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David Fasenfest

David Fasenfest, Associate Professor of Sociology and Urban Affairs, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Wayne State University, is an economist and sociologist who has written numerous articles on regional and urban economic development, labor market analysis and work force development, and income inequality. His work has appeared in Economic Development Quarterly, Urban Affairs Review, International Journal of Urban and Regional Review, and International Journal of Sociology. He is the editor of Community Economic Development: Policy Formation in the U.S. and U.K., Critical Perspectives on Local Development Policy Evaluation, and Social Change, Resistance and Social Practice. In addition, he edits the journal Critical Sociology and is the editor of the book series Studies in Critical Social Science published by Brill Academic Press.


  • Social Change, Resistance and Social Practices

    From post-Katrina struggles to Muslim women refusing to unveil, the logic of a new generation of protest is emerging
  • Engaging Social Justice

    Edited by David Fasenfest
    As the economic crisis continues, social-movements North and South have arisen to challenge the neo-liberal policies that have immiserated generations.