Université de Neuchâtel

Costruzione dei turni e organizzazione delle attività tra partecipanti in movimento: Le sequenze di istruzione nelle lezioni di guida

Gazin, Anne-Danièle

In: Bulletin VALS-ASLA, 2012, vol. 96, p. 163-179

This contribution focuses on the constitution of instructional sequences in driving lessons. Drawing on a corpus of seven video-recorded driving lessons, it investigates how driving instructors formulate instructions in a context-sensitive way. It will examine the spatial, temporal and praxeological contingencies that instructors make relevant as they formulate instructions in a mobile setting of...

Université de Neuchâtel

Dynamics of globalization: mobility, space and regulation

Söderström, Ola ; Klauser, Francisco ; Piguet, Etienne ; Crot, Laurence

In: Geographica Helvetica - Swiss Journal of Geography, 2012, vol. 67, no. 1-2, p. 43-54

Recent research at the Institute of Geography in Neu-châtel emphasises the pivotal status of mobility in the dynamics of globalization. Drawing on work in mobil-ity studies, the article presents a basic analytical frame-work suitable for studying the «mobile constitution of society». It argues more specifically that the relation-ship between mobility, space and regulation offers a worthwhile...

Université de Neuchâtel

Economic theories and spatial transformations clarifying the space-time premises and outcomes of economic theories

Corpataux, Jose ; Crevoisier, Olivier

In: Journal of Economic Geography, 2007, vol. 7, no. 3, p. 285-309

This article examines the approaches adopted by various schools of economic thought towards dealing with space and time. Each school has its own approach, though their treatment of time and space has generally been implicit. These spatial and temporal factors determine, right from the start, the way both reality and the explanatory frameworks which are supposed to take account of that very...

Université de Neuchâtel

"Espace en interaction: Espace décrit, espace inscrit et espace interactionnel dans un débat d'urbanisme participatif"

Mondada, Lorenza

In: Bulletin VALS-ASLA, 2012, vol. 96, p. 15-42

The paper aims at building a bridge between various perspectives on space and language, which are generally developed by distinct methodologies and approaches. Within a conversation analytic framework, this contribution deals with the described space – the space as it is being expressed, referred to, formulated by participants in talk in interaction –, the inscribed space – the space...

Université de Neuchâtel

L'organizzazione multimodale e interazionale dell'orientamento spaziale in movimento

De Stefani, Elwys ; Mondada, Lorenza

In: Bulletin VALS-ASLA, 2007, vol. 85, p. 131-159

The analysis of spatial orientation has mostly concentrated on descriptions of itineraries based on interactions occurring between a speaker asking his way and an interlocutor delivering the required information. Our paper focuses on the way in which moving couples – either walking or advancing in a car – reorient themselves without the aid of a third person. We will show to what extent the...