Job Talk: Crucible of Care: De-industrialization, Inequality, and the Making of the Service Economy

Gabriel Winant
Palmer 223 Thursday Feb. 8th @ 2PM

While nobody was looking, health care became by far the largest sector of employment across the postindustrial United States. Why did this happen? And what relationship did this change have to the rise of social inequality in America’s cities? This talk uses the transformation of the city of Pittsburgh to explore these larger changes in work and inequality in America.

Posted by jpopiel@coloradocollege.edu for the January 31, 2018 digest.

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