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Université de Neuchâtel

L’élan bénévole : Une analyse compréhensive de l’engagement bénévole auprès des migrant·e·s en Suisse romande. Contextes, motivations, pratiques et enjeux réflexifs

Ruiz, Léone ; Dahinden, Janine (Dir.)

Mémoire de master : Université de Neuchâtel, 2017.

Ce travail de mémoire propose d’aborder une perspective compréhensive de l’engagement bénévole auprès des migrant-e-s en Suisse romande. L’analyse des discours des personnes engagées tente d’appréhender la complexité des enjeux qui entourent leurs parcours au sein de collectifs d’engagement variés (associations, institutions et collectifs citoyens). Il sera possible...

Université de Neuchâtel

Représenter les étudiant-e-s extra-européen-ne-s dans le discours politique suisse (1900-2015) : garantie de compétitivité internationale ou concurrence à refréner ? = Representing non-European students in Swiss Political Discourse (1900-2015) : Guarantee of International Competitiveness or Competition to be Curbed ?

Gillabert, Matthieu ; Riaño, Yvonne

In: Géo-Regards. Revue neuchâteloise de géographie, 2017, vol. 10, p. 11-29

This article contributes to our understanding of how foreign students are represented in Swiss political discourses. It takes a historical perspective by examining how non-European students are represented in discourses mobilized at the federal level between 1900 and 2015. Students are portrayed as being either an asset or a threat. In the first case, such representations serve to legitimize...

Université de Neuchâtel

Memories of the "liberation of Kosovo" among Albanian-speaking activists in Switzerland : narrating transnational belonging to the nation

Farquet, Romaine ; Dahinden, Janine (Dir.) ; Duijzings, Ger (Codir.) ; Schwander-Sievers, Stephanie (Codir.) ; Lacroix, Thomas (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Neuchâtel, 2019.

The Albanian-speaking population living in Switzerland mobilised massively on behalf of the national cause in Kosovo in the 1990s. After the end of the conflict, that saw the departure of the Serbian forces from Kosovo (1999), some of the Albanian-speaking activists from Switzerland returned to their homeland. Many others remained in Switzerland, where they largely diminished or terminated their...

Université de Neuchâtel

Do Swiss Citizens of Immigrant Origin Face Hiring Discrimination in the Labour Market?

Zschirnt, Eva ; Fibbi, Rosita

(nccr on the move ; 20)

The extent to which discrimination in employment disadvantages children of immigrants is a major question both in economic research on labour market and in sociological studies of integration. This working paper contributes to the debate by reporting findings of a correspondence test in which pairs of equally qualified Swiss citizens –one from the majority group and one from one minority...

Université de Neuchâtel

La gestion durable des sols agricoles : sécuriser les démarches ou légitimer les controverses ? L’exemple des politiques agroenvironnementales autour de l’érosion hydrique des sols arables en Suisse

Derungs, Nicolas ; Hertz, Ellen (Dir.) ; Mitchell, Edward (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Neuchâtel, 2018 ; TH. 2722.

This interdisciplinary dissertation (combining natural, political and social sciences) focuses on the sustainable management of agricultural soils. More specifically, it tackles Swiss environmental and agricultural policies for qualitative soil protection and the accompanying measures to limit water erosion of arable lands. Aiming to launch sustained debate and reflection about the dominant...

Université de Neuchâtel

SWISSCIT Index on Citizenship Law in Swiss Cantons: Conceptualisation, Measurement, Aggregation

Arrighi, Jean-Thomas ; Piccoli, Lorenzo

(nccr on the move ; 18)

In the Swiss federal context, the acquisition of citizenship through ordinary naturalization, the enjoyment of electoral rights as a foreign resident, and the retention of the franchise as a Swiss citizen abroad is not uniformly defined through a single federal law but co-determined by the cantons. In this explanatory note, we introduce SWISSCIT, a set of indicators measuring how inclusive...

Université de Neuchâtel

Ethnic discrimination in the Swiss labour market - Ethnic hierarchies in correspondence test results

Zschirnt, Eva ; D'Amato, Gianni (Dir.) ; Bonoli, Giuliano (Codir.) ; Haagensen, Arnfinn (Codir.) ; Rich, Judy (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Neuchâtel, 2018.

As a part of the NCCR on the move’s individual project on “Discrimination as an obstacle to social cohesion”, this dissertation focuses on the discrimination of ethnic minorities in the Swiss labour market. Since discrimination is no longer an overt and thus easily observable phenomenon, research on discrimination, and especially on discrimination in hiring decisions has become more...

Université de Neuchâtel

Représenter les étudiant·e·s extra-européen·ne·s dans le discours politique suisse (1900-2015) : garantie de compétitivité internationale ou concurrence à refréner ?

Gillabert, Matthieu ; Riaño, Yvonne

In: Géo-Regards, revue neuchâteloise de géographie (Les étudiants internationaux), 2017, vol. 10, p. 11-29

This article contributes to our understanding of how foreign students are represented in Swiss political discourses. It takes a historical perspective by examining how non-European students are represented in discourses mobilized at the federal level between 1900 and 2015. Students are portrayed as being either an asset or a threat. In the first case, such representations serve to legitimize...

Université de Neuchâtel

Improvement of quality of life through adaptation ? : A qualitative longitudinal approach on households in precarious prosperity in three european countries

Sieber, Rebekka ; Suter, Christian (Dir.) ; Budowski, Monica (Codir.) ; Bonvin, Jean-Michel (Codir.) ; Maeder, Philippe (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Neuchâtel, 2018.

The present study investigates adaptation to precarious prosperity through linking quality of life research with social inequality research. The focus is on households in a specific socioeconomic position termed precarious prosperity. These households struggle to maintain a degree of secure prosperity and are a concern addressed by researchers and policy makers. The topic of adaptation is...