1. Nature and evolution of the Constitution of the French Fifth Republic : reflections on semi-presidentialism 2. The greening of the French Republic : the constitutionalisation of the environment 3. Human rights (in practice) and the French Republic : the example of exclusion 4. The French Republic and its supranational offspring : the love-hate relationship between France and European law 5. Principle of indivisibility of the French Republic and the people's right to self-determination : the 'New Caledonia test' 6. The French Republic, its language and the paradigm of unity.