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 […]
18 December 2019

Household Money, a Policy Issue

United States, 2008: “For Sale” signs cropped up in front of thousands of houses, becoming a symbol of almost forced household indebtedness. But as scandalous […]
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 […]
10 July 2019

What remains of the workers’ internationals?

Who remembers that worker unions used to be organized at the international level, much earlier than the corporate and financial worlds? In his book La […]
6 July 2019

The secrets of the Hermitage

In his book “Art of Memories. Curating at the Hermitage ”, medialab sociologist Vincent-Antonin Lepinay examines the vicissitudes of the great Hermitage museum since the 1917 revolution. […]
6 July 2019
Le train passe devant une personne en fauteuil roulant. Crédits photo : Graceful Digital, Shutterstock

Work and disability: ending exclusions

We are all aware of the fact that the disabled face significant difficulties in the labor market, but we underestimate them. While many inclusive measures […]
6 July 2019

Decor, the other actor in film

What is film doing to cities, and what are cities doing to film? From Paris to Marseille, through Los Angeles, Gwenaële Rot, a professor of […]
19 November 2018

Labor regulations under stress

What are the conflicts in professional relationships in France? What are the open or latent conflicts in the workplace? How are they regulated? These two […]