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Structural Crisis and Institutional Change in Modern Capitalism: French Capitalism in Transition

Bruno Amable


This book analyses the evolution of the French model of capitalism in relation with the instability of the socio-political compromises. In the 2010s, France was in a situation of systemic crisis, manifested in the impossibility for political leadership to find a strategy of institutional change or more generally a model of capitalism that could gather a sufficient social and political support. This book analyses the various attempts at reforming the French model since the 1980s, when the left tried briefly to orient the French political economy in a social-democratic/socialist direction before ... More

Keywords: France, systemic crisis, economic policies, structural reforms, political economy, capitalism, bloc bourgeois

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780198787815
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787815.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Bruno Amable, author
Professor of Economics, University of Geneva