Political and Historical Sociology

2019 Feb 11

Jocelyn Viterna: Pregnancy and the Forty-Year Prison Sentence: Countermovements, Targets and the Institutionalization of Social Movement Outcomes in Central America

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Room K050

Politics and Social Change Workshop presentation by Jocelyn Viterna, Professor of Sociology, Harvard University.

Abstract
Recently, six Latin American nations have eliminated all legal exceptions to their already-strict anti-abortion laws. Yet despite passing increasing restrictions, only two of these six nations–El Salvador and Mexico–regularly send women to jail for committing abortion or abortion-related crimes. Why are new abortion laws enforced in some...

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2018 Oct 23

Book Launch: Jason Beckfield - Political Sociology and the People’s Health

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard Square, 9 Bow Street, Cambridge
2018 Oct 29

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