Case of France

Case of France - CaseofFrance 19:36 Mainpoints...

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Case of France 19:36 Main points: Model for EU state, public admin Focus (paradox) France is descent of Ancient Monarchy o 52 empires o 5 republics o BASIC STRUCTURE HAS NOT CHANGED Competing vision of political tule between progressive and conservative vision What unites people? o Unitary conception of authority o Centralized government and administration o Much more state intervention in the economy  “state capitalism” o French liberalists closely connected with middle class o Supported by monarchial interest o Based on social identities from different regions of class o Early democratic tendencies associated with French Revolution provided a  point of reference for other revolutionary and democratic movements  throughout Europe. Same way that the French bureaucracy inspired others throughout 
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2009 for the course POLI POLI 211 taught by Professor Sabetti during the Fall '09 term at McGill.

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