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|Book Talk: Inequality and Social Justice|
|Date||Thursday March 03|
|Time||7:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
Room 225/229 - 2nd Floor
150 East San Fernando Street
|Event Type||Panel Discussion|
|Organizer/Author||San José Peace & Justice Center|
|sjpjc [at] sanjosepeace.org|
|Address||48 South 7th Street, San Jose, CA 95112|
Studies in Inequality and Social JusticeAdded to the calendar on Thursday Feb 10th, 2011 12:14 PM
Edited by Kira Hall
(Archana Publications, Meerut, 2009)
Ved Prakash Vatuk, whom the book honors, will introduce two chapters on the immigrant experience.
Chapter 12 - Terror at Dong Rek
James M. Freeman talks about his chapter (co-authored with Nguyen Dinh Huu) on Vietnamese asylum seekers who languished for years at a refugee camp on the border of Thailand. He is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at San José State University.
Chapter 10 - Undocumented Immigrants in the United States: From Impoverishment to May Day Resurgence
Sharat G. Lin discusses his chapter on the largest political demonstration in San José's history. He is president of the San José Peace and Justice Center.
Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing by the authors.
Admission free and open to all. Wheelchair accessible.
San José State University Library
San José Public Library
César Chávez Community Action Center
Culture and Conflict Forum
San José Peace and Justice Center
Silicon Valley Center for Global Innovation and Immigration