Publications

Forthcoming
Dobbin, Frank, and Alexandra Kalev. Forthcoming. “Why Firms Need Diversity Managers and Task Forces ”. UCLA.
Dobbin, Frank, and Carl Gershensen. Forthcoming. “Institutions and the Economy”. in Emerging Trends in the Behavioral and Social Sciences San Francisco: Wiley.
2014
Jung, J, and F Dobbin. 2014. “

Finance and Institutional Investors

”. Pp. 52-74 in The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Finance, K K.Cetina and Preda, A Oxford: Cambridge University Press. pdf
2013
Dobbin, F. 2013. “Review of Nancy Plankey-Videla, We Are in This Dance Together: Gender, Power, and Globalization at a Mexican Garment Firm”. Administrative Science Quarterly XX (X):1–3. pdf
Dobbin, F. 2013. “Review of Virginia Doellgast, Disintegrating Democracy at Work: Labor Unions and the Future of Good Jobs in the Service Economy”. Administrative Science Quarterly 58(1):152-154. pdf
Dobbin, F, and A Kalev. 2013. “The Origins and Effects of Corporate Diversity Programs”. Pp. 253-281 in Oxford Handbook of Diversity and Work, QM Roberson New York: Oxford University Press. pdf
2012
Dobbin, F. 2012. “A Sociology of Institutions: Review of Cathie Jo Martin and Duane Swank: The Political Construction of Business Interests”. Council for European Studies, Reviews and Critical Commentary Fall(December 10, 2012). Article
S.Kim,, A Kalev, and F Dobbin. 2012. “Progressive Corporations at Work: The Case of Diversity Programs”. Review of Law and Social Change 36(2):171-213. pdf
Dobbin, F. 2012. “Review of J.C. Sharman, The Money Laundry: Regulating Criminal Finance in the Global Economy”. American Journal of Sociology 118(3):850-852. pdf
Kim, S, and F Dobbin. 2012. “Industrial Policy”. in Palgrave Encyclopedia of Strategic Management, D Teece and Augier, M London: Palgrave.
Dobbin, F. 2012. “Review of Greta Krippner, Capitalizing on Crisis: The Political Origins of the Rise of Finance”. Trajectories (Comparative Historical Section of the American Sociological Association) 23(2):2-4. pdf
2010
Dobbin, F, and J Jung. 2010. “The Misapplication of Mr. Michael Jensen: How Agency Theory Brought Down the Economy and Why it Might Again”. Markets on Trial: The Economic Sociology of the U.S. Financial Crisis (Research in the Sociology of Organizations) 30B::29-64. pdf
Dobbin, F. 2010. “Review of Thomas B. Lawrence, Roy Suddaby, and Bernard Leca, eds., Institutional Work: Actors and Agency in Institutional Studies of Organizations”. Administrative Science Quarterly 55:673-677. pdf
Stanford's Organization Theory Renaissance, 1970-2000
Schoonhoven, C, and F Dobbin. 2010. Stanford's Organization Theory Renaissance, 1970-2000. Bingley, UK: Emerald. Website
F. Dobbin, C. Schoonhoven. "An Organizational Sociology of Stanford's Organization Theory Renaissance." xvii-xli. pdf
2009
Dobbin, F. 2009. “Review of Giovanni Arrighi, Adam Smith in Beijing: Lineages of the Twenty-first Century”. American Journal of Sociology 115:293-295. pdf
Dobbin, F. 2009. “How Durkheim's Theory of Meaning-making Influenced Organizational Sociology”. Pp. 200-222 in The Oxford Handbook of Sociology and Organization Studies: Classical Foundations, Paul S Adler New York: Oxford University Press. Publisher's Version pdf
Inventing Equal Opportunity
Dobbin, F. 2009. Inventing Equal Opportunity. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Website pdf
American Sociological Association Distinguished Scholarly Book Award for Inventing Equal Opportunity. 2012.
Max Weber Award (Organizations, Occupations, and Work section of the American Sociological Association). 2010.