Developments in French politics 5

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Publication Date 2013
ISBN 978-0-230-34962-9
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Developments in French Politics 5 provides a systematic assessment of French politics following the 2012 presidential and parliamentary elections. Bringing together an entirely new set of specially-commissioned chapters, its central theme is whether the discourse of reform - initiated by Sarkozy - has been translated into tangible change.


1. From Sarkozy to Hollande: The New Normal? - Alistair Cole, Sophie Meunier and Vincent Tiberj
2. The French Presidency - Robert Elgie
3. The 'New' French Parliament: Changes and Continuities - Sylvain Brouard, Olivier Costa and Eric Kerrouche
4. Politics and Justice - Yves Surel
5. Local and Regional Governance - Alistair Cole and Romain Pasquier
6. Political Parties: The UMP and the Right - Florence Haegel
7. Political Parties: The Socialists and the Left - Frédéric Sawicki
8. The Media - Raymond Kuhn
9. Interests and Collective Action - Arthur Goldhammer
10. Elections in France: Electoral Disorder in a Realignment Era - Florence Gougou and Simon Labouret
11. The Evolution of Political Attitudes and Policy Preferences in France - James Stimson, Vincent Tiberj and Cyrille Thiébaut
12. France in Crisis? Economic and Welfare Policy Reform - Timothy B. Smith
13. Contested Citizenship in France: The Republican Politics of Identity and Integration - Patrick Simon
14. France and the European Union - Helen Drake
15. France and the Global Economic Order - Sophie Meunier
16. French Foreign and Security Policy: In Search of Coherence and Impact - Jolyon Howorth

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