People Must Live By Work: Direct Job Creation in America, from FDR to Reagan

A Book Discussion with Historian Steven Attewell
Friday October 19, 2018


4:00pm, Friday October 19th, 2018

Room 18A, 18th Floor, 25 W 43rd St

CUNY’s School for Labor and Urban Studies, New York City

Discussants include Trudy Goldberg and Philip Harvey.



Steven Attewell

Adjunct Professor of Public Policy
Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies, The City University of New York

Steven Attewell is an Adjunct Professor of Public Policy at the City University of New York’s Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies. He received his PhD in Policy History from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in 2013.

Philip T. Harvey

Professor of Law and Economics
Rutgers School of Law-Camden

Philip T. Harvey, Ph.D. J.D. is Professor of Law and Economics at Rutgers School of Law-Camden. He previously clerked for the Honorable Robert L. Carter in the Southern District of New York, and worked as a Litigation Associate specializing in employment disputes at the New York law firm of Debevoise and Plimpton. Dr. Harvey’s published research, including two books, focuses on public policy options for securing economic and social human rights, with a particular emphasis on the right to work. Many of his publications are available at his website.

Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg

Professor of Social Policy
Adelphi University of Social Work

Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg is Professor of Social Policy, Adelphi University of Social Work. For a number of years she served as Director of its Center for Social Policy. She is the author of Jobs for All: A Plan for the Revitalization of America (with Sheila D. Collins and Helen Lachs Ginsburg, 1994) and Washington’s New Poor Law: Welfare “Reform” and the Roads Not Taken, 1935 to the Present (with Sheila D. Collins, 2001), and the editor of The Feminization of Poverty: Only in America? (with Eleanor Kremen, 1990). She is a co-founder and Chair of the National Jobs for All Coalition.