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Presidents in Charge: The United States, France, and Poland

David P. Auerswald and Stephen M. Saideman

in NATO in Afghanistan: Fighting Together, Fighting Alone

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159386
eISBN:
9781400848676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159386.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses primarily on two presidential systems, those of the United States and France. In each country, an individual is empowered to make significant military decisions or delegate those ... More


Directionless: French Economic Policy in the Twenty-first Century

Jonah D. Levy

in The Third Globalization: Can Wealthy Nations Stay Rich in the Twenty-First Century?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917822
eISBN:
9780199332861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917822.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter argues that the directionless character of French economic policy today has been profoundly shaped by the decisions of French authorities long ago, notably the decisions surrounding ... More


Combatting the Crisis: Reconstructing Political Agency from Rousset and Foucault to Rancière and Badiou

Adrian May

in From Bataille to Badiou: Lignes, the Preservation of Radical French Thought, 1987-2017

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940438
eISBN:
9781789629118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940438.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter charts the political responses of Lignes in the new millennium, as securitisation methods, crises and states of exception replaced consensual liberalism as the dominant modes of ... More


Gros Rouge

Jean-Luc Nancy

in Identity: Fragments, Frankness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823256105
eISBN:
9780823261314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256105.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In chapter 2, Nancy analyses a sentence from Nicolas Sarkozy in which the French president proclaimed that he wanted for this debate on national identity “du gros rouge qui tâche,” literally “cheap ... More


Gender and the Western Reaction to the Case

Sarah Eltantawi

in Shari'ah on Trial: Northern Nigeria's Islamic Revolution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293779
eISBN:
9780520967144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293779.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explores the western reaction to Amina Lawal’s case. It outlines how famous western leaders, from Nicolas Sarkozy to Bill Clinton to Oprah Winfrey treated this case, and critically ... More


The ‘Marie Ndiaye Affair’ or the Coming of a Postcolonial Evoluée

Dominic Thomas

in Transnational French Studies: Postcolonialism and Litterature-monde

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314834
eISBN:
9781846316265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316265.009
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In November 2009, the Prix Goncourt was awarded to Marie NDiaye. On the surface, this development seems to lend further credence to the notion, put forward by the writers who signed the ... More


The Politics of Border Control in Europe: Policy Failure and Border Pressure

Martin A. Schain

in The Border: Policy and Politics in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780199938674
eISBN:
9780190054649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199938674.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the growing politicization of border control policy in Europe. It first examines why the border has become important at all at a time when some have argued that borders are ... More


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