The Mitterrand Experiment

The Mitterrand Experiment : Continuity and Change in Modern France

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The Mitterrand Experiment takes a sober, detailed look at the successes and failures of Mitterrand's Socialist government in France. In a cohesive and penetrating set of essays by leading international experts in the field, the book analyzes a broad range of topics including: the macroeconomic policies of the Left; the politics of the private sector; the Left and the media; and the position of Left intellectuals. The essayists probe beneath the Left's claims that it was betrayed by "pro-capitalist" forces, and the Right's contention that the experiment turned out to be another example of the incompetence of Socialist government, and provide a unique, comparative study that will attract wide international debate.show more

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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 19.05mm | 444.52g
  • Oxford University Press, USA
  • United States
  • English
  • 0195206126
  • 9780195206128