Publications

2001
Dobbin, F. 2001. “The Future of Economic Sociology”. Accounts: A Newsletter of Economic Sociology 24-5. pdf
Dobbin, F. 2001. “Rail and Transport Policy: National Paradigms and Supranational Structures”. Pp. 63-85 in Making Policy in Europe, Second Edition, edited by Kjell Eliassen and Svein Andersen. London: Sage. Publisher's Version pdf
Dobbin, F. 2001. “The Business of Social Movements”. Pp. 74-82 in Passionate Politics: Emotions and Social Movements, edited by James Jasper, Jeffrey Goodwin, and Francesca Polletta. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Publisher's Version pdf
Dowd, T, and F Dobbin. 2001. “Origins of the Myth of Neoliberalism: Regulation in the First Century of U.S. Railroading”. Pp. 61-88 in The State, Regulation and the Economy: An Historical Perspective, edited by Lars Magnusson and Jan Ottosson. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing. Publisher's Version pdf
Dobbin, F. 2001. “Why the Economy Reflects the Polity: Early Rail Policy in Britain, France, and the United States”. in The Sociology of Economic Life, edited by Mark Granovetter and Richard Swedberg. Boulder, CO: Westview. pdf

Reprinted in New Developments in Economic Sociology. Edited by Richard Swedberg. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing. 2005.

2000
Dobbin, F. 2000. “Review of Edwin Amenta, Bold Relief: Institutional Politics and the Origins of Modern American Social Policy”. Sociological Forum 15:173-175. pdf
Economics Meets Sociology in Strategic Management
Baum, J, and F Dobbin. 2000. Economics Meets Sociology in Strategic Management. Greenwich, CT: JAI.

J. Baum and F. Dobbin. "Introduction." pdf

Dobbin, F, and T Dowd. 2000. “The Market that Antitrust Built: Public Policy, Private Coercion, and Railroad Acquisitions, 1825-1922”. American Sociological Review 65:635-657. pdf
1998
Dobbin, F. 1998. “Review of William G. Roy, Socializing Capital: The Rise of the Large Industrial Corporation in America”. Contemporary Sociology 27:61-62. pdf
Dobbin, F. 1998. “Review of Erhard Friedberg and Emoretta Yang, Local Orders: The Dynamics of Organized Action”. Contemporary Sociology 27:600-601. pdf
Kelly, Erin, and Frank Dobbin. 1998. “How Affirmative Action Became Diversity Management: Employer Response to Antidiscrimination Law, 1961-1996”. American Behavioral Scientist 41 (7):960-984. pdf

Revised version published in Color Lines: Affirmative Action, Immigration and Civil Rights Options for America. Pp. 87-117. Edited by John Skrentny. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 2001.

Dobbin, Frank, and John R. Sutton. 1998. “The Strength of a Weak State: The Employment Rights Revolution and the Rise of Human Resources Management Division”. American Journal of Sociology 104 (2):441-476. pdf

Reprinted: The Legal Lives of Private Organizations, Edited by Lauren Edelman and Mark Suchman, Ashgate, 2007.

Reprinted in Business Regulation. Edited by Edward Balleisen. Edward Elgar. 2014.

1997
Christensen, S, P Karnoe, JS Pedersen, and F Dobbin. 1997. “Actors and Institutions: Editors' Introduction”. Special issue of American Behavioral Scientist 40 (4):392-396. pdf
Pedersen, JS, and F Dobbin. 1997. “The Social Invention of Collective Actors: On the Rise of the Corporation”. Special issue of American Behavioral Scientist 40 (4):431-443. pdf

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