Urban, Community, and Spatial Sociology

People specializing in this area

Emeritus Faculty

Glenn Firebaugh

Neighborhood inequality, residential segregation, methods for studying communities

Diane K. McLaughlin

Rural and urban youth outmigration, schooling, work and transitions to adulthood, community economic restructuring, demographic change and poverty/inequality, community development

Wayne Osgood

Social disorganization and rural crime, adolescents' friendship networks, time use and delinquency rates, multilevel models for studying community effects