Lecture 11

Lecture 11 - France - basic institutions in france have...

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France - basic institutions in france have remained largely the same - the principles of government have remained largely the same Toqueville - addresses the issue of the French disease unitary system of government – how it contrasted to polycentric systems - men behind the iron mask/ last years of augiers/colonialism/ the army of shadows – resistance.movies France- political system has remained the same, same institutions of government and why the paradox is tha tin spite of the different visions between the left and right ideological differences what unites them in political discourse 1. unitary conception of authority – ostrom polycentricity = 2. liberal representative government – administrative system in france is centralised even in a democratic system copied by Japanese government 3. state intervention in the economy - each mayor is a representative of the state - in Britain there is gradualism where in france there is emphasis on revolution - in Britiain it’s a self adjusting mechanism of authority but in France its an attempt
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course POLI 211 taught by Professor Sabetti during the Spring '08 term at McGill.

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