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Sciences du jeu is an international and interdisciplinary journal, whose mission is to develop and promote french-speaking researches on play. The journal intends to foster dialogue between social sciences and set off debates on this particular subject. Published by the University of Paris 13, the journal is open to all approaches or methods, on every aspects of play, and has the ambition to present researches from various fields related to play in a broad sense (objects, structures, situations, experiences, attitudes).

Latest issue
12 | 2019
Jeu et animation, des évidences en question

Play and animation, some commonplaces in questions

This issue brings together a set of articles that attempt to identify the articulation between two complex objects: play and animation. The analyses focus on the world of leisure activities to show its uncertain contours and tensions, mainly in France, with an opening into Great Britain and Mexico. Based on a variety of disciplinary and theoretical orientations and methodological tools, the researches presented analyses leisure centres, or more broadly,entertainment for children and young people. Because they are systematically crossed by the educational question, these practices take varied, hybrid forms, question the persistence, even the existence, of the playful form.

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