Malvina Silba holds a B.A. in Sociology (2005) and PhD in Social Sciences (2011), both from the University of Buenos Aires. She is currently an Adjunct Researcher at CONICET, and Professor of Sociology at IDAES-UNSAM and the University of Buenos Aires. Specialist in sociology of culture, with special attention to the links between popular culture, mass culture and popular music. She investigates the ways in which class, gender, age and territory cleavages are articulated in the lives of the people she researches. She has published Juventudes y producción cultural en los márgenes: trayectorias y experiencias de jóvenes cumbieros (Grupo Editor Universitario, 2018). She has been director of a UBACyT project on trajectories of popular musicians and has been a fellow of the University of Buenos Aires and CONICET between 2005 and 2013. Since 2002, she has been part of several research projects on popular cultures and mass culture, funded by different state agencies in Argentina and Brazil.
"They become pregnant to get welfare assistance": Prejudices surrounding pregnancy among young, poor women in contemporary Argentina
College of Liberal Arts