Research subject Social movements and inequalities in Latin America
Latin America is one of the most unequal regions in the world.
Research in the area of social movements and inequalities focuses on: 1) tracing the social and historical roots of different forms of inequalities; 2) understanding how inequalities are lived and experienced, legitimated or contested in different spheres of everyday life; and 3) analyzing the ways different groups mobilize in order to claim rights and find ways to redress inequalities.
Related research subjectLatin American Studies
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Thais Machado Borges
PhD, Associate Professor
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Research in the subject takes place at the Nordic Institute of Latin American Studies, in the Department of Romance Studies and Classics