French Politics Products

  • Party Politics and Decentralization in Japan and France

    When the Opposition Governs, 1st Edition

    By Koichi Nakano

    Decentralization is a curious policy for a central government to pursue. If politics is essentially about the struggle for power, why would anyone want to give away the power that one struggled for and won? This book argues that it is precisely party competition in search of power that propels…

    Paperback – 2014-02-18
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Francois Mitterrand

    A Study in Political Leadership, 1st Edition

    By Alistair Cole

    Francois Mitterrand is one of France's most famous twentieth-century politicians, yet interpretations of his values and leadership vary widely. Alistair Cole starts with a chronological overview of Mitterrand's career which is developed into a policy-based assessment of Mitterrand's presidency from…

    Paperback – 2013-10-31

  • Housing Disadvantaged People?

    Insiders and Outsiders in French Social Housing, 1st Edition

    By Jane Ball

    Social housing appears to offer a solution for the housing of poor and disadvantaged people. The French "right to housing" offers poor and disadvantaged citizens priority in social housing allocation, and even a legal action against the State to obtain a social home. Despite this, France is…

    Paperback – 2011-09-28
    Housing and Society Series

  • Political Campaigning, Elections and the Internet

    Comparing the US, UK, France and Germany, 1st Edition

    By Darren Lilleker, Nigel Jackson

    The Internet first played a minor role in the 1992 U.S. Presidential election, and has gradually increased in importance so that it is central to election campaign strategy. However, election campaigners have, until very recently, focused on Web 1.0: websites and email. Political Campaigning,…

    Hardback – 2011-02-14
    Routledge Research in Political Communication

  • Fighting Terrorism and Drugs

    Europe and International Police Cooperation, 1st Edition

    By Jörg Friedrichs

    Fighting Terrorism and Drugs is an examination of European states in their fight against terrorism and drugs, from the 1960s up to the present day. Jörg Friedrichs explores what makes large European states willing or unwilling to participate in international…

    Paperback – 2009-06-26
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Anglo-French Relations since the Late Eighteenth Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Glyn Stone, Thomas G. Otte

    This work, intended to commemorate the centenary of the Entente Cordiale in 2004, examines aspects of Anglo-French relations since the late eighteenth century when both Britain and France were pre-eminent great powers at war with one another through to the post-Second World War period when both had…

    Paperback – 2009-02-20

  • The French Polity

    7th Edition

    By William Safran

    Focusing on the interplay between individual and institutions, The French Polity is the most current and comprehensive text for introducing students to the changing and enduring characteristics of the French political scene. It combines historical perspective and contextual information on French…

    Paperback – 2008-06-09

  • The Extreme Right in France

    From Pétain to Le Pen, 1st Edition

    By James Shields

    A comprehensive new historical study of the extreme right in France, from the Vichy regime to the present day. The Front National has for some years been France's third political party and the most significant extreme-right force in Europe; its leader, Jean-Marie Le Pen, contested the second round…

    Paperback – 2007-04-26

  • The Government and Politics of France

    5th Edition

    By Andrew Knapp, Andrew Knapp, Vincent Wright, Vincent Wright

    The Government and Politics of France has been the leading textbook on French politics for over a generation, and continues to provide students with a comprehensive and incisive introduction to the intricacies of French politics and government. This edition updates every chapter, with the addition…

    Paperback – 2006-04-06

  • French Relations with the European Union

    1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Drake

    This scholarly work examines how key actors within French politics and society have related to the challenges and opportunities posed by the European Union, and how these relations have driven or hindered change in France. The collection invites the reader to explore below the surface image of a…

    Hardback – 2005-04-14
    Europe and the Nation State

  • Jacques Delors

    Perspectives on a European Leader, 1st Edition

    By Helen Drake

    Drawing on exclusive interviews with Jacques Delors himself, this comprehensive, accessibly written study of his life and Commission presidency is an invaluable resource for all those interested in European and French Politics. Debunking populist images and myths about him, this book presents a…

    Paperback – 2000-09-14

  • French Politics

    Debates and Controversies, 1st Edition

    By Robert Elgie, Steven Griggs

    Accessible, up-to-date and comprehensive, this is an essential introduction to the French political system. Featuring detailed analysis of the most important debates and controversies concerning French politics today, the expert authors conclude that study of this subject is being transformed in…

    Paperback – 2000-03-30

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