Participant Observation and Immigrant Youth

Melanie Jones Gast, an assistant professor in DePaul’s Department of Sociology, talks with the SSRC’s Julian Thompson and Frank Edwards about her research on the impact of community-based organizations on young immigrants’ access to resources in the San Francisco Bay area. She discusses why qualitative research methods are particularly useful for identifying how social institutions structure young people’s lives.

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