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Politics and Society in France since 1945, 2021/22, Semester 1, 2
Dr James House
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Unit 1: Les Trente glorieuses

Set texts

Kristin Ross Fast Cars, Clean Bodies. Decolonization and the Reordering of French Culture (MIT Press, 1995) - Introduction and Chp 1 in OCR.    

Robert Linhart L'établi (Editions de minuit, 1978) - Chp 1 in OCR   OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (HT 22/02/2022) 

Secondary reading

Borne, Dominique Histoire de la société française depuis 1945 Armand Colin, 1992

Brémond, J.& G. L'économie française face aux défis mondiaux : faits, chiffres, analyses Hatier, 1990

Chapman, Herrick, France's long reconstruction : in search of the modern republic , Harvard University Press, 2018 - Chp 2 - Available hands: from manpower crisis to immigration control in OCR    

Coffey, Peter. The social economy of France. Macmillan, 1973

Dupeux, Georges. French society, 1789-1970 Methuen, 1976

Eck, Jean-François. Histoire de l'économie française depuis 1945 Armand Colin, 1994

Farmer, Sarah. Rural Inventions - The French countryside after 1945. OUP, 2019.

Fishman, Sarah (2016) From Vichy to the Sexual Revolution: gender and family life in Postwar France, Oxford: OUP - ebook.

Hanley, Kerr & Waites. Contemporary France - Politics and Society since 1945 Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1984 -especially chp 2.  

Hewlett, Nick Modern French politics : analysing conflict and consensus since 1945 Polity Press 1998 - Chp 6 - The Paradoxes of Gaullist Modernization in OCR.   OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (HT 22/02/2022) 

Hoffmann, Stanley et al. France : change and tradition Gollancz, 1963

Holmes, G.M. & Fawcett, P.D. The contemporary French economy Macmillan, 1983

Hough, J.R. The French economy Croom Helm, 1982

Howarth, David & Varouxakis, Georgious Contemporary France : an introduction to French politics and society Arnold, 2003

Kindleberger, C.P. Economic growth in France and Britain, 1851-1950. Harvard University Press, 1964

Larkin, Maurice. France since the Popular Front Oxford University Press, 1988 - Esp Chp 10 - Economic growth and Social Change 1947-1973' in OCR  

Lieberman, Sima. The growth of European mixed economies, 1945-1970 : a concise study of the economic evolution of six countries Wiley & Sons, 1977

Parodi, Maurice. L'économie et la société française de 1945 à 1970. Armand Colin, 1971

Sirinelli, J-F. (ed). La France de 1914 à nos jours PUF, 1993 - esp chapter 10: “La France au coeur des Trente Glorieuses” pp.369-377 in OCR   OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (HT 22/02/2022) 

Vaughan, M., Kolinsky, M. & Sheriff. Social change in France Martin Robertson, 1980

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Unit 2: Décolonisation et la guerre d’Algérie

Décolonisation et guerre d’indépendance algérienne

Set text

Proclamation du FLN du 31 octobre 1954 (Harbi, Mohammed and Meynier, Gilbert Meynier (eds.) Le FLN, documents et histoire : 1954-1962, Fayard, 2004 in OCR   OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (HT 22/02/2022) 

Secondary reading

Ageron, Charles-Robert La décolonisation française, Armand Colin, 1994. pp.94-113 in OCR.   OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (HT 22/02/2022) 

Blanchard, Pascal & Lemaire, Sandrine Culture impériale : les colonies au coeur de la République, 1931-1961, Autrement, 2004

Chafer, Tony The end of empire in French West Africa : France's successful decolonization?, Berg, 2002 (online)

Clayton, Anthony (1994) The wars of French decolonization, Longman, 1994 - especially pp.12-33 - ‘The French Union and emerging nationalism’.    

Cooper, Frederick Citizenship between empire and nation : remaking France and French Africa, 1945-1960, Princeton UP, 2014.

