Des monographies présentant les résultats de recherches inédites dans les différentes disciplines des sciences humaines et sociales.
This book demonstrates that the democratic crisis observed in western countries must be analyzed at the global level. It must also be seen in light of other planetary-level crises, including the 2008 economic crisis, the full electoral effects of which are only being felt several years later, the refugee crisis, terrorism and climate change.
New constraints have been added to the funding and management of political organizations. Actors involved in electoral campaigns have learned the rules that they have to abide by when they descend into the arena. But these rules were made for and by politicians. Their repressive and dissuasive power has shown itself to be limited.
The major cities of South Africa and Nigeria have a reputation as dangerous, filled with slums and dominated by the black market. Little is known, however, about the ways in which populations are sorted, categorized and policed, in keeping with the methods of social and ethnic reification of apartheid and the colonial era.
Vies urbaines en Afrique du Sud et au Nigeria
A rare testimony to an event that has been scantly documented in history, this singular book draws on extensive and up until now unexploited resources, the "Heart of Steel" broadcasts. It revives a key moment in the working-class landscape of the 1970s.
Les voix de la crise
Over the last twenty years, in order to continue to support construction – including of public housing – while limiting their investments, the state and municipalities have chosen to hand things over to investors. By making themselves dependent on investors, public actors run the risk of seeing themselves stripped of their ability for action.
La fabrication des politiques du logement
Under pressure from Europe, MPs' relationships with voters, laws, ministers, and even themselves, have been altered. In analysing the impact of European integration on the French national assembly, Olivier Rozenberg has interviewed 60 MPs on their understanding of parliamentary activity.
Tristes hémicycles ?
This book analyses the results of a panel of 236 towns with more than 30,000 inhabitants, over a 30-year period (1983-2014). It investigates the local and national criteria liable to explain the success and defeat of candidates, whilst also demonstrating why certain incumbent municipal teams are systematically re-elected.
Trajectoires politiques des municipalités françaises de 1983 à 2014
Richard Nadeau, Martial Foucault
o better understand the question of the dependency of the elderly, which is increasingly poignant given the ageing population, Christophe Capuano provides his perspective as a historian and retraces the birth of the welfare state since the 1880s.
Une histoire de la protection sociale de 1880 à nos jours
The practices of representative democracy that are being developed around the world, in order to involve citizens in decision making, are privileged sites for the expression of emotions. This book demonstrates how emotions are highly standardised in these new spheres of democracy.
Loïc Blondiaux, Christophe Traïni
The history of May '68 was not only written in Paris and it was not only driven by students. In Marseille as well, upon which this book casts a unique glaze, other activists contributed to making the decade that followed the May explosion into a "golden age of struggle", and sometimes acting as a catalyst for events on the national level.
Olivier Fillieule, Isabelle Sommier
This book sheds new light on the history of businesses in the contemporary era, on the influence of the church's social doctrine and Vatican II for a segment of the Catholic elite. It also explores the Church's dilemmas regarding dechristianisation and the triumph of capitalism.
Une histoire des patrons chrétiens
Marie-Emmanuelle Chessel, Nicolas de Bremond d'Ars
This book presents the many faces of the French responses to queer theory, from the conservative "Manif pour Tous" to LGBT activism, but also research seminars, new medias, translation policies, as well as debates around nationalism and intersectionality.
This book paves the way for discussion on alternative ways of living on earth, as improbable as they may seem, and in so doing, demonstrates that the future is not merely the linear prolongation of the present.
Rémi Beau, Catherine Larrère
Christophe Farquet has uncovered numerous previously unexplored archives to understand how and when Switzerland became one of the main offshore centres of the world.
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.
Nouveaux modèles de gestion des ressources
Dominique Lorrain, Charlotte Halpern
This book follows the trajectories of female unionists and recounts the everyday difficulties they faced in daring to break into these male strongholds.
Their rich and moving narratives reveal a whole sphere of social reality on an often-neglected subject, that of women's voices in unionism.
Défendre les intérêts des femmes au travail
This book closely observes the evolution, punctuated by periodic experiments and spectacular turnarounds, towards one of most significant institutional reforms in post-war United Kingdom : the bank of England.
Une marche erratique vers l'indépendance 1977-2007
Sylviane de Saint Seine
The politicisation of biodiversity is the subject of this pluri-disciplinary book, which brings together a range of scientific fields & covers previously neglected dimensions of this issue, including economies of scale, the political impact of the scientific categories mobilised by actors & the instrumentalization of international norms by states.
Daniel Compagnon, Estienne Rodary