1963-2018 - 55 years of Research for Social Change

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Merike Blofield

Former Collaborating Researcher

Merike Blofield presented a seminar, in collaboration with Juliana Martinez Franzoni, Catching Up with the “Quiet Revolution”? Work-Family Policies in Latin America in October 2012 as part of the UNRISD Seminar Series. Blofield holds a PhD degree in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Masters in Political Science from York University, Toronto. She has written extensively on inequality, politics and poverty in Latin America and publications include “The Great Gap: Inequality and the Politics of Redistribution in Latin America” and articles such as “Feudal Enclaves and Political Reforms: Domestic Workers in Latin America”, “Defining a Democracy: Reforming the Laws on Women's Rights in Chile, 1990-2002” and “La desigualdad y la política.” [Inequality and Politics].