(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2012)

Document title

Being observant and observed : embodied citizenship training in the Home Guard and the Boy Scout Movement, 1907-1945

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

ROBINSON J. (2) ; MILLS S. (1) ;
(1) Dept. of Geography, Loughborough University, Loughborough, ROYAUME-UNI
(2) Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences, Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, ROYAUME-UNI


The paper critically examines how these organisationssought to articulate the individual as both observer and observed. It emphasises the importance of the act of "not-being-seen" as complementary and fundamental aspect of (non-)observational practice, promoted by civic institutions in terms of duty and responsibility. The evolutionary aspects of observation through the lifecourse are considered


Article of periodic

published at : Journal of historical geography / ISSN 0305-7488 / CODEN JHGEDP

Editor : Academic Press, London ; Academic Press, San Francisco, CA ; Academic Press, New York, NY - ROYAUME-UNI (1975)

Millesime : 2012, vol. 38, no4 [pp. 412-423]

Collation : 5 fig.



INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 19070

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