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Care-Centered Politics: The Importance of Care in the Home, at Work, and for the Earth

November 3, 2022 @ 7:00 pm 8:30 pm

Robert Gottlieb is Professor Emeritus of Urban and Environmental Policy and the Founder and Former Director of the Urban & Environmental Policy Institute at Occidental College. He is the author and co-author of fourteen books, including his most recent book, Care-Centered Politics: From the Home to the Planet.

Professor Gottlieb is the editor of two MIT Press series, “Urban and Industrial Environments” and “Food, Health, and Environment” that include nearly 100 publications. He is the recipient of numerous prizes for his contributions to the fields of urban planning, environmental studies, environmental history, food studies, and urban policy, including the Carey McWilliams Lifetime Achievement Award from the California Studies Association.

A long time environmental and social justice activist, Bob has been engaged in researching, writing, and participating in social movements for nearly 60 years.