Ser Joven en el Mundo Indígena: Un Sujeto en Movimiento. Un Estudio de Caso en Ecuador

Translated title of the contribution: Being Young in the Indigenous World: A Subject in Motion. A Case Study in Ecuador

Daniel Gustavo Llanos Erazo, María Violeta Sánchez

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Abstract

In the chapter Ser joven en el mundo indígena... un sujeto en movimiento, Daniel Llanos Erazo and María Violeta Sánchez contrast two studies on indigenous youth in the central highlands of Ecuador. research on indigenous youth in the central highlands of Ecuador, developed by the Centro de developed by the Centro de Investigación de Niñez Adolescencia y Juventud of the Universidad Politécnica Youth of the Salesian Polytechnic University (CINAJ) at two different times, one between 2010 and 2012, and the other initiated in 2013 and currently in progress. currently in progress. Daniel and María Violeta highlight the transformations resulting from the economic and social changes the economic and social changes that have taken place in the world and have also affected indigenous communities. have also affected indigenous communities. In these communities, the changes occurred mainly as a result of the actions of external entities, concealed as processes of external entities, disguised as collaboration processes from the educational and training system. educational and training systems. Actions that have led members of the communities, mainly men, to enter members of the communities, mainly men, to enter the urban labor market. Among the main changes described by the authors are the following the way of conceiving, thinking and being young within the community". The fieldwork was carried out in five indigenous communities communities in the central highlands of Ecuador and two cities that receive indigenous people. indigenous people. The qualitative research was developed from a multi-situated ethnographic exercise, making use of the analysis of the discursive content of young people and adults. discursive content of young people and adults.
Translated title of the contributionBeing Young in the Indigenous World: A Subject in Motion. A Case Study in Ecuador
Original languageSpanish (Ecuador)
Title of host publicationInterculturalidad y Educación desde el Sur. Contextos, Experiencias Y Voces
PublisherEditorial Abya-Yala
Pages315-344
ISBN (Print)978-9978-10-235-0
StatePublished - 1 Jun 2016

CACES Knowledge Areas

  • 413A Social and Cultural Studies

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