New: full electronic access to journal “French politics, culture and society”

Oxford users now have online access to the complete run of French politics, culture and society (ISSN 1558-5271),  vol. 0 (1983) to current, via SOLO or OU eJournals.

French politics culture and society journal coverFrench Politics Culture and Society is the journal of the Conference Group on French Politics & Society. The journal is jointly sponsored by the Institute of French Studies at New York University and the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University.

The Journal explores modern and contemporary France from the perspectives of the social sciences, history, and cultural analysis. It also examines the relationship of France to the larger world, especially Europe, the United States, and the former French Empire.

The editors welcome pieces on recent debates and events, as well as articles that explore the connections between French society and cultural expression of all sorts (such as art, film, literature, and popular culture).” Berghahn Publishers

The editor is Herrick Chapman with many eminent scholars on the editorial board.

It is indexed in a number of bibliographical databases including Historical Abstracts, America: History and Life and British Humanities Index which are accessible to Oxford historians via SOLO and OxLIP+.

Here is the table of contents of the very latest issue:

Volume 31, Number 3, Winter 2013

Liberating the Land or Absorbing a Community: Managing North African Migration and the Bidonvilles in Paris’s Banlieues
Melissa K. Byrnes

A Camp for Foreigners and “Aliens”: The Harkis’ Exile at the Rivesaltes Camp (1962–1964)
Jeannette E. Miller

Accueillir les Français rapatriés d’Algérie, histoire d’une régulation sociale par l’évitement des bidonvilles: L’exemple de Paris et du département de la Seine
Yann Scioldo-Zürcher

Settler Sites of Memory and the Work of Mourning
Andrea Smith


Rayonnement et propagande culturels français autour de la “panlatinité”: Les échanges entre intellectuels français et hispano-américains au début du vingtième siècle
Amotz Giladi

The prépa de proximité: A French Attempt at Affirmative Action in Higher Education?
William Poulin-Deltour


Street Level Bureaucracy in France: A Discussion of Vincent Dubois’s
The Bureaucrat and the Poor: Encounters in French Welfare Offices

Welfare As It Is
Frédéric Viguier

French Welfare Workers as Street-level Bureaucrats
Michael Lipsky

A Reply to Michael Lipsky and Frédéric Viguier’s Comments
Vincent Dubois



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