Encyclopedia of Contemporary French Culture

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All of the entries in the Encyclopedia are categorized under the most appropriate subject heading(s) Some entries appear under more than one heading where relevant.



architecture under Mitterrand


conservation zones

Le Corbusier

Malraux act

Marais plan

Montparnasse Tower

Pompidou Centre and the Forum des Halles

renovation projects

Cultural institutions/phenomena

Académie Française

arts funding (including regional)

cultural policy

cultural topography (Paris)


Lang, Jack


literary prizes

maisons de la culture

Malraux, André


youth culture



Attali, Jacques





European economic integration

Fourastié, Jean

informal economy

management style

manufacturing industry

minimum wage

multinational companies

nationalization and privatization

planning system

public works

regional economic development

service industry

Tapie, Bernard




Education and research

education ministry

education, primary

education, secondary: collèges, lycées, etc.

education, the state and the church

educational elitism: the grandes écoles

student revolt of 1986


Fashion and design

Cardin, Pierre

Chanel, Coco

Dior, Christian


Gaultier, Jean-Paul

Lacroix, Christian

Rykiel, Sonia

Saint Laurent, Yves


Adjani, Isabelle

Aimée, Anouk

Ardant, Fanny

Autant-Lara, Claude

Auteuil, Daniel

avance sur recettes

Balasko, Josiane

Bardot, Brigitte

Baye, Nathalie

Bazin, André


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