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French Politics Today, New Edition By David S. Bell

French Politics Today, New Edition by David S. Bell

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David Bell provides a thorough examination of all aspects of contemporary French politics, explaining the context and structures of the system, as well as taking into account recent developments, including the changing role of the Presidency.

French Politics Today, New Edition Summary

French Politics Today, New Edition by David S. Bell

This review of the state of French politics at the beginning of the 21st century explains and sets in context all aspects of French politics, taking into account recent developments as well as the background and structure of the French political system. It focuses on the structure of power in France, looking at the Fifth Republic as a system of majority politics organised for and against the presidency. It also examines the competition and coalition-building between parties for the presidency and the effect of this on political life in France and looks at what has sustained the power of the French Presidency - which has failed to maintain its dominant position.

Table of Contents

French political culture; The social and economic context; The state; The constitution; The President; The Prime Minister; Parliament; Local Power; Elections and issues; Party politics - The left; Party politics - The right; Interest groups.

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GOR001967558
9780719058769
0719058767
French Politics Today, New Edition by David S. Bell
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Manchester University Press
2002-06-27
272
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