Contemporary France

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März 2003



Contemporary France is a handbook covering most of the major features of French politics and society. The book is up-to-date, exploring the latest political and social developments and trends while at the same time placing them in a deeper historical, intellectual, cultural and social context that makes for insightful analysis.


Preface 1. Continuity and Change: Everlasting Past 2. French Society Today 3. The surprisingly stable Fifth Republic 4. Political forces and representation 5. Citizenship, Nationalism and National Identity 6. Intellectual life 7. Education, Youth and Popular Culture 8. French Economic and Social Policy in an era of growing European and international constraints. 9. France, Europe and the World Conclusion References


David Howarth is Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at the University of Edinburgh. Georgios Varouxakis is Reader in History of Political Thought at Queen Mary, University of London.


To present the general reader with an acute and critical introduction to the essential facets of a nation, while maintaining a pertinent message throughout, in under 300 pages, is a first-rate achievement. Complete with suggestions for further reading, this book offers a firm grounding in key issues and can be considered a solid platform from which to explore France further. Modern & Contemporary France
EAN: 9780340741870
ISBN: 0340741872
Untertitel: An Introduction to French Politics and Society. 1 map. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2003
Seitenanzahl: 256 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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