Cathèrine Delcroix

Università Ca' Foscari Venezia

Cathèrine Delcroix

Catherine Delcroix is Professor of Sociology at Strasbourg University and is director of the Laboratory « Dynamiques Européennes » CNRS/UdS (UMR 7367). In her PHD (1985), she has studied the political participation of women in Algeria and Egypt. Her approach of the Muslim world and then of immigrants coming from the Maghreb in France and in the rest of Europe is socio-anthropological. She is using life stories, observation and she builds family cases stories. She has been studying comparatively in Europe the contexts, situations and actions of migrant’s families against precarious conditions (risks of unemployment, racism, school failure of their children…).