Juan Manuel Parreño-Castellano

Juan Manuel Parreño-Castellano
Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria | ULPGC · Department of Geography

Phd

About

100
Publications
13,099
Reads
How we measure 'reads'
A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Learn more
426
Citations
Additional affiliations
September 1995 - April 2015
Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Position
  • Head of Department

Publications

Publications (100)
Article
Full-text available
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...
Book
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...
Chapter
Since the 1990s, Cape Verde has been counting on tourism for its development, which has led to the construction of large tourist resorts in the areas of biggest interest for international investments. However, other smaller tourism infrastructures are being developed at the same time, by Cape Verdean investors and emigrants. This article analyses t...
Article
Full-text available
Habitual statements in academic and journalistic fields on the growing inequality of our cities call for multiple reflections [...]
Book
Tras dos décadas convulsas para la ciudad en España, se están generando nuevos procesos de reconfiguración urbana en un contexto caracterizado, entre otros factores, por la desigualdad y los conflictos sociales, el envejecimiento de la población, las perspectivas de género, el aumento de la movilidad y las migraciones, la problemática ambiental y l...
Article
Full-text available
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...
Article
Los ecomuseos tienen el propósito de poner en valor los recursos patrimoniales de un territorio, promoviendo la conservación y la diferenciación identitaria del mismo y sus poblaciones. Se toma como caso de estudio el Proyecto Cultural de Desarrollo Comunitario de la Aldea en la isla de Gran Canaria (Islas Canarias, España), que entre sus actividad...
Article
Full-text available
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...
Article
Full-text available
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...
Article
An ecomuseum orients its conservation, formation and reproduction of identity and patrimonial tasks based on the proximity to the territory and the population area it serves. This entails a flexible management system that adapts to contextual specificities of this socio‑cultural and geographical area, empowering local populations to govern themselv...
Article
Full-text available
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...
Chapter
Full-text available
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...
Chapter
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...
Chapter
Full-text available
Canarias tiene un modelo urbanístico y territorial muy particular en el que más del 50% de su superficie es suelo de protección ambiental, lo que la convierte en un espacio frágil que exige preparar a los profesionales en temas de ordenación y planificación del territorio. El régimen urbanístico del suelo rústico forma parte de los contenidos de l...
Article
Full-text available
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...
Chapter
Full-text available
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...
Article
Full-text available
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...
Article
Full-text available
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...
Data
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...
Presentation
Full-text available
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...
Poster
Full-text available
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...
Article
Full-text available
This paper pursues two objectives: first, to determine the trends of seasonal and annual precipitation in the Canary Islands and, second, to identify trends in the daily precipitation concentration index (CI). For the first objective, we used data from 1970-2013 of 23 rainfall stations located on different islands, after verifying the homogeneity o...
Chapter
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...
Article
Full-text available
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,...
Article
Full-text available
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...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
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...
Poster
Full-text available
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.
Article
Full-text available
The sixties was a time of great interest for tourism development on the La Palma island. Various actions of public and private, as the policy of building a new airport, various tourist resorts, the tourism plan of 1968 or insular government also creating public entity "La Palma, Tourism SA” in 1969, will be the basis for future development of touri...
Article
Full-text available
En el presente trabajo abordamos el estudio de la Reserva de la Biosfera de la isla de La Palma y de la dinámica de los nuevos usos turísticos que se están implantando con la finalidad de reflexionar sobre el modelo de desarrollo que implican. En el estudio se realiza una breve diagnosis de las principales características del modelo territorial de...
Article
In this paper we study the Biosphere Reserve on the island of La Palma and the dynamics of new tourist uses that are being implemented in order to reflect on the development model involved. The study consists of a brief diagnosis of the main features of the territorial model of the island. Subsequently, we analyze the case of the Biosphere Reserve...
Chapter
Full-text available
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...
Article
Full-text available
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...
Article
Full-text available
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...
Chapter
Full-text available
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...
Article
Full-text available
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...
Article
Full-text available
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...
Article
Full-text available
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...
Article
Full-text available
En las Islas Canarias, como consecuencia de la aprobación de varios documentos normativos sobre ordenación territorial, se están procediendo a realizar unas directrices de ordenación del medio rural con el fin de adoptar criterios de desarrollo sostenible. En este proceso, la vivienda es uno de los elementos a regular, dada la importancia socioecon...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
Human migrations have been a constant phenomenon throughout history, but the changes they have gone through are very recent. Some of them are related to the increasingly feminisation of the migrations, a theoretical body – gender perspective on migration, which has been subject of analysis since the 1980’s. The scope of this research includes the l...
Article
In this paper, we offer an initial assessment of the impact of the economic crisis on Spain's migration flows. After a period of intensive economic growth and the ensuing immigratory appeal (1995–2007), Spain has been hit hard by the recession. This has modified the trends that had so far characterized foreign immigration in Spain. The impact of th...
Article
The Canary Islands is one of the principal tourist European destinations with twelve million visitors a year. The insular supply is based on a massive Sun and Beach tourism and the scanty competition of other European winter markets. In the last years, the spectacular growth of the sector in the Archipelago and the increase of the international com...
Article
Economic development, tourism and demographic changes are closely related. The characteristics that define this relationship are present in the different tourist destinations at both macro and micro-scale, besides their historical evolution and geographic peculiarities. From the perspective of the re-structuring thesis, we can observe the change fr...
Article
Full-text available
Between 1950 and 1970, the capital cities of the islands of Mallorca and Gran Canaria concentrated an important tourist supply on some neighbourhoods which turned into outstanding destinations. The competition between the residential use and the geographical diversification of the accommodation supply has explained the decrease of tourist activitie...
Article
The Canary Islands is one A the Spanish regions that register major levels of abstention in the different elections. This behavior can be explained because of different reasons, but undoubtedly, the lack of confidence in the elected politicians and in the public institutions is one of the factors with major weight. In this work, a recent experiment...
Article
Full-text available
En la tradición geográfica, una de las formas de abordar la diferenciación social del espacio ha sido la de estudiar el comportamiento territorial de los grupos de población que se pueden establecer a partir de determinados atributos. En la actualidad el tratamiento de la información estadística a microescala y la utilización de los Sistemas de Inf...
Article
Canarias es una de las regiones españolas que registra mayores niveles de abstención en las diferentes consultas electorales. Este comportamiento puede explicarse por razones de diverso tipo, pero sin duda, la falta de confianza en los cargos públicos electos y en las instituciones es uno de los factores de mayor peso. Con este fin, en la presente...
Article
La construcción de la ciudad y la edificación de viviendas en España han estado condicionadas, entre otros factores, por las características estructurales y coyunturales del sector de la construcción y por las diferentes políticas económicas desarrolladas. El objetivo de esta aportación se centra en el análisis de la acción política puesta en march...
Article
During the second half of the XX(th) century a deep transformation of the economic and social structures have taken place in Spain which have involved a strong process of growth of the tertiary sector and of the urbanization. This process, which has also happened in the European countries, has been extremely rapid in Spain and has been developed un...
Article
Access to housing is one of the main problems of the undocumented immigrants in Spain. The cost of renting, immigrants' economic situation and legal status determine their residential situation. According to these statements, in this paper, we try to characterize the undocumented immigrants' residential situation in the Canary Islands and to analys...
Article
Full-text available
This paper is focused on the analysis of the private developers who built with public assistance in the metropolitan area of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria by means of the study of the state-subsidized housing documents. The purpose is to show that housing policy has directed its efforts towards the subsidy of the professional agents, forgetting the no...