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French Politics

Palgrave Macmillan is your source of information on the politics of France and French elections.

To learn more about French politics browse the list of books below from Palgrave Macmilla, Manchester University Press, and I.B. Tauris.

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A collection of essays from internationally renowned scholars in the field of Anglo-French relations, providing an authoritative survey for advanced...

"...A collection of essays from internationally renowned scholars in the field of Anglo-French relations, providing an authoritative survey for advanced.... This collection gathers many of the best-known names in the English-speaking world in the field of Anglo-French relations, providing an authoritative survey for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students studying International Relations in the long twentieth century, starting with the crucial period of the First World War and ending with ..."

Antoine Capet

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Business Elites and Corporate Governance in France and the UK is a cross-national study of business elites and corporate governance in France and the UK. It...

"...Business Elites and Corporate Governance in France and the UK is a cross-national study of business elites and corporate governance in France and the UK. It.... Business Elites and Corporate Governance in France and the UK is a cross-national study of business elites and corporate governance in France and the UK. It examines corporate governance from a comparative standpoint and looks beneath the surface at the exercise of power and authority in two distinct national business systems. It explor..."

By Mairi Maclean, Charles Harvey and Jon Press

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Changing France

The Politics that Markets Make

How do European states adjust to international markets? Why do French governments of both left and right face a public confidence crisis? In this book, leading...

"...How do European states adjust to international markets? Why do French governments of both left and right face a public confidence crisis? In this book, leading.... How do European states adjust to international markets? Why do French governments of both left and right face a public confidence crisis? In this book, leading experts on France chart the dramatic changes that have taken place in its polity, economy and society since the 1980s and develop an analysis of social change relevant to all ..."

By Pepper D. Culpepper, Bruno Palier and Peter A. Hall

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I.B. Tauris

Communism in Rural France

French Agricultural Workers and the Popular Front

The French countryside and the Communist Party are inextricably linked. Communism in Rural France explores this complex and powerful relationship which is so...

John Bulaitis

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Contemporary France

Contemporary France is an accessible, interdisciplinary introduction to contemporary France, providing systematic coverage of culture, society, economy, and...

"...Contemporary France is an accessible, interdisciplinary introduction to contemporary France, providing systematic coverage of culture, society, economy, and.... Contemporary France is an accessible, interdisciplinary introduction to contemporary France, providing systematic coverage of culture, society, economy, and politics set in a historical and geographical context. A central theme is the relationship between popular images of France - flowing from its cultural, culinary, and linguistic inf..."

Helen Drake

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This provides a systematic assessment of French Politics under Chirac and of the new political era opened up by the election of Nicolas Sarkozy. It focuses on...

"...This provides a systematic assessment of French Politics under Chirac and of the new political era opened up by the election of Nicolas Sarkozy. It focuses on.... This provides a systematic assessment of French Politics under Chirac and of the new political era opened up by the election of Nicolas Sarkozy.  It focuses on the breakdown of the traditional statist, integrationist and republican model and the capacity of the French Political system to reform itself to meet the needs of the 21st Cen..."

By Alistair Cole, Patrick le Galès and Jonah Levy

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Fascism, Populism and the French Fifth Republic

In the Shadow of Democracy

How can a nation associated with the Declaration of the Rights of Man serve as the context for a successful populist party of the far right? This book brings...

"...How can a nation associated with the Declaration of the Rights of Man serve as the context for a successful populist party of the far right? This book brings.... How can a nation associated with the Declaration of the Rights of Man serve as the context for a successful populist party of the far right? This book brings to the fore the reasons behind this apparent paradox. Using the tools of comparative politics to examine the ideological components of the French Front National (FN) and the manne..."

Catherine Fieschi

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France and Iraq

Oil, Arms and French Policy-Making in the Middle East

France's opposition to the Iraq war in 2003 was greeted with surprise and outrage by Anglo-American politicans. But as David Styan argues in his penetrating...

"...France's opposition to the Iraq war in 2003 was greeted with surprise and outrage by Anglo-American politicans. But as David Styan argues in his penetrating.... France's opposition to the Iraq war in 2003 was greeted with surprise and outrage by Anglo-American politicans. But as David Styan argues in his penetrating new book, Chirac's stance was consistent with a decades-long reorientation of French foreign policy. Styan dissects the processes by which a country, notorious for its suppression o..."

David Styan

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Emirates Center for Strategic Studies

France and the Arabian Gulf

France has had a long-standing and historically significant relationship with the Arab world; one that is bolstered by the growing volume of bilateral trade in...

The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research

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France on The World Stage

Nation-State Strategies in the Global Era

This book examines the ways in which France's relations with the international community have evolved in a period of accelerating globalization. It considers...

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France, Social Capital and Political Activism deals with the theme of political participation in France, focusing on conventional and unconventional forms of...

"...France, Social Capital and Political Activism deals with the theme of political participation in France, focusing on conventional and unconventional forms of.... France, Social Capital and Political Activism deals with the theme of political participation in France, focusing on conventional and unconventional forms of political activism over the last three decades. Measures of social integration and political involvement are used to question the validity of social capital theory. The French mod..."

Francesca Vassallo

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French NGO's in Global Era

This book provides a systematic account of the changing priorities, procedures and practices of French NGOs active in overseas development work. It explores...

"...This book provides a systematic account of the changing priorities, procedures and practices of French NGOs active in overseas development work. It explores.... This book provides a systematic account of the changing priorities, procedures and practices of French NGOs active in overseas development work. It explores whether French NGOs are eschewing wider trends in the Northern NGO sector and uses Resource Dependence theory and a case study of NGO field-work in Cameroon to shed light on these a..."

Gordon D. Cumming

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French Presidential Elections

An original and comprehensive study of the sociological and psychological forces driving individual choices in French Presidential elections. Based on a unique...

