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Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries

How to create an innovation accelerator

Helbing, D. ; Balietti, S.

In: The European Physical Journal Special Topics, 2011, vol. 195, no. 1, p. 101-136

Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries

Four social psychological lenses for developmental psychology

Zittoun, Tania ; Perret-Clermont, Anne-Nelly

In: European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2009, vol. 24, no. 3, p. 387-403

Accès public à partir du 20 mai 2019
Université de Neuchâtel

The uneven geography of research on “environmental migration”

Piguet, Etienne

In: Population and Environment, 2018, p. 1

Climate change and environmental hazards affect the entire world, but their interactions with—and consequences on—human migration are unevenly distributed geographically. Research on climate and migration have their own geographies which do not necessarily coincide. This paper critically confronts these two geographies by presenting the first detailed mapping of research in the field of...

Université de Neuchâtel

New forms of gentrification: issues and debates

Rérat, Patrick ; Söderström, Ola ; Piguet, Etienne

In: Population, Space and Place, 2010, vol. 16, no. 5, p. 335-343

This special issue addresses the questions of gentrification and new‐build gentrification, two processes of urban transformation that significantly contribute to the reconfiguration of the socio‐demographic profile of populations in contemporary cities. Whereas gentrification has long referred to the physical and social transformation of central areas through rehabilitation of existing...

Accès public à partir du 8 juil. 2019
Université de Neuchâtel

How to explain migration policy openness in times of closure? The case of international students in Switzerland

Riaño Alcala, Yvonne ; Lombard, Annique ; Piguet, Etienne

In: Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2017, p. 1-13

Since the 1990s, Swiss immigration policies have placed increasing restrictions on non-European Union (EU) immigrants. However, in 2011, based on the initiative of Jacques Neirynck, the Swiss Parliament approved a law facilitating the admission and integration of non-EU nationals with a Swiss university degree. How can this policy openness in times of closure be explained? Drawing on the...

Université de Neuchâtel

Climate and Migration : A Synthesis

Piguet, Etienne

In: Environment, Forced Migration and Social Vulnerability, 2010, p. 73-85

Université de Neuchâtel

Migration and Climate Change in Latin America and the Caribbean

Kaenzig, Raoul ; Piguet, Etienne

In: People on the Move in a Changing Climate : The Regional Impact of Environmental Change on Migration, 2014, vol. 2, p. 155-176

This literature overview aims to review the relationship between climate change and migration, with a special focus on Latin America and the Caribbean. After a brief history of the debate raised by the relationship between the environment and migration, we identify the main environmental consequences of climate change. In particular, we address the aspects related to tropical storms and...

Université de Neuchâtel

Professional drone usage in Switzerland : results of a quantitative survey of public and private drone users

Klauser, Francisco ; Pauschinger, Dennis ; Pedrozo, Silvana ; Stuber, Lea ; Placì, Rahel

(Working Papers MAPS ; 2)

In recent years, drones have become much more accessible as professional tools for public and private actors. The technology has been integrated into everyday working routines and has created new professional fields. These developments have sparked increased media attention and socio-political debate regarding the opportunities and risks of drone use, and the necessary regulatory response....