Josefina Domínguez-Mujica

Josefina Domínguez-Mujica
Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria | ULPGC · Department of Geography

Ph D

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Introduction
Professor of Human Geography at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. She has devoted most of research to the study of migrations from the perspective of Human Geography. She has collaborated and conducted different research projects funded by Spanish public institutions and has participated in two Expert Committees in the subject of immigration to the Canary Islands. Since 2012 is the Chairperson of the International Geographical Union Commission on Global Change and Human Mobility.
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October 1978 - present
Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
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  • Professor of Human Geography

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Publications (136)
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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Canarias) es una capital insular que, dada su especialización urbano-turística, atrae visitantes, turistas y migrantes extranjeros. En el cambio de siglo, durante el periodo de expansión económica, se incrementaron los flujos de inmigración laboral y afectaron, especialmente, al espacio central de la ciudad y al entorno...
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This book assesses the drivers and impacts of new international residential mobilities by considering a range of mobilities in different countries across the globe from investment, amenity and retirement mobilities to those of the new global middle class and the transnational elites. It examines the intersection of these mobilities with the increas...
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Es sobradamente conocido el impacto migratorio de la crisis económica de 2008 en España: la contracción de la inmigración y el aumento de los flujos de emigración, tanto de españoles como de extranjeros, ya fuera en este último caso por retorno o por reemigración a un tercer país. Con el objetivo de profundizar en esta última tendencia, este artícu...
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Mature tourism neighborhoods are a valuable laboratory for the study of socio-urban processes. In them, it is possible to analyze the urban transformations and social changes linked to tourism cycles: those corresponding to the stage of tourism involvement, development, and consolidation; those of stagnation and urban decline; and those of tourism...
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La conservación de las ciudades cubanas Patrimonio de la Humanidad se basa en iniciativas públicas que afrontan la rehabilitación de inmuebles de reconocido valor arquitectónico, al mismo tiempo que muchos otros edificios mantienen sus características originales gracias a la inversión de pequeños emprendedores turísticos. El análisis de estas inter...
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This study offers an interpretation of the most significant characteristics of Spanish cities in the post-Fordist capitalist era, as a mirror of the economic and social transformations that have led to them, differentiating: (i) the stage of economic expansion at the turn of the century; (ii) the stage of the economic crisis from 2008 onwards; and...
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The last 20 years of sociodemographic history in Spain cannot be interpreted without considering the impact of foreign immigration, numerous publications have shown. The aim of this article is to contribute a clear spatial representation of migrants in Spain by combining statistical and mapping methods. Maps showing the rate of variation of immigra...
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In pre-pandemic times, Spain was one of the European countries where the economic crisis hit the real estate market hardest, leading to rising mortgage foreclosures and eviction of tenants, as highlighted by many scholars on the financial geography of housing. Its matched social effects reveal the outstanding role of gender, foreign status, and inc...
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Resumen Los embarazos a edades tempranas constituyen un grave problema social y afectan al desarrollo de las adolescentes, a su salud y a la sobrevivencia de sus hijos e hijas. Existe un fuerte vínculo entre la pobreza y el embarazo a temprana edad, pues éste es más frecuente entre mujeres jóvenes pobres. Un análisis detallado de este fenómeno en M...
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The legal proceedings of real estate dispossession are essential elements in understanding the impact of the economic crisis on Spanish cities. Those that took place between 2009 and 2017 in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, their quantitative dimension and their intra-urban distribution are analysed in this study. This perspective allows an appreciation...
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Se ofrecen en este segundo número de la revista una serie de 28 trabajos divulgativos, de investigación, archivísticos… relacionados con diversos aspectos de la historia, en especial de Canarias, pero asimismo del conjunto de España y otros territorios, abarcando una muy diversa temática (económica, social, política, sanitaria, etc.).
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La inmigración desde Latinoamérica y el Caribe hacia España en el cambio de siglo ha sido objeto de numerosos estudios, pues dio lugar a flujos de una gran cuantía en tiempos de expansión económica (1998-2007), cuando el mercado de trabajo español demandaba mano de obra en los segmentos secundarios. Desde 2008 se produjo una reducción de las entrad...
