Public Policies

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Résister à la professionnalisation. Peer review

Socio-histoire des catégories « amateurs » et « professionnels » en apiculture.

Agnès FortierPierre Alphandéry et Lucie Dupré | 13.09.2022

For a long time considered as a marginal activity, beekeeping has received particular attention in recent years due to the high mortality rate of bee colonies and its consequences on pollination, the maintenance of biodiversity and food security. Composed mainly of "amateurs", the beekeeping world contrasts with the process of professionalisation that has been imposed in agriculture since the mid-20th century. This article aims to question the genesis and the social and political construction of the categories "amateurs" and [...]

L’hospitalité urbaine au risque de la contagion. Peer review

Comment continuer à recevoir les plus précaires tout en les espaçant les uns des autres ?

Joan Stavo-DebaugeMaxime Felder et Luca Pattaroni | 17.01.2022

This paper interrogates the social and spatial consequences of lock-down and “barrier” measures for newcomers and precarious foreigners in the city of Geneva. Linking these measures to the question of urban hospitality, the article documents the paradoxical transformations of the “hospitable milieux” that usually offer newcomers — and established “undocumented” migrants — the possibility to “take place” in the city and to stay there somewhat poorly. Addressing the case of “domestic workers” as well as “low-threshold” shelters and the [...]

Économie des rythmes urbains. Peer review

Yves Crozet | 09.05.2019

The economics of urban rhythms tell us that cities are characterized by a double scarcity, that of time for individuals, that of space for the community. The former, because of the increase of their income, seek to intensify their activity programs. For this they develop their mobility at the risk of causing traffic congestion. Public policies are therefore in charge of managing the scarcity of space, so that individual mobility is part of a collective process of production. But [...]