Desarraigo, género y desplazamiento interno en Colombia


Escobar, Nora Segura, and Donny Meertens. 1997. “Desarraigo, género y desplazamiento interno en Colombia.” Nueva Sociedad 148: 30–43.

Authors: Nora Segura Escobar, Donny Meertens


There are facets of violent displacement in Colombia that until now have not had visibility or recognition. When distinguishing between displaced men and women, adults and minors, there are ties and sources of tension not perceptible with other perspectives of analysis. There is a web of conflicts and pressures that dismantle the ways of life and forms of organization of displaced households and accelerates the breakdown of sexual stereotypes, traditional relationships between the sexes and generations, erodes the material and symbolic supports of the male pre-eminence, and generates crisis in identities and in affective and social relationships.
Hay facetas del desplazamiento violento en Colombia que hasta hoy no han tenido visibilidad ni reconocimiento. Al distinguir entre los desplazados a hombres y a mujeres, adultos y menores de edad, surgen lazos y fuentes de tensión no perceptibles con otras perspectivas de análisis. Hay una trama de conflictos y presiones que desarticula los modos de vida y formas de organización de los hogares desplazados y acelera la descomposición de los estereotipos sexuales, las relaciones tradicionales entre los sexos y las generaciones, erosiona los soportes materiales y simbólicos de la preeminencia masculina y genera crisis en las identidades y en las relaciones afectivas y sociales.

Keywords: violencia, desplazamiento, Colombia, violence, gender, displacement, género

Topics: Displacement & Migration, IDPs, Gender Regions: Americas, South America Countries: Colombia

Year: 1997

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