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Thursday, 5 February 2015

The Election of François Hollande



France Votes: The Election of François Hollande (Europe in Crisis)

Analyzes the French elections of 2012 in the context of a France and Europe in crisis. The result, posits Wall, is that France has become a no-choice democracy.

The Election of François Hollande

The Election of François Hollande by Irwin Wall (Professor Emeritus of History at the University of California, Riverside), with regard to the economy:

Describes the ways in which the country's adherence to the common currency in the Eurozone has stripped France of its freedom of manouver.

Shows how a European-wide economic crisis was reflected in political crisis at home and the rise of new political extremism combined with mass disaffection from politics altogether.

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