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Dynamiques identitaires et alphabétisation des adultes à l'île Rodrigues

Abstract : By inventing illiteracy, as asserted Lahire in his still famous work, Occident invented at once an additional social group which, between those of the unemployed and minimum wage persons, supplements hereafter famous SOP (Social and Occupational Groups) in negative which for a long time were enough to undertake an exhaustive sharing out of the population. « I am illiterate » connotes today a more and more unsettled personal identity and explains the importance granted everywhere in the world on initiatives tending to promote access to Writing for all. Before and as part of training throughout the life, which concerns most often the persons already inserted socially, conflict against illiteracy is consequently displayed as a national preference to which Indian oceans regions cannot be segregated. « I think therefore I am » Descartes said to give an account of the emergence of the reasonable animal whom becomes the man from the instant when he inserts his thought. Today it is undoubtedly more appropriated to say « I read therefore I am » to locate the norm to which is subjected every candidate for the humanity, not to say in citizenship. Our communication gives an account of the experience implemented on a small island of the Indian Ocean Rodrigues, so that its population predominantly illiterate does not stayoutside a society where the mastering of writing becomes the major condition of social insertion.
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Michel Latchoumanin. Dynamiques identitaires et alphabétisation des adultes à l'île Rodrigues. Kabaro, revue internationale des Sciences de l'Homme et des Sociétés, L'Harmattan ; Université de La Réunion, 2010, Construction identitaire et interculturalité dans le monde indo-océanique, V (6-7), pp.93-114. ⟨hal-03538413⟩

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