Las consecuencias del urbanismo fragmentador en la vida cotidiana de habitantes de la ciudad de Santiago de Chile

Translated title of the contribution: The consequences of fragmenting urbanism in the daily lives of the residents of the city of Santiago de Chile

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Abstract

In the context of the multiple urban transformations taking place in large métropoles, this paper analyzes, through various means, the way in which contemporary urbanism practices serve to fragment the spatial-temporal conditions upon which the spatiality of daily urban life is constituted. An ethnographic approach to the everyday mobility of Santiago's residents is applied, in order to describe the way in which urban dwellers experience urban fragmentation by devising different mobility strategies to weave their way through the disconnected, interrupted and segregated spatialities into which the city has been decomposed, resulting in fragmentation of the spatial aspects of daily life. The research results account for the consequences of this fragmenting urbanism', demonstrating effects regarding the conditions of social exclusion. The results are considered to be useful for the proposal of possible urban interventions designed to lower the impact of fragmentation and the resulting exclusion.

Translated title of the contributionThe consequences of fragmenting urbanism in the daily lives of the residents of the city of Santiago de Chile
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)79-97
Number of pages19
JournalEure
Volume40
Issue number121
StatePublished - 1 Sep 2014
Externally publishedYes

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