Inequality

Christina Cross

Christina Cross

Postdoctoral Fellow in Sociology (2019-2021)
Lecturer on Sociology (2019-20)
Assistant Professor of Sociology (effective July 2021)

Research interests: Families and children, race/ethnicity, social inequality, social demography, education.... Read more about Christina Cross

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Contemporary Ethnography and Inequality Workshop

The Contemporary Ethnography and Inequality Workshop advances cutting-edge, socially significant, and novel ethnographic work addressing social, economic, and political inequality. The workshop circulates, appraises, and critically evaluates research presented by leading scholars as well as works-in-progress by graduate students rigorously pursuing ethnographic inquiry and methods. The workshop is open to students and faculty from across the University as well as faculty and students from nearby Boston and Cambridge universities. While regular attendance is the norm, visitors are welcome...

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Escalators

The Production of Wealth Gaps between Whites, Blacks, and Hispanics

March 1, 2019
Harvard University Professor of Sociology Alexandra Killewald and Rice University Assistant Professor of Sociology Brielle Bryan argue in a recent post on the American Sociological Association's Work in Progress blog that racial and ethnic wealth disparities in the United States are the product of both legacies of disadvantage and inequality in contemporary achievement processes.

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