We were not authorized to record this event, but those interested in learning more may enjoy these related materials:
- Listen to Robert J. Sampson's podcast interview with The New York Times
("Hanging Out in Chicago," Jan 8, 2013).
- Thomas J. Sugrue's review in Public Books (Sept 5, 2012).
- City & Community: “Symposium on Robert J. Sampson's Great American City: Chicago and the Enduring Neighborhood Effect” (March 2013, 12:1-31). Featuring essays by Nancy Denton, Claude Fischer, John Goering, John Hagan and Wenona Richmond-Ryder, and Robert J. Sampson.
A panel discussion with the author
Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences
Department of Sociology,Harvard University.
Featuring analysis by
Professor of Public Policy and Management
Harvard Kennedy School.
David Boies Professor of History and Sociology
University of Pennsylvania.
Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics and Director of the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston and the Taubman Center for State and Local Government.
Commissioner, Boston Police Department.
Moderated by William Julius Wilson, the Lewis P. and Linda L. Geyser University Professor, Harvard University.
Great American City: Chicago and the Enduring Neighborhood Effect
University of Chicago Press, 2012.
- Winner of the Distinguished Scholarly Book Award (2014), American Sociological Association.
- Winner of the Robert E. Park Book Award (2013), American Sociological Association, Community and Urban Sociology Section
- Winner of the William Alonso Memorial Prize (2013), North American Regional Science Association
- Winner of the Albert J. Reiss, Jr. Distinguished Scholarship Award (2013), American Sociological Association, Crime, Law and Deviance Section.
An event of the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy, held April 30, 2012, at the Harvard Kennedy School.