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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.
Nouveaux modèles de gestion des ressourcesFrugal cities
New models of resource management
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.
Défendre les intérêts des femmes au travailWomen unionists
Defending the interests of women at work
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.
La Banque d'Angleterre
Une marche erratique vers l'indépendance 1977-2007The bank of England
An erratic march towards independence 1977-2007
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.
Les Politiques de biodiversitéThe politics of biodiversity
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.
La Lutte contre la corruption, le blanchiment, la fraude fiscale
L'exigence d'éthique dans les mouvements financiersThe fight against corruption, money laundering and tax evasion
The demand for ethics in financial movements
This book provides an overview of the range and limits of the measures and the law on transparency, anti-corruption and economic modernization, presented by actors directly involved in current movements of regulation.