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Pouvoir, modernité et monopole masculin de la politique : le cas français

Abstract : France remains a country where the male monopoly of politics is nearly untouched, thus placing itself outside a certain democratic modernity. Whether we think of Charles de Gaulle or Francois Mitterrand, we have to do with statesmen who exercised a tutelary-style power: despite their claims to modernity (understood as the indicator of a "break"), both these men are the incarnation of the "pater familias" in politics, with all the authoritarian and archaic connotations that this figure of the Napoleonic Code suggests - a patriarchate leav ing little room for a genuine democracy that recognizes the "legitimate" aspirations of women to exercise power at the end of our twentieth century
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Mariette Sineau. Pouvoir, modernité et monopole masculin de la politique : le cas français. Nouvelles questions féministes, Antipodes, 1992, 13 (1), pp.39 - 61. ⟨hal-03417101⟩



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