Habitat et Humanisme[Essay] by Fleur d'Harcourt


The author was part of the “Alternative Management” third year program in HEC in 2011.

Created in 1985 in Lyon by a real estate promoter, Habitat et Humanisme developed itself in many French departments and it is now a major actor in social housing. It was able to associate private resources so as to take over from public mission, changing structures when necessary.

Quote article  Fleur d'Harcourt, « Habitat et Humanisme », 09 june 2011, Alternative Management Observatory (AMO), [Essay]

In the same section

The Collectif de Kerfléau (Morbihan, France)


[Scenario] : Laura Callegari

The Collectif of Kerfleau gathers activists as well as people pursuing the goal of a occupational retraining. It appears to be really innovative within the solidarity economy landscape for two main reasons: first it attempts to think of a more personalized way to do insertion through economic...

>>Read more

The role of assisted resilience in the access to the labour market for young people from deprived areas

[Research paper]

[Research paper] : Juliette Simon

In deprived suburbs, due to the interaction of multiple factors, youth unemployment is much higher than in the rest of the population. In this context, numerous third sector and public sector organizations follow the purpose of favoring the access to employment for young people. Among these...

>>Read more

One-dimensional man by Herbert Marcuse

[Reading report]

[Reading report] : Fabien Hildwein

In One-dimensional Man, Herbert Marcuse shows how the modern democratic society hinders any social evolution by assimilating opposing social forces and by controlling individuals' needs. Thus it assures the stability of its logic of productivity by and for domination. It develops from an economic...

>>Read more

Protecting the public interest in a technological society

[Research paper]

[Research paper] : Nicolas Trimoulet

Technology is overwhelming. It’s everywhere in our lives but we paradoxically often have a very limited understanding of it. We have been delegating to those we call experts the management and knowledge in these areas. We yet talk about areas for whom we should have a great deal of interest;...

>>Read more

Leaf Supply


[Scenario] : Maëlle Bouquet

Leaf Supply invented the concept of Leafbed, which is a cardboard bed specially dedicated to the needs of emergency temporary accommodation, deployable in all regions of the world. Locally produced closer to the location of the humanitarian crisis, it meets the requirements of flexibility and...

>>Read more

With the same doctype


Protecting biodiversity, satisfying the... In the current context, biodiversity,... by Frédéric Benhaim
From theory to reality: how liberalism... Noticing that men are unable to agree... by Yann Auger
Reconciling deconsumption with the... This selection of five essays is an... by Lauren Haddon, Ronan de Pins, Jordane Lagneaux, Yann Auger, Vaïté Leprince-Ringuet
Is Official Development Aid Designed to... Since 1945 and the independence of old... by Guillaume Angué
Waste management in France, current... At a moment where prices of raw... by Nathalie Rusé
The Jai Bhim Network in Hungary The paper presents the activity of the... by Csilla Narai
Education and collective intelligence... Long-term common interests require the... by Kenza Iraqi
Wikipédia : individual contribution... Wikipédia is one of those huge... by Guillaume Tellez
Culture and knowledge: converging... For four centuries, the Cartesian model... by Guillaume Narbonne
The Free Software Foundation. The Free Software Foundation supports... by Raphaël Saillant