Street vendors and the formation of masculinities, with Ridha Karem

An interview with the researcher Ridha Karem about the chapter on the “approach to the genesis of the masculinities of the street trader" included in the study published under the direction of the FTDES “The street of Spain market or the essence of a street economy in Tunisia”.
11 January 2023
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Un entretien avec le chercheur Ridha Karem à propos du chapitre “Approche de la genèse des masculinités du marchand ambulant” en rapport avec l’étude publiée sous l’égide du FTDES Le marché de la rue d'Espagne ou le sens d'une économie de la rue en Tunisie..

حوار مع الباحث رضا كارم حول محور "مقاربة تشكيل الذكورات لدى البائع المتجول" في إطار دراسة "نهج إسبانيا أو منهاج الاقتصاد الشارعي" المنشورة من طرف المنتدى التونسي للحقوق الاقتصادية والاجتماعية FTDES.

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In this episode, we highlighted one of the chapters of the FTDES study, which stands out by its choice of approach to male studies, in order to analyse the profile of street vendors in the Street of Spain in Tunis (Rue d’Espagne).

With a focus group mainly made up of men, Ridha Karem adopted this method and explained to us the path of socialisation of the "Nassaba" (street vendors), their behavior and the data that he collected from the questionnaire and the ethnographic report related to this study.

To support his results and observations, Ridha Karem quotes in this podcast sociologists and essayists such as James Scott, Erving Goffman, Judith Butler, Stephen Whiteheads, etc., which you can also find in the bibliography of the above-mentioned study on this link :  The street of Spain market or the essence of a street economy in Tunisia (in Arabic)  

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