Centering the Margins: (Re)defining Useful Research Evidence Through Critical Perspectives
Improving the use of research evidence will require ensuring usefulness—and use—toward ends that are congruent with the goals and visions that marginalized communities have for their self-determined benefits.
No Small Matters: Reimagining the Use of Research Evidence From A Racial Justice Perspective
We can no more afford methodologically rich research studies that lack racial consciousness than we can afford racially conscious studies that lack methodological rigor.
Shifting the Lens: Why Conceptualization Matters in Research on Reducing Inequality
To begin shifting the underlying structures of inequality, scholars can harness the power of rigorous research to produce innovative, ground-breaking research that might further upend the narratives that inequality is inevitable or explained by individual differences.
The Long Shadow: Considering How Racism Shapes Justice System Inequality and Efforts to Disrupt it
What is needed is not a one-off intervention, but an informed understanding of how racism makes its way into encounters between youth and police and a commitment to addressing the structural forces that shape the spatial and racial landscape of policing.