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Guerres et conflits armés au XXIe siècle
La Tragédie de la croissance
Sortir de l'impasseThe tragedy of growth
A way out of the impasse
We all understand that infinite growth in a finite world is impossible, yet we act as if that were not true.To preserve our mental health we refuse to consider embarrassing truths, hoping that all will turn out well, but not really knowing how...
Qui a peur de la théorie queer ?Queer Theory
The French response
This book presents the many faces of the French responses to queer theory, from the conservative "Manif pour Tous" to LGBT activism, but also research seminars, new medias, translation policies, as well as debates around nationalism and intersectionality.
La Culture architecturale des FrançaisFrench architectural culture
This book presents the results of a vast investigation into the knowledge that different publics (candidates and graduates at public architecture schools, professional architects, mediators, and the broader public) have of French people's relationship with architecture and architects.
Terres, pouvoirs et conflits
Une agro-histoire du mondeLand, power and conflict
An agrohistory of the world
Because land possession remains a critical political objective, Pierre Blanc reviews contemporary history by placing the issue of land ownership at the heart of power relations. This book provides an agrohistory of the world in order to shed light on the geopolitical issues of the 21st century.
Jeux vidéo : l'industrie culturelle du XXIe siècle ?Video games : the cultural industry of the century ?
The economy of the video game industry has not yet been well explored and remains largely unknown. This volume therefore provides an overall view of the sector. It allows us to understand how, and by which actors, video games are designed, produced, and distributed, and what the specific stakes of this globalised sector are.
La Tyrannie du genreThe Tyranny of gender
Although the notion of gender was promoted by sociologists to shed light on relations of domination, invoking it at every opportunity – from the feminisation of language to political parity – establishes the idea that men and women are still, above all, and in every way prototypes of their sex group rather than unique individuals.
À quoi servent les politiques de mémoire ?The future of memory policies
To understand the reasons for the failure of memory policies and shed light on the public debate, this book return to the sources of these memory policies and, without political bias or taking sides, ask – where do these policies come from? What do they really do? How can we make them work effectively?
L'Enjeu mondial. Religion & politiqueGlobal issues : religion & politics
This book reveals the deep complexity of a contemporary space in perpetual tension between secularisation and the re-enchantment of the world.
La grande course des universitésThe great university race
The remodelling of the university landscape is underway. New structures have thus been forcibly created, without it being possible to ascertain whether these major changes will reach their objectives and ensure a radiant future for French higher education.