Society for Social Work and Research

Sixteenth Annual Conference Research That Makes A Difference: Advancing Practice and Shaping Public Policy
11-15 January 2012 I Grand Hyatt Washington I Washington, DC

158 Roundtable On Disciplining the Poor: Neoliberal Paternalism and the Persistent Power of Race (University of Chicago Press, 2011)

Saturday, January 14, 2012: 4:30 PM-6:15 PM
Laffayette Park (Grand Hyatt Washington)
Cluster: Poverty and Social Policy
Frances Fox Piven, PhD, City University of New York, Michael Lipsky, PhD, Demos, Scott W. Allard, PhD, University of Chicago and Steven Smith, PhD, Georgetown University
On this Roundtable, all participants will offer their assessments of the book under discussion, including addressing issues of theory, practice, substance, method and implications for advancing the social justice agenda laid out in the book. The authors, Joe Soss, Richard C. Fording and Sanford F. Schram, will provide short responses to the comments. A question and answer period involving the audience will conclude the session.
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