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Perceptions du politique et construction de la citoyenneté : les expériences des enfants du Conseil Municipal des Enfants de Bordeaux

Abstract : The communication aims at analyzing in a multidisciplinary approach (anthropology, political science, sociology, psychology) the experiences of politic and citizenship of children (aged 9 and 10) from the Children’s City Council of Bordeaux. The survey is based on the Council’s plenary sessions and thematic workshops as well as interviews of these children and adults (discussion leaders, teachers, elected officials). Although every adult see this system as an effective educational process in regard to future citizenship, children developed differentiated approaches, from boredom towards an activity that seems scholar and formal to a voluntary commitment to “helping others”, beyond a common and delighted experience of the election. The adhesion to this system (whose resemblance to the adult version of the City Council keeps being brought up by children) depends more on school’s support otherwise highly variable (teachers and administration) to children’s experience and to its valuation more than on factors such as social origin or gender. If the experience in the Chidren’s City Council appears as positive in the continuity of school experience, children are globally satisfied with its.
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Jessica Brandler-Weinreb, Armelle Gaulier, Marion Paoletti, Stéphanie Constans, Véronique Rouyer. Perceptions du politique et construction de la citoyenneté : les expériences des enfants du Conseil Municipal des Enfants de Bordeaux. 14e Congrés de l'Association française de science politique (AFSP), ST46 : Les représentations enfantines du politique, AFSP, Jul 2017, Montpellier, France. ⟨halshs-02510891⟩

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