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Conflits, bruits et captation des flux : Clés de l'organisation spatiale cerdane

Abstract : Conflicts may differenciate spatial entities in erecting limits, new spatial patterns temporarily stables. In this way conflicts act like organizing noises. That is what occurs in Cerdanya, as a result of the opening of frontiers in the european community.
Many a frontier cleaves Cerdanya, which is inclosed in numerous territorial entities. Ceretans benefit by dys-symmetries due to the frontiers. Their opening ruins this reality, it annihilates profitable exchanges based on differentials created by the limits. But at once it reinforces transport axles that originate new wealthes. It allows a large scale arrival of barceloneses tourists, but at the same time it opens the ceretan market to free competition on both sides of the boundaries. Since messages are so contradictories, the event of frontiers' opening is perceived as a big threat.
These circumstances lead to a revival of conflicts, based upon the captation of passinf floods, produced by Ceretans themselves as an internal answer to the external disturbance which the opening is. Frontiers turn alive again. Their reconstruction follows former cleavages that trace out new limits and achieve a new equilibrium. Ceretans spaces are less fixed objects than permanents evolutionary processes. The conflict, seen as an organizing noise, creates sense, at least some sense gets out of it, since it is the basis of the morphogenesis in ceretans spatial structures.
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François Mancebo. Conflits, bruits et captation des flux : Clés de l'organisation spatiale cerdane. Flux - Cahiers scientifiques internationaux Réseaux et territoires, Metropolis / Université Paris-Est Marne la Vallée 1997, pp.30-42. ⟨halshs-00007016⟩



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