Recent graduates and poverty

9 décembre 2011 par lucieberaudsudreau

Please find below a link towards a radio broadcast on recent graduates who live in poverty. This report sheds a light on a specific dimension of poverty which is sometimes overlooked, although it gained in importance in recent years: youth poverty, focusing particularly on precarious young intellectuals. It investigates day-to-day life and perceptions of poverty. […]

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Ethnic Inequalities in Education in comparative perspective

12 octobre 2011 par lucieberaudsudreau

Seminar : Ethnic Inequalities in Education in comparative perspective At the Institut National d’études démographiques (INED) 133 boulevard Davout – 75020 Paris Thursday November 17th, 2pm – 5.30pm This conference presents an overview of the outcomes provided by an international research team within the EQUALSOC network*. This project has focused on educational inequalities  between ‘second […]

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Inequalities between generations since the baby boom

4 octobre 2011 par lucieberaudsudreau

Inequalities between generations since the baby-boom / Les inégalités entre générations depuis le baby-boom New release by INSEE : download the report here and click here for more information. Cohorts born at the end of the 1940s benefited from a clear generational improvement : from one generation to another, employment conditions when entering the labor […]

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Interview: The educational system and inequality

8 septembre 2011 par lucieberaudsudreau

You may click on the link below to read an interview of Agnes Van Zanten (Observatoire Sociologique du Changement, Sciences Po) on the French educational system and how it reinforces existing inequalities. L’Humanité, September 1, 2011 « Agnès van Zanten: C’est le système éducatif dans son ensemble qui creuse les inégalités »  

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Discrimination and Counselling at school

25 mai 2011 par lucieberaudsudreau

Seminar: Conselling at school and discrimination according to sex and origin La Halde et l’Acsé en lien avec la DEPP vous convient au séminaire de restitution de deux revues de littérature sur l’orientation scolaire et la discrimination selon le sexe et selon l’origine. Mercredi 1er juin de 9h30 à 12h30 dans l’amphithéâtre Mourain, 61-65, rue […]

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The Credential Society Revisited

18 mai 2011 par lucieberaudsudreau

Randall COLLINS, University of Pennsylvania, President of the American Sociological Association Seminar: The Credential Society Revisited: On the Dynamics of Educational Inflation May 25, 2011, 10:00 – 12:00 Salle A. Percheron, 98, rue de l’Université In his 1979 book, The Credential Society, Randall Collins presented evidence that technological change was not driving the trend towards […]

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