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For Earth Day, Roosevelt House Publishes Issue Briefs on Climate Injustice

Posted on April 22nd, 2015 · Posted in Faculty Associates News, Publication News, Roosevelt House General News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New York, NY, April 22, 2015 – Timed to coincide with Earth Day 2015, the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College is publishing three new Issue Briefs…  

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Ida Susser and Filip A. Stabrowski – “Unaffordable Housing: A Case Study

Posted on February 10th, 2015 · Posted in Publication News

In this, the third brief in the Roosevelt House series on Affordable Housing, “Unaffordable Housing: A Case Study,” Professors Ida Susser (Anthropology) and Filip Stabrowski (Anthropology) analyze past administrations’ housing policies while suggesting…  

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Housing and Gentrification: The Changing Nature of Chinatown

Faculty Opinion Piece. Bill de Blasio’s message in the State of the City speech today is no doubt welcomed by many in the city. Affordable housing is crucial in keeping…  

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Peter Kwong and Samuel Stein: “Preserve and Protect Chinatown”

Posted on February 3rd, 2015 · Posted in Publication News

In this, the second brief in the Roosevelt House series on Affordable Housing, “Preserve and Protect Chinatown,” Peter Kwong (Distinguished Professor of Urban Affairs and Planning at Hunter) and Samuel Stein (Adjunct Professor…  

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Matthew G. Lasner – “Affordable Housing in New York City: Then and Now”

Posted on January 26th, 2015 · Posted in Publication News

“Affordable Housing in New York City: Then and Now,” is an Issue Brief by Matthew Gordon Lasner, Assistant Professor of Urban Affairs & Planning at Hunter College, which provides a…  

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Interactive Democracy: The Social Roots of Global Justice

Posted on August 13th, 2014 · Posted in Publication News

How can we confront the problems of diminished democracy, pervasive economic inequality, and persistent global poverty? Is it possible to fulfill the dual aims of deepening democratic participation and achieving…  

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Breadlines Knee-Deep in Wheat – Food Assistance in the Great Depression (Revised and Expanded)

Posted on August 13th, 2014 · Posted in Publication News

At no time during the Great Depression was the contradiction between agriculture surplus and widespread hunger more wrenchingly graphic than in the government’s attempt to raise pork prices through the…  

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Lethal But Legal: Corporations, Consumption, and Protecting Public Health

Posted on March 17th, 2014 · Posted in Publication News

Decisions made by the food, tobacco, alcohol, pharmaceutical, gun, and automobile industries have a greater impact on today’s health than the decisions of scientists and policymakers. As the collective influence…  

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One Out of Three: Immigrant New York in the Twenty-First Century

Posted on February 11th, 2014 · Posted in Publication News

This absorbing anthology features in-depth portraits of diverse ethnic populations, revealing the surprising new realities of immigrant life in twenty-first-century New York City. Contributors show how nearly fifty years of…  

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Urban Food Policy: The 2012 Joan H. Tisch Health Policy Seminar

Posted on February 5th, 2014 · Posted in Publication News

In the fall of 2012, the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College convened a Food Policy Seminar of faculty experts throughout the City University of New York (CUNY)…