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 […]
20 May 2016

The trompe-l’œil of segregation

Urban segregation is a dominant theme in the public debate, and is often denounced as the origin of divides, apartheid, and ghettos confining the poor […]
20 May 2016

The children of immigrants are not doomed to failure

INED research officer and Nuffield College (Oxford) associate member, Mathieu Ichou wrote his doctoral thesis on the origins of educational inequalities and of the academic […]
20 May 2016
Old Age

Civic life for the most deprived

How can we ensure that over-fifty-year-olds, the poor, the most isolated people and those in need are able to participate more fully in civic life? […]