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Back | Programme Area: Identities, Conflict and Cohesion (2000 - 2009) | Event: Racism and Public Policy Conference


Racism and Public Policy Conference

  • Date: 3 - 5 Sep 2001
  • Location: Durban, South Africa
  • Speakers: Alexandra Pero, Amina Mama, Angela King, Antonio Guimaraes, Benjamin Bowling, Bernard Magubane, Boo Teik Khoo, Diego Iturralde, Frene Ginwala, George Fredrickson, Glenn Loury, Guy Mhone, Hajo Funke, Hans-Georg Betz, Jane Bennett, Jeroen Doomernik, Jomo Sundaram, Kum Kum Bhavnani, Kwesi Prah, Lee Swepston, Lily Rahim, Manning Marable, Marcia Langton, Marisol de la Cadena, Mark Suzman, Mary Robinson, Neville Alexander, Njabulo Ndebele, Peter Schatzer, Pierre Sané, Ralph Premdas, Ray Jureidini, Renosi Mokate, Robert Bullard, Rodolfo Stavenhagen, Sam Moyo, Sheldon Danziger, Thandika Mkandawire, Tom Lodge, Tracey Mcintosh, Vernellia Randall, Vijay Prashad
  • Project Title: Racism and Public Policy

Wednesday 5th September 2001


Royal Hotel, Durban

Session Nine: Health, Environmental Racism and Public Policy

• Chair: Alejandra Pero, Programme Adviser, UN Development Programme

• Varnellia Randall, Race, Health Care and the Law: Regulating Racial Discrimination in Health Care

• Robert Bullard, Confronting Environmental Racism in the Twenty First Century


Session Ten: Social Equality and Poverty Eradication

• Chair: Pierre Sané, Assistant Director-General, Social and Human Sciences, UNESCO

• Glenn Loury, Racial Justice and Affirmative Action Policies: The Superficial Morality of Color-Blindness in the United States

• Jomo K. Sundaram, The Economics and Politics of Affirmative Action Policies in Malaysia

• Antonio Guimaraes, Racial Inequalities, Black Protest and Public Policies in Brazil

• Renosi Mokate, Redistributive Policies, Anti-Poverty Programmes and Race Relations in South Africa