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Sociology will find you everywhere

My coming to sociology was a bit confusing. I did not choose sociology as a profession either in school or after it. I was going to enter and entered the philological faculty of PFUR, because I was always interested in languages. Linguistics had few chances to pass, so the choice was in favor of classical […]

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How I became a sociologist

I am very attracted by the given name of the topic – “How did I become a sociologist”. However, given the real state of affairs, I would call my biographical confession “My path to sociology”. The fact is that I am an expert with two higher educations, each of which is only indirectly connected with […]

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The weight of the social classes

Peter Berger, “The weight of the social classes“, Invitation to sociology, p118, 1963 “In our society, the differences that separate the modes of life according to the social classes are not only quantitative, but also qualitative. Give a sociologist a little bit competent two basic indices to locate an individual in the class system, as […]

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The companions of The Tour de France

Men of Duty. The companions of the Tour de France (Eighteenth-Twentieth century), a book by Nicolas Adell-Gombert (Editions de la Maison des sciences de l’homme, coll. “Ethnology of France “. The companions…the term imprecise conceals a reality that is poorly known, in the plural, it reflects a traditional history, of ancestral knowledge. Be a companion […]

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The scriptures autobiographical among professors of the Sorbonne

Has read on the website of the journal Contexts my account on the book of Christine Plasse-Bouteyre, The scriptures autobiographical among professors of the Sorbonne. 1880-1940 university Field, literary field, published in 2008 A reflection on the autobiographies produced by four professors of letters of the Sorbonne at the time of the Third Republic, which […]

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Sociology of curriculum

Sociology of the curriculum, a book, published under the direction of Jean-Claude Forquin (Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2008)   Sociology French education has known a strong development since the 1980s. It is enriched with a hand, the contribution of the work of foreign, and especially anglo-saxons, and the other part of the development of science […]

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Sociology of the audience of France Culture

Hervé Glevarec & Michel Pinet, “France Culture A second radio for the professions of intellectual and cultural”, The Social Movement, 2007 In 2000-2001, the hierarchy of rate hearing on national radio on three weeks varies from one to three; it puts the two ends of the hearing radiophonique, France Culture – that accounts for 10 […]

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The passion documentary of Emile Zola

Everybody thinks they know the classics and Zola, to say the least, no exception to the rule. What schoolboy has not on the benches of the primary school, then at college and high school read At the Happiness of Ladies, Germinal, L’assommoir, Nana …? Zola we know (believe to know) its naturalism. A continuation and […]

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Migration and language

Cécile Van den Where “The bambara in the migration: identity and véhicularité”, the Facts of languages, 1998. From interviews conducted with thirteen families bambarophones representative of the malian community of Marseille, Cécile Van den Where interested in the use and status of the bambara. The interviews are focused on the languages spoken in their living […]

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Clinical use or use cynical sociology

What is sociology ? To guide the reflection, two quotes from Bourdieu. “Today, among the people on which depends the existence of sociology, it has increasingly to ask what is the purpose of the sociology. In fact, the sociology is more likely to disappoint or annoy the powers that she better fulfill its function properly […]