Subnational Government

The French Experience

  • John Loughlin

Part of the French Politics, Society and Culture Series book series (FPSC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction: The International Context of French Subnational Governance

  3. General Overview of the French Case

  4. The Institutions of French Subnational Governance

  5. The Institutions at Work

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 137-137
    2. John Loughlin
      Pages 139-161
    3. John Loughlin
      Pages 182-202
    4. John Loughlin
      Pages 203-207
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 208-239

About this book


With globalization and the EU, local and regional government in member states have experienced dramatic changes in their operation, responsibilities and organizations. Loughlin presents an overview of the theory and practice of subnational government in France and a detailed examination of the outcomes.


democracy European Union (EU) globalization governance government Institution work

Authors and affiliations

  • John Loughlin
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.St Antony’s CollegeOxfordUK
  2. 2.Cardiff UniversityUK

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