Evans, Martin Algeria : France's undeclared war, Oxford University Press, 2012 (Chapter 4: ‘Sliding into War’, pp.85-112)     

House, Jim and MacMaster, Neil Paris 1961 : Algerians, state terror, and memory, Oxford University Press, 2006 (online)

McDougall, James A History of Algeria, CUP, 2017. It would be good to buy an electronic copy. I suggest digitising part (pp.195-234) of chapter 5 (which is very long).    

Rivet, Daniel Le Maghreb à l'épreuve de la colonisation, Hachette, 2002

Ruedy, John D. Modern Algeria: the origins and development of a nation, Indiana UP, 2005

Shepard, Todd The invention of decolonization : the Algerian War and the remaking of France, Cornell University Press, 2006

Shipway, Martin The road to war : France and Vietnam, 1944-1947, Berghahn, 1996

Shipway, Martin Decolonization and its impact : a comparative approach to the end of the colonial empires, Blackwell, 2008

Sirinelli, Jean-François, Vandenbussche, Robert + Vavasseur-Desperriers, Jean (1993) La France de 1914 à nos jours, Paris, 1993 - Esp Chapitre 8, ‘Les Français et la Guerre d’Algérie’ 

Stora, Benjamin La Gangrène et l’oubli. La mémoire de la guerre d’Algérie, La Découverte, 1992

Thénault, Sylvie Histoire de la guerre d'indépendance algérienne, Paris: Flammarion, 2012, Chapter 11, ‘Quand la guerre gagne la métropole’, pp.248-271.    OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (HT 22/02/2022) 

Thénault, Sylvie Algérie : des "événements" à la guerre : idées reçues sur la guerre d'indépendance algérienne, Le Cavalier bleu, 2012

Thomas, Martin Fight or flight : Britain, France, and their roads from empire, Oxford University Press, 2014 (online)

Thomas, Martin et al. Crises of empire : decolonization and Europe's imperial states, 1918-1975, Bloomsbury Academic, 2010 Chapters 7 (pp.182-208), and 9 (pp.228-251)  If only one chapter is allowed, please digitise 9.   

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Unit 3 De Gaulle et la Vième République

Set texts

Discours de Charles de Gaulle à Bayeux:

Constitution de la Ve République: Le Président de la République:    

Secondary reading

Andrews, W.G. & Hoffmann, S. eds. The impact of the Fifth Republic on France (State University of New York Press, 1981)

Andrews, W.G., & Hoffmann, S. The Fifth Republic at twenty (State University of New York Press, 1981)

Avril, P. La Ve République : histoire politique et constitutionnelle (PUF, 1987)

Becker, Jean-Jacques. Histoire Politique de la France depuis 1945 (Armand Colin, 1988)

Chabal, Emile. France since the 1970s : history, politics and memory in an age of uncertainty (Bloomsbury Academic, 2014)

Chapsal, J. La vie politique sous la Ve République (PUF, 1988)

De La Gorce, P.M. & Moschetto, B. La Cinquième République (PUF, Que sais-je, 1979)

Duhamel, Olivier & Parodi, Jean-Luc. La Constitution de la Cinquième République (Paris, 1985)

Dupeux, Georges. La France de 1945 à 1965 (Armand Colin, 1972)

Duverger, Maurice. La Cinquième République (PUF, 1974) - esp pp. 40-61 in OCR  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (HT 22/02/2022) 

Elgie, Robert. Political institutions in contemporary France (OUP, 2003) Chp 1 in OCR.   OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (HT 22/02/2022) 

Hanley, Kerr & Waites. Contemporary France. Politics and Society since 1945 (Routledge, 1979)

Hewlett, Nick Democracy in modern France (Continuum, 2003) Chp 4 in OCR    

Hoffmann S. `The Institutions of the Fifth Republic' in Hollifield, J.F. & Ross, George eds. Searching for the new France (Routledge, 1991)

Pickles, D. The Fifth French Republic (Methuen, 1960)

Portelli, H., La politique en France sous la Ve République (Grasset, 1987)

Sirinelli, Jean-François La France de 1914 à nos jours (PUF, 1993)   OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (HT 22/02/2022) 

Stevens, Anne. The Government and Politics of France (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2003)

Sur, Serge. Le système politique de la Ve République (PUF, Que sais-je? , 1981)

Wright, Vincent. The Government and Politics of France (Unwin Hyman, 1989) (Chapters 1&2)

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Unit 4: Far-left and Far-right

Shields, James G. The extreme right in France : from Pétain to Le Pen, Routledge, 2007 (online) – see chapter 3.

