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Summer Workshop in Qualitative Research Methods

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

This summer, 12 undergraduate and graduate students from across the US and Puerto Rico participated a six-week workshop hosted by the Center for Ethnographic Research. They received mentorship, hands-on research experience, and advanced training in designing and executing a project using qualitative methods from Jocyl Sacramento and Josh Seim and numerous guest speakers.

Older Adults in a High-Crime Neighborhood

Friday, February 17, 2017

CER Affiliate Elena Portacolone and colleagues have a new article in Gerontologist  (2017). The article, “’I Feel Trapped’: The Tension Between Personal and Structural Factors of Social Isolation and the Desire for Social Integration Among Older Residents of a High-Crime Neighborhood,” analyzes the factors contributing to the social isolation of older residents of a high-crime neighborhood through the in-depth examination of their lived experiences. 

Interim Solutions to Homelessness

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Christopher Herring, ISSI graduate student in residence and PhD Candidate in Sociology, has had his research on homeless tent cities featured in a series of public and policy forums. In San Francisco he co-organized and presented a three-night symposium (now available as podcasts) on interim solutions to homelessness featuring academics, policy makers, community organizers, and homeless residents at the Storefront Lab.

New Book on Ethnic Violence in Schools

Monday, May 9, 2016

Burning Dislike: Ethnic Violence in High Schools, by CER Chair Martín Sánchez-Jankowski, analyzes inter-ethnic conflict that leads to violence among high school students. Based on two ethnographic studies in California and Massachusetts, the book documents the process of sparks of conflict escalating into violence and identifies the conditions under which these "fires" emerge.

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