IRLE Publications



Working for Justice: The L.A. Model of Organizing and Advocacy

Ruth Milkman, Joshua Bloom and Victor Narro

January 1, 2010

Economic Justice, Immigration, Publications, Working Class History, Book/Edited Volume

Working for Justice, which includes eleven case studies of recent low-wage worker organizing campaigns in Los Angeles, makes the case for a distinctive "L.A. Model" of union and worker center organizing.

Dreams Deported: Immigrant Youth and Families Resist Deportation

Kent Wong and Nancy Guarneros

January 1, 2015

Immigration, Publications, Book/Edited Volume

Dreams Deported: Immigrant Youth and Families Resist Deportation is a UCLA student publication featuring stories of deportation and of the courageous immigrant youth and families who have led the national campaign against deportations and successfully challenged the president of the United States to act.

This report considers the top 200 theatrical film releases in 2016 and 1,251 broadcast, cable and digital platform television shows from the 2015-16 season in order to document the degree to which women and people of color are present in front of and behind the camera.

Media Contact

Dr. Ana-Christina Ramón, Director of Research and Civic Engagement for the Division of Social Sciences, at acramon@ss.ucla.edu

This report considers the top 200 theatrical film releases in 2014 and 1,146 broadcast, cable and digital platform television shows from the 2013-14 season in order to document the degree to which women and minorities are present in front of and behind the camera.

Media Contact

Dr. Ana-Christina Ramón, Director of Research and Civic Engagement for the Division of Social Sciences, at acramon@ss.ucla.edu

Reconnecting to Work: Policies to Mitigate Long-Term Unemployment and Its Consequences

Lauren D. Appelbaum (IRLE Research Affiliate)

January 1, 2012

Economic Justice, Publications, Book/Edited Volume

The book presents research that examines the psychological as well as economic consequences of experiencing a prolonged spell of joblessness and discusses policies to increase job creation and to get the long-term unemployed back into jobs.