Bowen Paulle argues that the violence and chaos of inner-city schools creates overwhelming stress for both students and teachers. Without addressing this stress, reforms to improve education in these schools are unlikely to be effective.
A book presentation with author Bowen Paulle, University of Amsterdam, Sociology and Anthropology.
The Politics of Trafficking: The First International Movement to Combat the Sexual Exploitation of Women
A book talk with author Stephanie Limoncelli (Loyola Marymount University, Sociology) and discussant Kathryn Farr (Portland State University, Sociology)
A book talk with authors Lynn Hunt (UCLA, History), Margaret Jacob (UCLA, History), and Wijnand Mijnhardt (Utrecht University, Comparative History of the Social Sciences and Humanities), and discussant Paula Findlen (Stanford University, History)
Through joint research projects and educational exchanges, the institutes will focus special attention on nanoelectronics, medical diagnostic and therapeutic devices, and new materials.
For the past eight years, Dutch college officials have been traveling to Westwood to learn how UCLA promotes a multicultural campus. The Dutch delegations are grappling with such issues as xenophobia in their own country, where Muslims make up the largest immigrant group. This summer, VU University Amsterdam signed an agreement with UCLA to work together on promoting diversity by organizing student exchanges, research collaborations and educational programs.
A book talk with author DIANE WOLF, UC Davis, Sociology, and discussant SUSAN DERWIN, UCSB, Germanic, Slavic and Semitic Studies
A visiting historian and a UCLA political scientist analyze November's inconclusive election in the Netherlands.