Edited by a new team on leading authorities of French politics Developments in French Politics 3 brings together specially written chapters by leading French and Anglo-American experts to provide a systematic and rigorously edited assessment of key issues, events and changes in French Politics under Chirac. Taking the breakdown of the traditional statist, integrationist and republican model as its starting point it examines the emerging new dynamics of the French political system today.
Table of Contents
The Shifting Politics of the Fifth Republic; J.Levy, A. Cole & P.Le Gales Parties and Organisations; F.Haegel Electorates, New Cleavages and Social Structures; J.Evans & N.Mayer Associational Life in Contemporary France; A.Appleton The Political Executive; R.Elgie The Fifth Republic and Checks on Executive Power; A.Knapp The Europeanisation of the French State; A.Smith Reshaping the State? Administrative and Decentralisation Reforms; P.Le Gales Foreign and Defence Policy; J.Keiger Immigration Politics and Policies; V.Guiraudon Economic Policy and Policy-Making; J.Levy Education and Educational Governance; A.Cole Gendering the Fifth Republic; A.Mazur Identities, Nationalism, Citizenship and Republican Ideology; S.Duchesne
Alistair Cole is Professor of European Politics, Cardiff University. Patrick Le Gales is Director of Research, CEVIPOF CNRS/Institut d'Etudes Politiques, Paris, France. Jonah Levy is Professor of European Politics, University of California, Berkeley.