Fifth Republic at Twenty

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780873954136
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 6/1/1980
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 518

Table of Contents


Key to Abbreviations

1. Introduction: The Impact of France on the Fifth Republic
William G. Andrews

I. Government

2. The Constitution of 1958: Its Raison d'Etre and How It Evolved
Michel Debré

3. The Collective Political Executive under the Gaullists
William G. Andrews

4. Parliament in the Fifth Republic
John R. Frears

5. Administrative Reform and the Problem of Decentralization
Ezra N. Suleiman

II. Politics

6. The RPR: From a Rassemblement to the Gaullist Movement
William R. Schonfeld

7. Gaullism Abandoned or the Cost of Success
Peter Alexis Gourevitch

8. Centrism in the Fifth Republic: An Attitude in Search of an Instrument
William Safran

9. The Effects of Twenty Years of Gaullism on the Parties of the Left
Georges Lavau

10. The French Left in the Fifth Republic
Frank L. Wilson

11. The French Left and the Transformation of French Society: Sisyphus Revisited
Mark Kesselman

III. The Economy

12. The French Economy under the Fifth Republic, 1958–1978
Bela Balassa

13. The Gaullist Model of Economic Modernization
Volkmar Lauber

14. Twenty Years of the Gaullist Economy
Stephen S. Cohen

15. The Interventionist Temptation: Financial Structure and Political Purpose
John Zysman

16. The Corporatist Dynamic of Agricultural Modernization in the Fifth Republic
John T. S. Keeler

17. Lame Ducks and National Champions: Industrial Policy in the Fifth Republic
Suzanne Berger

18. Energy Policies of the Fifth Republic: Autonomy versus Constraint
Robert J. Lieber

IV. Society and Culture

19. Gaullism and Organized Labor: Two Decades of Failure?
George Ross

20. Gaullism and Collective Bargaining: The Effect of the Fifth Republic on French Industrial Relations
Janice McCormick

21. The Fifth Republic and Education: Modernity, Democracy, Culture
Paul Gagnon

22. France's Cultural Anxieties under Gaullism: The Cultural Revolution Revisted
Michel Crozier

V. Foreign and Defense Policies

23. The Fifth Republic in Europe
A. W. De Porte

24. French Disarmament and Arms Control Policy: The Gaullist Heritage in Question
Edward A. Kolodziej

25. Consensus, Confusion, and Confrontation in France: The Left in Search of a Defense Policy
Michael M. Harrison

26. Conclusion: The Impact of the Fifth Republic on France
Stanley Hoffmann

Appendix: Dialogue: Michel Debré with Conference Participants



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