Criminology, Law and Justice; Sociology
Rahim Kurwa is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminology, Law, and Justice and Department of Sociology (by courtesy) at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). His research is at the intersection of race, policing, and residential segregation. His book project, Apartheid's Afterlives: Policing Black Life in the Antelope Valley, documents how Los Angeles' northernmost suburb used the criminalization and policing of the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program to evict Black residents and re-segregate the region. Professor Kurwa's work has received awards from the American Sociological Association, Society for the Study of Social Problems, and the Surveillance Studies Network. For more information, please visit http://rahimkurwa.com/ or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gurusami, Susila and Rahim Kurwa. "From Broken Windows to Broken Homes: Homebreaking as Racialized and Gendered Poverty Governance." Feminist Formations 33, no. 1 (2021): 1-32.
Kurwa, Rahim. 2020. "Opposing and Policing Racial Integration: Evidence from the Housing Choice Voucher Program." Du Bois Review.
Kurwa, Rahim. 2020. “The New ‘Man in the House’ Rules: How the Regulation of Housing Vouchers turns Personal Bonds into Eviction Liabilities” Housing Policy Debate.
Kurwa, Rahim. 2019. "Building the Digitally Gated Community: The Case of Nextdoor." Surveillance & Society 17, no. 1/2: 111-117.
Kurwa, Rahim. 2015. "Deconcentration without integration: Examining the social outcomes of housing choice voucher movement in Los Angeles County." City & Community 14, no. 4 (2015): 364-391.