La France vers le bipartisme?

La présidentialisation du PS et de l'UMP
First Edition

Cet essai fait le pari d’analyser conjointement les dynamiques à l’oeuvre au PS et à l’UMP. Un tel débat conduit plus largement à s’interroger sur les transformations en cours du système partisan. Read More

The personalization of French politics today is so pervasive that it has more or less relegated the political parties themselves to the background. And yet, these parties play a central role in which, after a period of profound transformation, two of them, the PS (Socialist Party) and the UMP (Union for a Popular Movement), have managed to dominate the political system. But how secure is this dominance and what are the obstacles and weaknesses? To what extent is this dominance a result of the presidentialization of the parties? In what way might these parties evolve?

This work jointly analyses the dynamics at work within the PS and within the UMP. This includes dynamics induced by the similarity of the positions they both occupy in the political system, dynamics specific to each party individually, both of whom moreover are linked to each other through a mimetic relationship, and the dynamics of their political agenda either in relation to the candidates or to the programmes themselves.

However, to pose these questions is to open a debate on the possibility – which may seem paradoxical today – that France is moving towards a two-party system. More broadly, such a debate leads to a questioning of current transformations in the partisan system. The presidential and legislative elections in 2007 are, of course, a crucial moment in which better understand them.

Gérard Grunberg is Vice President and Academic Dean of Sciences Po. He is a CNRS Research Director at the CEVIPOF (Centre for Political Research at Sciences Po.
Florence Haegel is a Research Director at CEVIPOF.


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Publisher
Presses de Sciences Po
Author
Gérard Grunberg, Florence Haegel,
Collection
Nouveaux Débats
Language
French
Publisher Category
> Europe > European Construction
Publisher Category
> Exams > Exams political science
Publisher Category
> Political Science > French Politics
Publisher Category
> Exams
Publisher Category
> International field
Publisher Category
> Political Science
Publisher Category
> Politics
Publisher Category
> Society
Publisher Category
> Sociology
BISAC Subject Heading
POL000000 POLITICAL SCIENCE
Onix Audience Codes
01 General / trade
CLIL (Version 2013-2019)
3283 SCIENCES POLITIQUES
Title First Published
20 March 2007
Subject Scheme Identifier Code
Thema subject category: Politics & government

Paperback


Publication Date
20 March 2007
ISBN-13
978-2-7246-1010-9
Extent
Main content page count : 128
Code
978-2-7246-1010-9
Weight
140 grams
List Price
12.50 €
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Version 2.1, Version 3

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Publication Date
20 March 2007
ISBN-13
9782724686876
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Text (eye-readable)
Code
9782724686876
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Adobe DRM
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6.99 €
ONIX XML
Version 2.1, Version 3

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Contents


Introduction
 
Chapitre 1
LA DYNAMIQUE DU SYSTÈME PARTISAN
L’impact des logiques institutionnelles
Vers un bipartisme ?
 
Chapitre 2
LA DYNAMIQUE DES ORGANISATIONS
La place des adhérents
Le pluralisme interne
 
Chapitre 3
LA DYNAMIQUE DE LOFFRE POLITIQUE
La production d’autorité politique
Activation, redéfinition et brouillage des clivages
 
Conclusion