Both legitimacy and illegitimacy are in reality only instruments for conquering, conserving, and contesting power. Drawing on the philosophy of Max Weber, Yves Mény reminds us that this plural and shifting notion is above all based on a belief in rightful domination.
Croyance, obéissance, résistance
This annotated and contextualised anthology revisits and questions the major thinkers in political philosophy to engage with the core of their work.
ANTHOLOGIE. 3e édition revue et augmentée
This collective text looks at the actors that drive EAC – teachers, artists, families, cultural mediators, and specialist teachers – while giving a voice to those on the receiving end, the students.
Une utopie à l'épreuve des sciences sociales
This is an updated and augmented third edition of a book that is both extremely comprehensive and topical on contemporary China. It will enable the reader to better understand the aspirations, advantages, and weaknesses of a country that aims to become the number one world power.
Entre intégration et volonté de puissance
This book recounts the history of the École libre des sciences politiques, founded in 1872, which became known to the public during the inter-war period as Sciences Po.
The voice of the IPCC can be heard everywhere today – and it is increasingly insistent. No one can ignore that levels of greenhouse gases are rising, that the impacts of climate change are being felt on all continents, and that solutions to these challenges exist.
Kari De Pryck
Drawing on both well-known and less well-known examples (Parcoursup, organ donation, attribution of social housing), sociologists, economists and political scientists investigate this new way of organising our individual trajectories, in order to shed light on its very important political and social implications.
Une sociologie de l'appariement
Melchior Simioni, Philippe Steiner
The environmentalist movement has set out to raise awareness among the general public of the debates organised around the question of the environment. These debates involve Earth sciences, anthropology, sociology, history, geography, economics, and philosophy.