Front national

Set text  

Click on ‘Télécharger l’essentiel du projet de Marine Le Pen’ (2012 presidential elections) - PDF also available on VLE

Secondary reading

Crépon, Sylvain Enquête au coeur du nouveau Front national, Nouveau monde éditions, 2012.

Crépon, Sylvain, Alexandre Dézé, Nonna Mayer, Les faux-semblants du Front national : sociologie d'un parti politique , Sciences Po Les Presses, 2015 - Chp 14 - Le FN et le vote ouvrier, Chp - 17 - Le changement dans la continuite - geographies electorales du FN depuis 1992, Chp 18 - Voter FN en mileu rural in OCR      

Davies, Peter The National Front in France : ideology, discourse and power Routledge, 1999

Dézé, Alexandre Le front national : à la conquête du pouvoir Armand Colin, 2012

Ducange, Jean-Numa (2015) The Radical Left in France, Socialism and Democracy, 29:3, 62-70, DOI: 10.1080/08854300.2015.1076656

Fieschi, Catherine Fascism, populism, and the French Fifth Republic : in the shadow of democracy Manchester University Press, 2004

Mammone, Andrea, Godin, Emmanuel and Jenkins, Brian (eds.) Mapping the extreme right in contemporary Europe : from local to transnational Routledge, 2012 (online)

Mammone, Andrea, Godin, Emmanuel and Jenkins, Brian (eds.) Varieties of right-wing extremism in Europe, Routledge, 2013

Mondon, Aurélien ‘The Front National in the Twenty-First Century: From Pariah to Republican Democratic Contender? ’, Modern & contemporary France., Vol.22, No.3, July 2014, pp.301-320 (online)

Perrineau, Pascal Le choix de Marianne : pourquoi et pour qui votons-nous?, Fayard, 2012

Perrineau, Pascal La France au Front : essai sur l'avenir du Front national Fayard, 2014

Plancq, Clément, Després, Zakarya  &  Longhi, Julien. “ L’avenir en commun ” des Insoumis. Analyse des forums de discussion des militants de la France Insoumise. Atelier Fouille de Données Complexes, EGC 2018, Jan 2018, Paris, France -

Shields, James G. The extreme right in France : from Pétain to Le Pen, Routledge, 2007 – see Part Two.

Shields, James G. ‘Marine Le Pen and the ‘New’ FN: a change of style or of substance? ’, Parliamentary affairs., Vol.66, No.1, 2013, pp.179-196 (online)

Shields, James G. ‘The Front National: From Systematic Opposition to Systematic Integration? ’, Modern & contemporary France., Vol.22, No.4, October 2014, pp.491-511 (online).

Shields, Jim. 'The Front National since the 1970s: electoral impact and party system change' in Chabal, Emile. France since the 1970s : history, politics and memory in an age of uncertainty (Bloomsbury Academic, 2014)

Wieviorka, Michel Le Front national, entre extrémisme, populisme et démocratie Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, 2013

Far Left

Damiani, MarcoDe Luca, Marino, 'From the Communist Party to the Front de gauche. The French radical left from 1989 to 2014', Communist and post-Communist studies. , 12/2016, Volume 49, Issue 4

Gougou, FlorentSimon Persico, 'A new party system in the making? The 2017 French presidential election', French politics. 09/2017, Volume 15, Issue 3

Hewlett, Nick, 'The phantom revolution. The presidential and parliamentary elections of 2017', Modern & contemporary France. , 10/2017, Volume 25, Issue 4

Marlière, P; (2019) Jean-Luc Mélenchon and France Insoumise: The Manufacturing of Populism. In: Katsambekis, G and Kioupkiolis, A, (eds.) The Populist Radical Left in Europe. Routledge: London, UK.    

