My colleague Bonnie Lucero and I are interested in forming a panel for LASA 2014 on the criminalization of the poor in late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century Latin America. I focus on the de-facto criminalization of poor women's birthing practices in turn-of-the-century Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, while Ms. Lucero works on police violence against the urban poor during the same time period in Cienfuegos, Cuba. We are looking for historical papers that fall within the broader theme of the criminalization of the poor in a non-Brazilian and non-Caribbean setting. If you are interested please email me at email@example.com by August 15, 2013 with a 250-word abstract. If you have questions about whether your work fits into the panel, don't hesitate to contact me.
PhD Candidate, History Department
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