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Odologie et présence des gens du voyage en France. : Blocages, passages et nœuds des espaces de vie voyageurs

Abstract : This thesis analyzes the way in which travelers create their living spaces in mobility and / or from their mobile housing today in France and more particularly in Hérault where the researcher has been involved as a departmental mediator for Gypsies and Travellers between 2004 and 2013. The thesis is focused on the webdocumentary Des Aires. Living in mobile housing ( that the researcher realized in 2017. This thesis examines the processes at work in the emergence, co-construction and temporary stabilization of these spaces where the lives of travelers count, where they are "in play", negotiated. , influential or staged. The peculiarity of this thesis rests on an analysis of territorial conflicts between nomads and sedentaries from the constituency of the effects attached to the presence of Travelers; this notion of traveling presence becoming, over the course of this thesis, a "fictitious good" being the subject of negotiations that are similar to "nodes" making possible to stabilize a mobile lifestyle. This bias makes it possible to identify the paradoxes that govern the way of life "on the journey" beyond the effects of categorization. The concept used to analyze the opening process of the traveler's space is that of odology forged from the Greek odos which refers to both the path and the threshold. The thesis is divided into three sections dealing with traveling omnipresence (part I), mediations on travel (part II) and traveling bifurcations (part III).
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Gaëlla Loiseau. Odologie et présence des gens du voyage en France. : Blocages, passages et nœuds des espaces de vie voyageurs. Sociologie. Normandie Université, 2019. Français. ⟨NNT : 2019NORMLH11⟩. ⟨tel-03270589⟩



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