Political Ideologies in Contemporary France

Political Ideologies in Contemporary France

by Christopher Flood, Laurence Bell
     
 

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This text analyzes the major political ideologies in contemporary France. The treatment is not approached exclusively from a party-political point of view; rather, attention is focused on the substance of the ideological currents themselves. Each chapter considers issues such as: assumptions concerning human nature; the meaning and direction of history; moral

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This text analyzes the major political ideologies in contemporary France. The treatment is not approached exclusively from a party-political point of view; rather, attention is focused on the substance of the ideological currents themselves. Each chapter considers issues such as: assumptions concerning human nature; the meaning and direction of history; moral and social values; race, ethnicity and national identity; socio-economic organization; and political organization and France's position in the world.

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Contributions contained in this volume discuss seven strains of political thought in France today: democratic socialism, communism, Gaullism and liberalism, national populism, ecologism, feminism, and multiculturalism. Contributors are primarily English scholars of French Studies and their contributions focus on the participants, strategy, and future prospects of each ideological tendency. Distributed by Books International. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9781855672376
Publisher:
Continuum International Publishing Group
Publication date:
07/01/1997
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.21(h) x (d)

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