French Presidential Elections

French Presidential Elections

by Michael S. Lewis-Beck, Richard Nadeau, Eric Belanger, a?ric BaAlanger
     
 

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An original and comprehensive study of the sociological and psychological forces driving individual choices in French Presidential elections. Based on a unique comparative analysis of four French presidential contests over the last two decades, this book presents a rigorous examination of long-term and short-term voter motivations.See more details below

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An original and comprehensive study of the sociological and psychological forces driving individual choices in French Presidential elections. Based on a unique comparative analysis of four French presidential contests over the last two decades, this book presents a rigorous examination of long-term and short-term voter motivations.

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"Like all good scientific works, French Presidential Elections answers important existing questions and poses new ones...Lewis-Beck, Nadeau and Bélanger have given us a most useful roadmap that will guide future inquiries. The result of their efforts is an outstanding example of the contemporary science of electoral choice." -From the Foreword by Harold D. Clarke, Ashbel Smith Professor, School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas, USA

"A superbly crafted inquiry of French elections from Mitterand to Sarkozy, with an uncanny sense for enduring as well as novel patterns of voting. Mindful of the peculiarities of la vie francaise, but also appealing for its broad theoretical outlook on electoral choice." -Helmut Norpoth, Professor, Department of Political Science, Stony Brook University, USA

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230300088
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
02/14/2012
Series:
French Politics, Society and Culture Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

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