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Esta comunicación es una aproximación al fenómeno de la emigración de jóvenes españoles en tiempos de crisis en un contexto condicionado por el mundo digital. Por ello aborda la realidad de los nuevos sistemas de comunicación y las redes sociales como un universo de posibilidades relacionadas con una nueva forma de comunicarse, informarse, relacion...
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The growing presence of vacation rentals and international residential migrations are two phenomena determining the recent dynamics and urban structure of most Spanish Mediterranean and island cities. Tourists and migrants tend to be interested in the same urban spaces, and this tends to trigger gentrification, either by changes in the uses of real...
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Parallel to Spain’s economic recovery (2015–2017), there has been an increase in the return of skilled young adults who left the country in the years of the crisis. In this post-crisis stage, the dilemma of returning offers the perspective of a liquid migration, a process that is closely linked to legal labor migration, temporariness, and transnati...
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Las recientes migraciones en España se han interpretado a la luz de la crisis (reducción de la inmigración, retorno al país/región de origen y reemigración) y de la incipiente recuperación económica (retorno a España y reanudación de la inmigración). A este análisis se ha de incorporar la perspectiva territorial, objeto de este artículo, pues la in...
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Parallel to Spain’s economic recovery (2015–2017), there has been an increase in the return of skilled young adults who left the country in the years of the crisis. In this post-crisis stage, the dilemma of returning offers the perspective of a liquid migration, a process that is closely linked to legal labor migration, temporariness, and transnati...
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Los flujos de movilidad de estudiantes universitarios entre Comunidades Autónomas españolas han sido escasamente tratados en la investigación geográfica. Este artículo intenta llenar este vacío, sumándose a la que aborda otro tipo de variaciones residenciales vinculadas al mercado de trabajo, la familia o el ocio. De esta forma, incorpora el estudi...
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p>La reciente crisis económica en España puso de manifiesto la debilidad de un modelo inmobiliario que se fundamentaba en un sobreendeudamiento, fomentado y alimentado por el sistema financiero y político. La quiebra de los fundamentos de dicho sistema originó, entre otras consecuencias socioeconómicas, un incremento de los desahucios y de las ejec...
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En los años de expansión económica de inicios del siglo XXI y durante la crisis económica, a partir de 2008, se reconocen numerosas similitudes socio-demográficas por parte de España y Portugal. Dichas similitudes se aprecian tanto en relación al movimiento natural de la población como con respecto a los flujos migratorios. En este último caso, más...
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Eight years after the economic crisis began in Spain (2008), its impact on migration trends is due for re-examination. The emigration of young Southern Europeans during the crisis, motivated by high unemployment and the lack of opportunities, has been analysed by various academics. These scholars have highlighted the modification of migration patte...
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This article examines the migratory relationship between Spain and Latin America, focusing on the historical, social and economic explanations for the recent emigration of Spanish nationals to various Latin American countries as a result of the economic crisis in Spain. It analyses the intensity and magnitude of emigration flows to Latin America, t...
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El objeto de estudio de este artículo lo constituye la caracterización de la vulnerabilidad urbana de dos barrios obreros de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: San Nicolás y La Isleta. El ciclo de vida de dichos barrios y el de sus vecinos corren paralelamente, de forma que el envejecimiento de sus poblaciones y de su tejido habitacional se muestra como u...
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At the beginning of the economic crisis in 2008, the number of foreclosures and evictions increased dramatically in Spain. The severe economic situation and the lack of mitigation measures by public institutions seemed to be the main causes. However, the start of a period of economic recovery since 2014 has meant that the number of the evictions co...
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El puerto de Praia en la isla de Santiago de Cabo Verde es la primera parada que realizó Charles Darwin en su viaje alrededor del mundo en el HMS Beagle durante el año 1832. Concretamente estuvo en dicha isla 21 días, del 16 de enero al 8 de febrero de ese año. Darwin consideró esta estancia como un importante punto de inflexión en su vida, porque...
