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The French Fifth Republic at fifty : beyond stereotypes

Author: Sylvain Brouard; Andrew M Appleton; Amy Mazur
Publisher: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Series: French politics, society, and culture series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The French Fifth Republic at Fifty addresses essential questions about the determinants and dynamics of the French political system. The fiftieth anniversary of the Fifth Republic provides a unique opportunity to study systematically and with the tools of comparative politics the different dimensions of what has often been identified as 'French exceptionalism' over the long haul. This long term perspective allows  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvain Brouard; Andrew M Appleton; Amy Mazur
ISBN: 9780230221246 0230221246
OCLC Number: 233813774
Description: xvii, 297 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: France the unexceptional / Andrew M. Appleton --
Studying the presidency under the Fifth Republic : past approaches and future perspectives / Robert Elgie --
Governments under the Fifth Republic : the changing instruments/weapons of executive control / Emiliano Grossman --
Gone with the wind? The National Assembly under the Fifth Republic / Eric Kerrouche --
The French party system : fifty years of change / Nicholas Sauger --
The constitutional council : the rising regulator of French politics / Sylvain Brouard --
Defence and armed forces : the end of the nuclear monarchy? / Bastien Irondelle --
France, Europe and the world : foreign policy and the political regime of the Fifth Republic / Richard Balme --
Economic interventionism in the Fifth Republic / Ben Clift --
Patterns of pbulic budgeting in the French Fifth Republic : from hierarchical control to multi-level governance / Frank Baumgartner, Martial Foucault and Abel François --
Rethinking social protection in the Fifth Republic : 'buttressed liberalization' in an age of austerity / Mark Vail --
Local/regioanl governments and centre-periphery relations in the Fifith Republic / Patrick Le Galès and Gilles Pinson --
The demise of statism? Associations and the transformation of interest intermediation in France / Cornelia Woll --
Republican universalism faces the feminist challenge : the continuing struggle for gender equailty / Eléonore Lépinard and Amy G. Mazur --
Race, racism and anti-discrimination in France / Ariane Chebel d'Appolonia.
Series Title: French politics, society, and culture series.
Responsibility: edited by Sylvain Brouard, Andrew M. Appleton and Amy G. Mazur.

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