Department of Sociology



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Department of Sociology
California State University,
18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge, CA 91330
Phone: 818-677-3591
Fax: 818-677-2059

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  • Guajardo, Jaime Alanis (DePaul University, 1999-10)
    In this thesis, I discuss the dynamics of an urban street gang from the perspective of the experiences of five Puerto Rican street gang members. I also describe current reactions and acts of resistance by local residents ...
  • ben Asher, Moshe; bat Sarah, Khulda (Gather the People, 2017)
    For the millions who marched on the day after the Trump inauguration, doing so would surely have built their morale and clarified their political thinking, as evidenced by the fact that many of them have continued to ...
  • ben Asher, Moshe; bat Sarah, Khulda (Gather the People, 2016)
    As if yet another shattering experience was needed, we have with Election 2016 a convincing demonstration of the progressive left's relative powerlessness in the national political arena. From the perspective of organizing, ...
  • ben Asher, Moshe; bat Sarah, Khulda (Gather the People, 2016)
    As a teacher of community organizing at the UCLA School of Social Welfare in the 1970s, Professor Warren Haggstrom articulated an engaging view of Los Angeles as a polity. He once said, "Los Angeles can be understood best ...
  • ben Asher, Moshe; bat Sarah, Khulda (Gather the People, 2014)
    Explores the effect of destructive cultural ideas in the failure of marriages; contemporary problematic sex-based roles and related activity that cannot provide a healthy foundation for marriage and family life, but lead ...