13 June 2022

Forestry Work: a Key to Fighting Global Warming?

In March 2021, the National Forestry Office (ONF) shared on social media a photograph of the Minister of Agriculture marking a multi-hundred-year-old oak tree intended […]
13 June 2022

Are Elected Officials Compensated for Working?

In the social sciences, it has become a matter of course to consider and analyse the activities and office of elected officials as work. Commonly […]
16 February 2022

The State in France and the United States: So Far, So Close

by Nicolas Barreyre, EHESS and Claire Lemercier, Center for the Sociology of Organisations (Sciences Po) Contrasting political life in France to that in the United […]
12 December 2021

Health and Politics

By Patrick Castel, Centre for the Sociology of Organisations The humanities and social sciences have long highlighted a key truth: health cannot be reduced to […]
12 December 2021

The Agrofood Industry and Its Political Activities

By Daniel Benamouzig, Centre for the Sociology of Organisations and Joan Cortinas, Health Chair On 30 May 2018, the headline of Libération read ‘Comment les […]
12 December 2021

Between Drugs and Food: Inventing Microbiota Medicine

By Étienne Nouguez, Centre for the Sociology of Organisations For the past fifteen years or so, there has been so much enthusiasm over the microbiome […]
12 December 2021

Doping for Work

By Renaud Crespin, Centre for the Sociology of Organisations While doping in the professional sports world regularly makes the headlines in the media, the idea […]
12 December 2021

Measuring the Quality of Care, a European Overview

By Anne-Laure Beaussier, Centre for the Sociology of Organisations Health care quality has become a subject of constant assessment efforts in many OECD countries. Such […]
12 December 2021

Ambulatory Medical Care in France

An Increasingly Constrained Autonomy for Private Healthcare Professionals Par Anne Moyal, Centre de sociologie des organisations et LIEPP In February 2019, while visiting a multi-professional […]