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Hilary Silver

Hilary Silver

Professor in Urban Studies, Sociology and Public Policy / Brown University, USA

Hilary Silver has a PhD in Sociology from Columbia University and is a longstanding affiliate of the Center for European Studies at Harvard.

She served as Editor of the urban sociological journal, City & Community, and as Director of the Urban Studies Program at Brown University. Hilary Silver is currently consulting for the United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, in the run-up to the Sustainable Development Goals.  Previously she has consulted on social exclusion, poverty and inequality for theInternational Labour Organization, World Bank, IADB, UNDP, Brookings Institution, US Office of Personnel Management, and other agencies. She is editing a volume, Comparing Cities, and studying policies to promote social inclusion in the United States and abroad.

Recent Publications:

  • 2015    “Social Exclusion.” Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity and Nationalism,
                 ed. John Stone Wiley-Blackwell.
  • 2015    “Poverty Policy.” International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral
                 Sciences, 2nded. Elsevier.
  • 2016    “National Urban Policy in the Age of Obama.” In James DeFilippis, ed.
                 Urban Policy in the Time of Obama.  University of Minnesota Press.

 

 

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CROP News and Events

Poverty as Ideology: Rescuing Social Justice from Global Development Agendas

18 January 2019 | George Washington University, USA

BOOK LAUNCH by Andrew Fischer, winner of the International Studies in Poverty Prize awarded by CROP and Zed Books.

TRANSNATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS IN THE ENABLEMENT OF SUSTAINABLE WATER ACCESSIBILITY IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

January 2019

CROP POVERTY BRIEF 48: By Adebusuyi Isaac Adeniran (Senior Lecturer in Development Studies at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Nigeria, and Research Coordinator at Migration and Development in Africa Monitors (MDAM), Nigeria)

Consolidating South Africa's Emerging Democratic Developmental State through Developmental Local Government

December 2018

CROP POVERTY BRIEF: By Isaac Khambule (PhD Candidate at the University of KwaZulu-Natal and a Researcher at the Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa)

News from CROPNET

Fifth Annual Amartya Sen Essay Prize

12-15 March 2019 | Nairobi, Kenya

ESSAYS: Award ceremony will be held at social justice conference.

SDG Conference Bergen

7-8 February 2019 | University of Bergen

re:thinking/re:working - Addressing the inequality of knowledge

CODESRIA 15th General Assembly

17-21 December, 2018 | Dakar, Senegal

EVENT: Africa and the Crisis of Globalisation.

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