How To Get The Poor Off Our Conscience

20 septembre 2011 par lucieberaudsudreau

The editions « Les liens qui libèrent » and Le Monde Diplomatique publish a French translation of an article by John Kenneth Galbraith « How to get the poor off our conscience », initially published in Harper’s Magazine, November 1985. The book L’Art d’ignorer les pauvres, Ed. Les Liens qui libèrent et Le Monde Diplomatique, 78 pages, also contains […]

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Equal access for women and men to professional and family tasks

11 juin 2011 par lucieberaudsudreau

Unequal access to family chores explains for a great deal professional inequalities between men and women. The report by Brigitte Grésy and Philippe Dole from the Inspection générale des affaires sociales (IGAS) explains this gap by analyzing habits of employees and enterprises when facing parenthood. The report also tries to bring answers to the question: […]

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Jobless Discrimination?

31 mai 2011 par lucieberaudsudreau

Jobless Discrimination? When Firms Won’t Even Consider Hiring Anyone Unemployed Check out this article by Adam Cohen in the Time Magazine, on how firms automatically put aside applications by unemployed people. You may download the article here or go on the Time’s website.

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OXPO joint doctoral seminar – May 25-26, 2011

25 mai 2011 par lucieberaudsudreau

Please find here the programme for the Joint Doctoral Seminar Sciences-Po – Oxford: « The Dynamics of Politics and Inequalities », May 25-26, 2011. Click here to download the programme Please click here for the abstracts of the seminar presentations. Please click here for the minutes of the seminar. Presentations Session 1. Class conflicts and distributive conflicts […]

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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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Les effets de la crise économique sur l’emploi des femmes et des hommes

4 février 2011 par Communication scientifique

Présentation et compte-rendu du séminaire du 16 décembre 2010 Les effets de la crise économique sur l’emploi des femmes et des hommes Téléchargez la présentation Téléchargez le compte rendu

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Séminaire avec Frank Dobbin Inventing Equal opportunity 8 février

25 janvier 2011 par nonnamayer

Equal opportunity in the workplace is thought to be the direct legacy of the civil rights and feminist movements and the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964. Yet, as Frank Dobbin demonstrates, corporate personnel experts–not Congress or the courts–were the ones who determined what equal opportunity meant in practice, designing changes in how employers hire, […]

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