It is widely admitted that organized economic interests determine political decision making at many levels of the French political process. This first comprehensive description of the French employers' and trade association movement shows how these pressure groups operate and indicates the extent of their influence.
Originally published in 1957.
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Table of Contents
- Frontmatter, pg. i
- FOREWORD, pg. vii
- PREFACE, pg. ix
- CONTENTS, pg. xix
- CHAPTER I. From Matignon to the End of the Third Republic, pg. 3
- CHAPTER II. Organized Business under Vichy, pg. 58
- CHAPTER III. The CNPF and the Industrial Trade Associations, pg. 103
- CHAPTER IV. Other Inter-professional Groups, pg. 159
- CHAPTER V. Organized Business and Politics, pg. 207
- CHAPTER VI. Economic Issues: I, pg. 279
- CHAPTER VII. Economic Issues: II, pg. 325
- CHAPTER VIII. Economic Issues: III, pg. 368
- CHAPTER IX. Industrial Relations, pg. 420
- CHAPTER X. Organized Business and the Future of French Democracy, pg. 475
- APPENDIX, pg. 495
- GLOSSARY OF ABBREVIATIONS, pg. 501
- INDEX, pg. 503