“He crecido aquí, es diferente”. Experiencias y trayectorias vitales de los/as descendientes de migrantes chinos en España

Palabras clave: descendientes migrantes, curso vital, jóvenes adultos, España, China

Resumen

Este artículo explora las experiencias y trayectorias de los/as descendientes de migrantes chinos en España a partir de una perspectiva de curso vital: desde su infancia temprana, hasta su condición actual como jóvenes adultos/as. A través de una investigación etnográfica y en base a los testimonios en primera persona de los/as informantes, se analiza el posicionamiento e interacción de estos en su entorno familiar y en el contexto social más amplio, así como los factores que los condicionan. Familia, cuidados y diversas nociones de la ‘diferencia’ vertebran su relato aunando recuerdos, percepciones y expectativas en tiempo pasado, presente y futuro en las que referencias a lo ‘español’ y lo ‘chino’ son constantes. En base a la información obtenida, se subraya la necesidad de abogar por estudios que aporten una visión no fragmentada de las trayectorias de los/as descendientes de familias migrantes y un mayor énfasis en la noción de interconexión.

Biografía del autor/a

Laura Lamas Abraira, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Departamento Estudios de Asia Oriental

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2021-06-30
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Lamas Abraira, L. (2021). “He crecido aquí, es diferente”. Experiencias y trayectorias vitales de los/as descendientes de migrantes chinos en España. Migraciones. Publicación Del Instituto Universitario De Estudios Sobre Migraciones, (52), 117-146. https://doi.org/10.14422/mig.i52.y2021.005
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