Des monographies présentant les résultats de recherches inédites dans les différentes disciplines des sciences humaines et sociales.
Drawing on the French example, Mathieu Bidaux returns to the historic sources of fabrication and distribution of paper money to explain the trust it continues to inspire today. From as early as 1800, the Banque de France carefully protected the manufacture of bank notes in order to provide its clients with a stable payment system.
Construire la confiance monétaire 1800-1914
In a democracy it is essential that nuclear choices are based on the open discussion of coherent alternatives. This book intends to provide citizens, elected representatives, military personnel, and teachers with the means to make up their own minds on a subject that is essential, yet which is seen as inaccessible.
La séduction de l'impossible
This long-term study, which combines accounts from coaches, human resources directors, and managers, explores this "new spirit" of capitalism which has a tendency to make the individual – and even the person – into a project. And which therefore runs the risk of offloading companies' organisational responsibilities.
Le coaching en entreprise
For three decades, which were more post-war upheaval than they were boom, the new French state, the cutting edge of modernisation, worked its way into all areas of social and economic life. Far from diminishing, tensions between transformations imposed top-down by the technocratic elite and citizens' demands for democracy were institutionalised.
A la recherche de la République moderne
The movement toward "financializing" finance is described here through the case study of the insurance sector, explained by new rules implemented by the European Union.
Enquête sur solvabilité II
Better known by the acronym COMECON, the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance (CMEA) was founded in 1949 by the USSR and its allies in popular democracies, as an instrument for dialogue between Eastern bloc countries, and as a showcase for socialism in competition with the West and specifically the European Community.
Le CAEM et la construction du bloc socialiste (1949-1991)
Based on interviews with the primary protagonists and the exclusive consultation of government archives, the book presents several political and bureaucratic spaces in which the debates on the subject took place and where the opposing arguments – always intricately connected to struggles for power – were laid out.
Enquête sur l'interdiction française du gaz de schiste
Sébastien Chailleux, Philippe Zittoun
Food security cannot be only considered in light of quantity and of development, it must also take into account health, social, climate, and environmental aspects.
Gouverner la sécurité alimentaire
Antoine Bernard de Raymond, Delphine Thivet
This exploration into the heart of EELV, and their Young Environmentalists, analyses the foundations of the involvement and the semi-professionalisation of political activists for whom values and practices are inseparable. Through these members, the book tells the story of a party that has set out to do politics differently.
This book brings together contributions by twenty international specialists on this "deliberative shift" in democracy. They analyse various aspects of the concept, including its limits, retrace the many fieldwork studies it has led to, and discuss the contemporary debates on the deliberative ideal and the various forms of participative democracy.
de la démocratie
Loïc Blondiaux, Bernard Manin
Images of political violence are everywhere: terrorist attacks, vandalism against public infrastructures, bossnapping, etc. The authors of this book coldly takes the side of the data, compiling a database of some 6,000 episodes of political violence between 1986 and today, and categorising them according to the nature of the cause being defended.
De 1986 à nos jours
Isabelle Sommier, François Audigier
How does public policy evolve in times of crisis? The comparative and international framework proposed in this book are important in understanding public action during times of crises, including the COVID 19 pandemic.
2008 et ses suites
Patrick Hassenteufel, Sabine Saurugger
Arthur Vuattoux conducted his research with two courts, followed several hearings, and analysed over two hundred cases involving adolescents. His verdict is that gender norms have a profound impact on the way in which the professionals consulted by the judges, and the judges themselves, perceive deviance at this age.
Genre, race, classe et âge au tribunal pour enfants
For four years, between 2015 and 2019, Frédéric Mérand went behind the wings at Berlaymont, the seat of the European Commission in Brussels, in order to observe and understand how Europe is really "made".
A Parisian metropolis is emerging, albeit somewhat chaotically. This is demonstrated by the authors of this book that retraces the history of the governance of this city.
État, conflits, institutions, réseaux
Patrick Le Galès
Deeply original in its approach and in its style, this historical investigation is an exemplary reflection on the silences of the past.
Une histoire des savoirs sur la Shoah en Bulgarie
A book about the oppressed workers and labourers Joseph Conrad lived alongside: serfs in Russia, workers and sailors in the French and British empires, slaves and migrants in the Indian Ocean... that ends in Congo with the extreme violence perpetrated against the indigenous people by colonial companies in their relentless search for profit.
Une histoire globale XVIIIe-XIXe siècles
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