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Les rapports de place dans l'enquête : les ressources du malentendu

Abstract : This paper addresses interpretation methods in socio-anthropology, focusing on the interactions between observers and observed. The inclusion of the sociologist in the data analysis re-examines the distinction between “ authentic ” or “ natural ” discourses and “ artificial ” or “ misleading ” discourses. In that perspective, in the fieldwork relations, misunderstandings shall not be considered as an obstacle but as a tool for analysis. In ethnic relations, the manipulation of ethnic and social frontiers by both the observers and the observed – through a ‘shared misunderstanding’ – reveals the social organisation of cultural differences.
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Élise Palomares, Simona Tersigni. Les rapports de place dans l'enquête : les ressources du malentendu. Langage et Société, Maison des Sciences de L'homme Paris, 2001, ⟨10.3917/ls.097.0005⟩. ⟨halshs-01292673⟩



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