HOW CLASS WORKS - 2012: Papers Presented at the Conference
A Conference at SUNY Stony Brook
June 7-9, 2012
Here you can find some of the papers that were presented at the conference. The numbers correspond to the session number in the conference schedule.
1.1. Capitalist Development, the State, and Class Relations in Turkey
Melda Yaman Öztürk, Ondokuz Mayis University:
Industrial Policy, Flexible Work, And Female
Labor In Turkey.
Özgür Öztürk, Ondokuz Mayis University:
Industrial Policy And Labour In Neoliberal
Umit Akcay, New York University: Formation of the "Competition State" As A New Capit Strategy in Turkey
2.3. Seeing Labor: Photographic And Literary Representations
Courtney Maloney, Milwaukee Institut of Art & Design: Labor, Domesticity, And Leisure: Workers' Self-Representation In a Company Magazine.
3.1. Black Visions in History
Rhone Fraser, Temple University:Class First: The Editorial Vision of A. Philip Randolph, 1917-1928.
Jeffrey B. Perry, independent scholar: The Developing Conjuncture and Insights from Hubert Harrison and Theodore W. Allen: On The Centrality of the Struggle Against White Supremacy.
3.2. Working Class Voices in Song
Nicholas Coles, University of Pittsburgh: How An Old Labor Song Travels: Florence Reece’s “Which
Side Are You On?”
3.4. Class Struggles in Africa Today
Funmi Adewumi, Osun State University: The Global Economy, Trade Unions, And The protection of Workers' Rights in Nigeria.
3.5. Urban Life in the Heartland
Jill A. Schennum, County College of Morris: Bethlehem Steelworkers: Accumulation By Dispossession Through The Bankruptcy Courts.
6.7. Exploitation and Struggle in Post-Katrina New Orleans
Aaron Schneider, Tulane University: Ascriptive Segmetation Between Good and Bad Jobs.
7.5. Issues in Class Conciousnes-I
Lisa McKenzie, University of Nottingham: Valued and De-Valued Working Class Identity in the UK.
8.4 Class in Communities
Lillian Clayman, Rutgers University: From The Front Stoop To The Front Lawn: Working Class Suburbanities And Party Identification.
Stephanie Sapiie, Nassau Community College: Class and Community in Nassau County:organizing Bus Riders And Opposing Privatization of Long Island Bus.
12.1 Working through class at Occupy Wall Street
Steven Syrek, Rutgers University: Occupying Language at Occupy Wall Street.
12.3 Issues in Class Consciousnes
Michael Seltzer and Karl Fredrik Tangen, Oslo University College: A Class Framing Of The Norwegian Massacre Of 22 July 2011.
Gabriel Lattanzio, University of Paris Diderot VII: Challenging The Colors Of Class Identity: The Farm Workers' Movement And Their Struggle For Visibility, 1962-1975.
12.6 Education and Class Dynamics
Nicola Ingram, University of Bristol: Gaining An Advantage Through Education?:Social Class and Student Experiences of Higher Education At An Elite And A Non-Elite University In One UK City.
13.1 Class Representations in Film and Literature
Michelle M. Tokarczyk, Goucher College: Maybe We're Not So Different; Cross-Racial Solidarity in Gran Torino And Frozen River.
Dorothea Braemer, Squeaky Wheel/Buffalo Media, and Ruth Meyerowitz, SUNY Buffalo,
Representation Of Class In Activist Media: A Case Study From Buffalo, NY.
13.2 Contemporary British Working Class Lives
Rachel Wingfield Schwartz, Clinic for Dissociative Studies, London: Not Suitable for Psychoterapy-How Working Class People Get Working Class Mental Health Care.
13.4 Historical Class Dynamics in Three U.S Cities
Thomas A. Castillo, University of Maryland: Class and Culture In Interwar Miami, Florida, 1919-1941
13.5 The Role of Religion in Economic Relations
Elizabeth Fones-Wolf, West Virginia University and Ken Fones-Wolf, West Virginia University: Christianity With Its Sleeves Rolled Up: The Postwar Industrial Chaplain Movement.
14.2 Issues in The Labor Process
Bruce Budanur and Zafer Saltoglu, Bilgi University: Flexible Specialization of "The Cheapest Labour Is In Our Country.
Mustafa Kemal Coskun, Ankara University: Comparative Study Of Workers In Mining And Textile Industries In Turkey In The Context Of Class Consciousness.