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CHSS Workshop with Jocelyn Viterna

When: Friday, May 20, 2016
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM CT

Where: 1902 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Graduate Students

Contact: Alexandra Klyachkina  

Group: Comparative-Historical Social Science Working Group

Category: Lectures & Meetings


Jocelyn Viterna is Associate Professor of Sociology and Co-director of the Transnational Studies Initiative. Author of an award-winning book and numerous articles on social movements, gender, political violence, and development, Viterna is currently investigating (1) the recent reversal of abortion rights in Latin America, and (2) how poor communities in developing countries pursue their own development from the bottom up.

Dr Viterna will be presenting a paper titled, "How Failed Movements Matter: Abortion, Incarceration and the Institutionalization of Movement Outcomes in Central America"

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