L'arme du droit The law as a Weapon -
number 7 What use does politics of law serve? How has legal action progressively integrated itself into the repertory of resistance throughout the social movements and crises of the 20th century?
By recounting the origins, the history and the posterity of the Ligue from the 1880s to the 1930s, this book casts a new light on the history of French society in the first half of the 20th century.
La consommation engagée Political Consumerism -
number 5 Consumers are more and more often asked to exercise their responsibility and when they buy products, to behave as responsible citizens. A new "consumerism" is on the rise, bringing politics into the marketplace.
La démocratie protestataire
Mouvements sociaux et politique en France aujourd'hui Contentious Democracy Social movements and politics in France today
An original thesis defending that social movements are neither a marginal component of the political landscape, nor a menace to democracy, but revive founding principles.
A usefull toolbox for decoding the language and analysis of social movements. This dictionary lists all of the key concepts, explains their origins and development, specifies their usages as well as the debates they address. More tahn 60 authors.
Emotions are at the heart of mass mobilization : The objective here is to analyze these "phenomena" which allow militants to sensitize the public to their cause.
Guy Groux, Jean-Marie Pernot
La grève Strikes -
number 1 The number of strikes is declining, they are no more central in the protest repertoire of the working classes, but they are giving way to a more diffuse form of conflictuality.