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A completed research-action project on Climate change adaptation at the regional level (Memphremagog, Québec, Canada) is revisited here, which requires first to briefly recall what is the CCA program, and the project’s context, goals, and characteristics. The aim of the paper is to clarify issues of co-construction in dialogue, implementing a way to analytically distinguish phases of co-construction at the level of the research team’s effort along the project, by following important dialogue episodes. Stemming out of this dialogue analysis, another contribution of this work is to propose a better picture of the internal relationship between three important components of the normative dimension of such projects: pursued values, processual values, and the prescriptions that were required to actualize these values.


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Keywords: chronotope ; participation ; norms ; values ; research-action ; co-construction
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