A number of sociologists played a role in establishing URBAN, an emerging multidisciplinary network that will promote community-based and collaborative forms of research. While many sociologists have long conducted research in collaboration with community-based organizations, most of these scholars work in silos and their work is typically not rewarded or credited within the academy. Learn more in this American Sociological Association Footnotes article by Jose Calderon and Mark Warren about the innovative ways that sociologists across the United States worked to bring URBAN into being.
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