In Dubai, western status is not only used to rank, legitimize, regroup, and distance, but also to distinguish oneself from the other elites of the global city, with the conviction of being more advance in all areas.This book provides a striking and singular perspective on the contemporary reconfigurations of Western hegemony.
Travail, intimité et hiérarchies postcoloniales à Dubaï
Amélie Le Renard
Au travers d'études de cas sur des pratiques agricoles, médicales, artistiques, artisanales ou encore universitaires qui convergent dans différents lieux d’apprentissage, est ici mise en valeur la création de savoirs nouveaux.
Circulation des savoirs et espaces d'apprentissage au Sud
Frédérique Jankowski, Sophie Lewandowski
A genuinely planetary issue, long neglected amongst major world questions, migration transforms and affects international relations, and redefines state sovereignty. In particular it testifies as to the urgent need for a new diplomacy incorporating its global and regional governance.
Migrants, réfugiés et relations internationales
Catherine Wihtol de Wenden
The negative side effects of closing the borders are manifold. To the victims, and those who have no papers and no rights, we must also add those in refugee camps, the mafia smuggling economy, the economic and demographic deficits linked to lack of mobility, without mentioning the exorbitant costs of closure and expulsion policies.
Beirut, Cairo, Algiers, Istanbul: have they become ungovernable? Are they too dense, too polluted, too unequal? By delving into the fabric of their networks and institutions, this book shows that the major difficulties of these towns reflect not the lack of government, but rather its specific forms.
Gouverner par les rentes
Moving beyond traditional dichotomies and making compromise the main principle of European political life, this volume constitutes a genuine reference that allows us to better understand the challenges facing the European Union.
4e édition mise à jour et augmentée
Would critical approaches help thinking security? This is the bias of this book that highlights and discusses the contributions of critical approaches to our understanding of security.
As globalisation has spread, health has become a topic of foreign policy and global governance that powers use to gain influence, prestige, in power. This book highlights the political and strategic issues of "global health" then examine the diplomatic game it generates.
Dominique Kerouedan, Joseph Brunet-Jailly
Que sait-on de la justice chinoise contemporaine, ses caractéristiques ou sa marge d'indépendance ? Ce travail inédit révèle les contradictions majeures d'un appareil judiciaire qui se réforme de façon chaotique en plaquant les principes internationaux de bonne gouvernance sur des rites ancrés dans une double tradition impériale et maoïste.
Entre faits et droit
How China now designs its relations with the world? This comprehensive overview highlights the evolution of official discourse and resources mobilized by China to increase its influence in world affairs.
Entre intégration et volonté de puissance
In 1989 in Algeria, a pluralist democracy replaced an authoritarian system. How this democratic experiment was organized? And how has it failed three years later? A key book to understand the singular position of Algeria and its "stability" during the "Arab revolutions".
Apprentissages politiques et changement de régime
How cultural differences degenerate into conflicts?
De la différenciation culturelle au conflit
Gilles Dorronsoro, Olivier Grojean
The author gives a comprehensive overview of the Chinese political system that fills a major gap. This publication therefore appears essential for any researcher in RI, whatever their field of study, given the prominent role played by the Chinese power on the world stage.
Un nouvel équilibre autoritaire
An attempt at deciphering the question of the Other in the United States by analysing scenes from popular American TV shows (Homeland, 24, Oz, The Wire, Mad Men, The Sopranos, Nip/Tuck, etc.), selected for the unique way in which they present the issue of race and invite reflection on the subject.
The Wire, Homeland, Oz, The Sopranos, OITNB, Boss, Mad Men, Nip/Tuck
Olivier Esteves, Sébastien Lefait
Faced with the new Chinese hegemony, other Asian countries have been forced to adapt, while preserving their own designs on emergence. Consequently, various national forms of capitalism arise and co-exist. As a laboratory of contemporary forms of capitalism, Asia prefigures the major economic and geopolitical transformations of the decades to come.
Diversité et recomposition des trajectoires nationales
Pierre Alary, Elsa Lafaye de Micheaux
This book questions the international cooperation by highlighting the roles, uses and transformative effects of multilateralism through the multilateral insertion of Brazil and Mexico at the United Nations (UN).
Le Brésil et le Mexique aux Nations unies
With this iconoclastic portrait of multilateral cooperation, Soraya Sidani offers a new perspective on the global order (or disorder) by illustrating, in the tradition of Durkheim, Merton and others, that the different aspects of social behaviour are also applicable when analysing international relations.
The desertion of politics, whose legitimacy is based on dialogue, compromise and the reference to the law, leaves the way open to a wave of multiform violence in this region. This work attempts to decipher the mechanisms behind this violence.
Pierre Blanc, Jean-Paul Chagnollaud