Ethnographier la précarité énergétique: Au-delà de l'action publique, des mises à l'épreuve de l'habiter

Abstract : At the intersectionnal point of housing, poverty, environment and sustainable development, "fuel poverty" becomes to be a "social problem" in France. If the word has spread out in public action, research, local organizations, the situations linked to it are underestimated. The aim of this thesis is to re-qualify the notion through the experiences of people ocncerned by the phenomenon and so on to produce a political analysis of public policies of fuel poverty. The first part of the thesis, based on a study of litterature and interviews, analyses how the "social problem" of fuel poverty has emerged in France and in Great Britain. The second part, based on an ethnography realised in rundown suburban condominions, private housing, inadapted homes in Marseille, aims to understand what significates to inhabitate in fuel poverty and to be inhabitated by fuel poverty. At last, the document, still based on the ethnography, describes what kind of relation have the inhabitants with the energy providers, managment agents, owners but also with the State towards its policies tackling fuel poverty. This part looks to produce an anthropology of the relationsships of poor people with the state and ends with an ethnography of swindles, consequence of the relationships described before.
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Johanna Lees. Ethnographier la précarité énergétique: Au-delà de l'action publique, des mises à l'épreuve de l'habiter. Anthropologie sociale et ethnologie. EHESS, 2014. Français. ⟨tel-01117039⟩

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