The Dynamics of Inequality
John E. Sawyer Seminar Series 2007-08
The Sawyer Seminar Series on the Dynamics of Inequality was generously funded by the Mellon Foundation [see full description of the ideas that motivated this seminar series] and sponsored by the Stanford Center for the Study of Poverty and Inequality, the Elfenworks Foundation, and IRiSS.
William H. Sewell, Jr., University of Chicago
"Equality, Inequality, and the Dynamics of Capitalism"
October 10, 2007
Gerald Allen Cohen, Oxford University
"Rescuing Equality from Rawls"
November 7, 2007
Richard F, Harvard Universityreeman
"Schizophrenic Capitalism: Greed, Altruism, and Inequality in the US Economy"
December 5, 2007
Robert David Putnam, Harvard University
"E Pluribus Unum: Civil Engagement in a World of Diversity"
January 24, 2008
Benjamin Friedman, Harvard University
"Inequality and Attitudes Toward Inequality"
February 6, 2008
Stephen Macedo, Princeton University
"Immigration and Inequality: An Egalitarian Case for Closed Borders?"
March 12, 2008
Listen to: Macedo
Francine Blau, Cornell University
"Gender Inequality: Continuing Progress?"
April 2, 2008
Listen to: Blau
Charles F. Sabel, Columbia University
"Delivering Equality: How the Provision of New Public Services Helps Equalize Life Chances"
May 7, 2008
Listen to: Sabel