Publications

2011
Hochschild JL. How, If at All, Is Racial and Ethnic Stratification Changing, and What Should We Do about It?. In: Race, Reform, and Regulation of the Electoral Process: Recurring Puzzles in American Democracy. edited by Heather Gerken, Guy Charles, and Michael Kang . New York: Cambridge University Press ; 2011. pp. 7-16.
Hochschild JL, Lang C. Including Oneself and Including Others?: Evaluating Who Belongs in Your Country. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. 2011;632 (1).
2010
Hochschild JL, Sen M. Public Reactions to Innovations in Science: Genomics, Race, and Identity , in Association for Policy Analysis and Management. ; 2010.Abstract
Although science and technology are touching people's lives in ways unimaginable only decades ago, political scientists and policy analysts are still exploring how the public understands and assesses new, highly technical scientific information. This study uses a new public opinion survey to examine Americans’ reactions to and understanding of one scientific innovation: the use of genomics technology to trace ancestry, typically defined as race or ethnicity. This arena has three analytic virtues. First is its importance: genetics research may soon revolutionize medical practice in the United States, and possibly decisions in the criminal justice system as well as the way Americans understand race. Second is its novelty: elite or partisan opinion on genomic science has yet to coalesce, and policies of support or regulation are just beginning to be developed. Our study can thus capture the early stages of opinion formation on a new issue. Third is its popular appeal: many Americans are being introduced to genomic science through racial ancestry tests, as seen in popular television shows or direct-to-consumer ads. Our goal is to refine existing models of public trust in science and technology by adding a new substantive focus, and placing two analytic elements at center stage: racial or ethnic identity as a lens through which other individual characteristics are channeled, and the relationships among emotional, cognitive, and salience responses to scientific innovation. More broadly, we argue that people with different immutable characteristics (such as race, gender, and age) respond to scientific innovation in intelligibly different ways, and that types of response to scientific innovation are related but vary in intelligible and important ways. We posit, although we cannot show it in this paper, that all of these reactions inform support
Hochschild JL. International Migration at a Crossroads: Will Demography Change Politics before Politics Impedes Demographic Change?, in “Citizenship in a Globalized World: Perspectives from the Immigrant Democracies” . University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia ; 2010.Abstract
No self-respecting political scientist will accept the cliché that demography is destiny; nevertheless, as a country’s demography changes, if the politics do not change in accord with the circumstances or desires of the new residents, one sees greater and greater strain and even disruption in governance. A crucial question is whether the political effects of native-borns’ anxiety about immigration will slow migration or keep migrants out of the social, economic, and political mainstreams, or conversely, whether migrants and their allies will become strong enough to create political dynamics in their favor. This paper examines those two plausible trajectories. I first review the politically most salient demographic features of mass migration. I then use the conceptual framework of policy feedback – the idea that policies change politics, which in turn reinforce, change, or undermine the initial policy for the analysis-- to consider the conditions in which a country changes in response to the demographic pressures of immigration, and those in which political resistance to further immigration or to immigrants’ incorporation into the receiving country’s mainstream might carry the day. The paper concludes with a brief case study of what happens when the forces of change and inclusion are balanced against those of resistance and exclusion. I focus primarily on the United States, but to some degree refer to other countries as well.
Hochschild JL, Hochschild J. Immigrant Political Incorporation: Comparing Success in the United States and Western Europe. Ethnic and Racial Studies [Internet]. 2010;33 (1) :19-38. Publisher's Version
Hochschild JL. How Did the 2008 Economic Crisis Affect Social and Political Solidarity in Europe?. [Internet]. 2010;2010. Publisher's Version
Hochschild JL. If Democracies Need Informed Voters, How Can They Thrive While Expanding Enfranchisement?. Election Law Journal: Rules, Politics, and Policy [Internet]. 2010;9 (2) :111-123. Publisher's Version
Hochschild JL. Fits and Starts? Obama and the Transformation of American Inequality. Pathways. 2010 :9-13.
Hochschild JL, Cropper P. Immigration Regimes and Schooling Regimes: Which Countries Promote Successful Immigrant Incorporation?. Theory and Research in Education [Internet]. 2010;8 (1) :21-61. Publisher's Version
Hochschild JL, Weaver V. ‘There’s No One as Irish as Barack O’Bama:’ The Politics and Policy of Multiracialism in the United States. Perspectives on Politics [Internet]. 2010;8 (3) :737-760. Publisher's Version
2009
Bringing Outsiders In: Transatlantic Perspectives on Immigrant Political Incorporation
Hochschild J, Mollenkopf J. Bringing Outsiders In: Transatlantic Perspectives on Immigrant Political Incorporation. Ithaca NY: Cornell University Press; 2009. WebsiteAbstract

For immigrants, politics can play a significant role in determining whether and how they assimilate. In Bringing Outsiders In, leading social scientists present individual cases and work toward a comparative synthesis of how immigrants affect—and are affected by—civic life on both sides of the Atlantic. Just as in the United States, large immigrant minority communities have been emerging across Europe. While these communities usually make up less than one-tenth of national populations, they typically have a large presence in urban areas, sometimes approaching a majority.

That immigrants can have an even greater political salience than their population might suggest has been demonstrated in recent years in places as diverse as Sweden and France. Attending to how local and national states encourage or discourage political participation, the authors assess the relative involvement of immigrants in a wide range of settings. Jennifer Hochschild and John Mollenkopf provide a context for the particular cases and comparisons and draw a set of analytic and empirical conclusions regarding incorporation.

Hochschild JL, Mollenkopf J. The Complexities of Immigration: Why Western Countries Struggle with Immigration Politics and Policies. In: Delivering Citizenship. edited by Bertelsmann Stiftung, European Policy Centre, Migration Policy Institute. Berlin, Germany: Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung ; 2009.
Hochschild JL, Sen M. The Politics of Genomics Research: The Implications of DNA for Racial Identity and Race-based Medicine, in presented at the annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association. ; 2009.
Hochschild JL. Conducting Intensive Interviews and Elite Interviews. Workshop on Interdisciplinary Standards for Systematic Qualitative Research [Internet]. 2009. Publisher's Version
Hochschild JL. Searching for a Politics of Space. In: The Future of Political Science: 100 Perspectives. edited by Gary King, Kay Lehman Schlozman, and Norman H. Nie. New York: Routledge ; 2009. pp. 249-251.
Hochschild JL. Should and Can the United States “Spread the Wealth”? Reflections on Unequal Democracy: The Political Economy of the New Gilded Age. Perspectives on Politics. 2009;7 (1) :145-147.
2008
Hochschild JL. Clarence N. Stone and the Study of Urban Politics. In: Power in the City: Clarence Stone and the Politics of Inequality. edited by Marion Orr and Valerie Johnson. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas ; 2008. pp. 317-334.
Hochschild JL. Writing Introductions. In: APSA Guide to Publishing. edited by Stephen Yoder. Washington D.C. : American Political Science Association ; 2008. pp. 93-100.
Hochschild JL, Powell BM. Racial Reorganization and the United States Census 1850-1930: Mulattoes, Half-Breeds, Mixed Parentage, Hindoos, and the Mexican Race. Studies in American Political Development. 2008;22 (1) :59-96.
2007
Hochschild JL. Pluralism and Group Relations. In: The New Americans: A Guide to Immigration since 1965. edited by Mary Waters and Reed Ueda, with Helen Marrow. Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press ; 2007. pp. 164-175.

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