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Globalization and economic justice is the topic of a Vassar College lecture by Samuel Bowles, September 13, 2001

This event rescheduled for November 7, 2001.

Professor Samuel Bowles of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, will speak on globalization and economic justice at Vassar College on Thursday, September 13, at 5 p.m. in Rockefeller Hall, room 300. The economics department sponsors the annual Martin H. Crego lecture, which is free and open to the public.

Bowles, an economics professor, has written numerous books and papers. He received the Museum of Education Book of the Century prize in 1999 for "Schooling in Capitalist America." Among Bowles's forthcoming books are "Globalization and Redistribution: Feasible Egalitarianism in a Competitive World," "The Intergenerational Transmission of Economic Status: Education, Class, and Genetics," and "In Search of Homo Economicus: Behavioral Experiments in 15 Simple Societies."

For additional information, call the office of campus activities at (845) 437-5370.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Cathy Jennings at (845) 437-5370, as far in advance as possible to request appropriate and reasonable accommodations.

Vassar College is a highly selective, coeducational, independent, residential liberal arts college founded in 1861.

Posted by Office of Communications Saturday, September 1, 2001