Research in Social Stratification and Mobility

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Table of Contents v. 21 Special Topic: "Inequality: Structures, Dynamics, and Mechanisms: Essays in Honor of Aage B. Sorensen"
Table of Contents v.20
Table of Contents v.19 Special Topic: "The Future of Market Transition"

Table of Contents v.18
Table of Contents v.17    Special Topic: "The Future of Affirmative Action"
Contents of Previous Volumes
Editorial Board  
 

Statement of Purpose:

Research in Social Stratification and Mobility is dedicated to publishing the highest quality, most innovative research on issues of social inequality from a broad diversity of theoretical  and methodological perspectives.  The journal is also dedicated to cutting edge summaries of prior research and fruitful exchanges that will stimulate future research on issues of social inequality.
 
 

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Authors should submit three copies of their paper along with a $10 submission fee to cover the cost of processing. The submission fee is waived for papers with graduate students as first-authors. Address all submissions to: Kevin T. Leicht, editor
RESEARCH IN SOCIAL STRATIFICATION AND MOBILITY
Department of Sociology
W140 Seashore Hall
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1401

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Volume 21 - Inequality: Structures, Dynamics, and Mechanisms: Essays in Honor of Aage B. Sorensen

Table of Contents

1) Introductory Chapter: Aage B. Sørensen: 1941-2001

Theory and Methods

2) Peter Hedstrom, “Generative Models and Explanatory Research: On the Sociology of Aage B. Sørensen.”

3) Trond Petersen, “Aage Sørensen’s Contributions to Quantitative Sociology: From Studying Processes to Studying Structure”

Educational Inequality

4) Robert M. Hauser, “Schooling and Academic Achievement in Time and Place”

5) Maureen T. Hallinan, “Sørensen’s Learning Opportunities Model: Theoretical Foundations, Mathematical Formalization, and Empirical Analyses”

6) Warren N. Kubitschek, “School Effects and Sørensen’s Theories of Learning Opportunities and Achievement”

Mobility and Careers

7) Gosta Esping-Andersen, “Untying the Gordian Knot of Social Inheritance”

8)  Hans-Peter Blossfeld and Sonja Drobnic, "Career Patterns over the Life Course: Gender, Class, and Linked Lives"

Structural Inequality and Rents

9) Rakesh Khurana and Mikolaj Jan Piskorski, “Sources of Structural Inequality in Managerial Labor Markets”

10) Michèle Ollivier, “Towards a Structural Theory of Status Inequality: Structures and Rents in Popular Music and Tastes”

 

11) Stephen L. Morgan and Mark W. McKerrow, “Social Class, Rent Destruction, and the Earnings of Black and White Men, 1982-2000”

12) Trond Petersen and Vemund Snartland, “Firms, Wages, and Incentives: Incentive Systems and Their Impacts on Wages, Productivity, and Risks”

Appendix A: Aage B. Sørensen’s Publication List

Appendix B: Memories of Aage Sørensen as a Mentor

Table of Contents v.20, 2004

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Volume 20, Research in Social Stratification and Mobility

ISBN 0-7623-0879-6
Approximately $90.00/£50.80
 

Edited by
Kevin T. Leicht
Department of Sociology
140 Seashore Hall West
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1401
(319-335-2492; fax: 319-335-2509)
e-mail: Kevin-leicht@uiowa.edu
 
TABLE OF CONTENTS

List of Contributors

Introduction

Kevin T. Leicht

PART I: THE WISCONSIN LONGITUDINAL STUDY TURNS 40: A TRIBUTE TO WILLIAM H. SEWELL

As We Age: A Review of the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study, 1957-2001, William H. Sewell, Robert M. Hauser, Kristen W. Springer, and Taissa M. Hauser

PART II: COMPARATIVE ANALYSES OF EMPLOYMENT AND UNDEREMPLOYMENT

The Gender Stratification of Employment Hardship: Queuing, Opportunity Structure and Economic Cycles, Sigal Alon

Change in Part-Time Work Across Occupations, 1970-1990, Naomi Cassirer

Labor Market Structure and Re-Employment Rates: Unemployment Dynamics in West Germany and the United States, Markus Gangl

PART III: SOCIAL MOBILITY IN DISTINCTIVE INSTITUTIONAL SETTINGS

Intergenerational Social Mobility Among Korean Men in Comparative Perspective, Hyunjoon Park

Do Opposites Attract? How Inequality Affects Mobility in the Labor Market, Michael Tahlin

PART IV: THE STRATIFICATION IMPLICATIONS OF STATUS INCONSISTENCY AND ROLE CONFLICT

Unmet Expectations: The Effect of Status Inconsistency on Quitting and Internal Job Changing, W.E. Douglas Creed and Ishak Saporta

Organizational and Professional Commitment in Professional and Non-Professional Organizations: The Case of Nurse Doctorates, Ashley P. Finley, Charles W. Mueller, and Cynthia A. Gurney

PART V: THE CONTINUING SALIENCE OF CLASS POWER AND CLASS CONSCIOUSNESS

The Power of Property in Comparative Perspective, Lawrence E. Raffalovich and Elena Vesselinov

