periphery

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Les dangers du populisme géographique.

Guilluy, Christophe. 2014. La France périphérique, comment on a sacrifié les classes populaires. Paris : Flammarion.

Stéphane Cordobes | 02.12.2014

Contemporary economic mutations contribute to undermining some parts of the French territory and their inhabitants. Thus, Christophe Guilluy depicts the geography of France as a two-tiered territory with, on the one hand, dynamic metropolitan spaces populated with cosmopolitan elites and immigrants and, on the other hand, peripheral areas reduced to poverty where the native working class and employees are relegated. According to Guilluy, the former dominates the latter in a political model that is due to collapse. His theory [...]