Navigating the city: experiences of irregular migrants with borderscapes in the city of Madrid = Navegando la ciudad: experiencias de migrantes irregulares en contextos de fronteras internas en la ciudad de Madrid

Based on ethnographic fieldwork, this dissertation investigates borderscaping processes faced by irregular migrants and their living conditions in Madrid. It aims to study how borders/social boundaries are constructed in the city as irregular migrants move around living their lives -and how they dea...

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Autor Principal: Vásquez Roa, Laura Carolina
Formato: Trabajo de grado (Bachelor Thesis)
Lenguaje:Desconocido (Unknown)
Publicado: 2015
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spelling ir-p17054coll23-9542020-09-29 Navigating the city: experiences of irregular migrants with borderscapes in the city of Madrid = Navegando la ciudad: experiencias de migrantes irregulares en contextos de fronteras internas en la ciudad de Madrid Vásquez Roa, Laura Carolina Based on ethnographic fieldwork, this dissertation investigates borderscaping processes faced by irregular migrants and their living conditions in Madrid. It aims to study how borders/social boundaries are constructed in the city as irregular migrants move around living their lives -and how they deal to work, to live, to access to healthcare, etc. in a context of borderscapes that are present in the everyday life. This paper also attempts to determine how irregular migrants navigate the city and find ways to contest those borders. Through the case study of irregular migrants, this research examines their social interactions, their experiences with borderscapes surrounding them in different scenarios, and the tactics they implement to make use of the public space. In doing so, it sheds light on the dynamics which link their motivations and ways of getting around in a context of invisible borders. This paper highlights the practices that irregular migrants use to overcome borderscapes in an urban context of precariousness while performing different tactics trying to find a room for maneuver for negotiating their place in the city. This study aims to contribute to broadening the literature on the relation between irregular migration and its impact on multi-ethnic cities. Therefore, the research provides insights to the scholarships of borderscapes, a theoretical approach to the concept of borders as analytical entities that follow the migrant, particularly the one in an administrative irregular situation. Borderscapes; Internal borders; Multi-ethnic cities; Navigating the city; Irregular migration; Spain; Fronteras internas; Ciudades multiétnicas; Navegar la ciudad; Migración irregular; España Ciencias sociales; Ciencias sociales / Ciencia política; Ciencias sociales / Ciencia política / Migración y colonización internacionales; Ciencias sociales / Procesos sociales; Ciencias sociales / Sociología y antropología; Ciencias sociales / Interacción social 2015 PDF Tesis ENG - Inglés; Madrid (España); Colfuturo; Derechos reservados del autor http://babel.banrepcultural.org/cdm/ref/collection/p17054coll23/id/954
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topic Borderscapes; Internal borders; Multi-ethnic cities; Navigating the city; Irregular migration; Spain; Fronteras internas; Ciudades multiétnicas; Navegar la ciudad; Migración irregular; España
Ciencias sociales; Ciencias sociales / Ciencia política; Ciencias sociales / Ciencia política / Migración y colonización internacionales; Ciencias sociales / Procesos sociales; Ciencias sociales / Sociología y antropología; Ciencias sociales / Interacción social
spellingShingle Borderscapes; Internal borders; Multi-ethnic cities; Navigating the city; Irregular migration; Spain; Fronteras internas; Ciudades multiétnicas; Navegar la ciudad; Migración irregular; España
Ciencias sociales; Ciencias sociales / Ciencia política; Ciencias sociales / Ciencia política / Migración y colonización internacionales; Ciencias sociales / Procesos sociales; Ciencias sociales / Sociología y antropología; Ciencias sociales / Interacción social
Vásquez Roa, Laura Carolina
Navigating the city: experiences of irregular migrants with borderscapes in the city of Madrid = Navegando la ciudad: experiencias de migrantes irregulares en contextos de fronteras internas en la ciudad de Madrid
description Based on ethnographic fieldwork, this dissertation investigates borderscaping processes faced by irregular migrants and their living conditions in Madrid. It aims to study how borders/social boundaries are constructed in the city as irregular migrants move around living their lives -and how they deal to work, to live, to access to healthcare, etc. in a context of borderscapes that are present in the everyday life. This paper also attempts to determine how irregular migrants navigate the city and find ways to contest those borders. Through the case study of irregular migrants, this research examines their social interactions, their experiences with borderscapes surrounding them in different scenarios, and the tactics they implement to make use of the public space. In doing so, it sheds light on the dynamics which link their motivations and ways of getting around in a context of invisible borders. This paper highlights the practices that irregular migrants use to overcome borderscapes in an urban context of precariousness while performing different tactics trying to find a room for maneuver for negotiating their place in the city. This study aims to contribute to broadening the literature on the relation between irregular migration and its impact on multi-ethnic cities. Therefore, the research provides insights to the scholarships of borderscapes, a theoretical approach to the concept of borders as analytical entities that follow the migrant, particularly the one in an administrative irregular situation.
format Trabajo de grado (Bachelor Thesis)
author Vásquez Roa, Laura Carolina
author_facet Vásquez Roa, Laura Carolina
author_sort Vásquez Roa, Laura Carolina
title Navigating the city: experiences of irregular migrants with borderscapes in the city of Madrid = Navegando la ciudad: experiencias de migrantes irregulares en contextos de fronteras internas en la ciudad de Madrid
title_short Navigating the city: experiences of irregular migrants with borderscapes in the city of Madrid = Navegando la ciudad: experiencias de migrantes irregulares en contextos de fronteras internas en la ciudad de Madrid
title_full Navigating the city: experiences of irregular migrants with borderscapes in the city of Madrid = Navegando la ciudad: experiencias de migrantes irregulares en contextos de fronteras internas en la ciudad de Madrid
title_fullStr Navigating the city: experiences of irregular migrants with borderscapes in the city of Madrid = Navegando la ciudad: experiencias de migrantes irregulares en contextos de fronteras internas en la ciudad de Madrid
title_full_unstemmed Navigating the city: experiences of irregular migrants with borderscapes in the city of Madrid = Navegando la ciudad: experiencias de migrantes irregulares en contextos de fronteras internas en la ciudad de Madrid
title_sort navigating the city: experiences of irregular migrants with borderscapes in the city of madrid = navegando la ciudad: experiencias de migrantes irregulares en contextos de fronteras internas en la ciudad de madrid
publishDate 2015
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