Finding Class Consciousness in the New Economy, Michael Wallace and Azamat Junisbai

Table of Contents v.19, 2002 The Future of Market Transition

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Volume 19, The Future of Market Transition

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THE FUTURE OF MARKET TRANSITION

RESEARCH IN SOCIAL STRATIFICATION AND MOBILITY

VOLUME 19

Edited by
Kevin T. Leicht
Department of Sociology
140 Seashore Hall West
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1401
(319-335-2492; fax: 319-335-2509)
e-mail: Kevin-leicht@uiowa.edu
 
TABLE OF CONTENTS

List of Contributors

Introduction

Kevin T. Leicht

PART I: MARKET TRANSITION AND LESSONS FOR SOCIAL SCIENCE

Postsocialist Inequalities: The Causes of Continuity and Discontinuity, Victor Nee and Yang Cao

An Outline of the Social History of Socialism Or an Auto-Critique of an Auto-Critique, Ivan Szelenyi

What Happened to the Working Class? Errors of an Unrepentant Marxist, Michael Burawoy
 

PART II: INSIGHTS INTO THE TRANSFORMATION OF ORGANIZATIONS AND MARKET INSTITUTIONS

Birth of a Market Economy: Hungarian Agriculture After Socialism, Anthony Obershall and Zsuzsa Hanto

Party Power, Market, and Private Power: Chinese Communist Party Persistence in China's Listed Companies , Sonja Opper, Sonja M.L. Wong and Ruyin Hu

The Transformation of Labor Relations in China's Emerging Market Economy, Doug Guthrie

Corporate Labor Policies and Practices During China's Transition: An Exploration of Implications for Social Stratification, Lisa Keister

PART III: ANALYSES OF OCCUPATIONAL ATTAINMENT AND GENDER INEQUALITY

Occupational Attainment in Eastern Europe under Socialism. Raymond Sin-Kwok Wong

Occupational Sex Segregation in State Socialist and Market Economies: Levels, Patterns, and Change in East and West Germany, 1980s and 1998, Rachel A. Rosenfeld and

Heike Trappe

Intercity Variation in Gender Inequalities in China: Analysis of a 1995 National Survey, Xiaoling Shu and Yanjie Bian

PART IV: THEORETICAL AND EMPIRICAL EXPLICATIONS OF MARKET TRANSITION THEORY

From Cadre Managers to Private Entrepreneurs: Entry into Family Business in Rural China. Litao Zhao

Institutional Transformation and Returns to Education in Urban China: An Empirical Assessment, Wei Zhao and Xueguang Zhou

Marketization and Income Distribution in Urban China, 1988 and 1995, Yanjie Bian and Zhanxin Zhang

 
Table of Contents v.18, 2001

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Volume 18, Research in Social Stratification and Mobility
 ISBN 0-7623-0752-8

Edited by
Kevin T. Leicht
Department of Sociology
140 Seashore Hall West
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1401
(319-335-2492; fax: 319-335-2509)
e-mail: Kevin-leicht@uiowa.edu

Table of Contents

LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS

SPECIAL THANKS TO THE REVIEWERS FOR VOLUME 18

EDITORIAL BOARD

CALL FOR PAPERS

Introduction to volume 18   Kevin T. Leicht

 

PART I. THE CHANGING REAL AND SYMBOLIC BOUNDARIES OF SOCIAL STRATIFICATION

Symbolic Boundaries and the New Division of Labor: Engineers, Workers, and the Restructuring of Factory Life,  Steven Peter Vallas

Inequality in America: The Case for Post-Industrial Capitalism, Joel I. Nelson

The Movements of Physicians Between Specialties, Jerry A. Jacobs, Ann Boulis, and Carla Messikomer

Support For Redistributive Policies Among the African American Middle Class: Race and Class Effects, George Wilson

 

PART II. WHO BENEFITS FROM RAPIDLY CHANGING MARKETS? EVIDENCE FROM DIFFERENT CONTEXTS

Working Class Wages During Early Industrialization: Brazilian Evidence, Jonathan Kelley and Archibald O. Haller

Redistribution Under State Socialism: A USSR and PRC Comparison, Xueguang Zhou and Olga Suhomlinova

 

PART III. IMMIGRATION, MARGINALIZATION, AND EXCLUSION

Strategies of Economic Endurance: Israeli Palestinians in the Ethnic Economy and the Public Sector, Yuval P. Yonay and Vered Kraus

Mass Migration and Labor Market Incorporation: Soviet Migrants in Israel, Nancy Weinberg

 

PART IV. MODELING OCCUPATIONAL MOBILITY

Intergenerational Mobility of Class and Occupation in Modern England: Analysis of a Four-Way Mobility Table¸ Yusheng Peng

The Industrial Context of Occupational Mobility: Change in Structure

 

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Volume 17, The Future of Affirmative Action
ISBN 0-7623-0455-8
Approximately $73.25/£47.00
 
 

THE FUTURE OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

RESEARCH IN SOCIAL STRATIFICATION AND MOBILITY

VOLUME 17

Edited by
Kevin T. Leicht
Department of Sociology
140 Seashore Hall West
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1401
(319-335-2492; fax: 319-335-2509)
e-mail: Kevin-leicht@uiowa.edu
 
