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Les Nouvelles inégalités du travail
Pourquoi l'emploi se polariseNew work-based inequalities
The polarisation of the labour market
The polarisation of the labour market affects most countries and has become a striking phenomenon over the last two decades. It has led to an explosion in wage gaps and an increased risk of unemployment and insecurity. Is this phenomenon inevitable ?
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 ?
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...
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.
Performance sociale, financement et réformes de l'enseignement supérieurSocial performance, funding and reforming education
Ideally universities would provide opportunities for their students, remedy the massive undergraduate failure rates, and still be open to all. But is it possible to attain these objectives and maintain almost entirely non-feepaying higher education ?
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.
Politiques de l'emploi
Apprendre de l'expérienceEmployment Policies
Learning from experience
This book describes the modalities of a relevant evaluation of labor market actions, which often involves the setting up of control groups, a practice that is not widely practiced in France. It also outlines the main findings of randomized studies in North America and Europe.
L'ordre hiérarchique international
Les luttes de rang dans la diplomatie multilatéraleInternational Hierarchies
Despite the principle of sovereign equality that underpins the very concept of international relations, not all ambassadors wield the same amount of power at the table during multilateral negotiations. Vincent Pouliot offers a guided tour through the back rooms of global politics.