11 April 2018
Pierre-Auguste_Renoir. Le Déjeuner des canotiers. Crédits : Domaine public

Is it useful to work on Sundays?

Is it useful to work on Sundays? Not according to Jean-Yves Boulin and Laurent Lesnard in their latest book Les Batailles du dimanche [Sunday battles]. […]
6 April 2018

Poverty seen from wealthy neighborhoods

How do the upper and upper-middle classes living in wealthy neighborhoods see the poor and working classes? How do they explain the differences between themselves […]
21 February 2018
Claude Dityvon, "199-30A-LA COURNEUVE-BIDONVILLE-1967. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 FR

What has become of slum children?

What do people who have spent their childhood in slums become? Are they doomed to a lifetime of poverty? Are they still stigmatized decades later? […]
12 October 2017

The slums of Mumbai, regulated anarchy

Sukriti Issar, a young Indian sociologist of Sciences Po’s Sociological Observatory of Change, focuses her research on urban policy in India, and especially unplanned urbanization […]
12 October 2017

Divided cities: between fragmentation and integration

A research professor in the fields of urbanism and urban policies affiliated with Sciences Po’s Centre for European Studies, Marco Cremaschi has taught at several […]
30 September 2017

Youth in France: “a rejected citizenship”

Tom Chevalier, a recent PhD graduate of the Center for European Studies, devoted his thesis – under the supervision of Bruno Palier – to public […]
26 September 2017

Disability: from public action to life experiences

In recent years, French disability policies have gained a collective dimension aiming for better social integration of all the people involved. How do beneficiaries view […]
28 February 2017
The right way. CC BY-NC 2.0 Bob Morris

Measuring inequalities between migrants and nationals

In the tradition of research conducted at the Sociological Observatory of Change on social stratification and segregation, Ettore Recchi has published “The Citizenship Gap in […]
1 February 2017

When the state champions the cause of women. A historical perspective.

Improving the status of women and challenging gender inequalities was one of the most significant social transformations of the 20th century. What role did public […]