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Books of the month

Maryse Cuvillier
Des mathématiques pour les filles ?
L'exemple de l'enseignement primaire de la Somme de 1881 à 1923
Histoire et civilisations
In primary schools, at the end of the 19th century, girls have lower results than boys on mathematics. Are they deprived of « having a gift » for maths, or are there other reasons to that situation ? New programs have been published since 1881. Mathematics teaching is meant to be « useful », it also aims to develop reflection.
Edited by Anaïs Theviot
Médias et élections
Les campagnes 2017 : primaires, présidentielle et législatives françaises
Espaces politiques
In a context of mistrust of parties and politicians (distance from political arenas, ideological jamming, politico-financial affairs, "drifts" of political communication…), denigration of the work of journalists.
Edited by Georges-Louis Baron, Christian Depover
Les effets du numérique sur l'éducation
Regards sur une saga contemporaine
Éducation et didactiques
Digital tools are now pervasive in education, offering new possibilities and raising new issues. What are their effects on education? The authors propose a synthesis on this question, identifying what has changed and what has been hindered.
Edited by Gwénola Sebaux
Dialogues entre cultures
Does the notion of transmission still make sense in the 21st century? Are migration and transmission intrinsically linked? How does transmission operate in migratory context? The interdisciplinary studies of international specialists try to provide innovative answers to these as well as other equally fundamental questions for our post-migration ...
Holger Schmid
That the end of art and the end of philosophy go hand in hand appears to be proven by our current civilisation. And yet, in probing once again the 20th century in its singularity as much of fascination as of horror, there is a chance to reconfigure the questions of the work of art and of the truth in discourse under the sign of the key problem that
Julien Rycx
Histoire et civilisations
At the heart of "a mystery that still seems far from being exhausted" (Bertrand Joly - 2008), boulangism, a polymorphic movement, seems to have been studied in all its aspects since Adrien Dansette's first works in 1939. However, its analysis through the prism of Freemasonry still remains a fallow area of research.
Lille 1 Lille 2 Lille 3 Université du littoral, côte d'Opale Université Valenciennes Hainaut Cambrésis Université Catholique de Lille