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David Snow Lecture: Living on the Streets in Four Global Cities: A Comparative Study of Homelessness in Los Angeles, Paris, Sao Paulo, and Tokyo

February 21st, 2013

Location
Lavin-Bernick Center 212, Qatar Ballroom

Please join us for a lecture by sociologist David Snow on February 21st at 5:30pm in the Qatar Ballroom (Room 212) of the LBC. Dr. Snow is one of the preeminent scholars in the fields of collective behavior and social movements, urban sociology, socioeconomic inequality and marginality with an emphasis on homelessness and poverty, as well as ethnographic research methods. Dr. Snow has been President of Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction and the Pacific Sociological Association, and Vice-President Elect of the American Sociological Association. He is also the recipient of the 2008 Society for the Study of Social Problems’ Lee Founders Award for career contributions to the study of social problems and the 2013 John D. McCarthy Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Scholarship of Social Movements and Collective Behavior.

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