Book Reviews

Jean-Yves Authier, Alain Bourdin, Marie-Pierre Lefeuvre, eds., La jeune sociologie urbaine francophone. Retour sur la tradition et exploration de nouveaux champs [New French-language urban sociology : a return to tradition and an exploration of new fields], Lyon, Presses Universitaires de Lyon, 2014, 244 p.


Published just a few months after an article by sociologist Christian Topalov that “retrospectively assessed” several decades of urban sociology in France,1 this work gives the floor to young urban researchers, offering them an opportunity to call into question some of the observations made by their elder in that article. Topalov, a representative (…)