La démocratie de l'entre-soi

La démocratie de l'entre-soi

An increasing divide between the people and the elites, social and sexualised inequalities, the weakness of participative democracy, the rejection of the European project in favour of nationalism, the primacy of intimacy in the construction of political involvement and civic connections, uncertainties about the socialism and liberalism of tomorrow…

In this book, a team of researchers from CEVIPOF asks what all these signals tell us about the evolution of democracy in France.

They suggest 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… That this confusion in repertoires is met with a social fragmentation that is widely accepted, in spite of the celebrations of republicanism and calls for national unity.

This is the basis for the elaboration of a democracy of private interests, which breaks with the principle of separation between public and private space that has been the foundation for democracy since the French and American revolutions.

Réjane Sénac

Réjane Sénac est politiste, chargée de recherche du Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS) au Centre de recherches politiques de Sciences Po (Cevipof). Elle est membre du comité de pilotage du programme de recherche et d'ensignement des savoirs sur le genre/PRESAGE.



Les non-frères au pays de l'égalité
Our Non-Brothers in the Land of Equality
Réjane Sénac
Does France care more about fraternity than equality? Réjane Sénac analyses how the boundaries between brothers and non-brothers — whether the latter are women, non-binary, or non-white — have been repeatedly redrawn instead of disappearing altogether.



L'égalité sous conditions
Genre, parité, diversité
Conditional Equality
Gender, Parity, Diversity
Réjane Sénac
What do contemporary uses of parity and diversity, as well as controversies surrounding the so-called "gender theory", say about the French principle of equality? How do they help us to understand the persistence of economic and social inequalities despite equality being enshrined in the law?





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Dictionnaire genre & science politique
Concepts, objets, problèmes
Dictionary Gender & Political Science
Catherine Achin, Laure Bereni
What gender brought to political sciences? The articles of this dictionary, written in a clear and accessible language, identify the concepts, theories and canonical objects of the discipline (citizenship, democracy, government, political parties, voting, etc.) showing the role played by gender in their genesis and in their maturation.









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