The Research Program on Children and Global Adversity (RPCGA) at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) was established to advance an evidence base regarding strategies and methods for improving child health service delivery and increasing protections and effective services for children in adversity.
Description: The research is focused on how the repertoires of strategies for responding to stigmatization vary with group identity, the porousness of group boundaries, available cultural repertoires, and other factors. Student researchers are finalizing a book based on this data, as well as on similar data on stigmatized groups in Brazil and Israel. Read more about African-American Responses to Stigmatization
Why do states vary in their approaches towards the regulation of immigration? In this research project, we will map and explain cross-national variation in the way receiving states attempt to regulate immigration flows in contemporary times. Using statistical and qualitative case analysis, we plant to consider a range of explanatory factors including (a) interest groups; (b) partisan politics; (c) market factors and (d) legal and political institutions. Read more about State Responses to Immigration Regulation