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El análisis de las transformaciones urbanas que se han producido durante la grave crisis económica, financiera y de deuda, de los años 2008‐2016, está siendo objeto de estudio en el ámbito de la Geografía y, pese a la dificultad que representa la escasa perspectiva temporal, comienzan a evaluarse algunas de las nuevas dinámicas urbanas, en el marco...
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European internal south-north migration increased significantly during the recent economic and financial crisis. However, this phenomenon needs to be regarded in the context of general shifts in European internal mobility, which result from modernisation processes and embedded in the regulatory frame of European mobility and residence. Since the on...
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Resumen: Uno de los capítulos de la historia del Archipiélago canario que ha concitado más atención por parte de los investigadores: geógrafos, antropólogos, sociólogos y, especialmente, historiadores, es el de la atracción por Latinoamérica, el destino más importante de las corrientes de emigración de canarios en el pasado más lejano, durante la e...
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Resumen: En correspondencia con el incremento de la movilidad humana, en tiempos recientes se han reforzado los movimientos pendulares de los flujos transoceánicos protagonizados por los latinoamericanos. A una intensa emigración, propia de la última década del siglo XX e inicios del XXI, le sucedió un significativo retorno durante la crisis financ...
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In recent years the number of persons forced into displacement as a result of wars and political instability has reached the highest levels in history. In 2015, there were 63.91 million people affected (UNHCR), half of whom came from ten countries: Syria, Afghanistan, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Myanmar, Central Afric...
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The Atlantic coast of the Sahara Desert was belatedly colonised by Spain. The paternalistic nature of this process and the collaboration of Sahrawi tribal leaders produced a specific type of colonial relations. The military hierarchy of colonial structures overlapped with the social stratification of Sahrawi tribes. Yet outside the upper echelons o...
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The Atlantic coast of the Sahara Desert was belatedly colonised by Spain. The paternalistic nature of this process and the collaboration of Sahrawi tribal leaders produced a specific type of colonial relations. The military hierarchy of colonial structures overlapped with the social stratification of Sahrawi tribes. Yet outside the upper echelons o...
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The global economic and financial crisis had severe impact on southern European economies and stimulated growing numbers of mainly young migrants heading north, nurturing the fear of brain drain back home. This volume compiles recent research results on European south-north migration, addressing migration processes and practices, the management of...
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The global economic and financial crisis had severe impact on southern European economies and stimulated growing numbers of mainly young migrants heading north, nurturing the fear of brain drain back home. This volume compiles recent research results on European south-north migration, addressing migration processes and practices, the management of...
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The global economic and financial crisis had severe impact on southern European economies and stimulated growing numbers of mainly young migrants heading north, nurturing the fear of brain drain back home. This volume compiles recent research results on European south-north migration, addressing migration processes and practices, the management of...
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The global economic and financial crisis had severe impact on southern European economies and stimulated growing numbers of mainly young migrants heading north, nurturing the fear of brain drain back home. This volume compiles recent research results on European south-north migration, addressing migration processes and practices, the management of...
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The global economic and financial crisis had severe impact on southern European economies and stimulated growing numbers of mainly young migrants heading north, nurturing the fear of brain drain back home. This volume compiles recent research results on European south-north migration, addressing migration processes and practices, the management of...
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Spanish tourism destinations have received immigrant workers and retirees from Western and Northern Europe since the sixties. In this paper we focus on the specific group of the retirees who had worked previously in Spain with the objective to quantify them, to interpret the reasons why they migrated and have remained in the Spanish tourism areas,...
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The Secondary and Vacational Homes in the Diversification of the Alojative Offer of the Canary Islands». The aim of this study, which is part of a larger project, is to provide an approach to better understanding of the regional and social consequences of the recent processes of extensive urbanization that has led to the spread of secondary, vacati...
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Con el cambio de milenio, ha crecido de manera espectacular el número de extranjeros no comunitarios residentes en Canarias. Desde un primer momento, su cualificación les situó en los estratos económicos inferiores, lo que unido a su condición de extranjeros, les confirió una mayor vulnerabilidad social. La crisis económica iniciada en 2008 les ha...
