Penn Arts and Sciences

GRADUATE SSPF WORKSHOP: New Rationalizations of Political and Social Behavior

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 5:30pm

As part of its Origins of the Twenty-First Century: People, Policies, Politics series of graduate-student workshops, the Graduate Social Science & Policy Forum presents two papers on the theme, "New Rationalizations for Political and Social Behavior."  Jason Oakes (Penn History & Sociology of Science) will discuss "Length of Life, Risk of Death, and the Replacement of Capital Goods: Calculating the Population at MetLife and the Institute for Biological Research, 1925-1940."  Rachel Guberman (Penn History) will discuss, "Remaking the Political Mainstream: Reform Democrats and the 1974 Election."

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