Perrineau, Pascal Le vote disruptif. Les élections présidentielle et législatives de 2017, Sciences Po, 2017. Chapitre 9 - Mélenchon, « vainqueur caché » de la présidentielle ?       

Vasilopoulos, Pavlos Laurie BeaudonnetBruno Cautrès, 'A red letter day: Investigating the renaissance of the French far left in the 2012 presidential election', French politics, 06/2015, Volume 13, Issue 2

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Unit 5: Weeks 15/16 Mai ’68 et les nouveaux mouvements sociaux


Tract étudiant: id_notice=10  

Film: 120 battements par minute [videorecording]. (Campillo, 2017) (Two copies available in Laidlaw). Live streaming on this link:   Available on Box of Broadcasts (BoB)  

On Act Up-Paris, :  

Fillieule, Olivier and Duyvandak, Jan Willem, 'Gay and Lesbian Activism in France. Between Integration and Community-Oriented Movements', Chapter in Adam (Barry), Duyvendak (Jan Willem) and Krouwel (André) (eds), The Global Emergence of Gay and Lesbian Politics. National Imprints of a Worldwide Movement, Philadelphia, Temple University Press, 1999, pp. 184-213. from p.11 especially  



The Guardian newspaper - archive documents:

Bantigny, Ludivine, 1968 : de grands soirs en petits matins (Seuil, 2018)

Benoit, B, Chevandier, C., Morin, G., Richard, G. and Vergnon, R. (eds) A chacun son Mai ? Le tour de France de mai-juin 1968 (Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2011)

Caute, David. Sixty-eight : the year of the barricades (Hamish Hamilton, 1988) Chapter 11   OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (HT 22/02/2022) 

Cerny, P. G., ‘Student activism in France ’ in Social movements and protest in France  in OCR   OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (HT 22/02/2022) 

Dagouat, Marylène & Boub, Jacques “Les rêves de mai 68” L’Express avril 1993. Available online:

Dansette, A. Mai 1968 (Libraire Plon, 1971)

Gallot, Fanny, Bugnon, Fanny and Bantigny, Ludivine, "Prolétaires de tous les pays, qui lave vos chaussettes?". Le genre de l'engagement dans les années 1968 (Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2017) 

Dreyfus-Armand, G., Frank, R., Lévy, M.F., Zancarini-Fournel, M. (dir.) Les années 68 : le temps de la contestation (Editions Complexe, 2000)

Gilcher-Holtey, Ingrid (2008) The Dynamic of Protest: May 1968 in France, Critique, 36:2, 201-218, DOI: 10.1080/03017600802185332    

Hanley, David & Kerr, A.P. eds. May '68 : coming of age (Macmillan, 1989)

Hewlett, Nick (2018) Disorder, les forces de l’ordre and the re-ordering of capitalism in May–June 1968, Modern & Contemporary France, 26:2, 115-128, DOI: 10.1080/09639489.2018.1437128    

Martelli, Roger Mai 68 (Editions sociales, 1988) Chapter 1 ‘Les Sixties’   OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (HT 22/02/2022) 

Seale, Patrick, (1968) Chapter 2 - Latin Quarter politics. FROM: Seale, Patrick, French Revolution, 1968  (chapter is already digitised for FREN3865 - can it be made available here too?  OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (HT 22/02/2022) 


On May ’68 and new social movements:

Byrne, Paul - Social movements in Britain (Routledge, 1997). Chapter 2: “Defining Social Movements” - ebook.

Jackson, Julian, Milne, Anna-Louise and Williams, James (eds.) May '68: Rethinking France's last Revolution (Palgrave, 2011) - see especially the chapters by Gordon and Hajjat

Neveu Eric Sociologie des mouvements sociaux (La Découverte, 2000). Chapter 1 “Qu’est-ce qu’un mouvement social? ” in OCR OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (HT 22/02/2022) 

Touraine, Alain Le mouvement de mai ou le communisme utopique ( Seuil, 1988)

Touraine, Alain La société post-industrielle : [naissance d'une société] (Broché 1969)

Waters, Sarah ‘Situating Movements Historically: May 1968, Alain Touraine and New Social Movement Theory’ Mobilization. (Vol. 13, no. 1) March 2008 pp.63-82 (available online through library catalogue).

