Joint appointment with Law, Societies and Justice Program
Carolyn Pinedo Turnovsky is a sociologist and trained in qualitative research methods. Her research examines meanings of race, ethnicity and gender, their intersections with immigration law/policy in the U.S. and the outcomes in shaping people’s daily lives, in particular, their experiences in labor.
Daily Labors. Marketing Identity and Bodies on a New York City Street Corner. Book manuscript under review.
In the Shadows of Paradise. Testimonies from the Undocumented Immigrant Community in Santa Barbara. Pueblo Education Fund, 2008. (Co-contributor; for more information, see http://www.pueblosb.org)
“A la parada: the Social Practices of Men on a Street Corner”. Social Text, Vol.24, No. 88, Fall 2006.
“Making the Queue: Latino Day Laborers in New York’s Street Corner Labor Markets.” Working Paper Series, No. 98, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies, UC San Diego, April 2004.
Teaching and Research Interests
Race, immigration, labor, Latina/o studies and ethnography