Designed specifically for combined language and social science courses, this text provides a concise survey, in English, of the politics, economics and society of modern France. It contains approximately 60 texts in French to illustrate themes in the book.
- Limba : Engleza
- Cuprins : List of figures and tables.List of texts. List of abbreviations.Acknowledgements.Preface to the first edition.Preface to the second edition.Introduction.Part I Politics in France.Introduction; 1945 - 81: Instability, conflict and revolt; The left: swords into social democracy; The right: from standard bearer of the Republic to ordinary political actor; Foreign relations and defence: from colonial imbroglio to quasi-consensus; Conclusion: the death of conflict - a much exaggerated rumour? ; Notes; Suggestions for further reading; Texts and exercises. Part II The French Economy.Introduction; Growth and crisis in the production system; The labour force and the unemployment crisis; Regional revolutions: the geographical distribution of the French economy; International competition: Opening the economy to the rest of the world; Distributing incomes; The changing role of the state and public sector; Conclusion: problems and expectations for the new century; Notes; Suggestions for further reading; Texts and exercise
- Data Publicarii : 14 Sep 2000
- Editie : 2 Rev ed
- Format : Paperback
- Numar pagini : 408
- ISBN : 9780582381599