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La souveraineté de la délibération au lendemain de la Grande Guerre
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Since when, in France, did the "republican tradition" forget the virtues of deliberation? There begins the work of the historian: to find the origin of the issue and, in this case, reexamine the enigma of the postwar period... Read More


There was a time when parliamentary assemblies reigned sovereign by democratic destiny. The direct election of the chief of state created a new expectation; power would not be shared. But since when, in France, did the "republican tradition" forget the virtues of deliberation? To respond to this question, the author returns to the enigma of the period following the “great” war. Problems were so numerous and so bitter that the carefully restored parliamentary government wouldn't appear artificially adapted. Yet, from Clemenceau to Poincaré, it continued to be believed that a successful parliamentary debate was indeed the moment of truth for democracy accomplished, that deliberation was the best decision making technique, that collective debate more so than the will of one man offered the most just image of power.


Paperback - In French 26.00 €

Specifications


Publisher
Presses de Sciences Po
Author
Nicolas Roussellier,
Collection
Académique
Language
French
Tags
Publisher Category
> History field > History by period
Publisher Category
> History
BISAC Subject Heading
POL000000 POLITICAL SCIENCE
Onix Audience Codes
06 Professional and scholarly
CLIL (Version 2013-2019)
3283 SCIENCES POLITIQUES
Title First Published
1997
Subject Scheme Identifier Code
Thema subject category: Politics & government

Paperback


Publication Date
01 January 1997
ISBN-13
978-2-7246-0713-0
Extent
Main content page count : 298
Code
9782724607130
Weight
430 grams
List Price
26.00 €
ONIX XML
Version 2.1, Version 3

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