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3 July 2020

How Voters Respond to Crime Control Policies

by Roberto Galbiati, Department of economics* Many democratically elected governments around the world are probably wondering how voters will respond to the policies they implemented […]
18 May 2020
Christophe de Margerie et Laurence Parisot. Troisième journée de l'Université du Medef 2009. Crédit image : Pierre Metivier, CC BY-NC 2.0

The New Spirit of Neoliberalism: Equality and Economic Prosperity

By Hélène Périvier, OFCE, head of PRESAGE and Réjane Sénac, CEVIPOF* During the 20th century, the legal, social, and economic situation of women living in […]
18 May 2020

Breastfeeding Policies Disconnected from Reality

by Marta Dominguez Folgueras, OSC* The World Health Organization (WHO) defines breastfeeding as “the best source of nourishment for infants and young children.” The organization […]
13 February 2020
Faculté de droit (Université Paris I). Crédits image : Cristian Bortes. CC BY 2.0

Transforming universities: Proposals from a researcher

“Proposals from a researcher for universities” (Propositions d’une chercheuse pour l’université, Presses de Sciences Po) the latest book by Christine Musselin, CNRS research director at […]
13 February 2020
Monaco HLM. Crédits image : Lena/flickr. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Access to Social Housing: Discrimination on All Levels

In her doctoral thesis, Marine Bourgeois enlightens us as to how discrimination is forged regarding access to social housing. Through direct observations, interviews with professionals, […]
13 February 2020
Brancardiers portant secours à un blessé français : [photographie de presse] / [Agence Rol]. Source BNF/Gallica

The birth of medical emergencies

The number of visits to emergency medical services keeps growing. According to statistics from the Ministry of Solidarity and Health, it doubled between 1996 and […]
11 February 2020
Femme devant choisir entre responsabilités parentales et succès professionnel. Crédits image : GoodStudio/Shutterstock

The Paradox of Family Policy

Family policy expansion – and in particular childcare – is one of the hallmarks of welfare state’s transformation. Paradoxically it unfolds in a context of […]
10 July 2019

From unemployment to part-time work

by Hadrien Clouet, young resarcher in sociology The major unemployment rates that Western societies have been experiencing for over 30 years generate great individual suffering […]
10 July 2019

Are domestics back?

Over the past few decades, France has actively been supporting jobs in services to individuals, to the point that the sector currently involves 1.2 million […]