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The Changing French Political System : West European Politics - Robert Elgie

The Changing French Political System

West European Politics

By: Robert Elgie (Editor)

Paperback Published: 28th February 2000
ISBN: 9780714680989
Number Of Pages: 236

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Examining the nature of the Fifth Republic after its first 42 years, this study looks at the challenges posed by new parties and new expressions of political mobilization. Entrenched policy routines are being undermined by the emergence of new actors and the failure of old paradigms.

Incomparable Comparatist (Vincent Wright, 1937-99)p. vii
The Changing French Political Systemp. 1
The Parties of the French 'Plural Left': An Uneasy Complementarityp. 20
The Right: Divisions and Cleavages in fin de siecle Francep. 38
The New Social Movement Phenomenon: Placing France in Comparative Perspectivep. 57
Amendments to the French Constitution: One Surprise After Anotherp. 76
The Fifth Republic: From the Droit de l'Etat to the Etat de droit?p. 96
The Changing Role of French Local Governmentp. 120
The Changing Dynamics of State-Society Relations in the Fifth Republicp. 141
The Service Public Under Stressp. 166
Restructuring Health Policy Networks: A French Policy Style?p. 185
The End of French Exceptionalism?p. 205
Abstractsp. 225
About the Contributorsp. 230
Indexp. 233
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ISBN: 9780714680989
ISBN-10: 0714680982
Series: West European Politics
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 236
Published: 28th February 2000
Publisher: F CASS PUBN
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.96 x 14.61  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.38
Edition Number: 1

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