Auyero, Invisible in Austin

An award-winning sociologist and his students discuss how they fought to expose the complexity of marginalized communities in one of America’s most economically segregated cities.
Series: The University of Texas Press Podcasts

Author: | Date: Tuesday, 29 September 2015 | Duration: 38:35

The sociological study at the heart of Invisible in Austin seeks to correct stereotyping in similar studies that reduces people to “the drug dealer,” the single mother,” “the stripper.” The co-authors talk about tackling the politics of collaboration in academia, subjectivity, and intense debates on how to most effectively tell an individual's story.

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