Sara Alejandra Manzanares Monter

Phd Candidate
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Visiting address Sosialantropologisk institutt Eilert Sundts hus Moltke Moes vei 31 0851 OSLO
Postal address Sosialantropologisk institutt Postboks 1091 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Current Project

Title: On the Significance of Parenthood: Issues of Kinship, Law and the State in Contemporary Mexico.

Fieldwork: Mexico City (August 2011 - July 2012)

Academic Interests


  • kinship and marriage, parenthood, reproduction
  • personhood, gender and sexuality, identity, morality
  • politics, law, power
  • indigenous politics (Wixarika/Huichol)


Latin America, Mexico


SOSANT1200 - Former for ulikhet: sosiale hierarkier og maktforhold (Autumn 2012 and 2014)

SOSANT2530 - Development (Spring 2014)


Master in Social Anthropology, Universitetet i Oslo, 2009

Bachelor in Social Anthropology, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, 2003

General Course for Visiting Students, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2001


Webmaster and administrative assistant at the Annual Conference of the Norwegian Anthropological Association in 2011 (NAF-konferansen 2011)

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Tags: Kinship, Reproduction, Personhood, Politics, Power, Law, Gender, Morality, Indigenous peoples, Mexico, Latin America


  • Durin, Séverine & Monter, Sara Alejandra Manzanares (2008). Ser jicarero para pagar una manda. De la importancia de la relación entre teukari en la reproducción social wixarika, I: Carlo Bonfiglioli; Arturo Gutierrez; Marie-Areti Hers & Maria Eugenia Olavarria (red.),  Las Vías del Noroeste II: Propuesta para una Perspectiva Sistémica e Interdisciplinaria.  Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.  ISBN 978-970-32-4808-7.  23.  s 661 - 675

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  • Monter, Sara Alejandra Manzanares (2009). El Sistema de Cargos de los Xukurikate: Parentesco y Poder en una Comunidad Wixarika. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.  ISBN 978-607-02-1035-8.  196 s.

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  • Monter, Sara Alejandra Manzanares (2012). Between crime and legality: The Mexican Supreme Court and its role in the legislation of abortion.
  • Monter, Sara Alejandra Manzanares (2009). Staging indigeneity, expressing mestizaje. Dress and identity in Nayarit, Mexico.

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Published Mar. 1, 2011 2:40 PM - Last modified Feb. 1, 2017 12:21 PM