Éric Fassin

Sociologist, Academic


Who is Éric Fassin?

Éric Fassin is a French sociologist.

Fassin is an agrégé professor of sociology in the Department of Social Sciences at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris and also a researcher at Institut de recherche interdisciplinaire sur les enjeux sociaux. He also served as a contributing editor of Public Culture, a scholarly journal published by Duke University Press.

His research focuses on contemporary sexual and racial politics in France and the United States, and their intersections, in a comparative perspective. He is author of L'inversion de la question homosexuelle, Droit conjugal et unions de même sexe: mariage, partenariat et concubinage dans neuf pays européens and Le sexe politique. Genre et sexualité au miroir transatlantique.

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on July 23, 2013


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