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.
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.