France On The World Stage: Nation State Strategies In The Global Era by M. MacleanFrance On The World Stage: Nation State Strategies In The Global Era by M. Maclean

France On The World Stage: Nation State Strategies In The Global Era

byM. MacleanEditorJ. Szarka

Hardcover | April 30, 2008

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This book examines the ways in which France's relations with the international community have evolved in a period of accelerating globalization. It considers the role of the nation state, and its capacity for political initiative, examining French strategies to reinforce French influence on the world stage.
MAIRI MACLEAN is Professor of International Business at Bristol Business School, UWE, UK. She was previously Reader in European Business at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. Her recent books includeBusiness Elites and Corporate Governance in France and the UK(with Charles Harvey and Jon Press) andEconomic Management and French ...
Title:France On The World Stage: Nation State Strategies In The Global EraFormat:HardcoverDimensions:237 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.78 inPublished:April 30, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230521266

ISBN - 13:9780230521261


Table of Contents

Globalization and the Nation State: Conceptual Lenses on French Ambitions in a Changing World Order; M.Maclean & J.Szarka French-American Relations after the Iraq War; G.Parmentier From Confidence to Confusion: Franco-African Relations in the Era of Globalisation; T.Chafer France in East Asia: The Europeanization of French Foreign Policy; R.Wong The Burdensome Heritage of Prestige Politics; A.Sonntag The French Rejection of the 2005 EU Constitution in a Global Context; N.Startin Supporting Europe and Voting 'No'?; L.Binet Using Europe to Keep the World at Bay: French Policy on EU Economic Governance; D.Howarth French Corporate Governance in a Globalized World: A Changing Business Model?; M.Maclean From Industrial Policy to Competitiveness Policy?: The New French Strategy; J-M.Trouille & H.Uterwedde Facing Global Climate Risk: International Negotiations, European Policy Measures and French Policy Style; J.Szarka Pushing Back and Reaching Out: French Television in the Global Era; R.Kuhn Globalization and the Specificity of the French Republic: The End of the French Counter-Model?; G.Raymond

Editorial Reviews

"[T]his volume offers a very useful background and conceptual framework for understanding current French politics... It offers different approaches tackling political, diplomatic, economic, cultural, and environmental issues. Consequently, it addresses a wide range of scholars and post-graduates interested in the evolution of France in the twenty-first century." - Basil Germond, University of St Andrews, UK