Handbook of Public Policy in Europe

Britain, France and Germany

  • Hugh Compston

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvi
  2. Introduction: the Nature of Public Policy in Britain, France and Germany

  3. Defence and Foreign Affairs

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 15-15
    2. Luca Ratti
      Pages 17-25
    3. Luca Ratti
      Pages 26-35
  4. Law and Order

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 37-37
    2. Mike Stephens, Hartmut Aden, Bruno Domingo, Azilis Maguer
      Pages 39-48
    3. Mike Stephens, Hartmut Aden, Stéphane Cottin
      Pages 49-56
    4. Andrew Coyle
      Pages 57-65
    5. Catherine Lloyd, Uwe Hunger, Catherine Wihtol Wenden
      Pages 66-75
  5. Economic Policy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 77-77
    2. Wyn Grant, Francois Nectoux, Eckhard Wurzel
      Pages 79-88
    3. Jeremy Leaman, David Berry, Carl Emmerson
      Pages 89-98
    4. Ian Bartle
      Pages 99-109
    5. Jeremy Leaman, Anne Daguerre
      Pages 110-120
    6. Philip Raines
      Pages 121-130
    7. C. H. Flockton, L. Garside, P. A. Grout
      Pages 131-141
    8. C. H. Flockton, P. A. Grout, M. J. Yong
      Pages 142-152
    9. Cecile Deer, Hubert Ertl, Martin Rhisiart, Stephanie Wilde
      Pages 153-161
    10. Thomas D. Lancaster, Carolyn Forestiere
      Pages 162-171

About this book


The Handbook of Public Policy in Europe provides an invaluable overview of the content of public policy across the full range of policy areas in Britain, France and Germany. It is designed to be used by students, experts and practitioners both to help compare public policy across different policy areas and countries and as a source of information on individual policy areas. Each chapter describes the nature of public policy in a particular area, makes detailed comparisons of selected aspects and outlines recent developments. Detailed Internet references are also provided.


economic policy employment environmental policy family policy foreign policy immigration Internet migration Policy regional policy social policy

Editors and affiliations

  • Hugh Compston
    • 1
  1. 1.School of European StudiesCardiff UniversityUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230522756
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2004
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Political & Intern. Studies Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-50838-9
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-52275-6
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