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Autoroute et recompositions territoriales : la mise en lumière de quelques paradoxes à travers l'exemple de la Dordogne

Abstract : This article treats direct and indirect impacts of the A89 motorway on the mobilization of the actors for the local development of their territory in the department of Dordogne. A89 is a transverse motorway with a role of regional planning by connecting Bordeaux in Clermont-Ferrand. Its inscription in the department of the Dordogne highlights interesting paradoxes concerning the territorial processes of recombining. On the one hand, one attends a bursting of the spaces directly crossed by the motorway. Thus, in the valley of Isle and on the pole of Périgueux, the representation of the stake seems to prohibit any coherent action. In addition, one sees the actors of the peripheries which are not irrigated by the infrastructure to be mobilized for a more coherent local development. Around Bergerac, the elected officials use the new laws voted in 1999, to act. To finish, on another scale, one notices that the rural and typical landscapes "Double", preserved passage of the motorway, are adapted by inhabitants in the current context of crisis of modernity. It seems that the motorway is revealing forces and weakness of a territory and of capacity of the local actors to mobilize itself for an interdependent development. This capacity seems to belong to the actors who have clearness necessary to understand that the motorway is not an automatic development tool.
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Frédéric Tesson. Autoroute et recompositions territoriales : la mise en lumière de quelques paradoxes à travers l'exemple de la Dordogne. Géocarrefour - Revue de géographie de Lyon, Association des amis de la revue de géographie de Lyon, 2002, 77 (2), pp.55-64. ⟨halshs-00145897⟩



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