Volume 13, Issue 1
This issue examines the promise and possibilities of cities: from Philadelphia’s Seventh Ward to the suburbs of Chicago, we explore race, transportation policy, homeownership, and gentrification. Also: viewpoints on human trafficking, an interview with Budapest’s sociologist mayor, and some help with the jargon of labeling gender and sexuality.
When W. E. B. Du Bois documented the struggles of residents of the Seventh Ward, he helped transform black Americans into a force for progressive social change.
This densely populated metropolis is trying to give up the driver’s seat—and change the way we design cities.
Homeownership may increase civic participation, but does it silence diverse voices in the process?
Queer Latinas are creating intimate ties that keep their families of origin in the mix.
When fair trade movement values clash with the profit-driven fair trade market, what’s a socially conscious consumer to do?