Contemporary France (Heftet)

An Introduction to French Politics and Society


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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2019
Forlag: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781138789852
Kategori: Debatt og samfunn
Omtale Contemporary France
Contemporary France provides an essential introduction for students of French politics and society. Contemporary developments are explored but placed within the deeper historical, intellectual, cultural and social context that makes for insightful analysis.

This second edition has been fully updated to cover the new issues and important changes that have arisen in the last decade. These include:

the presidencies of Sarkozy and Hollande and their impact on French society

political secularity - laicite - and the continuing debate surrounding the headscarf ban

the financial crisis and the subsequent rise of declinisme

the 2005 riots in the banlieues and the broader but linked issue of youth unemployment

cultural policy -l'exception francaise

France's relations with its former colonies and its changing place on the international scene.

This new edition is also supported by a free companion website. This contains additional resources including multiple-choice exercises and annotated bibliographies linked to each chapter to guide further study.

Contemporary France is an invaluable resource for all undergraduate students of French. The authoritative background information provides a solid foundation and a springboard for further study.

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