PhD Partnership in Global Social Protection

PhD Partnership in Global Social Protection Transnational Studies Initiative – Harvard University Peggy Levitt and Jocelyn Viterna The world is on the move. One out of every thirty-three persons is a migrant.  There are an estimated 214 million international migrants worldwide, up from 150 million in 2000. On the one hand, migrants provide a low-cost and flexible workforce for receiving countries that helps counteract declines … Continue reading PhD Partnership in Global Social Protection

New Book Publication

The University of Pittsburgh Press proudly announces the publication of a new book by Patricia Richards:Race and the Chilean Miracle: Neoliberalism, Democracy, and Indigenous Rights. Richards, associate professor of sociology and women’s studies at the University of Georgia,  examines conflicts between Mapuche indigenous people and state and private actors over natural resources, territorial claims, and collective rights in the Araucanía region. Through ground-level fieldwork, extensive interviews … Continue reading New Book Publication