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Radio Lorraine coeur d'acier, 1979-1980
Les voix de la criseRadio Lorraine Heart of Steel 1979-1980
Voices of the crisis
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.
L'Etat, le promoteur et le maire
La fabrication des politiques du logementThe state, the investor and the Mayor
Manufacturing housing policy
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.
Les Députés français et l'Europe
Tristes hémicycles ?French MPs and Europe
« Houses on the Wane »
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.
Villes de gauche, villes de droite
Trajectoires politiques des municipalités françaises de 1983 à 2014Left-wing towns, right-wing towns
Political trajectories of French municipalities from 1983 to 2014
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.
Que faire de nos vieux ?
Une histoire de la protection sociale de 1880 à nos joursWhat should be done with the elderly ?
A history of social protection from 1880 to today
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.
La Démocratie des émotionsThe Democracy of emotions
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.
Marseille années 68Marseille Post'-68
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.
L'Entreprise et l'Evangile
Une histoire des patrons chrétiensEntreprise and evangelisme
A history of christian executives
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.
Penser l'AnthropocèneConceptualising the Anthropocene
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.
Histoire du paradis fiscal suisseHistory of the Swiss tax haven
Christophe Farquet has uncovered numerous previously unexplored archives to understand how and when Switzerland became one of the main offshore centres of the world.