Retrat de Jérôme Ferret


Jérôme Ferret is Professor of sociology at the Université de Toulouse 1 Capitole (with qualifications to direct research obtained at the École des hautes études en sciences sociales [School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences] in Paris, before a tribunal led by Michel Wieviorka) and co-director of the Maison des Sciences de l’Homme et de la Société de Toulouse (MSHS T, Service and Research Unit, French National Centre for Scientific Research – CNRS).

His studies focus on political violence, terrorism, the dynamics of confrontation (conflict/violence) between young people and the police in urban areas of France (“community” police) and in Spain. Together with Farhad Khosrokhavar, he has written a book that includes an unpublished chapter on the Barcelona attacks of 2017 based on a monograph on Ripoll, Family and Jihadism: The French Experience, Routledge (publication scheduled for 2021). He is currently working in cooperation with Vincent Spenlehauer on the structuring of counterterrorism policies in the United States, Spain and France (research funded by the INSHS [Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences] / CNRS). Twitter: @j_ferret

Articles by Jérôme Ferret

Il·lustració © Nicolás Aznárez
Urban violenceThe new social violence

The social sciences often associate the violence that is manifested on the street with an organisation, a social movement or an ideology. The new forms of protest are more difficult to...

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