Detroit’s Neighborhoods: Getting by

Detroit’s Neighborhoods: Getting by

As part of the continued and much needed conversation about the state of Detroit 50 years following the 1967 uprising, Eli Newman with WDET invited me to share my research with him for a short segment on the city’s thriving though largely invisible informal economy....
Confessions of a Novice Researcher

Confessions of a Novice Researcher

This is a re-print of a post I recently wrote for the Gender & Society blog about my experience as a qualitative in the field. Original post: here. Ethnographic research is far messier than I anticipated. And harder.  And complicated. And…well, you get the idea....