TITLE

Le Nouveau Regime

AUTHOR(S)
Berger, Alan
PUB. DATE
June 1977
SOURCE
New Republic;6/18/77, Vol. 176 Issue 25, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the potential political scenario in France; Focus on the legislative elections of March 1978 that could be won by the coalition of Socialists and Communists that calls itself the Union of the Left; Information on polls about French attitudes toward government policies and personalities; Factors that may lead to the victory of the Left; Socialist Democratic principles of the French society under leadership of the Union; Potential impact on its relationship with other European countries; Increasing dissatisfaction of people with current government policies; Emphasis on strategy of Raymond Barré, Prime Minister of France, to guard the value of the franc by fighting inflation; Plans of Barré to offer some investment incentive to industry; Efforts to resolve economic crises; Plans to avoid uncontrolled spiral of inflation; Description of the word autogestation, in the context of French economics and politics; Report on the two-round electoral system currently in use in France that encourages coalition partners to run against one another as well as the opposition; Practice of political behavior modification on their Communist partners by French Socialists.
ACCESSION #
9598941

 

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