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Mariana Valverde
(? - living) Canada

Mariana Valverde

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Professor of criminology and sociology at the Centre of Criminology, University of Toronto, doing work on the sociology of law, since 1987 she has served as sociological expert witness in numerous sexual orientation human rights cases. Mariana is a former member of The Body Politic Collective.

Mariana's research interests include the legal and social regulation of sexuality, particularly around obscenity and indecency and around homosexuality. She is the authour of four books and many academic articles, including The Age of Light, Soap and Water: Moral Reform in English Canada 1880s-1920s (1991) and Diseases of the Will: Alcohol and the Dilemmas of Freedom (1998).

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