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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.
Le Biais comportementalisteBehavioralist bias
A whole series of cognitive biases prevent us from making rational decisions: conformity, aversion to loss, excessive self-esteem, preference for the short-term, etc. This book is a critical analysis of behavioral knowledge and its applications, in order to understand its success and explore its limitations.
Améliorer les appariements sur le marché du travailImproving labor market matching
This book weighs the relative importance of the various factors involved in this discrepancy in labor market supply and demand: those looking for work may not have the skills businesses are looking for; they may not live in the regions where jobs are being created; recruiters and jobseekers may not have access to relevant information.
Trier, exclure et policer
Vies urbaines en Afrique du Sud et au NigeriaSorting, excluding and policing
Urban lives in South Africa and Nigeria
The major cities of South Africa and Nigeria have a reputation as dangerous, filled with slums and dominated by the black market. Little is known, however, about the ways in which populations are sorted, categorized and policed, in keeping with the methods of social and ethnic reification of apartheid and the colonial era.
Dictionnaire d'économie politique
Capitalisme, institutions, pouvoirDictionary of political economics
Capitalism, institutions, power
This dictionary provides a unique and pluralist synthesis of contemporary knowledge in political economics. From "Austerity" to “Work” to “The 2007 Financial Crisis”, political scientists, sociologists and economists define and discuss key concepts, theoretical perspectives, and societal controversies in this vast research area.