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Politique et religion
Relire l'histoire, éclairer le présentPolitics and Religion
Re-reading history, shedding light on the present
In the face of the awakening of fundamentalisms and violent extremisms, Jean Picq invites us to re-read our history, to identify the key points that have allowed us to define new relations between the spiritual and the temporal and to see the triumph of reason dedicated to civil peace.
Les banques centrales et l'État-nationThe Central Banks and the Nation-State
The entire standard theory of central banking is constructed on the model of independence to the state. Yet the history of central banks comes back to the state, or rather to the nation-state. In order to understand the reasons for this paradox, this book analyses the evolution of the relationship between fifteen central banks and the state.
Chine, les visages de la justice ordinaire
Entre faits et droitChina, Faces of Ordinary Justice
Between facts and law
Philosophies du multiculturalismePhilosophies of Multiculturalism
The goal of the book is to present the most recent theoretical debates on multiculturalism philosophies. A sort of vade mecum for university students, academics and involved citizens, the book will interest a broad audience wishing to understand the challenges of ethnic and cultural diversity via a concise, cutting-edge summary.
Santé mondiale. Enjeu stratégique, jeux diplomatiquesWorld Health: Strategic Stakes and Diplomatic Moves
As globalisation has spread, health has become a topic of foreign policy and global governance that powers use to gain influence, prestige, in power. This book highlights the political and strategic issues of "global health" then examine the diplomatic game it generates.
Méthodes de recherche en relations internationalesResearch Methods for Studies in International Relations
Drawing on numerous case studies and the expertise of some twenty researchers, this book provides a summary of the main key resources and methods adopted in international relations research, including using archives and databases, conducting interviews, establishing a corpus, analyzing quantitative data, producing nuanced interpretation of images.
Gouverner les conduitesRegulating Behaviour
"Eat smart, be smart", "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle", "Same medicine, same results", "Smoking kills"… A critical attempt at deciphering an increasingly widespread form of governance, where individual behaviour becomes a space for public intervention.
CDD vs CDI
Les effets d'un dualisme contractuelCDD vs CDI. The Impact of Contract Dichotomy
In France, there is a dual labor market: one with stable jobs heavily protected and the other with precarious employment whose durations are getting shorter and shorter. What is the origin of this contractual dualism and how does it affect the functioning of the French labor market ?
Le crime de lèse-nation (1789-1791)
Histoire d'une invention juridique et politiqueThe Crime of Lèse-Nation
History of a Legal and Political Invention (1789-1791)
Jean-Christophe Gaven presents a large and remarkably thorough dossier on the beginnings of the Revolution, when royal sovereignty and national sovereignty were in competition. The author works meticulously to decipher the birth of this new form of criminal and political justice, entirely devoted to protecting the Revolution and its ambitions.
Pluriel et commun
Sociologie d'un monde cosmopolitePlural and shared
Sociology of a cosmopolitan world
How is the individual socialized today, in Rome, Bombay, Lagos or Tokyo? Ours is a globalized world, a world in which a young person in Burkina Faso can identify with Star Wars heroes, a world in which a New York trader drinks the same Starbucks coffee as his counterpart in Taiwan. How is human experience shaped in a world such as this?