Research in the dictionaryThe UCSC Sociology Department faculty research interests fall into one or more of these three areas:

  • Political Economies and Political Ecologies

  • New Studies of Inequality

  • Culture, Knowledge, and Power

Miriam Greenberg

Research Interests

Urban sociology, geography, urban environmental studies, urban political ecology, disaster and crisis, sustainability studies, housing, media and cultural studies, social movements, social theory, and the social, cultural, and environmental history of New York City, Buenos Aires, and California.

Selected Publications

2017  The City is the Factory: New Solidarities and Spatial Strategies in an Urban Age. Cornell University Press.

2014. Crisis Cities: Disaster and Redevelopment in New York and New Orleans. Oxford University Press. Co-authored with Kevin Fox Gotham.

2008. Branding New York: How a City in Crisis was Sold to the World. Routledge.