a sociologist and media practitioner,
observations of the City through
with people, gossip, and trends on the street.
Sunday, September 14, 2008
Restoring Voting Rights of Ex-felons.
Felony disenfranchisement dates back to the Jim Crow-era as a way to prevent current and former felons from voting. Finally advocacy groups are helping to restore ex-felons' rights. Read the NY Times article
The Everyday Lives of Sex Workers in the Netherlands
This ethnographic account details the experiences of migrant and transgendered streetwalkers, and window prostitutes in The Netherlands. Through the in-depth interviews and observations, the author explores the meaning sex-workers give to their work and personal lives.