Ed Soja, UCLA and the Bus Riders Union

Recently attended a lecture by Ed Soja on his latest book ‘Seeking Spatial Justice’ which looks at the Bus Riders Union and how they won a legal case against the transport authorities in LA. I think what is sugnificant in terms of ‘public sociology’ and linking theory to practice is how the Union worked closely with UCLA researchers, using their approach to Spatial Justice to win their legal case.  There’s a short description here:

http://www.upress.umn.edu/Books/S/soja_seeking.html

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