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Re: [xmca] Symp. on research on work for AERA 2013

I volunteer to get a free memembership!  :-))

On Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 7:24 AM, Worthen, Helena Harlow <
hworthen@illinois.edu> wrote:

> Mike, everyone --
> I still hope to propose something.
> It would be a symposium (and I would mark it as a potential roundtable)
> which means I'd need a roster of co-participants.  I would like it to focus
> on studies of work (work having a certain relevance to exits from poverty).
> I would prefer to make it a discussion and comparison of the efforts of
> researchers who have studied work (Sylvia Scribner, for starters -- I'm
> reading her studies of the assembly workers in the dairy plant -- but also
> Sawchuk, Lave, Billet, some people from Engestrom's outfit). I would like
> to see if there is any kind of historical development in the way work is
> researched. Of course, it would be great if the symposium discussion could
> come up with an agenda for researching work.
> I'd appreciate some volunteers to go in on this and refine it with me.
> I have been looking on the AERA website but can't see any place where it
> actually tells you how much registration costs.  Seems to me this
> information ought to be posted in a way that's easy to find. Any
> suggestions?
> And I also had to smile when I saw that, if you paid full dues for 20
> years and are now emeritus, you get a free membership!!!  This is
> definitely a hangover from the olden days when tenure-track and tenure was
> the norm and people could count on a 20-year career in a single job, ending
> with emeritus status. But there's no low-income membership rate for people
> who, having had many jobs, are now retired but not "emeritus" or whatever.
> Helena Worthen
> Visiting Scholar, UC Berkeley Center for Labor Education and Research
> Helena.worthen@berkeley.edu
> 510-828-2745, 802-380-0193
> On 7/9/12 7:31 PM, "mike cole" <lchcmike@gmail.com<mailto:
> lchcmike@gmail.com>> wrote:
> Anyone proposing anything??
> mike
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