Université de Neuchâtel

Dynamics of globalization: mobility, space and regulation

Söderström, Ola ; Klauser, Francisco ; Piguet, Etienne ; Crot, Laurence

In: Geographica Helvetica - Swiss Journal of Geography, 2012, vol. 67, no. 1-2, p. 43-54

Recent research at the Institute of Geography in Neu-châtel emphasises the pivotal status of mobility in the dynamics of globalization. Drawing on work in mobil-ity studies, the article presents a basic analytical frame-work suitable for studying the «mobile constitution of society». It argues more specifically that the relation-ship between mobility, space and regulation offers a worthwhile...

Université de Neuchâtel

Two ways to look at learning regions in the context of globalization: The homogenizing and particularizing approaches

Crevoisier, Olivier

In: GeoJournal, 1999, vol. 49, no. 4, p. 353-361

Despite the countless publications on the subject, globalization remains a black box. On the descriptive level, there is relative consensus as to the facts, but the meaning is not truly understood. As a result, extremely contradictory hypotheses circulate, ranging from the ’end of geography' the global village and the borderless ’global company' to those who highlight the development of...

Université de Neuchâtel

La politique des visas en Suisse

Kaenzig, Raoul ; Piguet, Etienne (Dir.)

Mémoire de diplôme universitaire : Université de Neuchâtel, 2009.

Un visa unique permet de voyager à travers toute l’Europe et depuis décembre 2008, la Suisse a rejoint cet espace de libre circulation des personnes. Cette communautarisation marque une transition importante pour la Suisse et constitue l’occasion de s’interroger sur les pratiques en matière de visas en fonction jusque-là. Ce mémoire offre un éclairage innovant sur ce pan encore...