The face of today's France does not resemble its forebear of a quarter century ago; it is more like its European neighbors. "Searching for the New France" provides an in-depth, historical account of the changes that have swept France over the past three decades and explores the political challenges that confront the country today.
An array of distinguished international scholars examine changes in French politics, society, and the economy. The compilation is both comprehensive and topical in its coverage, and is unique in the broad-based, historical, and interpretive nature of its essays. The study will be invaluable to a wide range of scholars and students in the social sciences