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Patricia Richards

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Meigs Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies, INAS Steering Committee Member

Ph.D. Sociology, The University of Texas at Austin, 2002

Research Areas:
Selected Publications:

Race and the Chilean Miracle: Neoliberalism, Democracy, and Indigenous Rights, University of Pittsburgh Press, 2013

Pobladoras, Indigenas and the State: Conflicts Over Women's Rights in Chile, 2004

"Of Indians and Terrorists: How the State and Local Elites Construct the Mapuche in Neoliberal Multicultural Chile," Journal of Latin American Studies (2010) 

"Bravas, Integradas, Obsoletas: Mapuche Women in the Chilean Print Media," Gender & Society (2007)  

"Negotiating Neoliberal Multiculturalism: Mapuche Workers in the Chilean State," Social Forces (2007, with Yun-Joo Park).

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