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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
London ; New York : Longman, 1994
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jill Forbes; Nick Hewlett
|ISBN:||0582073766 9780582073760 0582073774 9780582073777|
|Language Note:||English and French.|
|Description:||xix, 584 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||List of Figures and Tables. List of Texts. Acknowledgements. Preface. Introduction. Part 1: Politics in France: Introduction, 1945-1981: instability, conflict and revolt. The right: from standard bearer of the republic to ordinary political factor. Trade Unions: radicalism and decline. Foreign relations and defence: from colonial imbroglio to quasi-consensus. Conclusion: the death of conflict - a much exaggerated rumour? Suggestions for further reading. Texts and exercises. Part 2: The French Economy: Introduction. Changes in the system of production. Changing characteristics of the work-force. Regional revolutions: the geographical distribution of the French economy. International competition: the opening if the economy to the rest of the world. The use of resources: the changing role of the state and the public sector. Conclusion: expectations and problems for the end of the 1990s. Suggestions for further reading. Texts and Exercises. Part 3: Contemporary French Society: Introduction. Land use, infrastructure and the communications revolution. Social structure of post-war France.|
|Responsibility:||Jill Forbes and Nick Hewlett ; with François Nectoux and Anne Reymond.|
'The books strength lies more directly in the use that it makes of finely selected authentic texts which it provides to accompany the analytical essays.' Cahiers - Association for French Language
- France -- Economic conditions -- 1981-1995.
- France -- Social conditions -- 1945.
- France -- Politics and government -- 1981-1995.
- France -- Politics and government -- 1981-
- Economic history.
- Politics and government.
- Social conditions.
- Politieke aspecten.
- Economische aspecten.
- Sociale aspecten.
- Economic conditions