[URPE] Call for papers (abstracts due 1/15): SASE miniconference on 'Workers, Inequality and the State in the Era of Financialization"
ninaqeichacker at gmail.com
Mon Jan 2 13:58:42 MST 2012
Hi URPE colleagues,
I just checked the SASE website -- it looks like the deadline for
submitting abstracts is January 15th, not June 15th.
On Mon, Jan 2, 2012 at 2:05 PM, Chris Tilly <ctilly at irle.ucla.edu> wrote:
> Hello URPE colleagues, ****The SASE conference entitled "Global Shifts:
> Implications for Business, Government, and Labor" will be taking place at
> MIT June 28-30, 2012, with abstracts due June 15. I would like to
> particularly call your attention to a mini-conference within SASE on the
> impacts of financialization. Here's a brief version of the call:****** **Workers,
> Inequality and the State in the Era of Financialization****
> The most recent financial crisis reverberated far beyond the halls of Wall
> Street, making it painfully clear that households, firms, and other social
> institutions depend on the uninterrupted flow of credit and equity markets.
> Yet the process of “financialization” developed over several decades,
> consisting of numerous institutional changes in the forms of ownership,
> corporate governance, and inter-firm relations. This mini-conference
> invites proposals, both contemporary and historical, examining the forms
> and effects of financialization on firms’ relationships with workers,
> communities, and the state – and the various challenges and opportunities
> confronting those actors counter-mobilizing against firms oriented toward
> financial markets.****
> ** **
> Longer version at: http://sase.org/mini-conferences/themes_fr_115.html#MC4
> ** **
> SASE is seriously interdisciplinary and global (well, mainly US-Europe).
> Submissions from radical political economists would be greatly welcomed.*
> ** **
> Chris Tilly****
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