- The social reception of innovation: preliminary investigation
The social approach to innovation reception focuses on a target group composed of farmers who have agreed to be full participants: in addition to analyzing their motivation, their position is situated in a professional practice trajectory. These trajectories will thus be affected by innovation; what are the driving forces behind these potential modifications in practice? And what are the concerns about the environment, occupational health, and public health in general?
Downloadable report (in French): Enquête sociale démarrage LIFEPHYTOBARRE
- The PHYTOBARRE process and the social representations of the agricultural community: preliminary impressions
The PHYTOBARRE process embodies technical innovation above all, but it also represents the potential medium for a more general discourse on the relationship between man and the environment. This sociological work focused on the agricultural world aims to understand the context of practices that concern phytopharmaceutical products at the local and national levels. Another aim is to reposition the PHYTOBARRE process with respect to social representations within the agricultural community.
Downloadable report (in French): A propos des modèles agricoles et de leurs effets