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Apr
2
8:30 AM08:30

Beyond Neoliberalism: Social Justice After the Welfare State

  • Heyman Center Common Room, Columbia University (map)
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Social Justice after the Welfare State, a workshop led by Alice Kessler-Harris and Premilla Nadasen in the Center for the Study of Social Difference (CSSD) at Columbia, hosts a daylong symposium to  explore the transformation of the welfare state and social movements in the face of neoliberal  challenges. We consider the implications of this transformation for the political economy of class, gender, racism, and migration.

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Nov
5
5:00 PM17:00

"Welfare and Citizenship: The Pillars of Social Cohesion" with Christian Lammert

  • 754 Schermerhorn Ext., Columbia University (map)
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Over the course of the twentieth century in the United States and Europe, the social bargaining process we call welfare integrated capital and labor in ways that had a profound impact on political participation and legitimacy. Examining social policy and citizenship in a comparative framework, Christian Lammert, professor for North American Politics at the John F. Kennedy Institute of the Free University of Berlin, will speak to the relationship between welfare and democracy—a question central to contemporary transatlantic debates surrounding capitalism, austerity, and inequality.

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