2010 UCLA Faculty Small Grant Awardees

Principal Investigator(s)


Project Title

Gilda Haas
Urban Planning
Blocks & Lots: a Land Use Planning Training Tool for Labor and Community

Ruben Hernandez-Leon

Keep Moving: The Mobility Responses of Mexican Immigrant Workers to the US Economic Crisis
Toby Higbie
Southern California History of Organizing Project (SoCalHOP): Course Development Grant in Support of Student Research on Los Angeles Labor and Working Class History
Ching Kwan Lee Sociology The Labor Question of Chinese Capitalism in Africa
Ivan Light
Effect of State Minimum Wage Laws on Mexican Immigrant Settlement, 1980-2000
Susanne Lohmann
Political Science
The Work of the University (Course Development)
Vinit Mukhija / Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris

Urban Planning

The Informal City: The Rise of Unregulated Work and Living in America

William Roy

The Use of Research by Unions in Strategic Decision Making: the Case of SEIU's LA Security Unionization Campaign
Margaret Shih
Stigma of Unemployment
Katherine Stone
Conference on Employment Regulation After the Standard Employment Contract: Innovations in Regulatory Design
Carlos Alberto Torres

Teachers as (Displaced) Laborers in California

Abel Valenzuela
Center for the Study of Urban Poverty
Street Vending Convening and Conference
Roger Waldinger
Socio-economic Mobility Among the New Second Generation
Lisa Mueller
Political Science
Hidden Class Struggles: The Politics of Labor and Ethnicity in Contemporary Africa
Goetz Wolff
Urban Planning
A New Urban Planning Course: "Labor and Economic Development"
Noah Zatz
Re-entry and Racial Justice: Challenges and Opportunities for Disparate Impact Theory