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The Finnish political system.

Jaakko Nousiainen

The Finnish political system.

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Finland
    • Subjects:
    • Finland -- Politics and government -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTranslated by John H. Hodgson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJN6703 1959 .N613
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 454 p.
      Number of Pages454
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4913168M
      ISBN 100674302117
      LC Control Number76120320


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Nousiainens book is not easy to read, it is heavy and fact-filled. But it gives an easy overview and a very clear picture of the finnish political system, present and past. It explains the political history and development of politics in Finland, from the independence in to present.

An excellent first experience of finnish politial by: The Presidential Palace on Market Square in Helsinki. Originally built as the grand home of a local merchant inthe structure was rebuilt in the s to make it the official residence of the Russian czar.

It served as the residence of most of the presidents of Finland during the 20th century. Today it is one of three official residences. Genre/Form: Book: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nousiainen, Jaakko.

Finnish political system. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, THE FINNISH POLITICAL SYSTEM NB, students of Political Science: the lecture replaces course book Arter or Held, 2 ECTS cr Tapio Raunio (@) Background and objectives The objective of the course is to introduce students to the political systems of Finland and the Nordic.

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The section of the book in question contains an account of the central phenomena of Finland’s political history: the influence of the Soviet Union, as manifested by the ‘night frosts’ and the so-called ‘Note Crisis’, and Finland’s reactions to the occupation of Czechoslovakia by Soviet troops in The Finnish political system has thus experienced a major change since the s, with the parliament and the government emerging from the shadow of the president (and the Soviet Union) as the central political institutions Finland used to be characterised by short-lived and unstable governments.

In fact, one can argue that under the old. Jaakko Nousiainen emphasizes the special nature of the Finnish political system, particularly in comparison with the other small democracies of Scandinavia, in combining features of the normal parliamentarism of the European continent and the American.

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