Fordham Conversations
Tapping into the Fordham University community to discuss and uncover issues that impact our world locally and beyond.
We look at how human activities are affecting some of our more--and less--photogenic flora and fauna.
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New York City's no longer known as one of the crime capitals of America...but for Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes, crime--and police corruption--are still very much on the radar. His new crime novel, "Triple Homicide", looks at the Blue Wall of Silence.
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One of your new years resolutions might have been to get more in touch with your heritage...but if you're Irish-American, what does that mean exactly? We talk with author Peter Quinn about Irish-American identity; and we look at what playing the tin whistle does for your Irishness.
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There doesn't seem to be too much hassle every year with the birth of the New Year (except for the hangover)...but Fordham sociologist Jeanne Flavin says that birth is one of increasingly few that's allowed to go unmolested by the criminal justice system. In her new book, "Our Bodies, Our Crimes: The Policing of Women's Reproduction in America (NYU Press, 2008)" Flavin argues for a rethinking of the idea of reproductive rights.

 

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