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Robert Castel

Sociologist and Head of Studies at Paris's École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS)

Selection of works on the sociology of psychiatry, psychoanalysis and psychological culture (1970-1980):
Le psychanalysme, l'ordre psychanalytique et le pouvoir, Maspero, Paris, 1973. Re-editions 10-18, 1976 and Champ-Flammarion, Paris, 1981
L'ordre psychiatrique, Editions de Minuit, Paris, 1977.
La société psychiatrique avancée: le modèle américain (with F. Castel and A. Lovell), Grasset, Paris, 1979.
La gestion des risques, Editions de Minuit, Paris, 1981.
Since the 1980s, research into social interventions, social protection and the transformation of social and employment policies. This research analyses the processes of the constitution of the salaried society, after it was torn down after the mid-1970s, and clarifies the consequences of these dynamics on the social integration and status of the contemporary individual.
His latest work is La montée des incertitudes, Paris, Le Seuil (coll. « La couleur des idées »), 2009.

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The Crisis of Social Cohesion: School and Employment at a Time of Uncertainty


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