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Métropoles en Méditerranée
Gouverner par les rentes
Mediterranean metropolis
Government by dividends
Dominique Lorrain
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.

La Culture architecturale des Français
French architectural culture
Guy Tapie
This book presents the results of a vast investigation into the knowledge that different publics (candidates and graduates at public architecture schools, professional architects, mediators, and the broader public) have of French people's relationship with architecture and architects.

Villes sobres
Nouveaux modèles de gestion des ressources
Frugal cities
New models of resource management
Dominique Lorrain, Charlotte Halpern, Catherine Chevauché
With environmental urgency facing us everywhere, innovative urban projects to reduce pollution and waste are emerging around the world. But how useful are these experiences on a global scale? Is it possible to make a town durable without being detrimental to its surroundings? This book sets out to explore these questions.

Démocratie au village
La pratique du pouvoir à Rioz en Franche-Comté depuis la Révolution
Democracy in the village
Power practices at Rioz in Franche-Comté since the revolution
Jean-Marcel Jeanneney
This book recounts how and by whom authority was exercised in a rural commune from 1789 to the present, and the way a village - Rioz, in eastern France - governed itself in the course of local, regional, and national events.

La question bretonne
Renaud Dulong

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