Béatrice Hibou
Senior Research Fellow, CNRS
Phone: +33 (0) 1 58 71 70 31 - beatrice.hibou@sciencespo.fr

Holds a degree from Sciences Po and a Ph.D. in political economy from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS, 1995). Lectured at Sciences Po and Sciences Po Bordeaux from 1998 to 2000. Member of the editorial boards of Politique africaine (1998- 2001) and Critique internationale (1998-2003). Directs the “Africas” (Les Afriques) book series published by Karthala.
Co-founder and vice-president of FASOPO since 2003, she is also in charge of the research group on historical Sociologie historique de l’économie at CERI.
Her comparative research in political economy focuses, from a Weberian perspective, on the political significance of economic reform, based on cases from sub-Saharan Africa, the Maghreb and Europe.

Work in Progress

- The political economy of repression
- The political economy of neo-liberalism

Main Publications

- La bureaucratisation néolibérale (dir.), Paris, La Découverte, 2013.

- La bureaucratisation du monde à l’ère néolibérale
, Paris, La Découverte, 2012, livre traduit en anglais The Bureaucratization of the World in the Neoliberal Era. An International and Comparative Perspectives, London, Palgrave, 2015.

- Anatomie politique de la domination, Paris, La Découverte, 2011.

- La force de l'obéissance : économie politique de la répression en Tunisie, Paris, La Découverte, 2006, livre traduit en anglais : The Force of Obedience. The Political Economy of Repression in Tunisia, Cambridge, Polity Press, 2011

- La privatisation des états (dir), Paris, Karthala, 1999, livre traduit en anglais : Privatising the state, (ed), London, Hurst, 2004.

La criminalisation de l'Etat en Afrique, avec Bayart Jean-François et Ellis Stephen, Bruxelles, Complexe, 1997, livre traduit en anglais : The Criminalization of the State in Africa, with Bayart, Jean-François and Ellis, Stephen, London, Currey, 1999 ; Bloomington, Ind., Indiana University Press, 1999.

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