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En finir avec les idées reçues sur la vulgarisation scientifique

Enough said about the perceived ideas on scientific extension


N. Beck , M. Vidard

Edition 2017

Researchers often have perceived ideas on scientific culture, which is apparently not especially useful and wastes their time. But what if the opposite was true? The author suggests that scientists familiarise themselves with the scientific extension concepts and tools to avoid envisaging their research further without discussion moments with society.


Consult Mathieu Vidard's foreword


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Nouvelles raisons d'agir des acteurs de la pêche et de l’agriculture

New reasons for agriculture and fisheries' stakeholders to take action


M. Merri, C. Képhaliacos

Edition 2016

Faced with advancing technology and their entitlement to exploit this living resource, farmers and fishermen are questioning their very livelihood and how to change it. This book examines elements contributing to the reasons to take action: debates on renewable resources, decisions regarding their profession and its transmission to new generations, new division of labor.


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Evaluation du travail a l'epreuve du reel

L'évaluation du travail à l'épreuve du réel

Critique des fondements de l'évaluation


C. Dejours

Edition 2016

L'évaluation est à la base des nouvelles méthodes de management et d'organisation du travail mais aussi source de difficultés théoriques et techniques. Est-il possible de dégager les principes d'une évaluation rationnelle de l'activité humaine ?


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Knowledge Market

Knowledge Market

Neoliberalism, Teaching and Research


L. Busch

Edition 2014

This work attempts to trace the links between neoliberalism and the restructuring of universities and research institutes. Having observed the numerous crises faced by higher education and research, the author shows how the neoliberal version of economics has been used to alter the means of undertaking and assessing public research, teaching and commitment. He describes the resulting transformations and argues his own position against them in this complex debate. Lastly, having paid particular attention to the ways that have not been taken, he concludes: for whom and why do we need knowledge? What type of future society do we wish?


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The Daily Life of the Researcher

The Daily Life of the Researcher

Chasing Ghosts?


C. Gaucherel

Edition 2013

The author offers here a compendium of opinions, both frivolous and serious, on science and sometimes scientific activity as currently performed. It has three complementary sections. The first texts give a critical, yet frivolous vision of the study of the nature surrounding us. Several disciplines belonging to the broad environmental area are addressed. The second section places man in this nature; the discussions centre on thoughts linked to our relationship with nature. The third and final section scrutinises in more detail this special interface between nature and culture which is the remit of scientific research. Some aspects of the activity of researcher, usually less commented on in the literature, are recounted.


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Extolling Incompetence Slightly

Extolling Incompetence Slightly


M. Claessens

Edition 2013

This small book returns to a topic that we all believe we know too well: incompetence. The author addresses firstly the incompetence generated by our technical-scientific society, meaning that a growing number of our decisions are taken "in the dark". He then presents new skills to be defined to face up to our globalised society better.


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Removing the Sacred Character of the Figure in Assessing the Public Sector

Removing the Sacred Character of the Figure in Assessing the Public Sector


A. Ogien

Edition 2013

How, since 2006 when the organic law on the finance law entered into force, has the figure become the centrepiece in a way of governing where the political decision is subjected to a logic of result? The author wonders about the current hold of the management evaluation over the definition of the governmental activity. He shows how it makes the democratic practices lose their strength. It addresses the forms of resistance that civil servants and citizens can use to oppose this erosion.


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Economic Assessment of Stress at Work

Economic Assessment of Stress at Work


M. Lassagne, J. Perriard, A. Rozan, C. Trontin

Edition 2012

At a time when a real "occupational distress market" is opening out, it is crucial to provide the interested parties with keys to understanding that will help them to make strategic choices or envisage prevention actions. This book, the only one in French, presents and compares the various economic analysis methods of occupational health (professional stress) and explains how "figures" are put on the consequences of stress at work.


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Research, the Sick Man of Management

Research, the Sick Man of Management


V. de Gaulejac

Edition 2012

This book exposes the political, organisational and individual consequences of introducing the private sector managerial model into public scientific research:search for the results, progress on merit, management per project, evaluating obsession. What are the paradigms underlying this new public management? How can we analyse the psychological, ideological and organisational effects of these managerial practices? How can we act faced with this malaise in the workplace?


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A l'abattoir

A l'abattoir

Work and professional relations as regards health risks


S. Muller

Edition 2008
Based on a survey conducted in an abattoir between 1995 and 2000, the author sets out the realities of the work done and social relations in abattoirs, which the general public knows little about.
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