France in the Hollande Presidency

The Unhappy Republic

  • John Gaffney

Part of the French Politics, Society and Culture book series (FPSC)

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About this book


An analysis of the first half of François Hollande's five-year presidential term that examines the strengths and weaknesses of presidential politics following the Left's return to power in 2012 and puts forward an interpretation of the underlying nature of contemporary French politics, and the French Fifth Republic.


French Politics Presidency Leadership François Hollande François Mitterrand French Fifth Republic government Institution politics socialism The Republic

Authors and affiliations

  • John Gaffney
    • 1
  1. 1.Aston UniversityBirminghamUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Political Science Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-49777-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-45391-4
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