Immigrant Political Opportunities and Crime Reporting Behavior: A Multilevel Analysis on Latino and Other Minority Victims' Odds of Reporting Victimization to Law Enforcement

Abstract: Studies find the implementation of “sanctuary” policies is associated with declines in US city and neighborhood violence, contradicting political narratives that justify restrictive immigration legislation. Evidence also reveals that sanctuary policies strengthen the inverse relationship between immigration and crime.

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Fri, 01/18/2019 - 15:30

"The Past, Present and Future of Globalization and Global Studies"

David Pietz, University of Arizona Professor of History and Director of UA Global Studies

Dr. Pietz will offer some observations about the role of "Global Studies" in the context of differing notions of "globalization" in our contemporary political and economic conversations. 

 

Sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies with Dept. of Education Titl VI National Resource Center TVI funding.

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Fri, 01/11/2019 - 17:00 to 18:30

Border Crossings: Gender, Sexuality, and Rights Conference

Please join us for a conference inspired by Gloria Anzaldúa’s seminal contributions to Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies that give us the opportunity to engage with the geographical location of the conference in Arizona and with a wide range of subjects of  international “border crossings.”

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Tue, 11/06/2018 - 08:15 to 17:15

Norteño, Corridos, and Mariachi: Culture and Conflict in Border Music with Celestino Fernández

Born, developed, or enjoyed in zones of frequent migration, border music has always been shaped by the intermingling of cultures and identities. SBS Emeritus Professor of Sociology Celestino Fernandez will relate the fascinating histories of musical genres performed in the Mexico-U.S.

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Thu, 10/25/2018 - 18:30

Soundscapes: "Hip Hop Culture and its Visual Impact on Mexico"

From our earliest days, humans have used music to connect, communicate, tell our stories, examine our surroundings, and express our multifaceted identities. This fall, the UA College of Social and Behavioral Sciences hosts a series celebrating the enduring power of music and its relationship to identity, place, and culture. Register here and join us to hear music in a new way, with fresh insights into its history, meaning, and impact!

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Thu, 10/18/2018 - 18:30

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