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Our Next Event

April 19, 2018
Juan De Lara
4 - 5:30 p.m.
McCone Hall

In Inland Shift, Juan De Lara uses the growth of Southern California’s logistics economy, which controls the movement of goods, to examine how modern capitalism was shaped by and helped to transform the region’s geographies of race and class.

Center News

Summer Workshop in Qualitative Methods – May 22 - June 21, 2018

This CER workshop provides mentorship, hands-on research experience, and advanced training in designing and executing a project using qualitative methods for advanced undergraduates and beginning graduate students. Students will receive five weeks of intensive methodological training in the design and practice of qualitative research. Scholarships are available for students studying Native American issues and for UCB Sociology students. Learn more and apply here.

Software Automation: An Ethnographic Approach

Ben Shestakofsky, CER Graduate Student and PhD Candidate in Sociology, has a new article in the journal Work and Occupations. "Working Algorithms: Software Automation and the Future of Work" draws on 19 months of ethnographic research to investigate how relations evolved between workers and technology at a software firm.

Featured Books

Burning Dislike: Ethnic violence in high school

by Martín Sánchez-Jankowski (University of California Press, 2016)

The End Game: How inequality shapes our final years

by Corey Abramson (Harvard University Press, 2015)

Violence at the Urban Margins

Javier Auyero, Philippe Bourgois, and Nancy Scheper-Hughes (2015)

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