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New and Published Books

  1. Globalised Football

    Nations and Migration, the City and the Dream

    Edited by Nina Clara Tiesler, Joao Nuno Coelho

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    When studying the social phenomena in and around football, five major aspects of globalisation processes become evident: international migration, the global flow of capital, the syncretistic nature of tradition and modernity in contemporary culture, new experiences of time and space and the...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Party Politics and Decentralization in Japan and France

    When the Opposition Governs

    By Koichi Nakano

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Decentralization is a curious policy for a central government to pursue. If politics is essentially about the struggle for power, why would anyone want to give away the power that one struggled for and won? This book argues that it is precisely party competition in search of power that propels...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Parliamentary Representation in France

    Edited by Olivier Costa

    Series: Library of Legislative Studies

    Despite real improvements since the beginning of the last decade, legislative studies are still underdeveloped in France, compared to other modern democracies. This weakness is linked to the characteristics of the political system itself: the Constitution of 1958 has created a semi-presidential...

    Published November 24th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Francois Mitterrand

    A Study in Political Leadership

    By Alistair Cole

    Francois Mitterrand is one of France's most famous twentieth-century politicians, yet interpretations of his values and leadership vary widely. Alistair Cole starts with a chronological overview of Mitterrand's career which is developed into a policy-based assessment of Mitterrand's presidency from...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Dynamics in the French Constitution

    Decoding French Republican Ideas

    By David Marrani

    Series: Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

    The promulgation of the Fifth French Republic Constitution in 1958 marked the end of a complex constitutional history that has since 1789 seen more than twenty constitutions and five Republics. Lasting now for more than fifty years, the Fifth Republic Constitution has proven to be the right...

    Published July 25th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Rethinking the French New Right

    Alternatives to Modernity

    By Tamir Bar-On

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    This book focuses on the philosophy, politics and impact of the 'New Right' which originated in France and has since influenced activism, ideology and policy in a number of European countries. This book explores the idea that revolutionaries do not necessarily need to come from the left, nor...

    Published April 8th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Housing Disadvantaged People?

    Insiders and Outsiders in French Social Housing

    By Jane Ball

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    Social housing appears to offer a solution for the housing of poor and disadvantaged people. The French "right to housing" offers poor and disadvantaged citizens priority in social housing allocation, and even a legal action against the State to obtain a social home. Despite this, France is...

    Published September 27th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Political Campaigning, Elections and the Internet

    Comparing the US, UK, France and Germany

    By Darren Lilleker, Nigel Jackson

    Series: Routledge Research in Political Communication

    The Internet first played a minor role in the 1992 U.S. Presidential election, and has gradually increased in importance so that it is central to election campaign strategy. However, election campaigners have, until very recently, focused on Web 1.0: websites and email. Political Campaigning,...

    Published February 13th 2011 by Routledge

  9. France’s Political Institutions at 50

    Edited by Emiliano Grossman, Nicolas Sauger

    Series: West European Politics

    Fifty years after the creation of the Fifth Republic, French politics is undergoing profound changes. The election of Nicolas Sarkozy has announced a general review of the French political system. A special committee – the comité constitutionnel – is currently drafting a catalogue of...

    Published July 27th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Fighting Terrorism and Drugs

    Europe and International Police Cooperation

    By Jörg Friedrichs

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Fighting Terrorism and Drugs is an examination of European states in their fight against terrorism and drugs, from the 1960s up to the present day. Jörg Friedrichs explores what makes large European states willing or unwilling to participate in international...

    Published June 25th 2009 by Routledge