Publications

1997
Dowd, T, and F Dobbin. 1997. “The Embedded Actor and the Invention of Natural Economic Law: Policy Change and Railroader Response in Early America”. Special issue of American Behavioral Scientist 40 (4):478-489. pdf
Christensen, S, P Karnoe, JS Pedersen, F Dobbin, and Editors. 1997. “Actors and Institutions”. Special issue of American Behavioral Scientist 40 (4).
Dobbin, F, and T Dowd. 1997. “How Policy Shapes Competition: Early Railroad Foundings in Massachusetts”. Administrative Science Quarterly 42:501-529. pdf
1996
Dobbin, F. 1996. “Review of Hilton L. Root, The Fountain of Privilege: Political Foundations of Markets in Old Regime France and England”. Contemporary Sociology 25:212-213. pdf
Dobbin, F. 1996. “Review of William P. Bridges and Wayne J. Villemez, The Employment Relationship: Causes and Consequences of Modern Personnel Administration”. Administrative Science Quarterly 41:321-323. pdf
Dobbin, F. 1996. “Public Policy and the Rise of Private Pensions: The U.S. Experience Since 1930”. Pp. 104-135 in The Privatization of Social Policy? Occupational Welfare and the Welfare State in America, Scandinavia and Japan, edited by Michael Shalev. New York: Macmillan. Publisher's Version pdf
Sutton, J, and F Dobbin. 1996. “The Two Faces of Governance: Responses to Legal Uncertainty in American Firms, 1955-1985”. American Sociological Review 61:794-811. pdf
1995
Dobbin, F. 1995. “Review of Mauro F. Guillén, Models of Management: Work, Authority, and Organization in a Comparative Perspective”. American Journal of Sociology 101:244-246. pdf
Dobbin, F. 1995. “Railroads”. Pp. 59-86 in Organizations in Industry: Strategy, Structure, and Selection, edited by Glenn Carroll and Michael Hannan. New York: Oxford University Press. Publisher's Version pdf
Dobbin, F. 1995. “The Origins of Economic Laws: Railway Entrepreneurs and Public Policy in Nineteenth-century America”. Pp. 277-301 in The Institutional Construction of Organization: International and Longitudinal Studies, edited by Richard W Scott and Soren Christensen. Thousand Oaks: Sage. Publisher's Version pdf
1994
Dobbin, F. 1994. “Cultural Models of Organization: The Social Construction of Rational Organizing Principles”. Pp. 117-141 in The Sociology of Culture: Emerging Theoretical Perspectives, edited by Diana Crane. Oxford: Basil Blackwell. Website pdf

2010. Hebrew translation published as "Modelim tarbuti'yim shel 'yrgun," in Berkovitch, Nitza (editor) Sotziologia shel 'yrgunim: mikra'a (Sociology of Organizations: A reader). Raanana: The Open University of Israel. Pp. 352-381.

Dobbin, F. 1994. “Understanding Industrial Policy Choices: A Constructionist Approach”. Pp. 351-379 in Research on Democracy and Society: Political Culture and Political Structure, edited by Frederick Weil. Greenwich: JAI. pdf
Forging Industrial Policy: The United States, Britain, and France in the Railway Age
Dobbin, F. 1994. Forging Industrial Policy: The United States, Britain, and France in the Railway Age. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Sutton, John R., Frank Dobbin, John W. Meyer, and W. Richard Scott. 1994. “The Legalization of the Workplace”. American Journal of Sociology 99 (4):944-971. pdf

Reprinted in Conflict Management: Critical Perspectives. Edited by Ariel Avgar. London: Routledge. Forthcoming, May 2016.

1993
Dobbin, F. 1993. “Review of Otis L. Graham, Jr., Losing Time: The Industrial Policy Debate”. Contemporary Sociology 22:250-251. pdf
Dobbin, F. 1993. “Review of Lenard R. Berlanstein, Big Business and Industrial Conflict in Nineteenth-Century France: A Social History of the Parisian Gas Company”. Contemporary Sociology 22:861-862. pdf
Dobbin, F. 1993. “Public Policy and the Development of High Speed Trains in France and the United States”. Pp. 124-144 in High Speed Trains, edited by John Whitelegg, Staffan Hultin, and Torbjorn Flink. London: Leading Edge. Publisher's Version pdf
Dobbin, F. 1993. “What do Markets have in Common? Toward a Fast Train Policy in the European Community”. Pp. 69-91 in Making Policy in Europe: The Europeification of National Policy-making, edited by Kjell Eliassen and Svein Andersen. London: Sage. Publisher's Version pdf
Dobbin, F. 1993. “The Social Construction of the Great Depression: Industrial Policy During the 1930s in the United States, Britain, and France”. Theory and Society 22:1-56. pdf
Dobbin, Frank, John R. Sutton, John W. Meyer, and W. Richard Scott. 1993. “Equal Opportunity Law and the Construction of Internal Labor Markets”. American Journal of Sociology 99 (2):396-427. pdf

Reprinted: Foundations of Employment Discrimination. JJ. Donohue III. Albandy, NY: Matthew Bender. 2013

Reprinted: Institutional Theory in Organization Studies.  Edited by R. Greenwood, K. Sahlin, R. Suddaby, and C. Oliver. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. 2012

Reprinted: Pp. 272-300 in Institutional Environments and Organizations.  Edited by W.R. Scott and J.W. Meyer, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. 1994

Reprinted (in Chinese): Pp. 201-227 in The New Institutionalism in Organizational Sociology. Edited by Xueguang Zhou.

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