Publications

2014
The Growth of Incarceration in the United States
Western B, Travis J, Redburn S ed. The Growth of Incarceration in the United States. Washington, D.C.: National Research Council; 2014. Publisher's Version
Western B. Incarceration, Inequality, and Imagining Alternatives. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. 2014;651 (1) :302-306. PDF
2013
Western B, Muller C. Mass Incarceration, Macrosociolgy, and the Poor. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. 2013;647 (1) :166-189. PDF
2012
Pager D, Western B. Identifying Discrimination at Work: The Use of Field Experiments. Journal of Social Issues. 2012;68 (2) :221-237. PDF
Western B, Rosenfeld J. Workers of the World Divide: The Decline of the Labor and the Future of the Middle Class. Foreign Affairs. 2012;91 (3) :88-99. PDF
Western B, Bloome D, Sosnaud B, Tach L. Economic Insecurity and Social Stratification. Annual Review of Sociology. 2012;38 :341-359. PDF
2011
Geller A, Garfinkel I, Western B. Paternal Incarceration and Support for Children in Fragile Families. Demography. 2011;48 (1) :25-47. PDF
Western B. Poverty Politics and Crime Control in Europe and America. Contemporary Sociology. 2011;40 (3) :283-286. PDF
Bloome D, Western B. Cohort Change and Racial Differences in Educational and Income Mobility. Social Forces. 2011;90 (2) :375-395. PDF
Western B, Rosenfeld J. Unions, Norms, and the Rise in U.S. Wage Inequality. American Sociological Review. 2011;76 (4) :513-537. PDF
Western B, Rosenfeld J. Data Appendix for Unions, Norms, and the Rise in American Wage Inequality. 2011. PDF
2010
Western B. Incarceration and Social Inequality. Daedalus. 2010;139 (3) :8-19. PDF
Wildeman C, Western B. Incarceration in Fragile Families. Future of Children. 2010;20 (2) :157-177. PDF
2009
Pager D, Western B, Bonikowski B. Discrimination in a Low-Wage Labor Market: A Field Experiment. American Sociological Review. 2009;74 :777-799. PDF
Western B, Bloome D. Variance Function Regressions for Studying Inequality. Sociological Methodology. 2009;39 (293-326). PDF
Western B, Wildeman C. The Black Family and Mass Incarceration. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences. 2009;(621) :221-242. PDF
2008
Western B, Bloome D, Percheski C. Inequality Among American Families with Children, 1975 to 2005.; 2008. PDF
Western B. Reentry: Reversing Mass Imprisonment. [Internet]. 2008. Publisher's Version
Western B. From Prison to Work: Overcoming Barriers to Reentry. The Brookings Institution; 2008. PDF
2007
Introduction to Gresham Sykes’s The Society of Captives
Western B. Introduction to Gresham Sykes’s The Society of Captives . In: The Society of Captives: A Study of a Maximum Security Prison. Princeton University Press ; 2007. Publisher's Version

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