New journal article by Lynn Stephen
Fleeing rural violence: Mam women seeking gendered justice in Guatemala and the U.S.
by Lynn Stephen. Journal of Peasant Studies, 46(2): 229-257. January 2019. https://doi.org/10.1080/03066150.2018.1534836
Dr. Stephen’s uses the concept of gendered embodied structures of violence as the analytical framework for illustrating how in rural Huehuetenango, Guatemala, historical and contemporary structures and […]
[ May 10, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ]
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The Uneven Impacts of Violence against Women Reforms in Guatemala: Intersecting Inequalities and the Patchwork StatePresented by Dr. Erin Beck
In 2008, Guatemala passed one of the most comprehensive pieces of violence against […]
July 16, 2018—Lynn Stephen and Erin Beck, two members of the CSWS Américas Research Interest Group whose research on gender violence in Guatemala and the U.S. is on a yearly basis of support from CSWS, are among those whose research will receive 2018 Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives awards from the Office of the Vice President for […]
Editor’s Note: Erin Beck is a long-time CSWS affiliate and co-coordinator of the CSWS Américas Research Interest Group.
Source: Study finds microfinance can help, even if goals aren’t met | Around the O
August 7, 2017—UO political scientist Erin Beck thinks development organizations aren’t asking the right questions if they want to truly understand what the money […]
How Development Projects Persist: Everyday Negotiations with Guatemalan NGOs
by Erin Beck. Duke University Press (May 2017)
Erin Beck is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Oregon, a CSWS faculty affiliate, and co-coordinator of the CSWS Américas Research Interest Group.
“In How Development Projects Persist Erin Beck examines microfinance NGOs working in Guatemala and problematizes the accepted […]
Roundtable will address immigrant and refugee rights issues | Around the O
April 10, 2017 (From Around the O) — With plight of immigrants and refugees an issue of rising concern, the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society will host a roundtable bringing together academic experts and Oregon-based immigration lawyers.
The discussion, “Achieving Justice: […]