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For a City That Is Desirable Once Again Cities are our future: what can be done so they will ultimately be desirable again?
Should we leave cities? The subject is very timely, and this book, which argues that we shouldn’t, deals with it intelligently, and without being overly-technical, which is rather rare in the realm of urbanism.
An incisive and informed assessment of the complicated relationships between women and the digital world, accompanied by strong measures and precise solutions to put an end to the sub-feminization of this still very macho sector.
An original approach, far from the usual questioning that, too often, makes do with mono-causal explanations, which are necessarily over-simplified.
Following Les Guetteurs [the Lookouts], the first history of French Intelligence as told by its heads, here is Les Protecteurs, the inside history of the National Gendarmerie.
Concrete solutions for an individual to escape the violent situation he or she is enduring, but also in the form of guidelines for prevention in the professional or educational realm.
New light shed on feminism by a woman involved in the women’s movement. To find oneself in a galaxy of feminist currents. A reflection on the status of women.
Undertaken first in Belgium shortly after the attacks that occurred in that country, this approach has received a great deal of attention from public authorities, and is seeing increasing interest in France, given the failure of de-radicalization policies.
Interviews with the great leaders in French Intelligence. These interviews break with a culture of secrecy; what the leaders say in no way glosses the difficulties, or the missteps, of the Services, or the manipulations that occur for reasons of high-level – or low-level – politics.
Portraits of highly contemporary women who have decided to impose their priorities and to use the new procreation techniques to control their fertility and to stimulate it when convenient. New challenges for women between the ages of 20 and 35 in terms of career and procreation.
The timeliness of the issue of migratory movement and the displacement of populations. The multi-disciplinary nature of the studies, which bring together history and geography, geopolitics, psychology, as well as law and economics.
A gallery of emblematic portraits of mould-breaking women, among them one of the great explorer Alexandra David-Néel whose motto was "Go where your heart takes you and follow your eyes." A campaigning work that will allow every one of us to break free of our shackles and to each make our contribution, as best we can, to a more open, more harmonious and more loving society.
Commentary from the latest reports on anti-Semitism in France, in order to go well beyond journalistic and political discourse. The current character of the issue, which is examined here with the resources of both history and philosophy. The scope of the analyses proposed by some of the most respected specialists on the issue.
A informed contribution to the debate on education and the university in this pre-election period. Selected and finely-drawn examples from around the world illustrate how these contradictions can be overcome: Stanford and Silicon Valley, Singapore University, the Ecole Polytechnique de Lausanne nd research, ESSEC and entrepreneurship, and more.
Though our certainties may waver as we move toward an uncertain economic and social future, culture remains for France an exceptional asset and a critical issue, both at home and internationally.
A fascinating analysis: from the witch-children of West and Central Africa to child-soldiers, child refugees, victims of war and catastrophe, exploited children, handicapped children, orphans who have never known human closeness, child-mothers and child-prostitutes…
An original reflexion on California as a new social and political model. A high-quality argument on the possibility of an alternative economy and society that is more cooperative and egalitarian.