initial euphoria over German (re)unification had subsided, it became clear that it would take longer to tear down the mental barriers separating eastern and western Germans than to remove concrete slabs from the Berlin Wall. Studies of German electoral behavior found that eastern and western Germans displayed different voting patterns and that eastern Germans were less supportive of the principles of a market economy and the political institutions of unified Germany than western Germans.
Citation Information
Claus Hofhansel. "Learning Democracy" (2001)
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