Issues around this topic included restrictions on receiving public benefits such as Food Stamps, unfair payday and credit loans, and America's history as a meritocracy. Dr. Chamard also presented sociological theories concerning how the working poor are perceived and treated, such as rabble management.
|L to r: Christina Gheen, Coordinator, UAA/APU Books of the Year|
and Dr. Sharon Chamard in the Ann Stevens Room at the library.
Conversation Salon Series discussions are held every third Tuesday of the month, from September to May, at 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the Ann Stevens Room of the Loussac Library. The sessions are not presentations, but opportunities for attendees to discuss issues relevant to themselves and the community. For more information contact Nancy Clark at 343-2972.