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Ethnographic Sketch, Core Categories

This ethnographic sketch explains in further details two of the central lenses that I use to view vulnerabilites at La Plaza: urban expansion/renewal and multiculturalism. Read more

Field Works, La Plaza: Past and Present

I designed this field works trip as a way to allow for interested participants to analyze La Plaza as a case study for LA’s, and view it as a site of the visible intersections of environmental, cultural, socioeconomic, and urban vulnerabilities. One of the goals of this...Read more

EthnoSketch: Mapping Subject Positions

In this sketch, compile statements made by a particular subject or type of subject you are studying.  On the left, list myriad forces and factors that compel or catalyze the subject to say these things (instead of some other things, as Foucault would say).  On the right, list what...Read more

Ethnographic Sketch, Competing Hegemonies

This ethnographic sketch highlights the competing discourses surround La Plaza. This document complements the "Mapping Subject Positions" sketch. Read more

Ethnosketch, Competing Hegemonies: CA Homeless

Competing Hegemonies with LA Homeless/Shelter BedsRead more

Ethnosketch, Mapping Subject Positions: CA Homeless

Mapping subject positions with LA Homelessness/Shelter bedsRead more

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