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Le Privilège occidental
Travail, intimité et hiérarchies postcoloniales à Dubaï
Le Moment Nuremberg
Le procès international, les lawyers et la question raciale
Viol que fait la justice ?Rape: what is the justice system doing?
This book takes a detailed look at what motivates judges' decisions when dealing with delicate questions related to violence, desire, and sexuality. It describes the trajectory of victims throughout a legal process that is sometimes experienced as a second rape.
La Fabrique juridique des swaps
Quand le droit organise la financiarisation du mondeThe legal construction of swaps
When law organizes the financialization of the world
Since their invention in the 1980s, swaps have overturned the landscape of contemporary finance. Bankers were of course responsible for the development of this financial innovation, but so were legal scholars. This book reveals the legal aspect of financial globalization, which is both frequently overlooked and fundamentally crucial.
Crise mondiale et systèmes partisansGlobal crisis and party systems
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.
L'Argent de la politiquePolitical money
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.
Trier, exclure et policer
Vies urbaines en Afrique du Sud et au NigeriaSorting, excluding and policing
Urban lives in South Africa and Nigeria
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.
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.