Abstract: Appropriation de la gestion des conflits par les villages de la commune de M’batto
The text analyzes the legitimation mechanisms associated with the appropriation of conflict management in the municipality of M’batto. It is based on the sanctions and fines provided for by village communities in the event of the mobilization of official regulatory bodies. Adopting an ethnosociological perspective, the data collection was carried out on the basis of observation and individual interviews. Empirically, the text intends to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the study of the appropriation of conflict management in Côte d’Ivoire. The results of the study highlight that the rites of appropriation of conflict management in the municipality of M’batto. In addition, the conception of customary authority as a guarantor of village order; the sanctions and penalties incurred as an obstacle to recourse to state regulatory bodies and social frameworks constitute the factors in the appropriation of conflict management in the said municipality.
Keywords: Ownership of Conflict Management, Social Norms, M’batto, Côte d’Ivoire