Category Archives: Elite

Des Subalternes au Pouvoir. Autour de la vague Progressiste en Amérique Latine

Quelques décennies après l’explosion académique des « études subalternes », plusieurs États latino-américains ont vu l’ascension au pouvoir politique de forces issues des classes et couches subalternes. D’après Robert Cavooris, ces épisodes révolutionnaires ont révélé les limites profondes du paradigme … Continue reading

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New corporate elites and the erosion of the Keynesian social compact

The role of corporate elites – notably financial elites – has been at the forefront of political debates in Western capitalist societies since the start of the Great Recession in 2008. The major structural unbalances that had accumulated in Anglo-American … Continue reading

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Oligarchy – Elites, Interest Groups , and Average Citizens

The US government does not represent the interests of the majority of the country’s citizens, but is instead ruled by those of the rich and powerful, a new study from Princeton and Northwestern Universities has concluded. The report, entitled Testing … Continue reading

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Staying ahead of the game – the Globalising Practices of Elite Schools

How are elite schools caught up in the changing processes of globalisation? Is globalisation a new phenomenon for  them? This paper focuses on the globalising practices that selected elite schools adopt. It also explores how globalisation is impacting on the … Continue reading

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