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Céline Bessière

Funding provided by the Florence Gould Foundation Fund

Field of Study

Sociology

Home Institution

Paris-Dauphine University
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Céline Bessière is interested in family justice as an institution that maintains and justifies wealth inequality in contemporary France. She is carrying out an ethnographic and statistical study of the legal and judicial treatment of patrimonial transfers and marital breakdowns, as these are two crucial moments in family settlements.

Dates at IAS

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Other
Member
School of Social Science

Degrees

Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales
Habilitation à diriger des recherches
2017
Paris-Descartes University
Ph.D.
2006

Appointments

Paris Dauphine University
2018
Professor of Sociology
Paris Dauphine University
2007–2018
Associate Professor