On recent French social movements

Confavreux, Joseph (ed.), Le Fond de l'Air est Jaune: Comprendre une révolte inédite (Seuil, 2019)

Guilluy, Christophe Twilight of the elites : prosperity, the periphery, and the future of France (Yale University Press, 2019) 

Kokoreff, Michel La diagonale de la rage: une histoire de la contestation sociale en France. Des années 1970 à nos jours (Divergences, 2021) 

Noiriel, Gérard, Les gilets jaunes à la lumière de l'Histoire (Le Monde-L'Aube, 2019)

Royall, Frédéric, ''The Gilets Jaunes protests: mobilisation without third-party support', Modern and Contemporary France, 28:1, 2020, pp.99-118 


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Unit 6: Weeks17/18 Mouvements des femmes 1968-2022


Podcast – La Poudre -

Podcast – Kiffe ta race -


Ait Ben Lmadani Fatima and Moujoud Nasima, “Peut-on faire de l’intersectionnalité sans les ex-colonisé-e-s ?,” Mouvements, n°72, vol.4, 2012.

Allwood, Gill (1998) French feminisms : gender and violence in contemporary theory, London: UCL

Allwood, Gill and Wadia, Khursheed (2000) Women and politics in France 1958-2000, London: Routledge - ebook.

Barthélemy Pascale, Capdevila Luc and Zancarini-Fournel, Michelle, “Femmes, genre et colonisations,” Clio. Femmes, genre, histoire, URL:

Bilge Sirma, “Le blanchiment de l’intersectionnalité,” Recherches féministes, n°28, vol.2, p. 9-32, 2015.

Bucur, Christine, A mould-breaking cabinet? changes and continuities in the formation of the 2017 french government. French politics. , 15(3), 2017, 340-359. doi:

Dauphin, Sandrine & Praud, Jocelyne ‘Debating and Implementing Gender Parity in French Politics’ Modern & contemporary France. (special issue on ‘la parité’) vol. 10, no.1, 2002. 5-11

Delphy Christine, Un universalisme si particulier. Féminisme et exception française, 1980-2010 (Paris, Éditions Syllepse, 2010)

Diallo, Rokhaya and Ly, Grace Kiffe ta race (First, 2022)

Duchen, Claire (1986) Feminism in France [electronic resource] : from May '68 to Mitterrand, London:Routledge

Duchen, Claire (1987) French connections : voices from the women's movement in France, London: Macmillan

Duchen, Claire (1994) Women's rights and women's lives in France, 1944-1968, London: Routledge  Chapter 2: Women in Public Life.  

Fernando, Mayanthi L. 'Save the Muslim woman, Save the Republic: Ni Putes ni Soumises and the Ruse of Neoliberal Sovereignty'. Modern & contemporary France.. 21(2), 2013 pp.147-165

Fishman, Sarah (2016) From Vichy to the Sexual Revolution: gender and family life in Postwar France, Oxford: OUP - ebook.

Freedman, Jane ‘Increasing Women’s political representation: the limits of constitutional reform’ West European politics. Vol.27, no.1 January 2004 pp. 104-123.

Gallot, Fanny, Bugnon, Fanny and Bantigny, Ludivine, "Prolétaires de tous les pays, qui lave vos chaussettes?". Le genre de l'engagement dans les années 1968 (Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2017) 

Germain Felix et Larcher Silyane (dir.), Black French Women and the Struggle for Equality, 1848-2016 (Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press, 2018) - ebook.

Greenwald, Lisa, Daughters of 1968: Redefining French Feminism and the Women's Liberation Movement. Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press, 2019). See especially chps 3, 4 & 5.

Guénif-Souilamas Nacira, “Ni pute, ni soumise ou très pute, très voilée?,” Cosmopolitiques, n°4, p.53-85, 2003.

