Tag: 2002 Spring

Exploring Models of Economic Growth and Social Equity

Barry Bluestone
"American Growth 1950-2000: Understanding the Nuts and Bolts of Economic Growth in the Post-WWII Era"
February 5, 2002, 3:30PM, 206 Ingraham
"Murder on the Inequality Express: Understanding the Roots of Social Inequality in the Post-World War II Era"
February 6, 2002, 3:30PM, 8417 Social Science
Seminar for Students and Faculty
February 7, 2002, 12:20PM, 8108 Social Science

    Barry Bluestone is Stearns Trustee Professor of Political Economy and Director of the Center for Urban and Regional Policy at Northeastern University, as well as a founding member of the Economic Policy Institute. His principal areas of interest are political economy, pubic policy, labor economics, industrial relations, and regional development. A prolific writer, Professor Bluestone is the author of over 100 articles and book chapters, dozens of articles in the popular press, and ten books, including The Deindustrialization of America (1982) with Bennett Harrison, The Great U-Turn: Corporate Restructuring and the Polarizing of America (1988) with Bennett Harrison, Growing Prosperity: The Battle for Growth and Equity in the Twenty-first Century (2000) with Bennett Harrison and Richard Leone, and The Boston Renaissance: Race, Space, and Economic Change in an American Metropolis (2000) with Mary Huff Stevenson.

"Greenfields Rebellion": The Apparel Workers of Kukdong, Puebla, Mexico

Huberto Juarez
"Greenfields Rebellion": The Apparel Workers of Kukdong, Puebla, Mexico
February 12, 2002, 12:20PM, 8417 Social Sciences

Making 'Cheap Labor': Genders in Production in Mexico's Global Factories

Leslie Salzinger
Making 'Cheap Labor': Genders in Production in Mexico's Global Factories
March 7, 2002, 1:20PM, 8417 Social Sciences

Governing the New Economy: Problems and Prospects

Bob Jessop
"The American Road to Post-Fordism: On the Contradictions of Neo-Liberalism and the Knowledge-Based Economy"
March 12, 2002, 3:30PM, 206 Ingraham
"The Un-American Road to Post-Fordism: On the State's Role in Steering the Knowledge-Based Economy"
March 13, 2002, 3:30PM, 8417 Social Science
Seminar for Students and Faculty
March 14, 2002, 12:20PM, 8108 Social Science

"The Globalization of Labor and Fruit Production in Chile"

Maria Helena Moriera Alves
"The Globalization of Labor and Fruit Production in Chile"
April 2, 2002, 12:20PM, 8417 Social Sciences
"The Workers Party and the Continuing Struggle for Democracy in Brasil"
April 5, 2002, 12:05, 206 Ingraham

Renewing Democracy, Revitalizing our Communities: Labor's Call for Sharing Prosperity in the New Economy

Amy Dean
THE NEXT UNIONISM: A NEW PARADIGM FOR WORKER REPRESENTATION IN A CHANGING ECONOMY
April 2, 2002, 3:30PM, 206 Ingraham
LABOR AND SOCIAL CHANGE IN THE ERA OF GLOBALIZATION
April 3, 2002, 3:30PM, 8417 Social Science
Seminar for Students and Faculty
April 4, 2002, 12:20PM, 8108 Social Science

Rethinking the Economy: New and Old

Dean Baker
"Blowing Stock Market Bubbles: The Rise and Demise of the New Economy"
April 9, 2002, 3:30PM, 206 Ingraham
"Progressives and Markets: New Ways of Thinking About the Same Old Economy"
April 10, 2002, 3:30PM, 8417 Social Science
Seminar for Students and Faculty
April 11, 2002, 12:20PM, 8108 Social Science

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Thomas Frank
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The Fortunes of the Cosmopolitan Bourgeoisie: A Weberian Tale

Guenther Roth
"The Near-Death of Liberal Capitalism: Contemporary Perceptions from the Weber to the Polanyi Brothers"
April 23, 2002, 3:30PM, 206 Ingraham
"Bourgeois Gender Relations and the Emergence of the Women's Movement: A Four-Generation Family Story"
April 24, 2002, 3:30PM, 8417 Social Science
Seminar for Students and Faculty
April 25, 2004, 12:20PM, 8108 Social Science

Adventures in Post-Capitalist Politics

Julie Graham
"Class Enchantment: Economic Politics in 'The Full Monty' and 'Brassed Off'"
April 30, 2002, 3:30PM, 206 Ingraham
"Diverse Economies: Toward a Post-capitalist Politics of Class and Community"
May 1, 2002, 3:30PM, 8417 Social Science
Seminar for Students and Faculty
May 2, 2002, 12:20PM, 8108 Social Science

"Trading Rights: How are International Labor Standards Established?"

Chris Candland
"Trading Rights: How are International Labor Standards Established?"
May 8, 2002, 3:30PM, 8417 Social Sciences