 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction

Kevin T. Leicht

Special thanks to reviewers and sponsors of Volume 17

About the authors

THE LEGAL, ORGANIZATIONAL AND HISTORICAL CONTEXT OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

The Historical Foundations of Affirmative Action, 1961-1971, Nicholas Pedriana

Political Culture Wars 1990s Style: The Drum-Beat of Quotas in Media Framing of the Civil Rights Act of 1991, Robin Stryker, Martha Scarpellino and Melissa Holtzman

Symbols and Substance In Organizational Response to Civil Rights Law, Lauren B. Edelman and Stephen M. Petterson
 
 

GENDER, RACE, AND THE ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

Degendered Jobs? Organizational Processes and Gender Segregated Employment, Donald Tomaskovic-Devey and Sheryl Skaggs

Progress at the Employment Gates? Affirmative Action and Earnings Gaps Among Human Resource Managers , Joan E. Manley and Patricia A. Roos

More Glory and Less Injustice: The Glass Ceiling in Sweden, 1970-1990 , Trond Petersen and Eva M. Meyersson
 
 

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION: A VIEW FROM THE FRONT

Framing Sociology in Court: Affirmative Action Discourse and Expert Opinion on Employment Discrimination, William T. Bielby

Bias in Standardized Educational and Employment Tests as a Justification for Racial Preferences in Affirmative Action Programs, Frank L. Schmidt and John E. Hunter

Affirmative Action and the Ideal of "Justice For All" , Barbara Bader Aldave

Beyond Affirmative Action: Algorythmic Versus Holistic Approaches to College Admissions, Teresa A. Sullivan

 

 

 

Contents of Previous Volumes:
Volume 16, 1998
ISBN 0-7623-0279-8
Approximately$73.25/£47.00

Contents:
Introduction, Kevin T. Leicht.

The Changing International Context of Social Stratification
Education and Earnings in Nigeria, 1974-1992, Stephen L. Morgan and William R. Morgan

Educational Opportunity, Aspirations and Attainments in Urban China and Taiwan, C. Montgomery Broaded
Earnings of Native-Born Jewish and Arab Men in Israel, 1987-1993, Yitchak Haberfeld and Yinon Cohen
Structure, Culture, and Sex Segregation in Western Europe, Maria Charles
Class Biography and Class Consciousness in Australia, Mark Western

Race, Immigration and Life Chances
Immigrant Latino Representation and Earnings Penalties in Occupations, Lisa Catanzarite.
Linking Racism to Birth Weight Disparities in the United States, Augustine J. Kposowa, and Pamela J. Preston
The Declining Significance of Race Among Chinese and Japanese American Men, Arthur Sakamoto, Jeng Liu, and Jessie M.
     Tzeng
Personal Contacts and Post-Hire Job Outcomes: Theoretical and Empirical Notes on the Significance of Matching Methods,
    James E. Coverdill
Income Stratification at Retirement: Continuity or Change?, Jean Waight

The Distinctiveness of Independent Business as a Locus of Stratification
Passing on Privilege: Resources Provided by Self-Employed Parents to their Self-Employed Children, Howard Aldrich, Linda
    A. Renzulli and Nancy Langton
Same Song, Different Verse: Labor Market Processes and Self-Employment Success, Mark McCrary
A Community of Interests: Understanding the Relationships between Franchisors and Franchises, David B. Bills
 


 

Editorial Board Members:
 

Robert P. Althauser 
Department of Sociology 
Indiana University 
Bloomington, Indiana  47405

Thomas DiPrete 
Department of Sociology 
Duke University 
Durham, North Carolina  27708

Scott R. Eliason 
Department of Sociology 
University of Iowa 
Iowa City, Iowa  52242-1401

Jennifer Glass 
Department of Sociology 
University of Iowa 
Iowa City, Iowa  52242-1401

David Hachen 
Department of Sociology 
University of Notre Dame 
Notre Dame, Indiana  46556

Joan Huber 
Department of Sociology 
The Ohio State University 
Columbus, Ohio  43210

Arne L. Kalleberg 
Department of Sociology 
University of North Carolina 
Chapel Hill, North Carolina  27599-3210 

Robert L. Kaufman 
Department of Sociology 
The Ohio State University 
Columbus, Ohio  43210

Charles W. Mueller 
Department of Sociology 
University of Iowa 
Iowa City, Iowa  52242-1401

Rachel Rosenfeld 
Department of Sociology 
University of North Carolina 
Chapel Hill, North Carolina  27599-3210

Barbara Reskin 
Department of Sociology 
The Ohio State University 
Columbus, Ohio  43210

Arthur Sakamoto 
Department of Sociology 
University of Texas 
Austin, Texas  78712-1088

Kenneth I. Spenner 
Department of Sociology 
Duke University 
Durham, North Carolina  27708

Michael Wallace 
Department of Sociology 
Indiana University 
Bloomington, Indiana  47405

Trond Peterson 
Department of Sociology 
University of California-Berkeley 
Berkeley, California  94720