S'appuyant sur de nombreux cas, l'ouvrage montre comment l’industrie déploie de véritables stratégies pour soustraire du débat public les sujets les plus préjudiciables à ses activités.
Ou comment éviter que la politique s'en mêle
Une enquête « à chaud » auprès d'acteurs de la crise du Covid-19, qui, plutôt que des défaillances individuelles ou des dysfonctionnements techniques, met en avant des facteurs organisationnels : mauvaises leçons tirées du passé, faux sentiment de sécurité, confiance aveugle dans les outils de planification.
Henri Bergeron, Olivier Borraz
L'enquête de William Genieys met au jour le rôle de ces nouvelles élites politiques américaines qui œuvrent pour que l’État fédéral soit au service non pas des lobbyistes, mais de l’intérêt général.
La réussite de l'Obamacare
Medical statistics have become the primary tool in political decision making. There is a history behind this computational episteme, which Mathieu Corteel invites us to discover in this book. It began with the interpretation of 17th century death records and has been transformed over time ever since.
À partir de récits biographiques recueillis auprès d'individus ayant des incapacités motrices ou visuelles, l’ouvrage montre que les droits associés au handicap, souvent imprécis dans les textes, souffrent de défauts majeurs de mise en oeuvre.
Handicap, action publique et changement social
Disabled people face persistent marginalisation on the job market. This overview of the situation, with contributions from international research, demonstrates the importance of changing practices and representations surrounding disability within organizations, in order to facilitate the hiring and career progression of disabled workers.
The historian Judith Rainhorn has investigated white lead, which has been massively produced and used since the late 18th century, a poison for the workers directly exposed to it in their dusty workshops, lead pigment is today recognized as an environmental poison.
Histoire d'un poison légal
o better understand the question of the dependency of the elderly, which is increasingly poignant given the ageing population, Christophe Capuano provides his perspective as a historian and retraces the birth of the welfare state since the 1880s.
Une histoire de la protection sociale de 1880 à nos jours
The relationship between individuals' health and the labour market has been the subject of many debates and a substantial amount of legislation. The current legislative frameworks do not sufficiently take into account these interactions, further increased by the ageing population, and professional careers that are longer and les ssecure.
Thomas Barnay, Florence Jusot
Twenty years after they were introduced in France, generic drugs remain controversial. For some they are authentic drugs, upon which the survival of our health insurance system depends. For others, they are poor imitations which sacrifice health in the name of economics.
The development of these generics has reconfigured the French health system.
Sociologie des génériques en France
This book questions the mechanisms that lead to this blackout and analyses the way in which workplace health policies are developed in France. It shows how the instruments and procedures for managing professional risks are now conceived by and for experts, which makes it very difficult for workers' representativeand citizens to appropriate them.
Les politiques de santé au travail
Focusing on Congress and questions of health protection, Anne Laure Beaussier shows how the changes in federal power since the 1970s and the ideological polarization between democrats and republicans have affected the social policies of this country.
Une histoire politique
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.
Dominique Kerouedan, Joseph Brunet-Jailly
Designed for practitioners, students and professors, this is the first dictionary devoted to health expertise. It describes the uses, notions and concepts of the field. Drawing on the most recent research, it simultaneously illustrates the institutional context surrounding expertise and the actors that contribute to it or endure its consequences.
Santé, travail, environnement
Claude Gilbert, Emmanuel Henry
Pharmaceutical companies are increasingly involved in the field of international health (the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis , etc.). What is their role, what actions do they put out? Are they able to cooperate with States, NGOs, international organizations and private foundations?
Firmes privées et gouvernance mondiale de la santé
Work-related suffering, occupational cancers, musculoskeletal disorders... In France, occupational risk prevention is taking a turn for the worse. This work sheds light on the failings of a system that exposes millions of workers to serious but preventable risks, and offers possibilities for improving the independence of occupational physicians.
L'indépendance médicale en question
Les contributions réunies dans cet ouvrage permettent de s'interroger sur la pertinence et la portée, en 2012, des principes du service public en matière de santé et d'analyser les mutations de la gestion des services publics de soins.
An unprecedented synthesis of thirty years of public debate and political decisions around a societal subject revolutionized by scientific progress.
Procréation et politique en France (1982-2011)