Les effets de la règlementation de la culture : l’exemple de la production de vin en Calabre

Vincent Fournier


Based on ethnographical fieldwork conducted in
Calabria, Italy, this paper studies the effects of regulations aimed to protect a cultural
practice, the production of wine, over a period of forty years. More precisely, it seeks to
demonstrate how state regulation of a cultural practice transforms the way the people view and
relate to the cultural process in question. Some aspects of the cultural heritage tend to
become more rigid, while other aspects continue to evolve.

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