By Didier Fassin
The results of a five-year research carried out through ten students, this booklet describes and analyses the police, the court docket approach, the criminal gear, the social providers, and psychological well-being amenities in France. Combining family tree and ethnography, its authors express that those nation associations don't easily enforce legislation, principles and systems: they mobilise values and impacts, decisions and feelings. In different phrases, they replicate the morality of the country.
Of substantial curiosity to either social scientists and political theorists, this paintings will make an enormous contribution to the ever increasing literature at the modern state.
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