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October 2020

ARC Seminar: The Deep Determinants of Inequality by Charles Post

October 1 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Talk Title: The Deep Determinants of Inequality: The Dynamics of Plant Closures in the U.S. Tire Industry, 1966-2008 Registration: Description: It is well established that manufacturing plant closings are a major determinant of regional income inequality. This presentation examines the deep roots of capital mobility in the North American tire industry between 1966 and 2008. Charles Post  is an expert in Historical Sociology. He's Professor at the Department of Social Sciences, Human Services and Criminal Justice at Borough of Manhattan…

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ARC Book Talk: Stuck by Margaret M. Chin

October 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Photo Credit: NYU Press Date: October 23, 2020 Time: Friday 3pm  Co-sponsored with the New York Immigration Seminar.  Registration Link:  In Stuck, Chin shows that there is a “bamboo ceiling” in the workplace, describing a corporate world where racial and ethnic inequalities prevent upward mobility. Drawing on interviews with second-generation Asian Americans, she examines why they fail to advance as fast or as high as their colleagues, showing how they lose out on leadership positions, executive roles, and entry to the…

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