The Politics of Neo-corporatism in France

The Politics of Neo-corporatism in France : Farmers, the State and Agricultural Policymaking in the Fifth Republic

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This penetrating study examines the emergence of the most powerful agricultural union, the FNSEA, as a force in French politics, the trends towards corporatization and decorporatization of the agricultural sector, governmental efforts at reform, and decorporatization in Mitterand's France. A new, sector-oriented theoretical framework is introduced, which is suitable for analyzing the corporatization process in any democratic society. The book also offers a general model of the 'corporatist imperative' in the agricultural sector of democratic polities, which it tests with comparative case studies of the United States, Britain, Italy, and West Germany. Readership: political scientists; economists.show more

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  • Hardback | 382 pages
  • 210 x 250mm | 757g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
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  • 0195040783
  • 9780195040784