Sonia Alvarez Leguizamón

Sonia Alvarez Leguizamón

Professor in Urban Anthropology / National University of Salta (UNSa), ARGENTINA

Sonia Alvarez Leguizamón has a PhD in Social and Cultural Anthropology from the University of Sevilla, Spain. She was Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Director of the Masters Programme in Social Policy at the National University of Salta, Argentina.

Alvarez Leguizamón is chief researcher in development projects backed by national and international funding: CIUNSa (Research Council UNSa) CONICET (National Council for Scientific and Technical Research), AECI (Spanish Agency for International Cooperation) of CAROLINA, UNESCO and the Brazilian cooperation foundation. She has been working on issues related to CROP and CLACSO for the last 15 years and edited the second edition of CROP’s Glossary of Poverty.

Recent publications: 

  • "The 'fight against poverty' and  Human Development discourse in the context of International Cooperation for " development" in  Sonia Alvarez Leguizamon (comp.) Neo colonialism, capitalism and subaltern struggles.  Pro Historia, Rosario. 2015.
  • "Inequality and social policies: between OECD view and Neo colonialism and coloniality of the present" in collaboration with Aguilar and Vazquez in Alvarez Leguizamón (comp.) Neo colonialism, capitalism and subaltern struggles.  Pro Historia, Rosario. 2015.
  •  "Representations of poverty in the hegemonic press in Argentina: Clarín, La Nación and La Voz del Interior" in press: publishers Cimadamore and Chiquitos "Poverty, Language and Media in Latin America" POLAME project and CROP.



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