University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Katherine Cramer Walsh

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Katherine (Kathy) Cramer is a Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is the author of "The Politics of Resentment: Rural Consciousness and the Rise of Scott Walker." Her written work has appeared in many venues, including the Washington Post,, USA Today and The Guardian. She has spoken with audiences around the globe to share her insights on public opinion, rural resentment, and the effects of inequality on democratic engagement. She prides herself on speaking frequently with groups of people who want to achieve justice and democracy for all.

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Scheduled events:
Where is the Conservative Party Headed?
Join Katherine Cramer, Craig Shirly and Charles Sykes as they talk about today's political climate and discuss the question "Where is the Conservative Party Headed?" Assistive listening devices available.

Student Union Gallagher Theater (Seats 340)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 11, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Katherine Cramer Walsh, Craig Shirley, Charlie Sykes
Moderator: Carolyn Lukensmeyer

The Politics of Resentment
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
University Of Chicago Press
March 2016
ISBN 9780226349114
298 pages
$30.00, INSTORE
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Since the election of Scott Walker, Wisconsin has been seen as ground zero for debates about the appropriate role of government in the wake of the Great Recession. More/less

Talking About Race
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
University of Chicago Press
May 2007
ISBN 9780226869070
356 pages
$34.00, INSTORE
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It is a perennial question: how should Americans deal with racial and ethnic diversity? More than 400 communities across the country have attempted to answer it by organizing discussions among diverse volunteers in an attempt to improve race relations. More/less

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