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 […]
1 February 2017

Urban insecurity, a social issue

How can urban insecurity be categorized in terms of risk exposure and in terms of perception? Does this perception vary based on socio-professional class, political […]
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 […]
25 January 2017

Fraternity versus equality

A myth worth revisiting Does France, the so-called country of human rights, display exemplary equality? This is the question that Réjane Sénac seeks to answer […]