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Dire la France
Culture(s) et identités nationales (1981-1995)Defining France
National culture(s) and identities (1981–1995)
Revisiting the high points of cultural policy under François Mitterrand, examining the policies that instated the 'right to cultural difference' and their culmination during the 1993 Gatt negotiations, Vincent Martigny captures the spirit of a decade that remains crucial to understand contemporary disputes over the question of identity.
La crise environnementale en Chine
Évolutions et limites des politiques publiques
This initial assessment of the environmental situation in China thus analyses both the causes of this crisis and the environmental policies subsequently implemented in order to understand a precarious situation that will affect the future of the Earth.
La santé aux États-Unis
Une histoire politiqueHealth in the United States
A political history
Focusing on Congress and questions of health protection, Anne Laure Beaussier shows how the changes in federal power since the 1970s and the ideological polarization between democrats and republicans have affected the social policies of this country.
Gouvernement et hégémonie politique à MarseilleUrban Clientelism
Government and political hegemony in Marseille
Crossing records of unpublished archives, interviews, ethnographic observation, articles and statistics, this book provides, beyond the folklore of Marseille a vision both precise and distanced of the ways to govern a city.
Les banques centrales et l'État-nationThe Central Banks and the Nation-State
The entire standard theory of central banking is constructed on the model of independence to the state. Yet the history of central banks comes back to the state, or rather to the nation-state. In order to understand the reasons for this paradox, this book analyses the evolution of the relationship between fifteen central banks and the state.
Chine, les visages de la justice ordinaire
Entre faits et droitChina, Faces of Ordinary Justice
Between facts and law
Santé mondiale. Enjeu stratégique, jeux diplomatiquesWorld Health: Strategic Stakes and Diplomatic Moves
As globalisation has spread, health has become a topic of foreign policy and global governance that powers use to gain influence, prestige, in power. This book highlights the political and strategic issues of "global health" then examine the diplomatic game it generates.
Gouverner les conduitesRegulating Behaviour
"Eat smart, be smart", "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle", "Same medicine, same results", "Smoking kills"… A critical attempt at deciphering an increasingly widespread form of governance, where individual behaviour becomes a space for public intervention.
Le crime de lèse-nation (1789-1791)
Histoire d'une invention juridique et politiqueThe Crime of Lèse-Nation
History of a Legal and Political Invention (1789-1791)
Jean-Christophe Gaven presents a large and remarkably thorough dossier on the beginnings of the Revolution, when royal sovereignty and national sovereignty were in competition. The author works meticulously to decipher the birth of this new form of criminal and political justice, entirely devoted to protecting the Revolution and its ambitions.
Pluriel et commun
Sociologie d'un monde cosmopolitePlural and shared
Sociology of a cosmopolitan world
How is the individual socialized today, in Rome, Bombay, Lagos or Tokyo? Ours is a globalized world, a world in which a young person in Burkina Faso can identify with Star Wars heroes, a world in which a New York trader drinks the same Starbucks coffee as his counterpart in Taiwan. How is human experience shaped in a world such as this?