Book reviews

Gotman Anne, 2017, Pas d’enfant. La volonté de ne pas engendrer [No children: the will not to procreate], Paris, Éditions de la Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, 246 p.

Laurent Toulemon  By the same author


Drawing on interviews she conducted with other sociologists (Pascale Donati and Charlotte Debest in France) and a considerable body of literature, Anne Gotman analyses the discourses of people who “desire not to procreate”. The presentation of the sociological context provides the backdrop for an analysis that takes into account two conflicting perspectives: political discourse, arguments and (…)