Upward Social Mobility Panel

A panel discussion was held on upward mobility in America. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the… read more

A panel discussion was held on upward mobility in America. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience. The discussion was moderated by Paul Tough, author of Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada’s Quest to Change Harlem and America, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Gloria Browne-Marshall is the author Race, Law, and American Society: 1607 to Present (Routledge; March 20, 2007).

Katherine Newman is the author or co-author of eight books on topics ranging from urban poverty to middle class economic insecurity to school violence, including The Missing Class: Portraits of the Near Poor in America (Beacon Press; September 1, 2008).

Lewis Lapham, former editor of Harper’s magazine, is the author of many books, including Pretentions to Empire, Gag Rule, and Theater of War.

“Movin' On Up: The Myth and Reality of Upward Mobility” was a 2:00 p.m. panel of the 2009 Brooklyn Book Festival, held in the Borough Hall Community Room. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Gloria J. Browne-Marshall Associate Professor John Jay College of Criminal Justice->Department of Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration
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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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Oct 10, 2009
Last Aired:
Oct 11, 2009

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  • Oct 10, 2009 | 12:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 11, 2009 | 3:19am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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