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Penser les scènes de l'enquête depuis les territoires des enfants

Abstract : It is common to experience difficulties during fieldwork and to “tinker” with the data collection process The aim of this article is to demonstrate the heuristic contribution of an often neglected dimension of ethnographic research, the spatial dimension of the “scenes” (Goffman 1973) on and in which the researchers position themselves. Where is one to stand or sit during the investigation, and what does this position generate ? Although these questions may seem trivial, in the context of children’s institutions they turn out to be quite complex. The spatial configuration of a situation has an impact on the course of the investigation and, potentially, on the material collected. By performing an additional “trick” (Becker 2002), this paper proposes to extend the methodological reflections to the question of the “adultness” of researchers when undertaking research with children..
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Baptiste Besse-Patin, Fanny Delaunay. Penser les scènes de l'enquête depuis les territoires des enfants. ethnographiques.org, 2022, Enquêter avec les enfants et les adolescent·e·s, 43. ⟨hal-03829232⟩

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