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About this book
The Government and Politics of France provides a clear and concise introduction to the working of the major political institutions in France, including the presidency, parliament, the government and administrative machinery, local government, political parties and pressure groups. The emphasis is on a lively sense of how political action happens, where power is located and how, and within what constraints, it is used. The new second edition provides a critical review of the Mitterand presidency and an assessment of continuities and change under Chirac.
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