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La Consommation engagée
2e édition entièrement actualiséeMilitant consumerism
Second Edition revised and updated
Maintaining an ambiguous relationship with the market, being both opposed to and within it, militant consumerism is now a powerful movement, capable of influencing governments, legislators and economic actors.
Histoire du paradis fiscal suisseHistory of the Swiss tax haven
Christophe Farquet has uncovered numerous previously unexplored archives to understand how and when Switzerland became one of the main offshore centres of the world.
Nouveaux modèles de gestion des ressourcesFrugal cities
New models of resource management
With environmental urgency facing us everywhere, innovative urban projects to reduce pollution and waste are emerging around the world. But how useful are these experiences on a global scale? Is it possible to make a town durable without being detrimental to its surroundings? This book sets out to explore these questions.
Défendre les intérêts des femmes au travailWomen unionists
Defending the interests of women at work
This book follows the trajectories of female unionists and recounts the everyday difficulties they faced in daring to break into these male strongholds. Their rich and moving narratives reveal a whole sphere of social reality on an often-neglected subject, that of women's voices in unionism.
La Banque d'Angleterre
Une marche erratique vers l'indépendance 1977-2007The bank of England
An erratic march towards independence 1977-2007
This book closely observes the evolution, punctuated by periodic experiments and spectacular turnarounds, towards one of most significant institutional reforms in post-war United Kingdom : the bank of England.
Le Vote disruptif
Les élections présidentielle et législatives de 2017The disruptive vote
The presidential and legislative elections of 2017
A process of creative destruction of a rare intensity swept through the French political system during the 2017 elections, comparable to a devastated battleground. After the storm, now comes the time for analysis and the first research results.
La Lutte contre la corruption, le blanchiment, la fraude fiscale
L'exigence d'éthique dans les mouvements financiersThe fight against corruption, money laundering and tax evasion
The demand for ethics in financial movements
This book provides an overview of the range and limits of the measures and the law on transparency, anti-corruption and economic modernization, presented by actors directly involved in current movements of regulation.
Les Politiques de biodiversitéThe politics of biodiversity
The politicisation of biodiversity is the subject of this pluri-disciplinary book, which brings together a range of scientific fields & covers previously neglected dimensions of this issue, including economies of scale, the political impact of the scientific categories mobilised by actors & the instrumentalization of international norms by states.
Croire et faire croire
Usages politiques de la croyanceBelieve and mahe believe
Political usages of belief
Ideologies are still active but they are divided, compartmentalised, through a mosaic of references, standards and objectives. The multidisciplinary perspective of this volume. Drawing on philosophy, history, art history, political science, sociology, the authors question the political usages of individual and collective belief.
Le nouveau capitalisme agricole
De la ferme à la firmeNew agricultural capitalism
From the farm to the firm
How are the "mega-farms" organised? What are their logics and modes of action? In what spaces do they situate themselves? How does a family farm become an agricultural company? What kind of actors are involved? What are their attitudes towards politics? What conflicts do they provoke? The first study of an emerging global phenomenon.