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Global Insider: Unrest in France's DOM-TOM Has Its Limits

Monday, March 19, 2012

Riots broke out on the French island of Reunion last month over oil prices and the cost of living. In an email interview, William Miles, a professor of political science at Northeastern University, discussed the political and economic status of France’s overseas departments and territories, known as DOM-TOM.

WPR: What is the administrative and political status of France's overseas departments and territories, and how contested is that both in the DOM-TOM and in France? ...

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