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Des "micro" lieux du territoire du cercle familial et des jeunes : un passage entre le "dedans" et le "dehors"

Abstract : This thesis focuses on the fact that a minority of young boys aged 13 to 25, make use of «micro territories» close to their family's lodgings. It is based on an empirical research in the department of Moselle. The methodology used is the «symbolic interactionnism». The research data shows that, thanks to this process, youngsters gain a sort of control or property which will then be materialized by territorial signs (or markages) : empty beer bottles, cigarette butts, tags. These «micro territories» host informal but nevertheless social relations for different groups which develop daily during a few months or sometimes several years. The phenomenon is stronger in social housing areas where they become locus for experiencing interactive relations, for resting, between «cosmos and chaos». The author argues that these territories are a passage between the inside, private arena and the outside, public sphere, thus enabling a dynamic where internal and external social interactions emerge, where territorialization and deterritorialization operate depending on
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Gilles Henry. Des "micro" lieux du territoire du cercle familial et des jeunes : un passage entre le "dedans" et le "dehors". Sociologie. Université Paul Verlaine - Metz, 2009. Français. ⟨NNT : 2009METZ001L⟩. ⟨tel-01752612⟩



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