Care Extractivism

Care Extractivism

Nov 29, 2021

Zoom

How does the global political economy affect health care workers and how do neoliberal austerity measures increasingly subjugate nurses, CHWS, and auxiliary health workers to the lowest rung of the occupational hierarchy? This panel will discuss why workers in these categories face greater occupational risks and more precarious working conditions and the fiscal policies that…

APPEAL Event on Government Religious Hospitals

APPEAL Event on Government Religious Hospitals

Dec 07, 2021

Zoom

At this upcoming APPEAL event, Elizabeth Sepper and James D. Nelson will discuss Government Religious Hospitals:   American governments are not supposed to own or operate religious institutions. But they do. Across the country, states run hospitals that enforce religious doctrine. The origins of these hospitals lie at the intersection of dramatic transformations in healthcare’s political economy and in…

APPEAL reading group: What is Capitalism?

APPEAL’s Capitalism Reading Group with Etienne Toussaint

Dec 10, 2021

Zoom

Etienne Toussaint, Assistant Professor, South Carolina School of Law, will discuss his paper, The Spirit of Racial Capitalism in Colonial America.  Professor Toussaint teaches contracts, business associations, and courses related to business, political economy, and critical theory.  Other areas of expertise include community development and housing law as well as environmental engineering. 

ANU Law Conference: Law & Inequality

ANU Law Conference: Law & Inequality

Feb 16-18, 2022

In-person & on Zoom

A major public law conference will be held virtually & at the ANU College of Law in Canberra on 16-18 February 2022. Growing inequality is a defining challenge of our times, domestically and globally. Yet the role of inequality in social, political and economic life is often muted (sometimes, invisible) in much public law scholarship. Notably, public law’s foundational concepts were forged in a social world where the inevitability of inequality was often taken for granted. The stuttering processes of democratisation have rendered that assumption untenable.