Guyon, Stéphanie, ‘Christiane Taubira, a Black Women in Politics in French Guiana and France’ in Germain and Larcher (eds),  Black French women and the struggle for equality, 1848-2016. Durham, NC: University of Nebraska Press, 2018

Karimi Hanane, “The Hijab and Work: Female Entrepreneurship in Response to Islamophobia,” International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society, vol.31, n°4, p.421-435, 2018.

Laubier, Claire (ed.) (1990) The condition of women in France : a documentary anthology, London, Routledge

Laufer, Jacqueline, 'Professional equality between men and women in France: progress and hesitation', French politics. , 05/2018

Murray, Rainbow, The Political Representation of Ethnic Minority Women in France, Parliamentary affairs. , 07/2016, Volume 69, Issue 3

Modern & contemporary France., special edition on ‘Women in French Politics’, Vol.18, No.4, 2010 (en ligne)

Pavard, Bibia, Florence Rochefort and Michelle Zancarini-Fournel, Ne nous libérez pas, on s'en charge (La Découverte, 2020)  Chapter 10 - Notre corps, nous-memes.   OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (HT 23/02/2022) 

Troupel, Aurelie. 'Entre consolidation et remise en cause: les tribulations de la loi sur la parité depuis le 6 juin' Modern & contemporary France.. 21(1), 2013 pp.17-36

Wadia, Kursheed (1993) ‘Women and the events of May 1968’, in Keith Reader with Kursheed Wadia (eds.) The May 1968 events in France : reproductions and interpretations, Basingstoke and London: Macmillan, pp.148-166      

Winter, Bronwyn, Hijab and the Republic (New York: Syracuse University Press, 2008)


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Unit 7: Weeks 19 / 20 Antiracisme

Text (seminar):  

Latifa Madani, ‘« La victoire sociale passe par le combat contre le racisme »’, L’Humanité, 29 November 2018.


Bonnett, Alistair (2000) Anti-racism, London: Routledge – good introduction with sections on France. E-book

Bouamama, Saïd (1994) Dix ans de marche des beurs. Chronique d’un mouvement avortéParis: Descleée de Brouwer

Brahim, Rachida (2021) La race tue deux fois: une histoire des crimes racistes en France (1970-2000), Paris: Syllepse

Chabal, Emile (2015) A Divided Republic: nation, state and citizenship in contemporary FranceCambridge: CUP. E-book

Derderian, Richard L. (2004) North Africans in Contemporary France : becoming visibleNew York: Palgrave Macmillan

Diallo, Rokhaya and Ly, Grace Kiffe ta race (First, 2022)

Gastaut, Yvan (2000) L’immigration et l’opinion en France sous la Vè République, Paris: Seuil

Gordon, Daniel A. Immigrants and Intellectuals: May '68 and the rise of antiracism in France, Pontypool: Merlin Press, 2012 

Guenif-Souilamas, Nacira (sldd) (2006) La République mise à nu par son immigrationParis : La Fabrique 

Fernando, Mayanthi L. (2014) The Republic Unsettled : Muslim French and the contradictions of secularismDurham, N.C.: Duke University Press

French Cultural Studies, Special edition "Islamophobia, racialisation and the 'Muslim problem' in France", Vol.32(3), August 2021 

Hajjat, Abdellali (2013) La Marche pour l’Egalité et contre le racisme, Paris: Editions Amsterdam

House, Jim (2006) ‘The colonial and post-colonial dimensions of Algerian Migration to France’, article in History in Focus, No.11, autumn 2006:       

House, Jim + MacMaster, Neil (2006) Paris 1961. Algerians, State Terror, and Memory, Oxford: Oxford University Press – see chapters 11+ 12 (E-book)   See also the new Introduction (pp.11-30) and new bibliography (pp.584-601, covering publications 2006-2021) in the 2021 Gallimard edition of this title by the same authors.

Kiwan, Nadia (2009) Identities, discourses and experiences. Young people of North African origin in France, Manchester: Manchester University Press 

Lloyd, Cathie (1998) Discourses of antiracism in France, Aldershot: Ashgate.

