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« Ce que discriminer veut dire ». Présentation du volume

Abstract : This publication is a true contribution to the theorization of the notion of discrimination, a paradoxical concept that was never really approached as such in the field of language sciences. Discrimination is indeed a vast notion mostly understood as a notion of a negative relationship between several elements (Fracchiolla forthcoming). It is all the more complex in that it essentially contains a cognitive dimension which is positive, in the sense that distinguishing is a synonym of discriminating. The human and social sciences have gradually and increasingly taken hold of it – let us cite, for example, Dépret 2016; Marry, Bereni, Jacquemart et al. 2017; Simon, 2009; Fassin and Fassin 2009; Fassin 2002; Simon 1999; Béréni and Chappe, 2011: Eberhead, Laufer et al. 2017; and others whose exhaustive list would be too long. Most of the time, the analyzes proposed relate to specific discriminations such as Morley & Mc Donnell 2017 on "Discrimination in the technical field: the functioning of the gender stereotype", or Aïdan, 2017, on "Psychic identity in gender » ; or Arc & Vellozzo, 2017 on homophobic discrimination. Educational sciences are also increasingly interested in the disparities in treatment between girls and boys in terms of speaking, studies, chosen disciplines, etc. The texts gathered here differ from these thematic approaches and provide tools for a global and systemic analysis of the issues at stake, including language. Together, they offer an in-depth study of the linguistic meaning of the notion of discrimination. An approach through language makes it possible to show how discrimination founds and structures representations and imaginations, and therefore also society. An approach by language as a system also makes it possible to highlight the mechanisms of this discrimination. Such an approach also makes it possible to theorize on a pragmatic level some of these mechanisms, which are those that are found at work in all types of discrimination.
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Béatrice Fracchiolla. « Ce que discriminer veut dire ». Présentation du volume. CORELA - COgnition, REprésentation, LAngage, CERLICO-Cercle Linguistique du Centre et de l'Ouest (France), 2022, ⟨10.4000/corela.14510⟩. ⟨halshs-03648818⟩



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