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ISBN-13 9780205651849ISBN-10 0205651844
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-205-60070-0ISBN-13 978-0-205-60070-0
Author(s): William Safran
Publisher: Longman
Copyright year: © 2009 Pages: 416
Description

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.

This text combines historical perspective and contextual information on French society to clearly explain the evolution and health of this country’s political institutions, process, and culture. Throughout, William Safran, a leading area studies expert, goes beyond description to offer original analyses of French politics.

"William Safran is one of the leading scholars of modern and contemporary Europe, and THE FRENCH POLITY is a proven success, the best and most comprehensive introduction to French politics available."—James Hollifield, Southern Methodist University

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