Ciudadanía dinámica. Una mirada a las bases institucionales del federalismo migratorio en Estados Unidos frente a migrantes indocumentados

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semi ciudadanía
federalismo migratorio

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Besserer Rayas, A. S. (2021). Ciudadanía dinámica. Una mirada a las bases institucionales del federalismo migratorio en Estados Unidos frente a migrantes indocumentados. Desacatos. Revista De Ciencias Sociales, (66), 46–63. Recuperado a partir de


En este artículo la ciudadanía se entiende como un proceso dinámico, en contraste con el modelo estático y más clásico de este concepto. El modelo dinámico propone que la ciudadanía es producto de la fricción entre diver-sas capas de la autoridad y los sujetos. El texto explora cómo el dinamismo produce “semiciudadanías”, inferiores a la ciudadanía plena. Con base en el concepto de ciudadanía dinámica, examina varios procesos que viven los mi-grantes indocumentados en Estados Unidos y muestra la relación entre la dispersión de poder, la Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia, los lugares llamados santuarios, las identificaciones municipales y las leyes excluyentes, como la Ley Arizona. Concluye con una discusión sobre la erosión democrática en Estados Unidos y el papel de la ciudadanía.



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