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. "
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."
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."
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."
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