1. AFFIRMATIVE ACTION AND GENDER EQUALITY: THEORY AND POLICY - ROOM 22

Chair: Barbara Bergmann, American University, USA

Bette Woody, University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA. "The Role of Affirmative Action Policy in Female Male Opportunity in Professional Occupations: A Comparison of US and France."

Sandra S. Tangri, Howard University, USA. "Is Affirmative Action Fair?"

Lee Badgett, University of Maryland, USA. "Sexual Orientation Policies:Affirmative Action or Actions of Affirmation."

Jacqueline Nonan, France. "Affirmative Action and the European Community. "




2. PROBLEMS AND PROMISE: PERSPECTIVES ON TRANSITION FROM PLANNED ECONOMIES - ROOM 31

Chair: Diane Elson, University of Manchester, UK

Natalia Kouznetsova, St. Petersburg State University, Russia. "Problems of Sustainable Development and Economic Growth in Different Economic Systems in the Historical Context."

Nadezda Pakhomova, St. Petersburg State University, Russia. "Mechanism of Sustainable Development Realization in the Transitional Economy."

Galina Tchernova, St. Petersburg State University, Russia. "Mathematical Models of the Sustainable Development in the Transitional Economy."




3. HOUSEHOLD DECISIONS AND RESOURCE DISTRIBUTION - ROOM 31

Chair: Janet Seiz, Grinnell College, USA

Naila Kabeer, University of Sussex, UK, "Necessary or Sufficient? Women,Wages and Intra-Household Bargaining Power."

Ghazala Mansuri, Boston University, USA. "Prosperity, Poverty and Power: Labor Force Participation and Control Over Intra-Household Decision Making in Rural Pakistan."

Frances Wooley, Carleton University, Canada. "Family Financial Management: Survey Design and Preliminary Results."




4. TRADE: SOCIAL, FAMILY AND WOMEN'S' ISSUES - ROOM 23

Chair: Isabella Bakker, York University, Canada

Lynn Duggan, Michigan State University, USA. "Free Trade, Social Policy, and Family Policy."

Ellie Perkins, York University, Canada. "Women and Sustainable Trade."

Mariama Marjorie Williams, Fashion Institute of Technology, USA. "The Social and Environmental Dimensions of World Trade."




5. ROUNDTABLE: FEMINIST BRIDGES: BUILDING A MODEL FOR ACADEMIC AND ACTIVIST COOPERATION - ROOM 30

Convener: J. Elaine Walters, Change-Making by Design, USA.

Sue Himmelwaite, The Open University, UK

Randy Albelda, University of Massachusetts-Boston, USA

Antonella Picchio, University of Modena, Italy

Elaine McCrate, University of Vermont, USA

Lee Badgett, University of Maryland, USA

Lisa A. McGowan, The Development GAP, USA.

N. Holvoet, University of Antwerp, Belgium