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Les dynamiques invisibles de la démocratie locale : L'expérience du projet social d'une maison de quartier à Dunkerque

Abstract : This research deals with issues linked to local democracy and institutional innovation. Through empirical exploration of the construction of a territory project coordinated by different kinds of actors from a community centre in Dunkirk, we noted that the perceptible quality of intersubjectivities both gives birth to appropriate symbols and new frameworks for dynamic collaborative actions. Spaces are constructed that way : they are those of continuous socialization through which political interests raise. Having mediators coach this kind of sensitive societal game is an important stake. Our civic capabilities develop that way because links between these spaces and the forms taken by citizenship reflect social interactions built upon the experience of consideration. They are places of exchange of social representations. Thus, varied and innovative collective deliberations processes build delicate balances between actors of a given territory. Our research propose to highlight the sensitive springs of the forms of consent and solidarity in order to interrogate the collective management of emotions.In doing so, we have understood the specificities of citizenship competencies and the qualities of the public space. Our reflection is based upon a pragmatic thinking embodied by authors such as John Dewey, Erving Goffman but also Daniel Cefaï, George Marcus and Richard Shusterman. The latter combines with sociologies represented by Max Weber, Georg Simmel or Edgar Morin, and is completed at last with observations by Maurice Leblanc, Loïc blondiaux or Pierre Rosanvallon on democratic participation.
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Élodie Valentin. Les dynamiques invisibles de la démocratie locale : L'expérience du projet social d'une maison de quartier à Dunkerque. Science politique. Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale, 2012. Français. ⟨NNT : 2012DUNK0361⟩. ⟨tel-01359993⟩



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