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Dyarchic Presidentialization Dyarchic Presidentialization in a Presidentialized Polity: in a Presidentialized Polity: The French Fifth Republic

Ben Clift

in The Presidentialization of Politics: A Comparative Study of Modern Democracies

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199252015
eISBN:
9780191602375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252017.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Begins by charting the emergence and evolution of the Fifth Republic, identifying the key structural and contingent causes of presidentialization within the French political system. The ambiguity ... More


France

Robert Elgie

in Semi-Presidentialism in Europe

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293866
eISBN:
9780191599156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293860.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The Constitution of the Fifth French Republic was adopted by referendum in September 1958, and this chapter explores the relationship between the president and the prime minister in that Fifth ... More


Judicialization and the Construction of Governance

Alec Stone Sweet

in On Law, Politics, and Judicialization

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256488
eISBN:
9780191600234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256489.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This paper, which was originally published in the journal Comparative Political Studies in 1999, is the second of two that elaborate a relatively general approach to judicial politics, which ... More


France: Enduring Notables, Weak Parties, and Powerful Technocrats

Marcus Kreuzer and Ina Stephan

in The Political Class in Advanced Democracies: A Comparative Handbook

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199260362
eISBN:
9780191601873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260362.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

French politicians became skilled political entrepreneurs much earlier than their European counterparts, but their professionalization was shaped by the fact that it took place within a centralized ... More


Epilogue: From Vichy to the Fifth Republic: Decline or Transformation?

Avner Ben-Amos

in Funerals, Politics, and Memory in Modern France, 1789–1996

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203285
eISBN:
9780191675836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203285.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The demise of the Third Republic could have also signaled the end of the tradition of republican state funerals. The Vichy regime tried to establish its own festive and commemorative tradition, while ... More


French Constitutional Law

John Bell

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259480
eISBN:
9780191681967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259480.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book provides a presentation of judicial review of legislation in contemporary France. Created by the Constitution of the Fifth Republic in 1958, the Conseil constitutionnel has had an ... More


Constitutional Review within the Fifth Republic

John Bell

in French Constitutional Law

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259480
eISBN:
9780191681967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259480.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter provides an outline of the history and basic features of the 1958 Constitution, in particular the place of constitutional review. It specifically attempts to emphasize the place of the ... More


The Fifth Republic

Martin Schain

in The French Republic: History, Values, Debates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449017
eISBN:
9780801460647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter showcases the achievements and difficulties faced by the Fifth Republic—popularly termed the “de Gaulle Republic”—as it weathered through a series of challenges to its legitimacy that ... More


May 68 in French Fiction and Film: Rethinking Society, Rethinking Representation

Margaret Atack

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198715153
eISBN:
9780191694929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198715153.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book studies ‘May 68’ in fiction and in film. It looks at the ways the events themselves were represented in narrative, evaluates the impact these crucial times had on French cultural and ... More


Parliamentary Procedure

John Bell

in French Constitutional Law

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259480
eISBN:
9780191681967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259480.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explores another major change, the principles governing parliamentary procedure and thus the political power of Parliament. It starts by presenting the sources of rules on parliamentary ... More


Decolonization and the Republic

Todd Shepard

in The French Republic: History, Values, Debates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449017
eISBN:
9780801460647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.003.0029
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter presents the history of decolonization as key to understanding how the pursuit and government of empire were, rather than a diversion, an inextricable part of the French history of ... More


France: Excluding Parliament from Government Formation

Iris Nguyên-Duy

in Parliaments and Government Formation: Unpacking Investiture Rules

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198747017
eISBN:
9780191809286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747017.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Parliamentary investiture emerged, de facto, in the Third Republic, as a result of a failed ‘constitutional coup’ by the President of the Republic in 1877. However, due to several failed attempts to ... More


Term Limits in South Korea: Promises and Perils

Fiona Yap

in The Politics of Presidential Term Limits

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198837404
eISBN:
9780191874109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837404.003.0022
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

South Korea’s single five-year term limit for the presidency is among the shortest office terms for a head of government. This chapter traces constitutional revisions in the country before and ... More


Algiers 1957

Anthony James Joes

in Urban Guerrilla Warfare

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124377
eISBN:
9780813134833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124377.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

Despite serving in the French armed forces during the two world wars, Algerian Arabs were regarded by many colons—Algerians of European descent—as third-class citizens at best. Their demands for ... More


The Civilizing Mission

Alice L. Conklin

in The French Republic: History, Values, Debates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449017
eISBN:
9780801460647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.003.0020
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how the idea of a special republican mission to civilize the “primitive” people of the earth provided the ideological framework for France's colonial empire in the modern era. ... More


Intellectuals and Public Policy in France: An Overview

in Intellectuals, Culture and Public Policy in France: Approaches from the Left

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312458
eISBN:
9781846316081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312458.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the recurrent aversion of left-wing public intellectuals in France to meaningful engagements in cultural policy processes during the Fifth Republic. It examines the reasons for ... More


The United States, Algeria, and de Gaulle's Diplomacy

Irwin M. Wall

in France, the United States, and the Algerian War

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225343
eISBN:
9780520925687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225343.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the diplomatic attempts of French President Charles de Gaulle to establish close ties to the Anglo-Saxons. It explains that at the moment of the collapse of the Fourth French ... More


De Gaulle Reconsidered

Irwin M. Wall

in France, the United States, and the Algerian War

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225343
eISBN:
9780520925687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225343.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter reconsiders the goals, policies, and diplomatic accomplishments of Charles de Gaulle as president of the Fifth French Republic. It explains that de Gaulle is considered in contemporary ... More


Yeast in the dough? Catholic schooling in France, 1981–95

Nicholas Beattie

in Catholicism, Politics and Society in Twentieth-Century France

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780853239741
eISBN:
9781846312779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239741.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines Catholic education in France between 1981 and 1995, with emphasis on how Catholic schools have evolved in the secular context in order to survive. It considers the financial ... More


Introduction: Focus and Limits

in Intellectuals, Culture and Public Policy in France: Approaches from the Left

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312458
eISBN:
9781846316081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312458.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book discusses the role of public intellectuals in France in the process of public policy formation. The historical focus of the book revolves around the Fifth Republic (from 1958 to the ... More


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