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Les médiations de l’expérience. Peer review

Retour sur l’œuvre de Dorothy Smith.

Laurence Kaufmann | 17.06.2013

Dorothy Smith’s institutional ethnography aims at mapping textual mediations, both material and immaterial, which coordinate different sites of activity and « remove» individuals from their phenomenological immediacy and the « here and now » reality. In such a framework, the mediations of experience are said to have a negative valence : they bind people to impersonal structures that are beyond their reach. However, mediations do not only have an alienating or reifying function ; they also allow scattered individuals [...]