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Les jeunes de la cité : comment forment-ils un groupe ? Une analyse comparative entre trois terrains

Abstract : This article aims to build the methodology to help the researches on the young people from poor urban areas. At first, it defines the concerned population (it studies a part of the youth which lives in poor urban areas) and try to show its cohesion (collective fights against the stigma, others mutual aids, interdependencies connected to the labour division organized by the drug economy…) as its divisions (delinquent rivalries, rejection of the group related to the rejection of the stigma, individualism…). This study highlights the fundamental ambivalence of the concerned young people respect to their district, sometimes presented and lived as a "community" space of protection and solidarity against a rough environment sometimes presented and lived as a wild micro-society that has to be left as quickly as possible. In the second time, this article shows processes of association and dissociation differentiated according to the districts of research. It analyses a part of the centripetal and centrifugal forces which determine the studied social universe, by measuring their respective pertinance level on three districts.
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Thomas Sauvadet. Les jeunes de la cité : comment forment-ils un groupe ? Une analyse comparative entre trois terrains . Socio-logos : Revue publiée par l'Association Française de Sociologie, Association Française de Sociologie, 2007. ⟨hal-01330868⟩



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