1999 Workplace Policy Workshop

Workshop Schedule

February 1

Richard Sennett, NYU and LSE (Sociology)

The Corrosion of Character: The Personal Consequences of Work in the New Capitalism

February 22

David Trubek, University of Wisconsin (Global Studies)

Transnational regulation of industrial relations in a global economy

March 1

Stanley Aronowitz, CUNY (Sociology)

From the Ashes of the Old and The Jobless Future

March 8

Barry Bluestone, UMass-Boston (Public Policy) 

Boston labor market; macroeconomic consequences of an increase in the time people spend at work

March 22

Jerry Jacobs, University of Pennsylvania (Sociology)

Shifts in time spent at work, as influenced by gender and level of employment

March 29

Jacqueline Jones, Brandeis University (History)

American Work: Four Centuries of Black and White Labor

April 5

Katherine Silbaugh, Boston University (Law)

Valuing household labor in economic terms (“commodification”) as a strategy to address the household work/wage work divide

April 12

Carol Stack, University of California at Berkeley (Anthropology)       

Coming of Age in Oakland

April 19

Paul Miller, EEOC Commissioner

How the experience of disability and the Americans with Disabilities Act change our approach to employment discrimination

April 26

Judith Gueron, Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation (Social policy research)           

Evaluating welfare-to-work programs

May 3

Susan Sturm, University of Pennsylvania (Law)

Creating a new legal paradigm for regulating the workplace of the 21st century