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Why do the French hate their politicians so much?

Grossman, Emiliano and Sauger, Nicolas (2017) Why do the French hate their politicians so much? Democratic Audit UK (28 Feb 2017). Website.

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The French distrust their politicians and democratic institutions – more so than other Western Europeans. Why? Emiliano Grossman and Nicolas Sauger, authors of Pourquoi détestons-nous nos politiques?, argue that the French presidential system raises unreasonable hopes and expectations that quickly lead to disillusionment among voters.

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Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2017 07:46
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 09:07

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