Author: Claire Legros

Loïc Blondiaux, a democracy and citizens’ political participation expert at Paris-I Panthéon-Sorbonne University, explores the governability of France with a hung Assemblée Nationale after recent elections. He highlights the potential for coalition governments, like those in Germany and Italy, to be more representative and effective than France’s majority voting system. Is France ungovernable? While the absence of a clear majority in the Assemblée may seem challenging, Blondiaux suggests it presents an opportunity for a more decentralized power structure and a new approach to French politics. Read more Subscribers onlyCould Macron implement a ‘technocratic government’? Insights from Italy. Are alliances more…

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