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Une sociologie des représentations sociales de l’urbain en quête de reconnaissance. Peer review

Paulette Duarte | 16.08.2018

This article aims at filling a present gap in all books of contemporary urban sociology, namely the absence of references to the existence of a sociology of the social representations of the urban. For that end, the author suggests reconstituting the history of this sociology, located between the fields of urban and social representations, by analysing in a diachronic way the interest which sociologists of the urban had, and still have, for the question of social representations. This interest [...]

Les apports de R. E. Park pour une approche sociologique du cosmopolitisme. Peer review

Louise Carlier | 31.08.2016

Contemporary approaches to cosmopolitanism tend to be situated between two poles: a descriptive one and a normative one, which often draw upon a classical sociological approach to cosmopolitanism. This article reconsiders R. E. Park’s approach to cosmopolitanism. Underestimated today, its characteristic is to consider cosmopolitanism both under an ecological angle and a political one. In its ecological form, cosmopolitanism refers to the distribution of a diversity of groups which come to coexist, to share the same urban territory, to [...]

Les lieux touristiques des villes ne sont pas des enclaves.

Léopold Lucas | 22.08.2014

This short paper argues against the perspective that considers cities’ touristic areas as « bubbles ». Indeed, a large part of research tends to present these areas as enclaves, almost heterotopias ; this point of view implies that tourism goes against local communities by producing ruptures and discontinuities in cities. However, serious consideration shows the limits of such conceptualization, hypothesises that tourism increases the urbanity of cities (by expanding the density and diversity of societal realities that are co-present, [...]