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Métropoles en Méditerranée
Gouverner par les rentesMediterranean metropolis
Government by dividends
Beirut, Cairo, Algiers, Istanbul: have they become ungovernable? Are they too dense, too polluted, too unequal? By delving into the fabric of their networks and institutions, this book shows that the major difficulties of these towns reflect not the lack of government, but rather its specific forms.
Sphère publique, intérêts privés
Enquête sur un grand brouillagePublic sphere, private interests
Investigating the blurring of boundaries
By tracing the role the profession of business lawyer has acquired within the confines of the state and the market, the authors of this fascinating investigation explore the contours of this grey area at the edge of political and administrative institutions. What does this ascension cost us today, both politically and democratically ?
Ignorance scientifique et inaction publique
Les politiques de santé au travailScientific ignorance and public inaction
Health policy in the workplace
This book questions the mechanisms that lead to this blackout and analyses the way in which workplace health policies are developed in France. It shows how the instruments and procedures for managing professional risks are now conceived by and for experts, which makes it very difficult for workers' representativeand citizens to appropriate them.
Du combat féministe à la cause publiqueDomestic violence
From feminist struggle to public issue
It is the shift in perception and the transformation of a feminist struggle into a political issue that this book explores. It shows how, from the 1970s, feminists identified sexual and domestic violence, proposed specific ways of dealing with it and developed an explanatory framework linking it to structural relations between men and women.
La démocratie de l'entre-soi
In this book, a team of researchers from CEVIPOF suggests that what is "common" is no longer based on what is public, but on what is private. That politics is now evolving in communitarian spaces of all kinds, family, religious denominations, political parties, oligarchies...
Sociologie plurielle des comportements politiques
Je vote, tu contestes, elle cherche...The Many-Faceted Sociology of Political Behaviour
I vote, you protest, she's still looking...
In homage to the pluralist political sociology practiced and defended by this French pioneer of experimental survey research, this volume provides an up-to-date overview of current research and major controversies in this field of political science today, thus also serving as an introduction to the analysis of political behaviour.
Que faire des restes ?
Le réemploi dans les sociétés d'accumulation
L'entrepreneur et le prince
La création du service public de l'eauThe Prince and the Entrepreneur
The creation of public water utilities
Drawing on hitherto overlooked sources, Christophe Defeuilley presents three urban histories, in London, New York, and Paris. He describes the major events that punctuated the creation of public water utilities. An in-depth look into the history, both great and small, of the world's three largest cities in 1900.
Les défis de la République
Genre, territoires, citoyennetéChallenges to the Republic
Gender, territory, citizenship
Policies aimed at achieving parity, affirmative action measures, establishing time offices to harmonize working hours, reversing the burden of proof in cases of discrimination, ensuring equal access to public spaces... the French Republic is undeniably undergoing tremendous change.
Calmer les prix
L'inflation en Europe dans les années 1970Slowing Down Prices
European Inflation in the 1970s
Following the oil shock of 1973, a massive wave of inflation spread throughout Europe. This volume explores these upheavals through a broad historical lens, by examining countries in Western, Northern and Eastern Europe, as well as trade unions, businesses and international organizations, particularly the European Community and GATT.