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El crecimiento demográfico de Fuerteventura de los últimos treinta años, a consecuencia de la intensa inmigración que ha originado el desarrollo turístico, ha modificado la estructura de asentamientos y ha dado lugar a un proceso de diferenciación residencial según orígenes de la población.
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Recent demographic trends in the population of Spain, as in other Mediterranean countries, show a period of high net immigration in the transition from the twentieth to the twenty-first century. In 2008, with the onset of the recession and the weakening of the Spanish job market, a new period of net emigration began. This phase has little in common...
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In the late 1980s, both Japan and Spain revised their legislation to confer preferential immigration rights to citizens from former colonies or their own diasporic descendants based on historical, cultural or ethnic belonging to the ancestral homeland. During the economic crisis, Spain, in 2008, and Japan, in 2009, reversed their policies through a...
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En los últimos años, el número de mujeres que se dedican al servicio doméstico retribuido ha aumentado de forma considerable y, si bien, las repercusiones inciertas de la flexibilidad laboral creciente, en el marco de la recesión económica, podrían augurar una disminución de la demanda de servicio doméstico en un periodo de fuerte contracción de lo...
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Oral presentation defended in the International Conference on Population Geographies, Brisbane 30 June – 3 July 2015, available onto the Queensland Centre for Population Research website http://www.gpem.uq.edu.au/icpg-presentations
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Una aproximación a la emigración española durante la crisis económica: herramientas de estudio (Resumen) Desde el inicio de la crisis económica en España (2008) se ha producido una importante migración de jóvenes españoles al exterior y este proceso ha despertado la atención de los investigadores y de los medios de comunicación. El análisis de la p...
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La revisión del Sistema de Pensiones español en el año 2013 ha estado condicionada por una estrategia política que ha vinculado la sostenibilidad de dicho sistema, exclusivamente, a la evolución demográfica proyectada, subestimando las implicaciones del mercado de trabajo. El ‘factor de sostenibilidad’ propuesto exige una revisión crítica tanto des...
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El estudio de la migración de retirados europeos en España ha sido objeto de atención en numerosas investigaciones en el ámbito de las migraciones de estilo de vida. Ahora bien, y en contraste con la de los migrantes económicos, en pocas ocasiones se ha analizado la movilidad interior de estos retirados desde una perspectiva geográfica, un fenómeno...
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From 1950 to 1975, Spain developed an active and effective colonisation process in Western Sahara, thanks to certain military actions such as the application of demographic measures favourable to immigrating Spanish population and to the settlement of nomad Saharans; the search and exploitation of mines; the encouragement of alphabetization and sch...
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El estudio de la migración de retirados europeos en España ha sido objeto de atención de numerosos investigadores y ha cosechado importantes éxitos en la literatura especializada en las llamadas „lifestyle migrations‟. Por otra parte, también ha suscitado una importante atención la migración interna de retirados en distintos países como es el caso...
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The expanding literature analysing the way in which gender shapes migration highlights the high level of demand for migrant women to render household services in Southern Europe. However, while studies assessed the characteristics of the phenomenon during the expansion phase to the economic cycle, it was unclear what the situation in times of uncer...
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En España residen numerosos jubilados extranjeros que proceden de países del oeste y norte de Europa, al igual que en otras áreas litorales del sur del continente. Este fenómeno se ha relacionado con procesos de inmigración residencial y con nuevas formas de especialización turístico-residencial, sin embargo, ciertos datos apuntan a la vinculación...
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There are many retired foreigners residing in Spain that come from Western and Northern Europe, as well as in other Southern areas. This phenomenon is related to the residential immigration processes and to new forms of tourist-residential specialization. However, there is some data linking such residents with the tourist industry. The main purpose...
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Within the context of recent epistemological and methodological turns in geography and social sciences, this paper explores the use of autobiographical narratives in international migration research and learning through the analysis of three books written by Japanese returnees from the Canary Islands (Spain). These narratives were interpreted by fo...
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From 1950 to 1975, Spain developed an active and effective colonisation process in Western Sahara, thanks to certain military actions such as the application of demographic measures favourable to immigrating Spanish population and to the settlement of nomad Saharans; the search and exploitation of mines; the encouragement of alphabetization and sch...