Colloquia - Winter 1997


Date: January 16, 1997
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Hardin Hall, 633 Clark Street
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "School Reform: Selections from Teaching the New Basic Skills: Pinciples for Edcuating Children to Thrive in a Changing Economy."  Speakers are Frank Levy, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, MIT; and Richard Murnane, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: January 22, 1997
Time:
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Welfare Reform, Off and Running? The Course in Illinois." Speaker is John Bouman, Project Director, Poverty Law Project, National Clearinghouse for Legal Services.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: January 30, 1997
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: University of Chicago, 1155 E. 60th Street, Room 140C

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Crime: Community Participation in Community Policing." Speaker is Wesley Skogan, Professor of Political Science and IPR Faculty Fellow.

"Structural Dimensions of the Social Organization of Chicago Neighborhoods." Speaker is Robert Sampson, Department of Sociology, University of Chicago.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: February 4, 1997
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Reconceptualizing Welfare Reform: Community Tools for Promoting Economic and Social Production." Speaker is John McKnight, Professor of Communication Studies and IPR Director of Community Studies.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: February 5, 1997
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "How Poor Women Decide About Welfare and Work: Policy Incentives Confront Everyday Realities." Speaker is Judith Levine, Department of Sociology, Northwestern University.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: February 7, 1997
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Attainable Development, Not Sustainable Development: Community Recycling Experiences." Speaker is Allan Schnaiberg, Department of Sociology and IPR Faculty Fellow.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: February 14, 1997
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Do Public Managers Use Research? The Bad News.'" Speaker is Laurence E. Lynn, School of Social Service Administration and Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: February 18, 1997
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Legalizing Gender Inequality: Courts, Markets, and Unequal Pay for Women in the United States." Speaker is Robert Nelson, Department of Sociology and IPR Faculty Associate.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: February 20, 1997
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Punctuated Evolution of Environmental Organizations: The Case of the Lake Michigan Federation." Speaker is Paul J. Culhane, Department of Political Science, Northern Illinois University.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: February 20, 1997
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Hardin Hall, 633 Clark Street, Evanston Campus
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description:
"Neighborhood Effects: Minority Working-Class and Middle-Class Neighborhoods." Speaker is Richard Nathan, Director, Rockefeller Institute of Government, and Provost, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, SUNY-Albany.

"Structural Economic Changes, Segregation by Race and Income, and the Expansion of Ghettoes and Barrios, 1970-1990." Speaker is Paul Jargowsky, Political Economy Program, Univesity of Texas at Dallas.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: February 21, 1997
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description:
"Social Science in Government Revisited: Uses and Misuses." Speaker is Richard Nathan, Director, Rockefeller Institute of Government, and Provost, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, SUNY-Albany.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: February 26, 1997
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Domestic Violence and Welfare Reform: Research, Practice, and the Legislative Process." Speakers are Susan Lloyd, Associate Director, Program on Human and Community Development, MacArthur Foundation; and Jody Raphael, Director, Taylor Institute.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: February 28, 1997
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Investigative Reporting and Social Science Methodology." Speaker is David Protess, Professor of Journalism and IPR Faculty Fellow.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: March 3, 1997
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Poverty in the OECD Economies: Trends and Policies." Speaker is Ive Marx, Center for Social Policy, University of Antwerp.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: March 6, 1997
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Harris Hall, Room 107

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "In The Name of the Family: Rethinking Family Values." Speaker is Judith Stacey, Department of Sociology and Women's Studies Program, University of California, Davis.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: March 6, 1997
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: University of Chicago, 1155 E. 60th Street, Room 140C
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Fathers in the Family: Social Functions of Fatherhood in a Poor Neighborhood." Speaker is Kathryn Edin, Department of Sociology, Rutgers University.

"Paternity Establishment: Does Legal Fatherhood Affect Men's Involvement with Their Children." Speaker is Judith Seltzer, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: March 7, 1997
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Charitable Endowments and the Democratization of Dynasty." Speaker is Evelyn Brody, IIT-Kent College of Law.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)