Research

France on the World Stage: Nation State Strategies in the Global Era


Reference:

Szarka, J. and Maclean, M., eds., 2008. France on the World Stage: Nation State Strategies in the Global Era. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Related documents:

This repository does not currently have the full-text of this item.
You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided below.

Official URL:

https://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?PID=278810

Abstract

France on the World Stage examines the ways in which France's relations with the international community have evolved in a period of accelerating globalization. It considers the role of the nation state and its capacity for political initiative, examining French strategies to consolidate French influence on the world stage. It questions whether an intermediary country such as France can continue to 'punch above its weight' in the today's international contexts. Thus, the book considers France both as a passive and an active actor. As well as assessing the impact of globalization upon France, it addresses French strategies to avert unwelcome outcomes and to deepen global developments by reinforcing French influence and policy preferences around the world. The contributors explore these themes from a variety of perspectives, examining French capacity for initiative in a world dominated by one superpower, and seeking to understand the causes and limits of national adaptation to a globalized order.

Details

Item Type Book/s
EditorsSzarka, J.and Maclean, M.
DepartmentsFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences > Politics Languages and International Studies
StatusPublished
ID Code20099

Export

Actions (login required)

View Item