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Mobiliscope

Le Mobiliscope is a geovisualization tool for interactive exploration of social segregation around the clock in the metropolitan areas. Using a large travel survey carried out in the Paris metropolitan area (EGT 2010), this tools is now available online!

Social segregation around the clock

A new paper online!

Le Roux G, Vallée J, Commenges H, 2017. Social segregation around the clock in the Paris region, Journal of Transport Geography, Volume 59, pp 134-145

While social scientists have invested a lot of energy in exploring the uneven distribution of social groups in the city, they have surprisingly limited their efforts to investigating social segregation at the place of residence. The present paper investigates social segregation over the 24 h a day in the Paris region, taking into account how social groups move within a city throughout the day.

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Workshop about territorial changes

Anaïs Dubreuil took part to a workshop about territorial changes (Grenoble – November 8, 2016)  to present her doctoral methodology. She has underlined the importance to adopt a lifecourse approach to explore changes in people’s place experiences and in their health behaviours.

AISLF Conference

Guillaume le Roux and Julie Vallée were at  XXe congrès de l’Association Internationale des Sociologues de Langue Française (AISLF) in Montreal in July 2016. They presented two papers :

L’horloge de la ségrégation. Quelle mixité sociale dans les espaces du quotidien ?
G. Le Roux, J. Vallée, H. Commenges, B. Chaix

Quartiers perçus et inégalités sociales d’accès aux ressources de proximité à Paris et à Montréal
J. Vallée J, K. L. Frohlich, B.Chaix, G. Le Roux