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Emmaus and the Abbé Pierre
An Alternative Model of Entreprise, Charity and Society
This is the extraordinary development of contemporary humanitarian and an important page of French social history that Axelle Brodiez-Dolino allows us to (re) read through two inseparable stories, those of Emmaus and the Abbé Pierre Pierre.
La Rénovation urbaine
Démolition-reconstruction de l'ÉtatUrban Renovation
Demolition and Reconstruction of the State
Services sans frontières
Mondialisation, normalisation et régulation de l'économie des servicesServices without borders
Globalization, standardization and regulation of the service economy
Services represent almost 80% of the GDP of the OECD countries, but only 20% of their international trade. This innovating book, based on multiple case studies, lists the constraints of globalizing services, whether social, economic or cultural in nature.
Être chômeur à Paris, São Paulo, Tokyo
Une méthode de comparaison internationaleUnemployment in Paris, Sao Paulo, Tokyo
A Method of International Comparison
La Diplomatie sur le vif
Between memoirs and debate, Former Foreign Minister Roland Dumas comments here the slow and difficult passage between two centuries as one of the main players in an exceptional period in terms of international relation.
Les Banques centrales à l'échelle du monde
L'internationalisation des banques centrales des débuts du xxe siècle à nos joursCentral Banks at World Scale
The Internationalisation of Central Banks from the Early 20th Century to the Present
This book recalls the history of the internationalisation of central banks from the fundamental ruptures of World War I to today's Euro crisis. The analyses converge to acknowledge the political nature of this global phenomenon.
Les Droites en fusion
Transformations de l'UMPA Merger of the Right
Transformations of the UMP
A sociological, historical and European approach to the phenomenon of partisanship applied to the Right in France and to the UMP (Union pour un mouvement populaire) since 2002, that will help understanding the actual leadership conflict at the top of UMP.
Les Armées contemporainesContemporary Armies
Sociology analysis what contemporary armies owe to the political, institutional and social context in which they develop. It recalls what the understanding of military matters brings to the understanding of our societies and phenomenas of power.
La Gauche en Amérique latine, 1998-2012The Left in America Latina
Over the last ten years, Latin American Left seems to succeed in everything it undertakes. An original assessment of the political, social and economic transformations of Latin America, which may lead to growth and equitable development.
La Dictature de Salazar face à l'émigration
L'État portugais et ses migrants en France (1957-1974)The Salazar Dictatorship Faced with Migration
Following extensive research in the Portuguese, Spanish, and French archives and a series of interviews with political and institutional actors from the period, this author offers an original history of migrants and Portuguese migration policies.