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Le jeu de rôle comme espace potentiel : contribution à une anthropologie de l’enchantement

Isabelle Borsus et Grégory Pogorzelski | 11.09.2020

In this article, we would like to contribute to the drawing of the contours of enchantment as a concept by confronting it to the scene of tabletop role playing game. To this end, we will defend the hypothesis that role playing game could be approached as an enchantment device (dispositif d’enchantement), itself considered as a « potential space » (Belin, 2002) framing and encouraging the emergence of an extra-daily experience. At first, we will discuss the environment of the [...]

Théâtre, ethnoscénologie & sociologie réflexive

Jean-Marie Pradier | 24.08.2020

Ethnoscenology considers theater as a cultural subset (historical and local) of organized human performing forms OHPF. The theater has enjoyed a particular expansion in the wake of Western economic, political and scientific influence over the world. This art become less influential in terms of attendance by the public; nevertheless, it is now incorporated as a practice in multiple fields of social life. The common French vocabulary bears the trace of its prominence in the society. The word theater has [...]

Between individual and society, the relationship to space to understand the production of disability process

Meddy Escuriet | 13.08.2020

This article aims to return to the conceptual framework and methodology used to individually objectify, while socially analysing, the relationship to space of people who have suffered acquired brain damage. Moving from a state where they were professionally and socially integrated to a state where they must learn to live with their functional limitations, the life accident that these people suffered has totally redistributed the cards of their existence and redefined the relationships they have with space and society. [...]

Gentrification, co-presence or social mix? Changes and permanence in the centre of São Paulo

Vitor Pessoa Colombo et Gian Paolo Torricelli | 17.07.2020

Can we speak of gentrification in the centre of São Paulo (Brazil)? Or is it rather a situation of copresence between different social classes? Starting from a brief analysis of the Latin-American context and the situation of the urban centres in this region, we address the recent changes in the socio-spatial dynamics of the city of São Paulo. In order to assess the possibility of a gentrification process in its historical centre, we propose a spatial analysis of the [...]

Rythmes urbains.

Alexis GumyPauline Hosotte et Marc-Edouard Schultheiss | 17.07.2020

While accessibility conditions have never been so sound, the social injunctions that materialise at work, at home or during leisure time can lead to various forms of vulnerability with respect to time. This article supports the hypothesis that time vulnerabilities, when enhanced by a situation of high parenting responsibility or automobile dependence, encourage households to implement unique mobility practices. These practices, termed “emerging” in this research, would allow them to keep the intense pace of their daily mobility project. [...]

Les Mobility Biographies Research et les Travel Socialization Studies sous le regard de la sociologie de la socialisation : vers l’examen de la production sociale des choix de mobilité spatiale. Peer review

Joseph Cacciari | 17.07.2020

What do the approaches in terms of "Mobility Biographies Research" and "Travel Socialization Studies" teach us about mobility choices over biographical trajectories? Particularly widespread in recent years, research using one or the other approach has focused on the daily choices of spatial mobility of individuals. These two orientations share the objective of wanting to document the mechanisms of learning and changes in behaviour in this area throughout the biographical trajectories. Research claiming to be in one or the [...]

Mal-habiter et malaise dans l’habiter : Pour un dialogue entre géographie et psychanalyse

Frédéric Vinot | 17.07.2020

In response to the formula of “mal-habiter” proposed by O. Lazzarotti, X. Bernier and J. Levy (2020), the author puts forward the hypothesis of “malaise dans l’habiter”, with particular reference to theories of Freud and Lacan. Where “mal-habiter” indicates dissatisfaction on the part of the inhabitant with regard to external and social conditions, “malaise dans l’habiter” indicates a dissatisfaction inherent in the very fact of dwelling, a trace of an uninhabitable in the heart of dwelling. The different possibilities [...]

Crip spatialities and temporalities II: a systematic typology of temporal taxes

Enka Blanchard | 17.06.2020

Living with a disability involves handling many costs that the general population is not aware of, which have recently been denounced in the online #CripTax campaign. Those costs can be split into many categories, the principal ones being financial costs (from buying specialised equipment to higher insurance premiums), psychological costs (with increased stress and mental loads), and finally temporal costs. Those temporal costs can be organised into a hierarchy, starting with the simplest costs arising from decreased efficiency when [...]

Liesse, émeute et panique : enquête sur l’effervescence et la cristallisation des états publics de la foule.

Luca Pattaroni et Pascal Viot | 10.06.2020

This article questions the notion of effervescence in a crowd gathered during festive or sporting events. Starting from survey of the various theoretical construction of the crowd as an object of knowledge, we criticize conceptions that consider it as an irrational mental fusion and focus on what we propose to call the "public conditions" of the crowd, manifested by the emergence of accountable collective behaviours. Beyond the risks that are generally associated with it, a crowd is an opportunity [...]

Le parfum n’a pas d’odeur.

Pour une sémiologie du langage olfactif.

Irène Sartoretti | 02.06.2020

Perfumes are not only perceptions but, above all, images. Because of the difficulty of describing olfactive sensations and of the necessity of co-presence, smells are expressed by synesthetic metaphors, especially between visual and olfactive dimensions. In order to associate, without ambiguity, the smell ant the other senses, conventions tend to overburden the realm of perfume. If smell was considered a system of communication in itself, what would be its semiology? [...]