Perfectos (des) conocidos: búsquedas y encuentros entre adultos adoptados y sus hermanos/as de origen en Chile, Argentina y España



Palabras clave:

Adopción, Búsquedas de orígenes, Hermanos, Identidad, Relaciones


La investigación social muestra que las relaciones de parentesco entre hermanos/as son primordiales en la vida de muchas personas. Sin embargo, en el campo de estudios interdisciplinarios sobre adopción, especialmente en el ámbito iberoamericano, se ha explorado escasamente estas relaciones. En el marco de un estudio multi-situado y comparativo, en este artículo examinamos las experiencias de un grupo de personas adultas adoptadas chilenas, argentinas y españolas que buscaron y encontraron a sus hermanos/as de origen. A la luz del material de campo realizado, analizamos la complejidad de las dinámicas y afectos involucrados en estos encuentros y su impacto en los procesos de construcción de identidad y de las relaciones de parentesco, teniendo como trasfondo profundas inequidades sociales, económicas y culturales de carácter estructural. Discutimos cómo nuestros hallazgos pueden aportar a la comprensión de los procesos de búsqueda de orígenes y proyectamos diversos desafíos en las políticas y prácticas adoptivas, así como también en los futuros estudios sobre el tema.


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Cómo citar

Salvo Agoglia, I., Gesteira, S. ., & Clemente-Martínez, C. K. (2023). Perfectos (des) conocidos: búsquedas y encuentros entre adultos adoptados y sus hermanos/as de origen en Chile, Argentina y España. Disparidades. Revista De Antropología, 78(2), e021.




Datos de los fondos

Fondo Nacional de Desarrollo Científico, Tecnológico y de Innovación Tecnológica
Números de la subvención 11200491

Secretaría de Ciencia y Técnica, Universidad de Buenos Aires
Números de la subvención 20020170100527BA;BP-2021 (2021 BP 00104)

Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación
Números de la subvención PID2020-112692RB-C21

Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
Números de la subvención PID2020-112692RB-C21