From Dreams to Deeds. Greens in the Belgian Government: the First Four Years
(Marc Hooghe) The Low Countries - 2003, № 11, pp. 193-197
After the Belgian parliamentary elections of June 1999 the Green parties Agalev (Dutch-speaking) and Ecolo (French-speaking) joined the coalition government for the first time. There is however a clear contrast between Green thinking and the prevailing way of doing business in Belgian politics. The author investigates the consequences of this clash between Green ideology and traditional political culture.
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