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Volume 57, Supplement 1

  • When Training Is Not Enough : Preparing Students for Employment in England, France and Sweden

    Nicolas Charles
    Centre Émile Durkheim, Université de Bordeaux, 3ter place de la Victoire, 33076 Bordeaux, France Available online 30 October 2015 on Science direct
    doi : 10.1016/j.soctra.2015.09.008 Abstract
    The proliferation of work placements and the rise of professionalisation in higher education are, in France, frequently condemned as evidence of a quest for greater employability, driven by a skills-based approach. A comparative analysis of the methods used to prepare students for employment shows the degree to which the social mechanisms are homogeneous in England (employability) (...)

  • Who Recruits and How ? The Economic Expertise of Youth Integration Professionals

    Léa Lima
    Laboratoire interdisciplinaire pour la sociologie économique (LISE), UMR 3320 CNAM and CNRS, 2, rue Conté, Case 1LAB40, 75003 Paris, France Available online 6 November 2015 on Science direct
    doi : 10.1016/j.soctra.2015.09.011 Abstract
    How do job placement specialists acquire knowledge of the markets, and do they put it to use ? At deliberative committee meetings on the funding of youth integration projects, we observed the construction of a shared representation of the workings of local-level job markets. Transition-to-work professionals develop their economic expertise (...)

  • Dealing with Compassion at Work. Strategic Reflexivity among Court Lawyers

    Janine Barbot a,*, Nicolas Dodier b
    a Centre de recherche, médecine, sciences, santé, santé mentale, société (Cermes3), UMR INSERM-CNRS-Université Paris Descartes-EHESS, 7, rue Guy Môquet, 94801 Villejuif Cedex, France
    b Laboratoire interdisciplinaire d’études sur les réflexivités (LIER), Institut Marcel Mauss, UMR EHESS-CNRS, 10, rue Monsieur Le Prince, 75006 Paris, France
    * Corresponding author.
    Available online 6 November 2015 on Science direct
    doi : 10.1016/j.soctra.2015.09.009 Abstract
    The article explores the way in which professionals who are exposed to testimonies of suffering (...)

  • Becoming a Victim of Pesticides : Legal Action and Its Effects on the Mobilisation of Affected Farmworkers

    Jean-Noël Jouzel a, Giovanni Prete b,*
    a Centre de sociologie des organisations (CSO), 19, rue Amélie, 75007 Paris, France
    b Institut de recherche interdisciplinaire sur les enjeux sociaux (IRIS), Université Paris 13, UFR SMBH, 74, rue Marcel Cachin, 93017 Bobigny cedex, France
    * Corresponding author.
    Available online 27 October 2015 on Science direct
    doi : 10.1016/j.soctra.2015.09.010
    This article analyses the effects of legal action on the mobilisation of farmworkers suffering from illnesses they link to the use of pesticides. It draws on a qualitative survey conducted (...)