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Upcoming Events

September 14, 2017
Ruth Braunstein
4:30 - 6 p.m.
2538 Channing (Inst. for the Study of Societal Issues)

October 24, 2017
Sarah Vaughn
4 - 5:30 p.m.
Wildavsky Conference Room,
2538 Channing (Inst. for the Study of Societal Issues)

Institute News

Read ISSI’s Summer Newsletter

Our latest newsletter provides an overview of  our recent activities and accomplishments, including a newly-remodeled Center for Latino Policy Research, awards and publications, and a new public health research project in East Africa.

Undocumented Young Adults in the Labor Market

Esher Cho, ISSI Graduate Fellow and PhD Candidate in Sociology, has a new article in RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences, 3(4), 97–115. Drawing on thirty in-depth interviews with Korean- and Mexican-origin undocumented young adults in California, “Revisiting Ethnic Niches: A Comparative Analysis of the Labor Market Experiences of Asian and Latino Undocumented Young Adults” explores how the intersection of immigration status and ethnoracial background affects social and economic incorporation.

Summer Workshop in Qualitative Research Methods

This summer, 12 undergraduate and graduate students from across the US and Puerto Rico participated a six-week workshop hosted by ISSI’s 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.

Featured Books

by Franklin E. Zimring (Harvard University Press, 2017)

by Brian H. Fishman (Yale University Press, 2016)

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