tourisme

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Les pratiques touristiques : transgression normalisée ou norme transgressive ? Peer review

Lauriane Létocart | 27.06.2019

By examining the Baltic coastline of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, a culturally and spatially highly standardized tourist area, this paper aims at analysing the relationship between norms and tourism practices. Spatial planning, like boundaries between nudist and non-nudist beaches, or those tolerating pets, demonstrates the public stakeholders’ intention to regulate tourism practices, which therefore proves the political dimension of norm. If German tourists are aware of these spatial norms, the latter appear more formal than efficient. Indeed, tourism practices tend to [...]

Les techniques du corps, des compétences pour faire avec de l’espace. Peer review

Léopold Lucas | 16.05.2019

This paper offers a discussion about the integration of the « techniques of the body » within a geography of action. The main idea is to define « skills » as the mastery of body techniques. We argue that this mastery gives individuals a capacity of adaptation to cope with space they do not know yet. More precisely, the article discusses the relevance of Marcel Mauss’ proposition, especially in the light of the reading established by Tim Ingold. This [...]

Contacts par homologie ?

La fabrique des affinités en situation touristique.

Tristan Loloum | 01.11.2017

The article deals with the long-term evolution of social relationships in tourism contexts. Based on the socio-historical study of a seaside resort in North-East Brazil and the interactions between pioneering tourism entrepreneurs and local inhabitants, we question the sociological reasons that drive people coming from very different social backgrounds to get along. The hypothesis of structural homologies tries to explain the implicit affinities between these groups. It refers to the relating correspondence of social positions and the crossings of [...]

Ethnologues et touristes au papier calque.

Quelques effets de terrain en milieu touristique.

Anne Doquet | 01.12.2016

Based on a considerable fieldwork experience in Mali, this paper aims to analyze the ethnologist's responsibilities towards various actors taking part in tourism encounters. From similarities between anthropologists and tourists, I intend to show that relationships between researchers, local communities, guides and tourists are components of the ethnographic data. Tourism constitutes therefore an ethnographic field that needs a continous practice of reflexivity. Furthermore, because he is a tourist in his own way, because the mediators of tourism encounters tend [...]

Exploring tourist mobility in Paris. A combined visitor survey and GPS tracking study.

Michael BauderTim Freytag et Maie Gérardot | 17.02.2014

This article presents a series of the findings from a combined visitor survey and GPS tracking study that was conducted in May and June 2013 in Paris. The mobility of the 129 participants in this study is characterized by a high degree of spatial concentration at several major tourist attractions. Moreover, the most important axes of tourism mobility in Paris are identified. [...]

Le pré-texte photographique.

Martin Parr et la Goutte d’Or.

Hécate Vergopoulos | 30.04.2012

From April 2011, the 6th till July 2011, the 2nd an exhibition was presented at the Institut des Cultures d’Islam (Ici) in Paris. Named The Goutte d’Or, it showed photographs taken by the English artist Martin Parr. Its objective was to change to way citizens would look at this Parisian district that keeps being stigmatised by the medias for its immigration-, secularism-, crime- or prostitution-related issues. This paper aims to analyse the Ici’s discourses [...]