This book provides a complete overview of political parties in France. The social and ideological profiles of all the major parties are analyzed chapter by chapter, highlighting their principal functions and dynamics within the system. This examination is complemented by analyses of bloc and system features, including the pluralist left, Europe, and the ideological space in which the parties operate. In particular, the book addresses the impressive capacity of French parties and their leaders to adapt themselves to the changing concerns of their electorates and to a shifting institutional context.This book provides a complete overview of political parties in France.
|Title||:||The French Party System|
|Publisher||:||Manchester University Press - 2003-11-08|