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New podcast – Reproducing Racism

In this edition of the Bedrosian Book Club Podcast, we discuss the new book Reproducing Racism: How Everyday Choices Lock In White Advantage by USC Gould Professor Daria Roithmayr.

A look at CVE policy implementation

February 20, 2015 by Justine Dodgen This week, the White House hosted a summit on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) to discuss how the United States and its partners can counter extremist ideologies and prevent the radicalization of domestic individuals. The … Continue reading

Southers, Bostic analyze repercussions of recent Paris attacks

Erroll Southers, the director of transition and research deployment for the USC Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE), responded to questions from Raphael Bostic, the director of the USC Bedrosian Center on Governance, in the latest installment of the Price Research Center Collaborative. Attacks at a magazine and kosher supermarket two weeks earlier killed 12 in the deadliest act of terrorism in France in more than 50 years.

Policy at the Playhouse

by Donnajean Ward

A new initiative, Policy at the Playhouse, at Bedrosian Center recognizes that conversations about governance take place in many different fora and are voiced by many different communities. We said an enthusiastic “Yes!” to the opportunity to lead a post-show discussion at the historic Pasadena Playhouse after a performance of The Whipping Man, a play by Matthew Lopez.

Podcast – If Mayors Ruled the World edition

by Raphael Bostic, William G. Resh, and Ronald O. Loveridge

if mayors ruled the worldIn this edition of the Bedrosian Book Club Podcast, we discuss political theorist Benjamin Barber’s book If Mayors Ruled the World. The book outlines Barber’s hypothesis that cities are in better position to solve some global problems. Can cities provide the leadership that nations states used to by mobilizing local civic action and the sharing of best practices between cities?

Raphael Bostic named to Freddie Mac Board of Directors

January 13, 2015 by USC Price Staff USC Price School of Public Policy professor Raphael Bostic has been elected to the board of directors for Freddie Mac, the government-sponsored mortgage finance company. Bostic, who also directs the Price School’s Bedrosian … Continue reading

Podcast – The White Album edition

by Raphael Bostic, Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, Martin Krieger, and David Sloanedidion-TWA

In this edition of the Bedrosian Book Club Podcast, we discuss Joan Didon’s book of essays about history and politics, The White Album. Published in 1979, these essays reflect a time of change here in California and America as a whole. If as she writes in the opening line, “We tell ourselves stories in order to live.” Do we still live by these stories she told? Or is the world a different place now?

Talking 21st Century Storytelling with LeVar Burton

In a conversation with Bedrosian Center Director, Raphael Bostic, LeVar Burton discusses his passion for Reading Rainbow and the impact it can have on education policy and curricula.

Book Club Podcast – Enforcing Order

by Raphael Bostic, Matt Gainer, Martin Krieger, and LaVonna Blair Lewis In this edition of the Bedrosian Book Club Podcast, we discuss Enforcing Order: An Ethnography of Urban Policing by Didier Fassin. Enforcing Order | Bedrosian Center | USC

Bedrosian Book Club Podcast – the Citizenville edition

by Raphael Bostic,David Sloane, and Sherry Bebitch Jeffe In this edition of the Bedrosian Book Club Podcast, the faculty discuss California lieutenant  Governor, Gavin Newsom‘s book Citizenville. Ostensibly, the book is about how government has not caught up with the ubiquity of smart … Continue reading

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