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Glenn C. Loury

Glenn C. Loury is Merton P. Stoltz Professor of the Social Sciences Brown University. He is author of  Race, Incarceration, and American Values.

Articles

Scarcity lays the foundation for thinking differently about poverty.
Glenn C. Loury
He didn't believe in short-cuts.
Glenn C. Loury

James Q. Wilson’s legacy.

Glenn C. Loury

BR Co-editor Joshua Cohen chats with contributor Glenn Loury on Bloggingheads.tv

Joshua Cohen, Glenn C. Loury
A Conversation
Joshua Cohen, Glenn C. Loury

What role should “identity” play in our politics and in our lives?

Glenn C. Loury

Race and the transformation of criminal justice.

Glenn C. Loury

A roundtable with bell hooks, Cornel West, and more.

Eugene F. Rivers III, Margaret A. Burnham, Henry Louis Gates, Jr, bell hooks, Glenn C. Loury, Cornel West, Anthony Appiah

Forums

Michael Brown shouldn't be a poster child for social justice movements.

Glenn C. Loury

Forum Responses

I am grateful for the thoughtful replies to my essay, though left largely unmoved. Of course black lives matter, as several respondents point out. But the facts matter too. The fact is...
Glenn C. Loury
Inequality and Solidarity I welcome David Grusky’s provocative reflection on the way forward for those who, like myself, support the Occupy Wall Street movement and wish to advance its goals. As an...
Glenn C. Loury
Eugene Rivers has once again contributed a provocative and thoughtful essay on the condition of Black America and the role of intellectuals in response to it. Given limitations of space, let me...
Glenn C. Loury

Can the nation-state serve social justice?

Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò leads a forum with Thea Riofrancos, Mariame Kaba & Andrea Ritchie, Ishac Diwan & Bright Simons, and others. Plus Leila Farsakh on Palestinian statehood, Astra Taylor and Leah Hunt-Hendrix on a “solidarity state,” Joshua Craze on rule by militia, and much more. 

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