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Book Talk: Inequality and Social Justice
Date Thursday March 03
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
Room 225/229 - 2nd Floor
150 East San Fernando Street
San Jose
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorSan José Peace & Justice Center
Emailsjpjc [at] sanjosepeace.org
Phone408-297-2299
Address48 South 7th Street, San Jose, CA 95112
Studies in Inequality and Social Justice
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.

Co-sponsored by:
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
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