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La Vie des Idées
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The Islam of Converts
, 2 April
The Bikini Strategy
, 29 March
Gender and Class Relations in Algeria
The Meaning of Killing
, 22 March
About: Jonathan Glover, Questions de vie ou de mort, Labor et...
Why Do We Restore Artworks and Many Other Objects?
, 15 March
From ethnological objects to contemporary installations, everything is now...
Ronald Coase: A Century of Economics
, 8 March
Ronald Coase (1910-2013), the 1991 Nobel Laureate in Economics, is famous...
The Enigma of Peronism
, 5 March
Peronism, a political and social movement, has structured life in Argentina...
Homosexuality on Trial
, 19 February
Paris, 1933. Oscar Dufrenne, a music hall mogul and notorious homosexual,...
Running Water on Every Floor
, 15 February
How did people living in Paris, New York and London slowly gain access to...
Miguel Abensour: Emancipation through Utopia
, 8 February
Miguel Abensour profoundly renewed thinking about democracy. His political...
, 5 February
How does big data contribute to our understanding of Hugo, Balzac or...
, 1 February
Why do people strip naked in the public space? Under French law, public...
The Little Society of Children
, 18 January
How do children perceive the world around them, from the circles closest to...
Economizing on Scientific Debate
, 15 January
Le négationnisme économique. Et comment s’en débarrasser (Economic Denialism,...
Awakening the Leader within You
, 4 January
To make their highly original interactionist sociology widely accessible,...
A Digital Age Without Proletarians
, 18 December 2017
Has the digital economy definitively made the main tools of Marxist...
Our Lives as They are Told
, 11 December 2017
An Interview with Sylvain Bourmeau
The Reception of Refugees
, 4 December 2017
An Interview with Aline Angoustures and Dzovinar Kevonian
The Moral of Historical Fiction
, 27 November 2017
Since Claude Lanzmann’s Shoah, cinematographic representations of the...
What Nero Says about Us
, 16 November 2017
“Parricide”, “tyrant”, “monster”: it would be an understatement to say that the...
, 6 November 2017
Can journalism advance knowledge in the field of social science? Two...
Politicizing Europe, Europeanizing Politics
, 5 October 2017
Though they share the diagnosis of an unprecedented democratic crisis of...
Europe without Government
, 28 September 2017
The proposal by a group of academics to institute a parliament of the euro...
The City of Tears
, 22 May 2017
Ancient philosophy offered consolation for loss, separation, and death....
Economics: An Experimental Science?
, 27 March 2017
In economics, the study of behavior has been enriched by a productive...
French Law and Racist Speech
, 13 March 2017
French law is not always very clear when it comes to punishing racist...
Lobbied by the Laboratories
, 9 March 2017
What determines the value of a drug? Quentin Ravelli’s ethnographic study of...
The Legend of Céline
, 6 March 2017
A meticulous historical enquiry reveals the liberties taken by the author...
Jordan and Syrian Refugees
, 20 February 2017
While the spotlight is focused on the arrival of Syrian refugees in Europe,...
The Avant-Garde System
, 16 February 2017
In a desire to write a total history, Béatrice Joyeux-Prunel proposes a...
A Journey into Eurocracy
, 6 February 2017
Through an ethnographic investigation behind the closed doors of the...
Shaping Indochinese Identity
, 2 February 2017
It is now incongruous to imagine Vietnamese people identifying themselves...
The Return of Economic History?
, 30 January 2017
The recent success of books on economic history – at a time when this...
The Rise of Transparency
, 26 January 2017
An in-depth study of the recent history of the right to know in the United...
Learning from Randomized Controlled Experiments
, 23 January 2017
The Narrative of Scientificity, Practical Complications, Historical Experience
The Logic of Revolutions
, 19 January 2017
With the ‘Arab Springs’, the question of revolution was raised afresh. Taking...
The Other Election
, 16 January 2017
The Secretary General of the United Nations and Democratic Debate
Fighting Terrorism with Emergency Legislation
, 9 January 2017
The state of exception has a long history in France. Intended as a measure...
The Great Climate Change Market
, 5 January 2017
Climate change has fueled scientific, economic, and political debates for...
The Front National: Still Racist and Xenophobic
, 22 December 2016
Judging by the opinions of the Front National’s members and supporters, no...
The Colonial Margins of Citizenship
, 19 December 2016
By studying political and legal debates over citizenship through the prism...
Man on the Street, Version 2.0
, 12 December 2016
For more than ten years, a mobile studio has been touring the United States...
The General Interest
, 5 December 2016
It’s All about Incentives
In the Hell of Street-Level Bureaucracy
, 1 December 2016
Administrative cruelty according to Ken Loach
Most read articles
The End of the Traditional Art Gallery? (Part Two)
The World Social Forum Challenge
Muslim Castes in India
Benefits and costs of free trade for less developed countries
Is There a Difference Between Passive and Active Euthanasia?
1939-1945: The Germans exterminate the Jews
Is representative democracy really democratic ?
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