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Books of the month

Edited by Yolande Maury, Susan Kovacs, Sylvie Condette
Information - Communication
Anaïs Theviot
Espaces politiques
An election campaign cannot design anymore without Internet. The intensive use of Facebook and Twitter did it change the manners to campaign?
Edited by Pierre Lamard, Nicolas Stoskopf
Environnement et société
The question of energy demands attention as one of the major challenges of the 21st century. The concept of the energy transition is more central than ever to public policy, which then feeds down to regional level. But it appears that periods of transition associated with the emergence of new energy sources have been a recurring phenomenon since..
Edited by Guillaume Gourgues, Alice Mazeaud
L'action publique saisie par ses « publics »
Gouvernement et (dés)ordre politique
Espaces politiques
Public policies are permanently targeting, producing and categorizing "publics ". It seems an obvious and well-known fact. However, these operations are rarely considered as central issues for policy analysis. Based on original empirical researches, gathering several policy sectors (immigration, public health, public participation, open data,...
Marianne Bloch-Robin
Carlos Saura
Paroles et musique au cinéma
Arts du spectacle - Images et sons
From the cinematographic work of Spanish film Carlos Saura, this book focuses on the multiple narrative and aesthetic functions of vocal music in fictional films.
Marie Cauli
Métiers et pratiques de formation
While help to developping countries remains obscure in most minds and thus a large misunderstanding of the goals and mechanisms of international cooperation reached a wide public, the book digs concretly all the way to the heart of a french language project intended for the training of health professionals and to the spreading of numerical ...
Lille 1 Lille 2 Lille 3 Université du littoral, côte d'Opale Université Valenciennes Hainaut Cambrésis Université Catholique de Lille