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edited by Dr Barry Turner

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The Statesman's Yearbook 2017
    Emmanuel Macron took office as president of France in May 2017, having previously been minister of economy, industry and digital affairs in the Socialist government led by Manuel Valls. Founder of En Marche!, a centrist party, he is expected to champion pro-business and pro-European policies. Read more about his life and career here
Review

Essay

In his piece The Rise and Rise of Populism Barry Turner investigates the wave of populism sweeping the world. Find out more



Spotlight

SNAPSHOT

Andrea Ceron discusses the links between politicians' use of social media and their accountability towards the parties and the citizens. Find out more

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Focus INFOGRAPHIC

30 years after Black Monday, we explore the history of stock markets and investigate the main crashes since the Great Depression…

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  Essay DID YOU KNOW?

Hugo Chávez was elected president of Venezuela in 1998 and remained in the post through to 2013, although he had previously been imprisoned for two years after leading a failed coup in 1992.