Engagement of vertically integrated research teams in projects exploring racial and ethnic disparities exhibited and expressed in six arenas: employment, wealth, health, political participation, education, and arts and culture. Each team will produce a major paper that will qualify for submission to a refereed journal in the area relevant to the focus of the study.
The Fall 2018 Global Inequality Research Seminar will be held Wednesday from 11:45 AM - 2:15 PM in Biological Sciences Room 113 (130 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708). The course can be found under the below listings:
Poli Sci 642S-01
Pub Pol 645S-01
The Global Inequality Research Initiative is an interdisciplinary, vertically integrated research initiative that emphasizes a judicious application of mixed methods from the social sciences, both quantitative and qualitative, and the treatment of representation and identity from the humanities. Simultaneously GIRI serves as a clearinghouse for the best available data and research on group-based inequality. GIRI promotes remote systematic and comprehensive exploration of complex policy-relevant aspects of group identity in five domains of significant intergroup disparity:
- Political participation, and
- Health and well-being