We asked a handful of scholars what they’re reading these days. Pick up one of these great works while enjoying a “break” between semesters!
- The Politics of Value: Three Movements to Change How We Think about the Economy by Jane Collins. University of Chicago Press, 2017.
- The Vanishing American Corporation: Navigating the Hazards of a New Economy by Gerald F. Davis. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2016
- The Big Push: Exposing and Challenging the Persistence of Patriarchy by Cynthia Enloe. University of California Press, 2017.
- The Work of Art: Value in Creative Careers by Alison Gerber. Stanford University Press, 2017.
- Who Cooked Adam Smith’s Dinner?: A Story of Women and Economics by Katrine Marcal. Pegasus Books, 2016.
- Building Power from Below: Chilean Workers Take On Walmart by Carolina Bank Muñoz. ILR Press, 2017.
- Pedigree: How Elite Students Get Elite Jobs by Lauren Rivera. Princeton University Press, 2015.
- Coming Up Short: Working-Class Adulthood in an Age of Uncertainty by Jennifer M. Silva. Oxford University Press, 2013.
- Barley, Stephen R. 2016. “60th anniversary essay: Ruminations on how we became a mystery house and how we might get out.” Administrative Science Quarterly, 61 (1): 1-18.
- de Rond, Mark and Deniz Tuncalp. 2017. “Where the Wild Things Are: How Dream Can Help Identity Countertransference in Organizational Research” Organizational Research Methods 20(3):413-437
- Christin, Angèle. Forthcoming. “Counting Clicks: Quantification and Variation in Web Journalism in the United States and France.” American Journal of Sociology
- Goldberg, Amir, Sameer B. Srivastava, V. Govind Manian, William Monroe, and Christopher Potts. 2016. “Fitting in or standing out? The tradeoffs of structural and cultural embeddedness.” American Sociological Review, 81 (6): 1190-1222.
- Reeves, Aaron, Sam Friedman, Charles Rahal, and Magne Flemmen. 2017. “The decline and persistence of the old boy: Private schools and elite recruitment 1897 to 2016.” American Sociological Review, 82 (6): 1139-1166.
- Rivera, Lauren A. 2017. “When two bodies are (not) a problem: Gender and relationship status discrimination in academic hiring.” American Sociological Review, 82 (6): 1111-1138.