Unemployment affects more young people with low education and skills. The solution to this problem is to improve educational provision. This book compares the performance of various education, training and prevention in several European countries - the Netherlands, Poland, France and Sweden - and the United States.
Des jeunes laissés pour compte
Francis Kramarz, Martina Viarengo
Professional training greatly increases employment opportunities for low-skilled youth. As this work demonstrates, it shall be necessary to modify the governance of vocational education and funding for sandwich training in order to reach this objective.
Donner la priorité aux moins qualifiés
Pierre Cahuc, Marc Ferracci
"A perfectly timely guide for conflict analysis, put forth by two great masters. There is no better instrument for teaching students how to understand the causes, the processes and the results of different forms of political conflict." Jack A. Goldstone, George Mason University.
De la grève à la révolution
Sidney Tarrow, Charles Tilly
Designed for practitioners, students and professors, this is the first dictionary devoted to health expertise. It describes the uses, notions and concepts of the field. Drawing on the most recent research, it simultaneously illustrates the institutional context surrounding expertise and the actors that contribute to it or endure its consequences.
Santé, travail, environnement
Claude Gilbert, Emmanuel Henry
How does the political order fall apart? What are crises made of, and how should they be explained? These questions are at the heart of Michel Dobry's book, La sociologie des crises politiques, originally published in 1986 and which has inspired researchers with its groundbreaking approach to revolutionary phenomena and political transitions.
Relire la sociologie de Michel Dobry
Myriam Aït-Aoudia, Antoine Roger
Cette enquête va au-devant d'une population oubliée et hétérogène, celle des «précaires». Elle montre que, faute de dispositifs leur facilitant l'accès à l'espace public, les individus en situation de précarité n'ont pas rompu avec la politique, mais qu'ils demeurent la plupart du temps inaudibles.
Sociologie politique des précaires
Céline Braconnier, Nonna Mayer
Pharmaceutical companies are increasingly involved in the field of international health (the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis , etc.). What is their role, what actions do they put out? Are they able to cooperate with States, NGOs, international organizations and private foundations?
Firmes privées et gouvernance mondiale de la santé
What do contemporary uses of parity and diversity, as well as controversies surrounding the so-called "gender theory", say about the French principle of equality? How do they help us to understand the persistence of economic and social inequalities despite equality being enshrined in the law?
Genre, parité, diversité
What are the conditions of success of a boycott? Is an alliance of consumers, citizens and workers possible? Mode of action of a global civil society and strong purchasing power, boycott could be as decisive for the twenty-first century as was the strike to the labor movement.
Ingrid Nyström, Patricia Vendramin
Drawing from several surveys conducted between 2004 and 2010, this work describes the significant institutional, organisational and technical infrastructure necessary to transform electricity into commodities, and reveals the fundamental role of political decision-making, including with regard to liberal reforms and the creation of a new market.
Sociologie d'une réforme libérale
Gilbert Rist provides a complete and powerfull overview of the idea of development. This fourth edition of a long-seller highlights the contradictions arising from "the demands of growth" and the urgency to save the planet.
Histoire d'une croyance occidentale
Une analyse comparative des contrats flexibles, de leur régime juridique, de leur incidence sur les droits individuels et collectifs en France, en Italie, en Espagne, en Allemagne, aux Pays-Bas, au Royaume-Uni et aux États-Unis alors qu'ils semblent devenir la norme.
Une comparaison internationale
Les États-Unis disposent d'un système de « bonus-malus » pour le financement de l'assurance chômage sans équivalent. Passant en revue les nombreuses études consacrées à ces questions, les auteurs soulignent les bénéfices qui pourraient être attendus de l'adaptation en Europe d'un tel système et notamment en France.
Stéphane Auray, David L. Fuller
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
In Morocco, despite strong protest movements, monarchy repeatedly heckled was not reversed. Drawing on his experience of more than 3 years immersed in Moroccan society, the author retraces the journeys of human rights activists, Islamist actors and feminist activists to reveal how protest functions in Morocco, and how the regime accommodates it.
La révolution désamorcée
Who are the men and women who participated in May 1968? What was the impact of their activism on their children? Based on a large scale survey among "ordinary sixty-huitards", the book rehabilitates a plural history of May 68 by combining statistical analysis and life stories.
Événements et socialisation politique
This first dictionary of entrepreneurship provides both the concepts and examples needed to describe and understand entrepreneurship from different economic perspectives, thus offering a large overview of both seminal and contemporary research.
Pierre-Marie Chauvin, Michel Grossetti
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