John R. Logan

Brown University

Sociology Box 1916
Brown University
Providence, RI
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My work focuses mainly on issues of race and immigration in the United States. Recently I have focused on issues of public education. My other main area of policy-relevant research concerns urban development in China, especially the spatial and social impacts of market reform.

Logan, John R., Deirdre Oakley, and Jacob Stowell. 2008. "School Segregation in Metropolitan Regions, 1970-2000: The Impacts of Policy Choices on Public Education." American Journal of Sociology 113:1611-1644.
John R. Logan, Yiping Fang, and Zhanxin Zhang. 2010. "The Winners in China's Urban Housing Reform." Housing Studies 25 (1): 101-118.
Logan, John R. and Charles Zhang. 2010. "Global Neighborhoods: New Pathways to Diversity and Separation." American Journal of Sociology 115 (4): 1069-1109.

Substantive Focus:
Education Policy
Social Policy
Comparative Public Policy

Theoretical Focus:
Agenda-Setting, Adoption, and Implementation