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Frustrations populaires et vagues populistesImperfect democracies
frustrations of the people and the tide of populism
Are we really on the eve of the collapse of democracy? In view of the economic and political changes underway in countries like Italy, the United States, the United Kingdom, and France, the author argues that democracies will reinvent themselves.
Viol que fait la justice ?Rape: what is the justice system doing?
This book takes a detailed look at what motivates judges' decisions when dealing with delicate questions related to violence, desire, and sexuality. It describes the trajectory of victims throughout a legal process that is sometimes experienced as a second rape.
Culture numériqueDigital culture
This book provides the key to understanding what the digital revolution has done to our societies and what we do with digital technology. Digital worlds have history, geography, economics and politics that are much richer than the public debate on the evils of the web lead us to imagine.
Le Tirage au sort
Comment l'utiliserHow to use the random draw
This book is a genuine guide to the usage of random ballots, and shows with precision the possibilities and constraints, effects and usages, qualities and limits of this technique, as well as the specificities of the domains and levels in which it can be used.
Dialogue social et performance économiqueSocial dialogue and economic performance
Is there a cause and effect relationship between social dialogue and economic performance? What impact does union action have on the productivity and profitability of businesses? This book seeks to respond to all these questions based on studies conducted in Europe and around the world.
L'Eglise catholique est-elle anticapitaliste ?Is the Catholic Church anti-capitalist?
There is a Catholic doctrine on capitalism, but it must be read between the lines of the pontifical texts. It could be summarized as follows: it is possible to operate within capitalist structures, but only to the extent that one does not adopt the behavior that capitalism presupposes. This is a position that requires a certain juggling act.
La Fabrique juridique des swaps
Quand le droit organise la financiarisation du mondeThe legal construction of swaps
When law organizes the financialization of the world
Since their invention in the 1980s, swaps have overturned the landscape of contemporary finance. Bankers were of course responsible for the development of this financial innovation, but so were legal scholars. This book reveals the legal aspect of financial globalization, which is both frequently overlooked and fundamentally crucial.
Crise mondiale et systèmes partisansGlobal crisis and party systems
This book demonstrates that the democratic crisis observed in western countries must be analyzed at the global level. It must also be seen in light of other planetary-level crises, including the 2008 economic crisis, the full electoral effects of which are only being felt several years later, the refugee crisis, terrorism and climate change.
L'Argent de la politiquePolitical money
New constraints have been added to the funding and management of political organizations. Actors involved in electoral campaigns have learned the rules that they have to abide by when they descend into the arena. But these rules were made for and by politicians. Their repressive and dissuasive power has shown itself to be limited.
Les discriminations au travail
Femmes, ethnicité, religion, âge, apparence, LGBTWorkplace discriminations
Gender, ethnicity, religion, age, appearance, sexuality.
This book is the first of its kind to propose a series of measures that demonstrate that workplace discrimination is not a forgone conclusion and can be challenged, beyond simple punitive approaches.