Céline Bessière

Céline Bessière is a Professor of sociology at Paris Dauphine University. She studies the material, economic, and legal dimensions of family, in particular through the analysis of inheritance and marital breakdown.

How Societies and Families Perpetuate Gender Wealth Inequalities

In "The Gender of Capital: How Families Perpetuate Wealth Inequality," sociologists Céline Bessière and Sibylle Gollac show how ostensibly egalitarian property laws still...

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