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Dr. Eddie Glaude Jr., Part One: Full Transcript

Bill Moyers recently interviewed Eddie Glaude Jr., author of Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul and William S. Tod Professor of Religion and African-American Studies at Princeton Univemorsity. Here is the full transcript ... Moyers & Company, 1 day ago
Chronicle of Higher Education

American Ghetto

In their effort to communicate complex thoughts, social scientists have borrowed lay terms with impunity. At times, the practice helps to clarify a difficult theory. Perhaps as often, it muddies the conceptual waters. Few terms better show the ...
 Chronicle of Higher Education3 days ago
Christian Science Monitor

'Ghetto' tells the 600-year history of the word and the institution

From the Venetian Jewish ghetto of the 1500s through Harlem and South Central LA, Princeton professor Mitchell Duneier profiles an urban phenomenon. Ghetto: The Invention of a Place, the History of an Idea By Mitchell Duneier Farrar, Straus and ...
 Christian Science Monitor4 days ago 'Ghetto' tells the 500-year history of the word and the institution  Christian Science Monitor3 days ago

Staff Pick: 'Ghetto: The Invention of a Place, the History of an Idea' by Mitchell Duneier

The implication, of course, was that black people live in the ghetto and white people don't, which is largely true depending on who is defining the ghetto and for what ends. Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, publicly expressed her anger and ...
 PublishersWeekly.com4 days ago Ghetto as a place, metaphor, and disparagement  Boston Globe2 weeks ago

T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan: India's political diabetes

Many modern Indian liberals have developed a new tendency: they reject an idea not on its merit but on the basis of who came up with it. The most recent example is a suggestion made by very high ups in the Sangh Parivar that Parliament and Assembly ...
 Business Standard India1 week ago
Washington Post

Evolution of a place called the ghetto

By Aram Goudsouzian, Aram Goudsouzian is the chair of the Department of History at the University of Memphis. His most recent book is Down to the Crossroads: Civil Rights, Black Power, and the Meredith March Against Fear. Ghetto The Invention ...
 Washington Post1 week ago

Andrew Carnegie Fellows Program Recognizes 33 Scholars for Significant Work in Social Sciences and Humanities

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Continuing its longstanding investment in the social sciences and humanities, announced 33 winners of the 2016 Andrew Carnegie Fellows Program today with awards from the philanthropic foundation totaling $6.6 million . ...
 BioSpace2 weeks ago

Bernie's Right—America Should Be More Like Sweden

(Before It's News) Bernie Sanders thinks the U.S. should look to Sweden and other Scandinavian countries to "learn what they have accomplished for their working people." The Vermont senator has said so repeatedly throughout his campaign for the ...
 Before It's News2 weeks ago
ABC Online

Why Did Humanity Ignore the Universal Declaration of Human Rights?

is Professor of Law and History at Harvard University. The most interesting question to ask about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, passed by the United Nations General Assembly on 10 December 1948, is why it was ignored in its own time, ...
 ABC Online1 month ago

These are Europe's 16 most elite economics degrees

Wikipedia/CC 3.0 Economics as a university subject has boomed in popularity since the financial crisis, and so has competition for the best students. All of this makes the question ofwhich European institutions arebest for studying the ... month ago
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