What are the conditions of success of a boycott? Is an alliance of consumers, citizens and workers possible? Mode of action of a global civil society and strong purchasing power, boycott could be as decisive for the twenty-first century as was the strike to the labor movement.
Ingrid Nyström, Patricia Vendramin
Drawing from several surveys conducted between 2004 and 2010, this work describes the significant institutional, organisational and technical infrastructure necessary to transform electricity into commodities, and reveals the fundamental role of political decision-making, including with regard to liberal reforms and the creation of a new market.
Sociologie d'une réforme libérale
Une analyse comparative des contrats flexibles, de leur régime juridique, de leur incidence sur les droits individuels et collectifs en France, en Italie, en Espagne, en Allemagne, aux Pays-Bas, au Royaume-Uni et aux États-Unis alors qu'ils semblent devenir la norme.
Une comparaison internationale
Les États-Unis disposent d'un système de « bonus-malus » pour le financement de l'assurance chômage sans équivalent. Passant en revue les nombreuses études consacrées à ces questions, les auteurs soulignent les bénéfices qui pourraient être attendus de l'adaptation en Europe d'un tel système et notamment en France.
Stéphane Auray, David L. Fuller
An attempt at deciphering the question of the Other in the United States by analysing scenes from popular American TV shows (Homeland, 24, Oz, The Wire, Mad Men, The Sopranos, Nip/Tuck, etc.), selected for the unique way in which they present the issue of race and invite reflection on the subject.
The Wire, Homeland, Oz, The Sopranos, OITNB, Boss, Mad Men, Nip/Tuck
Olivier Esteves, Sébastien Lefait
In Morocco, despite strong protest movements, monarchy repeatedly heckled was not reversed. Drawing on his experience of more than 3 years immersed in Moroccan society, the author retraces the journeys of human rights activists, Islamist actors and feminist activists to reveal how protest functions in Morocco, and how the regime accommodates it.
La révolution désamorcée
Who are the men and women who participated in May 1968? What was the impact of their activism on their children? Based on a large scale survey among "ordinary sixty-huitards", the book rehabilitates a plural history of May 68 by combining statistical analysis and life stories.
Événements et socialisation politique
This first dictionary of entrepreneurship provides both the concepts and examples needed to describe and understand entrepreneurship from different economic perspectives, thus offering a large overview of both seminal and contemporary research.
Pierre-Marie Chauvin, Michel Grossetti
Faced with the new Chinese hegemony, other Asian countries have been forced to adapt, while preserving their own designs on emergence. Consequently, various national forms of capitalism arise and co-exist. As a laboratory of contemporary forms of capitalism, Asia prefigures the major economic and geopolitical transformations of the decades to come.
Diversité et recomposition des trajectoires nationales
Pierre Alary, Elsa Lafaye de Micheaux
Born in the 1970s in the US, the UK and Canada, international political economy (IPE) has helped us to understand the transformations of the international scene. A critical overview of the main actors, debates and paradigms that structure the discipline.
Cultures scientifiques et hégémonie américaine
Designing a new architecture for social protection, the book shows that it is urgent and possible to rebuild the system. A plea for the design of a new generation of social rights, by three specialists in family policies, employment, social protection!
Pour une nouvelle génération de droits sociaux
Bernard Gazier, Bruno Palier
An anthropologist among analysts and traders! Horacio Ortiz analyses how these "experts" state the value of companies listed on the stock exchange and reveals the contradictions and weaknesses of this activity whose issues are crucial for the economic, political and social interest and yet poorly understood .
Enquête d'anthropologie politique sur l'évaluation des entreprises cotées en bourse
This book analyzes the concepts of "flexicurity" and "career security", their different interpretations in France and Europe in order to improve their economic and social efficiency and to help a systemic overhaul of employment policies.
Jacky Fayolle, Florian Guyot
Inefficient, the French unemployment insurance system promotes job instability and helps maintain high unemployment. This summary shows that there is significant leeway to improve our system of unemployment insurance.
Pierre Cahuc, Stéphane Carcillo
In a Europe with limited budgets and faltering solidarity, how can we reduce the fuel poverty of a growing percentage of the population? This volume compares policies developed in United Kingdom, France, Germany, Poland and Hungary to deal with this phenomenon.
Les précaires invisibles
François Bafoil, Ferenc Fodor
Will cultural industries disappear because of the digital revolution? Can they survive the major disruptions caused by new technologies? In this little survival guide, the professionals of the cultural industries will find some keys to face this major challenge.
Les industries culturelles face au numérique
What gender brought to political sciences? The articles of this dictionary, written in a clear and accessible language, identify the concepts, theories and canonical objects of the discipline (citizenship, democracy, government, political parties, voting, etc.) showing the role played by gender in their genesis and in their maturation.
Concepts, objets, problèmes
Catherine Achin, Laure Bereni
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