6 October 2017

Choosing a nutritional label: irreconcilable interests

The Health Ministry’s selection of a new nutritional label was going to be difficult, given the divergent interests of the actors involved. Aware of the […]
2 October 2017

Jobs at Risk From Technology : When Supervising Machines is Work in its Own Right

ebates over the place of work in our society are somewhat paradoxical. Whether technology is being touted for its potential or denounced for its domination, […]
28 February 2017
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Competition. Revisiting a social and economic phenomenon

Is competition an evolutionary process? How should it be defined and regulated? What does it mean to be in competition or to compete? Three researchers […]
15 February 2017

The making of urban projects in France

How are new urban neighborhoods developed and built? What policy goals do they meet and what constraints shape them? How do professionals, including architects, assert […]
1 February 2017

Occupational risks under scrutiny

All work environments carry risks for employees. Some risks are present in many sectors, while others are more specific; some are easily identifiable and/or identified, […]
4 June 2016

Why does the State want to govern our behaviour?

“Eat, move”, “I eco-renovate, I economize”, “Generic medicines are great”, “Smoking kills”: What is the state doing when it thus interferes in our private lives […]