Transnacionalismo y fronteras: El concepto de espacio en la frontera Estados Unidos-México

Transnationalism and borderlands: concepts of space on the US-Mexico border and beyond


  • Anne J. Goldberg Arizona State University.

Palabras clave:

Identidad, estudiantes, étnica


Este documento es sobre la relación entre los estudios realizados acerca de las fronteras internacionales y aquéllos sobre el trasnacionalismo. Aunque hay similitudes obvias, la conceptualización de espacio tanto por parte de los participantes en estos estudios como por los antropólogos, crea una división en Nogales, Arizona, un poblado en la frontera entre los Estados Unidos y México, y el cual se eligió para aplicar un estudio sobre educación. Las implicaciones de esta teoría en la investigación existente y en la antropología, serán discutidas.


Transnationalism and Borderlands: Concepts of Space on the US-Mexico Border and Beyond. This paper problematizes the linkage between studies of international borders and studies of transnationalism. While obvious connections exist, the conceptualization of space by both actors and anthropologists creates a division in Nogales, Arizona, a town on the US-Mexico border and the site of an applied study of education. Implications of this theory for the stated research and for anthropology will be discussed.


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Biografía del autor/a

Anne J. Goldberg

Department Of Anthropology. Arizona State University.