Book Reviews

Jean-François Lae and Numa Murard, Deux générations dans la débine: enquête dans la pauvreté ouvrière [Two generations down at heel: a study of working-class poverty], Montrouge, Bayard, 2012, 419 p.

Pascale Dietrich-Ragon  By the same author


In the late 1970s, Jean-François Laé and Numa Murard conducted a survey in Elbeuf, a working-class town in the Seine-Maritime département.8 They were interested then in the lives of families settled in the temporary housing estate of Ecameaux,9 built in 1975 to rehouse people (…)