By Didier Fassin
The results of a five-year research carried out via ten students, this ebook describes and analyses the police, the courtroom method, the legal gear, the social companies, and psychological healthiness amenities in France. Combining family tree and ethnography, its authors express that those nation associations don't easily enforce legislation, principles and tactics: they mobilise values and impacts, decisions and feelings. In different phrases, they replicate the morality of the nation.
Of large curiosity to either social scientists and political theorists, this paintings will make a major contribution to the ever increasing literature at the modern state.
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