Démocratie représentative ou démocratie participative : un choix impossible ?

type: article | thème: L’alternative est-elle possible en démocratie ? | auteur-e: Classe de Terminale Es (Tc) lycée Loubet – Valence

Roybon et son Center Parcs La société Pierre et Vacances projetait d’ouvrir un Center Parcs dans la forêt des Avenières  en 2013. Si les collectivités territoriales ont donné leur feu vert au projet, de nombreux recours en justice par des opposants à celui-ci ont ralenti son exécution.  Ainsi par exemple en juillet 2015, un mouvement de…

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Live-blogging – L’alternative est-elle possible en démocratie?

type: article | thème: L’alternative est-elle possible en démocratie ? | auteur-e: Julie Freudenreich, étudiante en journalisme à Sciences Po Lyon

La démocratie est-elle le dernier régime? Quel avenir pour nos institutions? Quel pouvoir ont les mobilisations citoyennes? Rencontre-débat avec le politiste et sociologue Colin Crouch (UK) et l’essayiste et historien Alain-Gérard Slama (FR) animée par Renaud Payre et Corinne Manchio.

Making Capitalism Fit for Society, chapter 2

type: ressource | thème: L’alternative est-elle possible en démocratie ? | auteur-e: TS5/TS4 Lycée Saint-Exupéry, Lyon 4°, section euro

Article chapter 2 : Why does the state still need to intervene in neoliberalism ?   Colin Crouch begins the chapter by asserting that nowadays, almost anyone can be qualified as a neoliberal, meaning someone having subscribed to neoliberalism (a theory according to which personal liberty is optimized by limiting the government regulation of free…

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Chapter 7 : Social Democracy as the Highest Form of Liberalism (MCFFS)

type: ressource | thème: L’alternative est-elle possible en démocratie ? | auteur-e: TS5/TS4 Lycée Saint-Exupéry, Lyon 4°, section euro

In this chapter (7), Colin Crouch presents Social Democracy. It intends to be the best « form » to fit Liberalism. By definition, liberalism is a political doctrine that considers protecting and enhancing the freedom of the individual to be the central problem of politics. It commonly goes along with capitalism which is a system also based…

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Make capitalism fit for Society chapter 6

type: ressource | thème: L’alternative est-elle possible en démocratie ? | auteur-e: TS5/TS4 Lycée Saint-Exupéry, Lyon 4°, section euro

In this chapter Confronting Threats and Enemies, Colin Crouch talks about the laboral system in north-western Europe, first he explains the relations between states, corporations and employees. He shows that inequalities are rising and the gap has been getting wider since the industrial activities stopped in our regions. In his opinion neo liberalism is not…

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The Welfare State of Assertive Social Democracy – Chap.5 of « Making capitalism fit for society »

type: article | thème: L’alternative est-elle possible en démocratie ? | auteur-e: TS5/TS4 Lycée Saint-Exupéry, Lyon 4°, section euro

In this chapter Colin Crouch studies the  relationship between balances of class power, different forms of the welfare state, and the association between these and economic success. This chapter is following the previous chapter “Capitalism and the Welfare State”, which said that egalitarian societies in which employee interests are powerfully represented can perform well economically….

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Making Capitalism Fit For Society Chapter 4

type: ressource | thème: L’alternative est-elle possible en démocratie ? | auteur-e: TS5/TS4 Lycée Saint-Exupéry, Lyon 4°, section euro

In Making Capitalism Fit For Society, Colin Crouch addresses the issues of insecurity, especially the insecurity of workers in Capitalism. As a matter of fact, the author claims that even if today public policies measures have been put in places like employment laws or social insurance system which did not belong to traditional society, employees are…

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Making Capitalism fit for society, a feasible propectus ?

type: ressource | thème: L’alternative est-elle possible en démocratie ? | auteur-e: TS5/TS4 Lycée Saint-Exupéry, Lyon 4°, section euro

We read the last chapter of Making capitalism fit for society, written by Colin CROUCH. The name of this chapter is A feasible prospectus? This text is about Neoliberalism nowadays, We thought it was clever to define those two terms first.   What is a Prospectus? A prospectus is a 20-30-page proposal for a dissertation….

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What does ‘Social Democracy’ mean?

type: ressource | thème: L’alternative est-elle possible en démocratie ? | auteur-e: TS5/TS4 Lycée Saint-Exupéry, Lyon 4°, section euro

In the first chapter of his book, named « From a Defensive to an Assertive Democracy », Colin Crouch defines a few economic and political terms in order to be understood by most people. First, he writes about the fact European democracies have been « defensive » for too much time. He hints that democracy is a system which…

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