Christophe Guibert

Christophe Guibert is a sociologist, lecturer at the UFR ESTHUA Tourism and Culture (where he is assistant director of research) at the University of Angers. He is member of the « Espaces et Sociétés » laboratory (ESO, UMR CNRS 6590), and a member of the National Committee of Universities (CNU), in the sociology-demography section. His work in France, Morocco and China focuses on the social uses of sports and cultural recreation, on employment issues in sports and tourism sectors and on coastal public policies. He has published numerous articles and books on these topics.

Corps et spatialités. Peer review

Les spatialités en questions.

Vincent CoëfféChristophe Guibert et Benjamin Taunay | 25.04.2019

The body is an "object" whose status is problematic since at least Antiquity in the "Western tradition". First approached by philosophers, whose representations are historically differentiated, it was then invested by other human and social sciences, which have remained most often silent on the relationship between body and spatiality. The geographers, for their part, have kept away from this "object", but the question of the body has become an epistemological issue, especially for those who have invested the concept [...]

Usages sociaux et spatialités du bronzage en Chine. Peer review

Être dans la norme vs. être à contre-norme.

Vincent CoëfféChristophe Guibert et Benjamin Taunay | 11.04.2019

Skin is a marker of historically constructed social and cultural norms, and embodies the tensions that may exist between what individuals and societies consider "normal" and "abnormal". If white skin in China is a socially shared aesthetic referent, sunbathing can be analysed here as an a priori deviant practice. The objective of this article is thus to understand, through the case of tanning, the social uses of the body, especially in public spaces in Chinese context. The spatiality of [...]

Des fonctions d’un glossaire dans un programme de recherche pluridisciplinaire. Peer review

Exemple du glossaire du programme ANR, « Inégalités éducatives et construction des parcours des 11-15 ans dans leurs espaces de vie ».

Magali HardouinRégis KeerleJean-François ThéminesGérard BoudesseulIsabelle DanicOlivier DavidBarbara FontarChristophe GuibertLionel GuillemotMickaël Le MentecPascal Plantard et Louisa Plouchart-Even | 04.05.2018

From January 2012 till October 2015, the Agence Nationale de la Recherche (a French agency of research) financed a program called INEDUC, which dealt with young people (11-15 years old), their educational disparities and the construction of their pathways in their living spaces. Thirty researchers of several disciplines (geographers, sociologists, researchers of the sciences of the education and the sciences of information and communication) have been involved in this program. They chose voluntarily an interdisciplinary approach. That is why [...]