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The Resource Contemporary Spain : a handbook, Christopher J. Ross

Contemporary Spain : a handbook, Christopher J. Ross

Label
Contemporary Spain : a handbook
Title
Contemporary Spain
Title remainder
a handbook
Statement of responsibility
Christopher J. Ross
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Studying Spanish? Spending a year-out in Spain? Or maybe going to work there? Revised and expanded, this handbook of contemporary Spain and the Spanish language is full of essential information on politics, economy and institutions, covering the basics that are taken for granted by most Spaniards. (Dawson)
Cataloging source
UKM
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1952-
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Ross, Christopher J.
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Students
  • Spain
  • Spain
Label
Contemporary Spain : a handbook, Christopher J. Ross
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previous edition published in 1997
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface
  • Preface to second edition
  • Map
  • Introduction: Contemporary Spain in context.
  • p. 1
  • Ch. 1.
  • Spanish state.
  • p. 20
  • 1.1.
  • 1978 Constitution.
  • p. 20
  • 1.2.
  • monarchy.
  • p. 25
  • 1.3.
  • Parliament.
  • p. 27
  • 1.4.
  • Government.
  • p. 33
  • 1.5.
  • Administration.
  • p. 42
  • 1.6.
  • Local government.
  • p. 47
  • Ch. 2.
  • Political parties.
  • p. 54
  • 2.1.
  • General features of Spanish parties.
  • p. 54
  • 2.2.
  • Centre: UCD and its successors.
  • p. 60
  • 2.3.
  • Socialist Party.
  • p. 64
  • 2.4.
  • People's Party and its forerunners.
  • p. 73
  • 2.5.
  • United Left.
  • p. 81
  • 2.6.
  • Minor parties.
  • p. 85
  • Ch. 3.
  • Regionalization and regionalism.
  • p. 89
  • 3.1.
  • initial round of devolution.
  • p. 89
  • 3.2.
  • regionalist reaction.
  • p. 96
  • 3.3.
  • never-ending story?.
  • p. 115
  • Ch. 4.
  • European tier of government.
  • p. 125
  • 4.1.
  • European integration and the EU.
  • p. 125
  • 4.2.
  • Spain and integration.
  • p. 132
  • 4.3.
  • Spain in the EU machinery.
  • p. 138
  • Ch. 5.
  • Interests and lobbies.
  • p. 148
  • 5.1.
  • Francoism's de facto authorities.
  • p. 148
  • 5.2.
  • Economic interests.
  • p. 158
  • 5.3.
  • media.
  • p. 167
  • 5.4.
  • Pressure groups.
  • p. 175
  • Ch. 6.
  • Spanish economy.
  • p. 180
  • 6.1.
  • Apertura and ajuste.
  • p. 180
  • 6.2.
  • Imbalances.
  • p. 184
  • 6.3.
  • Sectoral and geographical structure.
  • p. 192
  • 6.4.
  • Spanish companies.
  • p. 200
  • Ch. 7.
  • environment.
  • p. 209
  • 7.1.
  • Pollution.
  • p. 209
  • 7.2.
  • Landscape change.
  • p. 212
  • 7.3.
  • Protection of the environment.
  • p. 217
  • Ch. 8.
  • Education.
  • p. 223
  • 8.1.
  • Educational principles.
  • p. 223
  • 8.2.
  • Organizational reform.
  • p. 227
  • 8.3.
  • structure of education.
  • p. 236
  • Ch. 9.
  • Social welfare.
  • p. 245
  • 9.1.
  • Social security.
  • p. 245
  • 9.2.
  • Health care.
  • p. 248
  • 9.3.
  • Social services.
  • p. 252
  • 9.4.
  • Disadvantaged groups.
  • p. 253
  • Ch. 10.
  • Law and order.
  • p. 262
  • 10.1.
  • legal system.
  • p. 262
  • 10.2.
  • forces of public order.
  • p. 269
  • 10.3.
  • prison service.
  • p. 272
  • 10.4.
  • Crime and civil liberties.
  • p. 273
  • Ch. 11.
  • regions.
  • p. 282
  • 11.1.
  • Andalusia.
  • p. 282
  • 11.2.
  • Aragon.
  • p. 284
  • 11.3.
  • Asturias.
  • p. 285
  • 11.4.
  • Balearic Islands.
  • p. 286
  • 11.5.
  • Basque Country.
  • p. 287
  • 11.6.
  • Canary Islands.
  • p. 290
  • 11.7.
  • Cantabria.
  • p. 292
  • 11.8.
  • Castile-La Mancha.
  • p. 292
  • 11.9.
  • Castile-Leon.
  • p. 293
  • 11.10.
  • Catalonia.
  • p. 295
  • 11.11.
  • Extremadura.
  • p. 297
  • 11.12.
  • Galicia.
