Matwychuk, Margo

Contact

Phone number: (250) 721-6283
Email: mmatwych@uvic.ca
Department: Anthropology

Research description:

Ethnology
Anthropology of Power
Rural and Urban Societies
Political Economy
Feminism
Housing and Homelessness
Feminism
Theory
Latin America
The Caribbean
Brazil
Everyday practices and resistances of women and community organizations in northeastern Brazil.

Health related research:

Medicalization of Homelessness

International research:

I have worked on a variety of research projects in Brazil over the last 21 years. I have focused primarily on the political economy, power relations, and resistance of community and women's organizations in the sugar cane producing region of northeastern Brazil.

International activities:

I have worked with the Beck Lecture Series at the University of Victoria to promote research about and by Icelanders.

Countries lived or worked in:

Brazil, Mexico, The United States and Germany

Languages:

Portuguese

Community projects

I have conducted participatory action research with community associations and organizations in the downtown of Victoria. Iam currently involved in research on housing and homelessness in Victoria.


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