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week 10 tues - The yes argument Essentially two large...

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The “yes” argument Essentially two large coalitions; a socialist/communist coalition on left and a guallist/non-guallist coalition on the right. The two round feature does encourage coalitions Fifth republic has survived major crises without collapse Electoral repudiation of extreme right in 2002 Pres’l election o Contest between the moderate candidate and the extreme candidate, humiliating at first, yet French rejoice 2 weeks later o Humiliating because both were of the right party Solving the euro crisis is very important for French The Supporting “why” arguments? Since WWII, france has become a prosperous industrial society Generous and publicity supported welfare policies incl. social medicine, family and worker benefits (unemployment, retirement), public education Political system is open and free In 1970s France went through a remarkable economic recovery o France became transformed from a society of physical rubble to a major industrial society of the world
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2011 for the course POLI SCI 50 taught by Professor Lofchie during the Spring '11 term at UCLA.

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