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Is Luxury Worth Considering? An anthropology of luxury
The originality of Marc Abélès, an anthropologist who has always carried out his research against the grain, off the beaten path. A study of luxury that does not lean on classic sociological themes from the time of Bourdieu, those of distinction and domination.
Diary of an Anthropologist From May '68 to the Gilet Jaunes
The story of an intellectual and political commitment that takes its roots in May 68. From May 68 to the Yellow Vests, an anthropologist's look and analysis of new forms of political expression
Serge Abiteboul, Jean Cattan
We Are Social Media
There is another, more democratic and participative way to regulate social media and break away from GAFAM: social media is what we make it.
Sin and Madness The Psychopathology of the Deadly Sins
A unique and fascinating approach to psychiatry and psychic suffering
Philippe Aghion, Gilbert Cette, Élie Cohen
Manifesto for a New Economic Policy
A vital social and economic programme
Philippe Aghion, Céline Antonin, Simon Bunel
The Power of Creative Destruction A publishing event in Economics!
This book brings together five years of courses at the Collège de France and more than thirty years of research and instruction on “the economy of creative destruction.” It is Philippe Aghion’s seminal work.
Transforming the Growth System
An essential book for thinking in other ways about the relationships between finance, growth, and the climate, and for situating oneself within a long term perspective.
Michel Aglietta, Guo Bai, Camille Macaire
The End of the Hegemony of the Dollar
Fascinating developments on the most innovative elements of Chinese finance and its digital economy.
Michel Aglietta, Thomas Brand
A New Deal for Europe
This book poses a burning question: is European construction still a common goal, shared by all the E.U. states and legitimised by their citizens?
Michel Aglietta, Pepita Ould Ahmed, Jean-François Ponsot
Money: Between Debt and Sovereignty
Currency as political animal
George Akerlof, Robert Shiller
Phishing for Phools The Economics of Manipulation and Deception
Deception lies at the heart of the economy
Jean-Jacques Urvoas, Magali Alexandre
Survival Handbook for the French National Assembly The Art of Parliamentary Guerrilla Warfare
In the corridors of power of the National Assembly, we encounter Jean-François Copée, Arnaud Montebourg, Bernard Accoyer, among other French politicians.
Claude Allègre, Patrick Artus, Jean-Louis Borloo, Yves Cochet, Vincent Courtillot, Jean Jouzel, Jacques Le Cacheux
Ecological quarrels and political choices
Polemics over global warming, the security of nuclear power plants after Fukushima, the depletion of reserves of non-renewable raw materials continue to fuel public concern without succeeding in establishing shared objective representations...
The Looks Society Beautiful, Young People...and Others
An original thesis on breaking the silence surrounding the importance of appearance, and one that nobody — employer, employee, consumers — wishes to explicitly confront.
Eating – What a Story!
A book for those who are interested in food and cuisine as social phenomena in contemporary history, from a unique angle.
In this concise book, Christophe André guides us, surely and effectively, toward serenity and well-being
At the Heart of Urbanity
What should be done about neglected suburbs, the bedroom towns, dehumanized, and deregulated ? When we are faced with buildings in ruins, with wasteland and concrete deserts ? The answer is to stop trying to fix the obvious defects of these surburbs and instead concentrate on the heart of the town, in the common space, which must take on the changes made and symbolise an identity. Jean-Louis André, graduate of the Ecole normale supérieure, is a journalist. He has notably published with Ricardo Bofill, The Spaces of A Life.