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Les invisibles : une ethnographie auprès des migrants Indiens à Marseille

Abstract : This paper focuses on the migration routes of people with origins in India, as well as on the cultural imagination of this population living in Marseille, south of France. The Indian di-aspora is a theme still not very developed in France, especially in the fields of anthropology and sociology when compared to other countries such as England and the United States. Migration, for its part, is a particular field of study in Marseille thanks to the image of a cosmopolitan city. How-ever, the presence of Indians in ethnographic researches is absent. Indeed, we wonders about the different trajectories of these individuals within the construction of their sociability in the Marseille urban context. What is the migratory route of these Indians who arrived in Marseille but are still invisible to their representation in the French researches? What are the reasons why these migrants chose France instead of an English-speaking country? Based on an analysis of the city and its par-ticular reality, on the construction of its daily life and its landscape, the ethnography is created by floating observations in Indian restaurants in the city. Through a network path known throughout the field, we build our study based on “entretiens compréhensifs” and participant observation of the daily lives of these migrants. In attempting to construct a sensitive ethnography on migration, we place the researcher as an actor in his research and the field as a response to the ethnographic method. Keyword : Migration. Marseille. India. Ethnography. Cultural imaginary.
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Otávio Amaral da Silva Corrêa. Les invisibles : une ethnographie auprès des migrants Indiens à Marseille. Sciences de l'Homme et Société. 2019. ⟨dumas-02300449⟩



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