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1. A project or manuscript proposed for publication to Editions IES is submitted to the Editorial board which assesses the need of that publication and the adequacy with our editorial policy.
2. It can be refused at this point, or depending of the nature of the proposal be oriented toward one of our series. The editor of that series – a faculty member of the HETS - is then in charge of the follow up of that proposal.
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7. A synthesis of critics and remarks are then passed on to the author by the series editor.
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Citoyenneté et réconciliation au Rwanda

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Book Series: Collection du centre de recherche sociale ISBN: 9782882241412 Year: Pages: 240 DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_578314 Language: French
Publisher: Editions IES Grant: Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) - OAPEN-CH - 163798
Subject: Social Sciences
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This action research jointly undertaken by the Center for Conflict Manage-ment in Butare and the Haute Ecole de Travail Social in Geneva aims at analysing and supporting pilot experiences by community actors in post-genocide Rwanda. Such experiences are analysed through dialogs involving field actors, Rwandan and Swiss researchers. Special attention is paid to managing conflicts related to identity and memory and rebuilding social solidarity among citizens. Expected benefits include training of field actors and those involved in reconciliation work in general.

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Book Series: Le social dans la cité ISBN: 9782882240996 Year: Pages: 304 DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_578318 Language: French
Publisher: Editions IES Grant: Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) - OAPEN-CH - 163638
Subject: Social and Public Welfare
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Social educators are involved daily in situations where institutional, profesional and personal elements are intermingled. To understand what is at stake in accompanying young people placed in a shelter, Joëlle Libois explores three profesional situations in order to reach the heart of the activity, enriching them by theoretical contributions (based mainly on Piette, Vygotski, Clot, Mendel). She particularly seeks to maintain coherence between the epistemology of the clinical approach to activity and the methodological building of her approach, and thus grasp the key dimensions of the acting. La part sensible de l’acte focuses on the intention in the action and questions it in the light of the epistemological framing of the analysis of activity, which insists on a dimension that is contextualised and situated in the acting. The activity is understood as an interaction between a manageable part of oneself and of the forces involved that proceed from the resistance opposed by the reality (Clot, 1999), which integrates what the will of the subject cannot grasp. This allows to identify the standardized character of every practice and to insist on the fact that the relational – the notion of presence in reference to the notion of presence-absence (Piette, 2009) and the ability to to let go – is not linked to spontaneous virtues but that it needs being thought over, questioned and practiced in the frame of institutional targets. At last, notions of uncertainty and risk, characteristic to the acting, are opposed to the institutional expectations carried by the normative speeches aiming for social control and evaluation of the action.

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