  • p. 298
  • 11.13.
  • Madrid.
  • p. 300
  • 11.14.
  • Murcia.
  • p. 301
  • 11.15.
  • Navarre.
  • p. 302
  • 11.16.
  • Rioja.
  • p. 304
  • 11.17.
  • Valencia.
  • p. 305
  • 11.18.
  • Ceuta and Melilla.
  • p. 306
  • Further reading.
  • p. 310
  • Index.
  • p. 315
Control code
14859726
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xi, 334 p.
Isbn
9780340762158
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
Label
Contemporary Spain : a handbook, Christopher J. Ross
Publication
Note
Previous edition published in 1997
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface
  • Preface to second edition
  • Map
  • Introduction: Contemporary Spain in context.
  • p. 1
  • Ch. 1.
  • Spanish state.
  • p. 20
  • 1.1.
  • 1978 Constitution.
  • p. 20
  • 1.2.
  • monarchy.
  • p. 25
  • 1.3.
  • Parliament.
  • p. 27
  • 1.4.
  • Government.
  • p. 33
  • 1.5.
  • Administration.
  • p. 42
  • 1.6.
  • Local government.
  • p. 47
  • Ch. 2.
  • Political parties.
  • p. 54
  • 2.1.
  • General features of Spanish parties.
  • p. 54
  • 2.2.
  • Centre: UCD and its successors.
  • p. 60
  • 2.3.
  • Socialist Party.
  • p. 64
  • 2.4.
  • People's Party and its forerunners.
  • p. 73
  • 2.5.
  • United Left.
  • p. 81
  • 2.6.
  • Minor parties.
  • p. 85
  • Ch. 3.
  • Regionalization and regionalism.
  • p. 89
  • 3.1.
  • initial round of devolution.
  • p. 89
  • 3.2.
  • regionalist reaction.
  • p. 96
  • 3.3.
  • never-ending story?.
  • p. 115
  • Ch. 4.
  • European tier of government.
  • p. 125
  • 4.1.
  • European integration and the EU.
  • p. 125
  • 4.2.
  • Spain and integration.
  • p. 132
  • 4.3.
  • Spain in the EU machinery.
  • p. 138
  • Ch. 5.
  • Interests and lobbies.
  • p. 148
  • 5.1.
  • Francoism's de facto authorities.
  • p. 148
  • 5.2.
  • Economic interests.
  • p. 158
  • 5.3.
  • media.
  • p. 167
  • 5.4.
  • Pressure groups.
  • p. 175
  • Ch. 6.
  • Spanish economy.
  • p. 180
  • 6.1.
  • Apertura and ajuste.
  • p. 180
  • 6.2.
  • Imbalances.
  • p. 184
  • 6.3.
  • Sectoral and geographical structure.
  • p. 192
  • 6.4.
  • Spanish companies.
  • p. 200
  • Ch. 7.
  • environment.
  • p. 209
  • 7.1.
  • Pollution.
  • p. 209
  • 7.2.
  • Landscape change.
  • p. 212
  • 7.3.
  • Protection of the environment.
  • p. 217
  • Ch. 8.
  • Education.
  • p. 223
  • 8.1.
  • Educational principles.
  • p. 223
  • 8.2.
  • Organizational reform.
  • p. 227
  • 8.3.
  • structure of education.
  • p. 236
  • Ch. 9.
  • Social welfare.
  • p. 245
  • 9.1.
  • Social security.
  • p. 245
  • 9.2.
  • Health care.
  • p. 248
  • 9.3.
  • Social services.
  • p. 252
  • 9.4.
  • Disadvantaged groups.
  • p. 253
  • Ch. 10.
  • Law and order.
  • p. 262
  • 10.1.
  • legal system.
  • p. 262
  • 10.2.
  • forces of public order.
  • p. 269
  • 10.3.
  • prison service.
  • p. 272
  • 10.4.
  • Crime and civil liberties.
  • p. 273
  • Ch. 11.
  • regions.
  • p. 282
  • 11.1.
  • Andalusia.
  • p. 282
  • 11.2.
  • Aragon.
  • p. 284
  • 11.3.
  • Asturias.
  • p. 285
  • 11.4.
  • Balearic Islands.
  • p. 286
  • 11.5.
  • Basque Country.
  • p. 287
  • 11.6.
  • Canary Islands.
  • p. 290
  • 11.7.
  • Cantabria.
  • p. 292
  • 11.8.
  • Castile-La Mancha.
  • p. 292
  • 11.9.
  • Castile-Leon.
  • p. 293
  • 11.10.
  • Catalonia.
  • p. 295
  • 11.11.
  • Extremadura.
  • p. 297
  • 11.12.
  • Galicia.
  • p. 298
  • 11.13.
  • Madrid.
  • p. 300
  • 11.14.
  • Murcia.
  • p. 301
  • 11.15.
  • Navarre.
  • p. 302
  • 11.16.
  • Rioja.
  • p. 304
  • 11.17.
  • Valencia.
  • p. 305
  • 11.18.
  • Ceuta and Melilla.
  • p. 306
  • Further reading.
  • p. 310
  • Index.
  • p. 315
Control code
14859726
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xi, 334 p.
Isbn
9780340762158
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map

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