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An expression associated with the French parliamentary regimes of the Third and Fourth Republics, characterized by governmental instability and viewed as a serious obstacle to rapid socio‐economic change and political adaptation. Immobilisme was the product of complex social cleavages which translated into weak, unstable coalition governments unable to agree on policy or programme.


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