Political Institutions in Contemporary France

Paperback | March 1, 2003

byRobert Elgie

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A core text for undergraduates studying the political institutions of contemporary France. It provides an accessible introduction to the government and politics of France by focusing on the institutions of the Fifth Republic. It contains key information about the legal and constitutionalpowers of the country's political institutions and party system, about the procedures and practices of the decision-making process and about the general development of the political system since 1958.

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A core text for undergraduates studying the political institutions of contemporary France. It provides an accessible introduction to the government and politics of France by focusing on the institutions of the Fifth Republic. It contains key information about the legal and constitutionalpowers of the country's political institutions an...

Robert Elgie is Paddy Moriarty Professor of Government and International Studies at Dublin City University. His publications include 'French Politics' (written with Steven Griggs, 2000), 'The Changing French Political System' (editor, 2000) and 'Semi-Presidentialism in Europe' (1999).

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.59 inPublished:March 1, 2003Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198782667

ISBN - 13:9780198782667

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Table of Contents

1. The Fifth Republic2. The Party System3. The State4. The Executive5. The Bureaucracy6. The Legislature7. The Judiciary8. Local Government