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Crisis Theory

CRISIS OF LABOR, CRISIS OF CAPITAL

Crisis of Labor, Crisis of Capital: A Global View from the End of the American Century

A talk by Beverly Silver

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19TH, 2010
THE SKYLIGHT ROOM (9TH FLOOR)
6.30 PM – 8.30 PM
CUNY GRADUATE CENTER, 365 FIFTH AVE @ 34TH STREET

BEVERLY SILVER is Professor of Sociology at the Johns Hopkins University. Her research focuses on problems of development, labor, social conflict and war, using comparative and world-historical methods of analysis. Her work recasts a variety of issues in a broad spatial and temporal framework in order to identify patterns of recurrence, evolution and “true novelty” in contemporary processes of globalization. She is author of Forces of Labor: Workers’ Movements and Globalization since 1870, which won several awards, including the 2005 Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award of the American Sociological Association.

Free and open to the public.

SPONSORED BY THE CENTER FOR PLACE, CULTURE AND POLITICS

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