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NEW Dædalus Issue—Summer 2019—Inequality as a Multidimensional Process
Rising inequality is one of our most pressing social concerns. It is not simply that some are advantaged while others are not, but that structures of inequality are self-reinforcing and cumulative; they become durable.
— Paul Pierson and Michèle Lamont
Aug 27, 2019
Featuring Dr. Frances Levine
St. Louis, MO
Sep 17, 2019
Featuring David Oxtoby
Oct 11-13, 2019