Event Information

Date & Time
February 12, 2015 -
4:15pm to 5:45pm
Bechtel International Center Assembly Room
422 Lagunita Drive
94305 Stanford , CA
California US

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"Cut Adrift" book lecture with Marianne Cooper


Join us for a book signing and lecture with Clayman Institute Sociologist and author, Marianne Cooper. Her new book, Cut Adrift: Families in Insecure Times, makes an important and original contribution to the national conversation about inequality and risk in American society. Set against the backdrop of rising economic insecurity and rolled-up safety nets, Marianne Cooper’s probing analysis explores what keeps Americans up at night. Click here for more information on Cut Adrift.

This event is co-sponsored by the University Human Resources WorkLife Office, the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society, and The Center for the Study of Poverty and Inequality. Click here to RSVP.






    • Sociologist, Clayman Institute
    • Postdoctoral Fellow, 2010-2011
    Marianne Cooper is a sociologist at the Clayman Institute.  She was the lead researcher for the book, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg.  Her book, Cut Adrift: Families in Insecure Times, with the University of California Press examines how families are coping in an insecure age.  She is a core team member of the Clayman Institute’s Voice & Influence program. Cooper received her PhD in...