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Faculty Sakiko Fukuda-Parr on Human Rights and Global Inequality at the UN

Professor Fukuda-Parr was one of the speakers at the Parliamentary Hearing at the United Nations on November 19-20, urging Parliamentarians to support the goal to reduce inequality as a top international priority. On November 17th, she also gave the annual Boving lecture at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, established to promote debate on urgent global challenges of poverty, inequality and development, on Fulfilling Social and Economic Rights.

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Professor Sakiko Fukuda Parr to Speak on the Role of Human Rights in Combating Poverty

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From Rhetoric to Remedy: human rights in the struggle against poverty
27 October 2014, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Lipton Hall,
108 West Third Street
New York, NY 10012

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Faculty Spotlight: Rick Wolff on Real Time with Bill Maher

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The New School is proud to announce Assistant Professor Rick Wolff will be appearing on this Friday’s edition of “Real Time with Bill Maher“ on HBO. Those with access to HBO can tune in live this Friday, July 25 at 10pm. With or without a subscription, you can tune in for the live “Overtime” segment that airs on the web at 11pm. Other …

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Professor Darrick Hamilton on Racial Inequalities

Darrick Hamilton, Associate Professor of Economics and Urban Policy recently published in an op ed piece for the New York Times’ Room for Debate series, concerning the Gifted and Talented Curriculum in NYC Public Schools. Borrowing from W.E.B Du Bois’ work surrounding racial segregation in schools and “unsympathetic teachers,” Hamilton says that today, education programs that track students based on their ability, is just as problematic.

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Professor Nebahat Tokatli Published in Geoforum and Journal of Economic Geography

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Quantitative Methods professor Nebahat Tokatli recently published articles in the highly ranked journals Geoforum and Journal of Economic Geography. “Single-firm case studies in economic geography: some methodological reflections on the case of Zara” reassesses the undeserved reputation of Inditex’s Zara as a ‘home-sewn exception to globalization’ for supposedly keeping manufacturing at home despite larger trends. “‘Made in …

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