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Charles R. Hale, Director SRH 1.310, 2300 Red River Street D0800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512.471.5551

Lecture: "Politics of Inclusion: Women, Afrodescendants, and Indigenous Peoples in Latin America"

Tue, October 16, 2012 • 3:45 PM - 5:45 PM • Sheffield Room, TNH 2.111

Mala Htun, University of New Mexico

Dr. Htun's research interests are Latin American politics and international comparative politics, with a specific focus on gender, race, and ethnicity.  Professor Htun is the author of Sex and the State: Abortion, Divorce, and the Family under Latin American Dictatorships and Democracies (Cambridge University Press, 2003), in which she analyzes the effects and social implications of gender-related policy reform in Argentina, Brazil, and Chile.  She was a National Science Foundation award recipient for her project titled "Collaborative Research. States and Sex Equality: Why do Governments Promote Women's Rights?" 

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Sponsored by: Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice

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