Crime and Punishment

2018 Feb 20
2018 Feb 06

Department of Sociology Colloquium Series: Javier Auyero: Unpacking Collusion: Traffickers, Cops, and Violence at the Urban Margins

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Room 1550

Deparment of Sociology Colloquium Series presentation by Javier Auyero, University of Texas at Austin, Urban Ethnography Lab.

Abstract:

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2017 Feb 28

Jean Comaroff: The Truth About Crime: Law, Sovereignty, and the Metaphysics of Disorder in South Africa and Beyond

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall 450
Politics and Social Change Workshop presentation by Jean Comaroff, Professor, Alfred North Whitehead Professor of African and African American Studies and of Anthropology, Oppenheimer Fellow in African Studies. Read more about Jean Comaroff: The Truth About Crime: Law, Sovereignty, and the Metaphysics of Disorder in South Africa and Beyond
2016 Mar 22

Nikki Jones: How Things Fall Apart: Race, gender and suspicion in police-civilian encounters

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall 1550

Department of Sociology Colloquium Series presentation by Nikki Jones, associate professor in the Department of African American Studies at UC-Berkeley.

Abstract:

How Things Fall Apart: Race, gender and suspicion in police-civilian encounters

 

Over the last year, the #BlackLivesMatter and #SayHerName campaigns have turned the nation’s attention to the too-often troubled relationship between Black communities...

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2016 Feb 18

Alex Ciomek, David Hureau, Roland Neil: Research Presentations on Crime

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall 450

Urban Social Processes Workshop presentations: 

"Allies and Accomplices: A Social Network Analysis of Boston Gangs"
Alex Ciomek, PhD Student, Harvard Sociology

"An Ethnographic Portrait of Concentrated Homicide in a Social Network"
David Hureau, PhD Student, Harvard Sociology & Social Policy

"Thinking Longitudinally About Neighborhoods and Crime"
Roland Neil, PhD Student, Harvard Sociology

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Race, Self-Selection, and the Job Search Process

Race, Self-Selection, and the Job Search Process

January 20, 2016

Discrimination in hiring continues to limit the opportunities available to racial minorities. How do job seekers respond to this reality? Some argue that job seekers tailor their searches in ways that allow them to avoid discrimination. Others suggest that job seekers adapt by casting a wider net in their search. Until now, we have known little about this process, largely because no existing data source has closely followed individuals through their job search.... Read more about Race, Self-Selection, and the Job Search Process

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