Urban Poverty and the City

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.

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In foreground, a sign posted on a lawn reads "Do not play in the dirt or around the mulch - EPA." In background is a child's pink three-wheeled riding toy.

Truly Toxic

November 1, 2017

Environmental regulation is undergoing radical changes, posing a direct threat to America’s health and potentially deepening inequality.  Since the spring of 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed sharp cuts in the testing of children for lead exposure, and the Interior Department directed the National Academy of Sciences to cease studying the health effects of a common mining technique that deposits toxic minerals in ground waters.  Meanwhile, recent investigative reports have documented that the appointment of top regulators with conflicting business interests at the EPA continues apace. ... Read more about Truly Toxic

2017 Nov 03

Jared Schachner and Robert J. Sampson: Residential Mobility, Housing and Pathways of Urban Inequality in Greater Los Angeles

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies 1 Bow Street, 4th Floor
Housing Research Seminar Series presentation by Jared Schachner, Doctoral Student in Sociology and Social Policy, Harvard University, and Robert J. Sampson, Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences, Harvard University. Read more about Jared Schachner and Robert J. Sampson: Residential Mobility, Housing and Pathways of Urban Inequality in Greater Los Angeles

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