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Professor David Bell's Publications


  • Bell DS, Political Leadership (London: Sage, 2011)

  • Bell DS, The Presidents of the French Fifth Republic (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2011)

  • Bell DS, François Mitterrand : a political biography (Polity Press, 2005), xii, 220p

Journal articles

  • Bell DS, Criddle B, ‘Presidentialism enthroned: The French presidential and parliamentary elections of april-may and june 2007’, PARLIAMENT AFF, 61.1 (2008), 185-205
    DOI: 10.1093/pa/gsm056

  • Bell DS, ‘Parliamentary Democracy in France’, Parliamentary Affairs, 57.93 (2004), 533-549

  • Bell DS, ‘France: The left in 2002 - The end of the Mitterrand strategy’, Parliamentary Affairs, 56.1 (2003), 24-37
    DOI: 10.1093/pa/gsg003

  • Bell DS, ‘France’, Parliamentary Affairs, 56.1 (2003), 24-37

  • Bell DS, ‘French Socialists: Refusing the "Third Way’, Journal of Policy History, 15.1 (2003), 46-64
    DOI: 10.1353/jph.2003.0002


  • Bell DS, ‘Left parties in national governments’ (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2011)

  • Bell D, ‘Les democraties europeenes’, in Les democraties europeenes, ed. by De WM (Brussels: Complexe/Armand Colin, 2008), 12-14

  • Bell DS, ‘French Communism: An Exceptional Orthodoxy’, in The French Exception, ed. by Godin E and Chafer T (Berghahn, 2005), 47-60

  • Bell DS, ‘La “troisième voie” dans une perspective comparée’, in Où va la social-démocratie Européenne?, ed. by Delwitt P (Université de Bruxelles, 2004), 19-38

  • Bell DS, ‘La difficile reconversion’, in Une nouvelle convergence?, ed. by Delwitt P (l’Université de Bruxelles, 2003), 105-132

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