02:01 Aug 3, 2007
French to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc. / police, security
French term or phrase: clientelaire
, l’extension du droit de suffrage tend à faire disparaître un système clientélaire dominé par des notables,
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5clientelist system / clientelism
3 +1patronage

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système clientélaire=patronage system
See links below Hope this helps but hard to do more without context!

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agree  B D Finch: Correct, but it would be better to give a historical ref - e.g. Medical knowledge and the patronage system in 18th. century England”, Sociology, viii (1974), 369–85; Roy Porter, “Laymen, doctors, ...
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  -> Thanks B D Finch
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système clientelaire
clientelist system / clientelism

Sorry. I didn't see your question before. But I'm 100 percent sure of my answer. We had a very interesting discussion about it in the Spanish-English pair.

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