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Nous, le barabiku.

Un rhizome de chair et d’os.

Xavier BernierOlivier Lazzarotti et Jacques Lévy| 03.06.2019

The word "barbecue" comes from an Arawak language, but it actually encompasses very ancient practices. BBQ has once epitomised a family-focused, partially communal lifestyle. Now, its presence in public space makes a difference and is playing a part in the emerging society of individuals as a global civil rhizome. [...]

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Mobilité.

Notion du glossaire relatif à la recherche INEDUC.

INEDUCChristophe Guibert et Lionel Guillemot | 13.06.2019

De janvier 2012 à octobre 2015, l’Unité Mixte de Recherche CNRS 6590 « Espaces et Sociétés » (ESO), le Centre d'Études [...]

Tourisme gay et normativités sexuelles.

Berlin, destination hors normes ?

Florent Chossière | 07.06.2019

This paper aims at understanding the mechanisms behind Berlin’s attractiveness for gay tourists. With a focus on urban events and their representations, the article investigates the role taken by sexual normativities in the shaping of a tourist destination. The [...]

Dans le brouillard du projet urbain.

Observer sa ville comme habitant.

Américo Mariani | 31.05.2019

Cet article donne à voir une étape d’une recherche en cours sur la transformation de l’espace et les possibilités de subjectivation politique qu’elle donne ou pas. Située à Toulouse, elle prend place dans un moment particulier d’intensification du projet [...]

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Works

Tourisme gay et normativités sexuelles.

Florent Chossière | 07.06.2019

This paper aims at understanding the mechanisms behind Berlin’s attractiveness for gay tourists. With a focus on urban events and their representations, the article investigates the role taken by sexual normativities in the shaping of a tourist destination. The [...]

Dans le brouillard du projet urbain.

Américo Mariani | 31.05.2019

Cet article donne à voir une étape d’une recherche en cours sur la transformation de l’espace et les possibilités de subjectivation politique qu’elle donne ou pas. Située à Toulouse, elle prend place dans un moment particulier d’intensification du projet [...]

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Laboratory

Les rythmes indisciplinés.

Claire Pelgrims et Armelle Hausser | 23.05.2019 illustration Les rythmes indisciplinés.

This article encourages us to reflect on the existence of undisciplined rhythms, that is to say the personal manners to flow that come into tension with the tone of a given situation and induce a recomposition of the collective rhythm. This article questions [...]

Petite géographie de la co-présence.

Luc GwiazdzinskiWenbo Hu et Zhong-Bin Li | 14.03.2019

Conventional statistical data rarely provide information on the different "present populations" that coexist in cities and in regions so as to be able to separate, for example, tourists from permanent residents. It is difficult to analyse the spatio-temporal behaviour [...]

Le Monde, comme si vous y étiez.

Jacques Lévy | 13.07.2015

The topic of Milan’s World Expo 2015, “Feed the Planet” appears simultaneously mediocre, disputable, and complacent. Beyond this mixture of commerce, ecology and geopolitics, couldn’t we find there an indication that the very raison d’être of this kind of [...]

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Books

Pour une phénoménologie de l’héroïne en France (1960-2000).

Kokoreff, Michel, Anne Coppel et Michel Peraldi (dirs.). 2018. La catastrophe invisible. Histoire sociale de l’héroïne. Paris : Éditions Amsterdam.

Alfonso Pinto | 21.01.2019

Cet ouvrage à la taille importante retrace une recherche (ANR HERO) portant sur le phénomène de l’héroïne en France, pendant la période 1960-2000. Au travers d’un travail interdisciplinaire conjuguant les apports de la sociologie, de l’histoire sociale et culturelle, [...]

Rawls reloaded. De la justice à la justice spatiale.

Lévy, Jacques, Fauchille, Jean-Nicolas, Póvoas, Ana. 2018. Théorie de la justice spatiale. Géographies du juste et de l’injuste. Paris : Odile Jacob.

Mélanie Le Guen | 15.12.2018

This review of the book Théorie de la justice spatiale. Géographies du juste et de l’injuste attempts to identify some of the workings of the writing exercise that such a volume stands for. This six-hands work uses interviews conducted [...]

Du bon et mauvais usage des modèles de la science économique.

Rodrik, Dani. 2017. Peut-on faire confiance aux économistes ? Réussites et échecs de la science économique. Traduit de l'anglais par Jérôme Duquène. Louvain-la-Neuve : De Boeck Supérieur, coll. « Pop Economics ».

Michel Carrard | 07.12.2018

The subprime crisis of 2007/2008 rekindled controversies over the nature of economics. If some saw, in the multiplication of criticisms addressed to this discipline, the beginning of a healthy questioning of the mainstream model, others, on the contrary, defended [...]

Se vouloir seul.

Explorer les aspirations à la solitude avec Philip Slater.

Sylvain Bordiec | 18.10.2018

This article sheds light on the contribution of Philip Slater’s book – entitled The Pursuit of Loneliness. American Culture at the Breaking Point – in understanding the disconnections from social life. The author argues that in America, in the [...]

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Objects

La pauvreté et l’art misérable, dix ans déjà!

Christian Bouquet | 01.07.2016 illustration La pauvreté et l’art misérable, dix ans déjà!

Ten years ago, one of Gupta’s works (Cow), which was presented at the Foire internationale d’art contemporain in Paris, was disturbing insofar that it reproduced the image of poor Madagascan milk producers who, each morning, hurtled down the hills of Tananarive on ramshackle [...]

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In the air

L’hospitalité : jusqu’où irons-nous ?

Mélanie Le Guen | 29.11.2018 illustration L’hospitalité : jusqu’où irons-nous ?

This article argues that hospitality, that should have come to an end according to many authors in the social sciences, has been a fruitful theme and guideline to their practices, especially since 2015. In the social sciences, hospitality appears through new practices of [...]

Les Hirak au Maroc : Faut-il un nouveau regard ?

Khalid Mouna | 14.09.2018

Morocco has known, since 2011, a social mobilization that has provoked a political change ; this mobilization continues today through the various forms of Hirak : Rif, Jrada, Boycott. These new mobilizations teach us about the changes produced within [...]

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Little Big Things

Nous, le barabiku.

Un rhizome de chair et d’os.

Xavier BernierOlivier Lazzarotti et Jacques Lévy | 03.06.2019 illustration Nous, le barabiku.

The word "barbecue" comes from an Arawak language, but it actually encompasses very ancient practices. BBQ has once epitomised a family-focused, partially communal lifestyle. Now, its presence in public space makes a difference and is playing a part in the emerging society of [...]

Playlist ou playback ?

Xavier BernierOlivier Lazzarotti et Jacques Lévy | 01.04.2019

Conducted in an innocuous manner, the search for the title of a song heard in a mini-series mobilizes, however, the tools made available to all by information technologies. The sociologies of everyone cross the algorithms and other "filter bubbles". [...]

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Traversals

Effets de terrain.

Anne Doquet et Joëlle Le Marec | 14.09.2017

What kind of knowledge do we produce in the social sciences ? The problem is constantly discussed, mostly from a review of the literature (after all stages of academic refining) more than by sharing what is learned from the survey. [...]

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