Sociology of Community, Research Methods
Place Based Approaches to Strengthening Communities. Co-Investigator. Supported by a SSHRC Insight Grant.
Neighborhood Inequality, Diversity, and Change. Co-Investigator. Supported by a SSHRC Partnership Grant.
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Yan, M.C. & Lauer, S. (2018). An Inhospitable Transition: Immigrant Youth and the Labour Market. in Wilson-Forsberg, S., and Robinson, A. M. (Eds.) Immigrant Youth in Canada: Theoretical Approaches, Practical Issues, and Professional Perspectives. Toronto: Oxford University Press.
Mniszak, C, Yodanis, C. and Lauer, S. (2017). Couple Clothes. Contexts, 16, 3, 65-67.
Yodanis, C. & Lauer, S. (2017). Multiculturalism in inter-ethnic intimate relationships. Families, Relationships, and Societies, 6, 1, pp125-140.
Yan, M.C., Lauer, S., Riano-Alcala, P. (2017). Incorporating individual community assets in neighbourhood houses: Beyond the community-building tradition of settlement houses. International Social Work, 60, 6, 1591-1605
Yodanis, Carrie and Lauer, Sean. 2016. Getting Married: The public nature of our private relationships. New York: Routledge.
Yodanis, C and Lauer, S.R. (2014). Is marriage individualized? What couples actually do. Journal of Family Theory & Review, 6, 184-197.
Lauer, S.R. & Yodanis, C. (2014). Money management, gender and households. In Treas, J., Scott, J. & Richards, M. (eds) Wiley-Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of the Family. Wiley-Blackwell.
Yan, M.C., Lam, C.M. & Lauer, S.R. (2014). Return migration or diaspora: An exploratory study of new-generation Chinese-Canadian youth working in Hong Kong. Journal of International Migration and Integration, 15, 179-96.
Lauer, S.R., & Yan, M. C. (2013). Voluntary association involvement and immigrant network diversity. International Migration, 51, 133-150.
Yodanis, C. Lauer, S.R., & Ota, R. (2012) Interethnic romantic relationships: Enacting affiliative ethnic identities. Journal of Marriage and Family, 74, 4, 1-17.
Lauer, S.R. & Yodanis, C. (2011). Individualized marriage and the integration of resources. Journal of Marriage and Family, 73, 669-683.
Lauer, S.R. & Yan, M.C. (2011). Neighbourhood Houses in Vancouver: Bridging differences in the community. Diverse Cities, 8, 87-92.
Lauer, S.R. & Wong, Q. (2010). Transnationalism over the lifecourse. Sociology Compass, 4, 1054-1062.
Lauer, S.R., & Yodanis, C. (2010) The deinstitutionalization of marriage reconsidered: New institutional approach to changes in marriage. Journal of Family Theory and Review, 2, 58-72.
Immigrant Voluntary Association Involvement and Cross-Ethnic Friendship Ties
Building Social Capacity: Outcomes of Participation in Community Based Organizations