Lotem, Itay (2016) ‘Anti-Racist Activism and the Memory of Colonialism: Race as Republican Critique after 2005’, Modern and Contemporary France. 24 (3), pp.283-298 (available online via Library catalogue)   

Lotem, Itay (2021) The memory of colonialism in Britain and France: the sins of silence, London: Palgrave 

Martin, Thomas (2013) ‘Anti-Racism, Republicanism and the Sarkozy years : SOS-Racisme and the Mouvement des Indigènes de la République’, chapter in

Barclay, Fiona (ed.) (2013), France’s colonial legacies : memory, identity and narrativeCardiff : University of Wales

Martin, Thomas (2015) ‘SOS Racisme and the Legacies of Colonialism 2005-2009: an ambivalent relationship’, Modern and Contemporary France, Vol.23, Issue 1, pp.65-80 (available online via Library catalogue).   

Ndiaye, Pap (2009) La Condition noire : essai sur une minorité française, Paris: Seuil

Silverman, Maxim (1992) Deconstructing the nation : Immigration, racism and citizenship in modern FranceLondon: Routledge (E-book)

Wolfreys, Jim (2018) Republic of Islamophobia. The Rise of Respectable racism in France, London: Hurst & Co. (E-book)



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Unit 8: Weeks 21/22 Crise économique et banlieues

Seminar text and radio programme:

   - for this radio programme, the key passage is from 12m00 to 21m16. 


Bacqué, Marie-Hélène, Bellanger, Emmanuel et al. (sldd) (2018) Banlieues populaires : territoires, sociétés, politiques, Paris: Editions de l'Aube

Beaman, Jean (2017) Citizen outsider: children of North African immigrants in France, Oakland, CA.: University of California Press (Ebook)

Begag, Azouz et Delorme, Christian (1994) Quartiers sensibles, Paris: Seuil

Béroud, Sophie et al. (eds) (2011) Engagements, rébellions et genre dans les quartiers populaires en Europe (1968-2005), Paris: Editions des archives contemporaines

Berthaut, Jérome (2013) La banlieue du "20 heures". Ethnographie de la production d'un lieu commun journalistique, Marseille: Agone

Bourdieu, Pierre (sous la direction de) (1993) La misère du monde, Paris: Seuil (pp.9-32, 'L'espace des points de vue'+ 'La rue des jonquilles' in OCR     OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (HT 23/02/2022) 

Bouamama, Said (2009) Les classes et quartiers populaires : paupérisation, ethnicisation, et discrimination, Paris: Signe

Carpenter, Juilet et Horvath, Christina (2015) Regards croisés sur la banlieue, Bruxelles : Peter Lang 

Dikec, Mustafa (2007) Badlands of the Republic : Space, Politics, and French urban policyOxford: Blackwell (Ebook)

Eck, Jean-François (1992) Histoire de l'économie française depuis 1945, Paris:Armand Colin (Chapitre 3, 'Crise mondiale, crise européenne, crise française depuis 1974' in OCR    OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (HT 23/02/2022) 

Hargreaves, Alec G. (1996) “A deviant construction: the French media and the “Banlieues”, New community.., Vol.22, No.4, October, pp.607-618      OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (HT 20/01/2022) 

Masclet, Olivier (2021) La gauche et les cités, Paris: La Découverte

Moran, Matthew (2011) ‘Opposing exclusion: the political significance of the riots in French suburbs (2005-2007)’, Modern and Contemporary France, Vol.19, No.3, August 2011, pp.297-312 (available online via the University library)   

Rey, Henri (1996) La peur des banlieues, Paris: Presse de Sciences Po 

Siblot, Yasmine, Cartier, Marie, Coutant, Isabelle, Masclet, Olivier et al. (2015) Sociologie des classes populaire contemporaines, Paris: Colin 

Tshimanga, Charles, Gondola, Didier and Bloom, Peter J. (eds.) (2009) Frenchness and the African Diaspora : identity and uprising in contemporary France, Bloomington: Indiana University Press 

Villechaise-Dupont, Agnès (2000) Amère banlieue : les gens des grands ensembles, Paris: Grasset/Le Monde



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