Stepick’s research focuses on labor policy, affordable housing, and coalition organizing. Overarching themes in Stepick’s research include labor-community coalition formation and strategy and labor standards enforcement. Stepick works with labor unions and community-based organizations on a variety of applied and participatory research projects through the Univeristy of Oregon’s Labor Education and Research Center (LERC).
No Jargon Podcast
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Distills two orthogonal types of authenticity in social movements: grassroots (in)authenticity, based on idealized notions of civil society, and institutional (in)authenticity, rooted in cultural-cognitive schemas used to judge fit with established SMO categories.
Reviews studies on a variety of features of group diversity and their effects on mobilizing processes, with a particular emphasis on groups active in local community‐based organizing since the 1970s.