Video Links

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  • Qualitative Research
    • This video provides a relatively thorough overview of the key issues in qualitative research.
  • Gang Research
    • Sociologist Sudhir Venkatesh talks about his book, Gang Leader for a Day: A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets. He decided the only way to study street gang life was to interact with the gang members. He tells the story of meeting and getting to know gang leader J.T. and how that relationship enabled him to hang out with the gang in Chicago. 
  • Peter St. Jean
    • Looking at crime and city neighborhoods.
  • Intensive Interviews
    • Sex workers are subjected to widespread human rights abuses, including police violence and unequal access to health care, in Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa. Despite enormous challenges, they are organizing to protect their rights and demand an end to violence and discrimination.