Is America still the land of opportunity? A panel discussion on social mobility in the 21st century will seek to answer that very question. The event will be held on February 25 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. in the Georgia State University Student Center Senate Salon.
- Derrick Darby, Professor of Philosophy, University of Michigan Ann Arbor
- John Roemer, Elizabeth S. & A. Varick Stout Professor of Political Science & Economics. Departments of Economics and Political Science, Yale University
- Stuart Andreason, Senior CED Adviser, the Atlanta Federal Reserve
- Daniel Kreisman, Assistant Professof of Economics, Georgia State University
- Tomeka M. Davis, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Georgia State University
- Joseph Mole, Executive Director, Emmaus House
Interested in learning more? The following are just a few of the books on the topic available in the University Library:
Bangs, Ralph L. and Larry E. Davis (Eds). Race and Social Problems: Restructuring Inequality. Berlin : Springer, 2015.
Darby, Derrick. Rights, Race, and Recognition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Dickert-Conlin, Stacy and Ross H. Rubenstein (Eds). Economic Inequality and Higher Education: Access, Persistence, and Success. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2007.
Lucas, Samuel Roundfield. Tracking Inequality: Stratification and Mobility in American High Schools. New York : Teachers College Press, 1999.
Meerman, Jacob. Socio-economic Mobility and Low-status Minorities: Slow Roads to Progress. New York: Routledge, 2009.
Mullen, Ann L. Degrees of Inequality: Culture, Class, and Gender in American Higher Education. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010.
Stelzner, Mark. Economic Inequality and Policy Control in the United States. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.