"...An original and comprehensive study of the sociological and psychological forces driving individual choices in French Presidential elections. Based on a unique.... An original and comprehensive study of the sociological and psychological forces driving individual choices in French Presidential elections. Based on a unique comparative analysis of four French presidential contests over the last two decades, this book presents a rigorous examination of long-term and short-term voter motivations.. ..."

By Michael S. Lewis-Beck, Richard Nadeau, Éric Bélanger and Ã?ric Bélanger

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Gender and Policy in France

Taking as a premise that all public policies are gendered, Allwood and Wadia consider selected policy issues which illustrate certain aspects of the...

"...Taking as a premise that all public policies are gendered, Allwood and Wadia consider selected policy issues which illustrate certain aspects of the.... Taking as a premise that all public policies are gendered, Allwood and Wadia consider selected policy issues which illustrate certain aspects of the relationship between feminism, gender and policy; a relationship which is increasingly recognized as complex, dynamic and variable.. ..."

By Gill Allwood and Khursheed Wadia

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Parties and the Party System in France

A Disconnected Democracy?

The French elections of 2002 broke all records for fragmentation, abstention and far-right protest voting, yet returned incumbent President Chirac in triumph...

"...The French elections of 2002 broke all records for fragmentation, abstention and far-right protest voting, yet returned incumbent President Chirac in triumph.... The French elections of 2002 broke all records for fragmentation, abstention and far-right protest voting, yet returned incumbent President Chirac in triumph and gave him a solid basis of parliamentary support. Parties and the Party System in France seeks to explain the paradox of France's current relationship to politics through a com..."

Andrew Knapp

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Gender quotas are a growing worldwide phenomenon, yet their variable implementation remains under-researched. Using the prominent case study of France this...

"...Gender quotas are a growing worldwide phenomenon, yet their variable implementation remains under-researched. Using the prominent case study of France this.... Gender quotas are a growing worldwide phenomenon, yet their variable implementation remains under-researched. Using the prominent case study of France this book approaches quotas from the perspective of the key actors responsible for them political parties.. ..."

Rainbow Murray

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Political Leadership in France

From Charles de Gaulle to Nicolas Sarkozy

Gaffney analyzes how de Gaulle came to power in 1958 and how the focus on an exceptional individual meant that he was able to confer a particular style of...

"...Gaffney analyzes how de Gaulle came to power in 1958 and how the focus on an exceptional individual meant that he was able to confer a particular style of.... Gaffney analyzes how de Gaulle came to power in 1958 and how the focus on an exceptional individual meant that he was able to confer a particular style of leadership on the Fifth Republic. The five Presidents who came after him have each capitalized on their own political 'persona.' Including a new preface to the paperback edition.. The ..."

John Gaffney

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Politics in France and Europe

This book offers an in-depth analysis of political life in France and Europe at the beginning of the 21st century at a time of change and crisis. Encompassing...

By Pascal Perrineau and Luc Rouban

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Manchester University Press

Recognition Theory and Contemporary French Moral and Political Philosophy

Reopening the Dialogue

The revival of recognition theory has brought new energy to critical theory. In general terms, recognition theory aims to critically evaluate social structures...

"...The revival of recognition theory has brought new energy to critical theory. In general terms, recognition theory aims to critically evaluate social structures.... The revival of recognition theory has brought new energy to critical theory. In general terms, recognition theory aims to critically evaluate social structures against a standard of social freedom identified with norms of interaction which are freely recognized by all parties. Until now, attention has primarily focused on the categor..."

By Miriam Bankovsky and Alice Le Goff

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Redefining the French Republic

Newly available in paperback, Redefining the French Republic is an innovative work. Explicitly adopting a multidisciplinary approach, the book investigates...

By Alistair Cole and Gino G. Raymond

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Refugee Women in Britain and France

This book is about the lives of refugee women in Britain and France. Who are they? Where do they come from? What happens to them when they arrive, while they...

By Gill Allwood and Khursheed Wadia

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The End of the French Exception?

Decline and Revival of the 'French Model'

Analyzes the notion of the French exception and the ways in which it has informed both academic analysis and political commentary on France today. Adopting a...

"...Analyzes the notion of the French exception and the ways in which it has informed both academic analysis and political commentary on France today. Adopting a.... Analyzes the notion of the French exception and the ways in which it has informed both academic analysis and political commentary on France today. Adopting a comparative and interdisciplinary approach it examines the resilience of the notion of French exceptionalism and evaluates its relevance in a changing domestic and global context...."

By Tony Chafer and Emmanuel Godin

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The Europeanization of French Foreign Policy

France and the EU in East Asia

This study examines the record of French and EU interactions with China, Japan, and Vietnam in the areas of economic exchanges, political security relations,...

"...This study examines the record of French and EU interactions with China, Japan, and Vietnam in the areas of economic exchanges, political security relations,.... This study examines the record of French and EU interactions with China, Japan, and Vietnam in the areas of economic exchanges, political security relations, and human rights to establish if there has been a trend of converging "European" politics and collective European conceptions of interest and identity. It argues that the utility ..."

Reuben Y. Wong

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The French Communist Party during the Fifth Republic

A Crisis of Leadership and Ideology

The demise of the French Communist Party (PCF) has been a recurrent feature of overviews of the Left in France for the past two decades, and yet the Communists...

"...The demise of the French Communist Party (PCF) has been a recurrent feature of overviews of the Left in France for the past two decades, and yet the Communists.... The demise of the French Communist Party (PCF) has been a recurrent feature of overviews of the Left in France for the past two decades, and yet the Communists survive. This study examines the factors that undermined the position of the PCF as the premier party of France, but also highlights the challenges that the party faces in a s..."

Gino G. Raymond

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