Changing France: The Politics That Markets Make

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Januar 2006



How do European states adjust to international markets? Why do French governments of both left and right face a public confidence crisis? In this book, leading experts on France chart the dramatic changes that have taken place in its polity, economy and society since the 1980s and develop an analysis of social change relevant to all democracies.


Figures Tables Notes on the Contributors Introduction: The Politics of Social Change in France; P.A.Hall PART ONE Capitalism, Coordination, and Economic Change: The French Political Economy since 1985; P.D.Culpepper New Patterns of Industrial Relations and Political Action since the 1980s; M.Lallement The Transformation of Corporate Governance in France; M.Goyer PART TWO The Long Good Bye to Bismarck? Changes in the French Welfare State; B.Palier Different Nation, Same Nationhood: The Challenges of Immigrant Policy; V.Guiraudon Social Generations, Life Changes and Welfare Regime Sustainability; L.Chauvel PART THREE The Government of the European Union and a Changing France; A.Smith The Ongoing March of Decentralization within the Post Jacobin State; P.Le Galès PART FOUR The French Party System and the Crisis of Representation; G.Grunberg Convergence, Fragmentation and Majority-Cycling in French Opinion; R.Balme


Edited By Pepper D. Culpepper, Peter A. Hall and Bruno Palier


'Eleven social scientists from both sides of the Atlantic have contributed to this rich, stimulating, deep, and complex assessment of the French economic and social system and of the changes that have transformed it in the past 20 years.' - Stanley Hoffmann, Foreign Affairs
'In Changing France, Culpepper et al. (2006) and their contributors tackle the difficult task of highlighting and explaining the multiple changes that have taken place in France in the past two decades, as well as taking stock of the challenges yet to come.' - Sophie Meunier, French Politics
'Looking for a synthetic overview of the major forces at play in French politics, society, and economy since 1980? Look no further than Changing France. [N]o student of contemporary France can afford to ignore reading each and every essay.' - Timothy B. Smith, H-France Review
'Overall the book is to be recommended for offering good overviews, analysis, and coverage for an important area of continued public concern in France.' - David L. Cleeton, Modern and Contemporary France
EAN: 9780230204478
ISBN: 0230204473
Untertitel: The Politics that Markets Make. 'French Politics, Society and C'. Auflage 2008. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2006
Seitenanzahl: 322 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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