Just a quick note to highlight a bill going to Governor Brown’s desk, which makes it officially legal for children of domestic servants employees to attend school in the district where their parent works. As noted by the Contra Costa Times, this bill is inspired by the Orinda school district (just across the hill from … Continue reading “The Help”, 2015 style
Stop Trying to Save the World: Michael Hobbs: New Republic 11/17/2014 The repeated “success, scale, fail” experience of the last 20 years of development practice suggests something super boring: Development projects thrive or tank according to the specific dynamics of the place in which they’re applied. It’s not that you test something in one place, … Continue reading Sunday Reading: 11.30.2014
This CFP seeks to engage in conversation with other scholars who apply the concepts of hazardscape and discourse as critical tools for better understanding these processes and relations behind environmental disasters.