Frank Dobbin

Harvard University - Department of Sociology

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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The Global Diffusion of Public Policies: Social Construction, Coercion, Competition or Learning?

Annual Review of Sociology, Vol. 33, pp. 449-472, August 2007
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Dec 2009
Beth A. Simmons, Frank Dobbin and Geoffrey Garrett
University of Pennsylvania Law School, Harvard University - Department of Sociology and Pacific Council on International Policy
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The Global Diffusion of Public Policies: Social Construction, Coercion, Competition, or Learning?

Dobbin, Frank, Beth Simmons, and Geoffrey Garrett. 2007. “The Global Diffusion of Public Policies: Social Construction, Coercion, Competition, or Learning?” Annual Review of Sociology 33, pp. 449-72,
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Jun 2013
Frank Dobbin, Beth A. Simmons and Geoffrey Garrett
Harvard University - Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania Law School and Pacific Council on International Policy
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political sociology, new institutionalism, international relations

The Global Diffusion of Public Policies: Social Construction, Coercion, Competition, or Learning?

Annual Review of Sociology, Vol. 33, August 2007
Posted: 21 Dec 2007
Frank Dobbin, Beth A. Simmons and Geoffrey Garrett
Harvard University - Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania Law School and Pacific Council on International Policy

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political sociology, new institutionalism, international relations

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Diversity Management in Corporate America

Dobbin, Frank, Alexandra Kalev, and Erin Kelly. 2007. “Diversity Management in Corporate America”. Contexts 6(4):21-28,
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 21 Jun 2013
Frank Dobbin, Alexandra Kalev and Erin Kelly
Harvard University - Department of Sociology, Tel Aviv University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Civil Rights Law at Work: Sex Discrimination and the Rise of Maternity Leave Policies

American Journal of Sociology, Volume 105 Number 2 (September 1999): 455–92,
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Mar 2014
Erin Kelly and Frank Dobbin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Corporate Board Gender Diversity and Stock Performance: The Competence Gap or Institutional Investor Bias?

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 89, 2011
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin and Jiwook Jung
Harvard University - Department of Sociology and Harvard University
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The Origins and Effects of Corporate Diversity Programs

Oxford Handbook of Diversity and Work, pp. 253-281, Quinetta Roberson, ed., New York: Oxford University Press, 2013
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 06 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2013
Frank Dobbin and Alexandra Kalev
Harvard University - Department of Sociology and Tel Aviv University
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Diversity programs, Diversity taskforces, Mentoring, Diversity training, Workforce diversity

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Introduction: Economics Meets Sociology in Strategic Management

Advances in Strategic Management, Volume 17 (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin and Joel A. C. Baum
Harvard University - Department of Sociology and University of Toronto - Joseph L. Rotman School of Management
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Cultural Models of Organization: The Social Construction of Rational Organizing Principles

The Sociology of Culture: Emerging Theoretical Perspectives, p. 118, 1994
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Review of J. C. Sharman, The Money Laundry: Regulating Criminal Finance in the Global Economy

American Journal of Sociology 118(3):850-852, 2012
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 12 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2013
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Introduction: The International Diffusion of Liberalism

International Organization, Vol. 60, No. 4, pp. 781-810, October 2006
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Dec 2009
Beth A. Simmons, Frank Dobbin and Geoffrey Garrett
University of Pennsylvania Law School, Harvard University - Department of Sociology and Pacific Council on International Policy
Downloads 85 (248,221)
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Introduction: The Sociology of the Economy

Introduction:The Sociology of the Economy, 2004
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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The Architecture of Inclusion: Evidence from Corporate Diversity Programs

Dobbin, Frank, and Alexandra Kalev. 2007. “The Architecture of Inclusion: Evidence from Corporate Diversity Programs.” Harvard Journal of Law & Gender 30(2):279-301,
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Jun 2013
Frank Dobbin and Alexandra Kalev
Harvard University - Department of Sociology and Tel Aviv University
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Introduction: Institutions in the Making: Identity, Power, and the Emergence of New Organizational Forms

Special issue of American Behavioral Scientist, Volume 49, Number 7, March 2006
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 29 Mar 2014
Ann Westenholz, Jesper Pedersen and Frank Dobbin
Copenhagen Business School, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Introduction: Institutions in the Making: Identity, Power, and the Emergence of New Organizational Forms

Special issue of American Behavioral Scientist, Volume 49, Number 7, March 2006
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 23 Mar 2014
Ann Westenholz, Jesper Pedersen and Frank Dobbin
Copenhagen Business School, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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The Misapplication of Mr. Michael Jensen: How Agency Theory Brought Down the Economy and Why it Might Again

Dobbin, Frank, and Jiwook 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, pp. 29-64,
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Jun 2013
Frank Dobbin and Jiwook Jung
Harvard University - Department of Sociology and Harvard University
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Corporate Malfeasance and the Myth of Shareholder Value

Political Power and Social Theory, Vol. 17, 179-198, 2005
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 25 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin and Dirk Zorn
Harvard University - Department of Sociology and Independent
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Origins of the Myth of Neo-Liberalism: Regulation in the First Century of US Railroading

The State, Regulation and the Economy: An Historical Perspective, Edward Elgar, 2001
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Mar 2014
Timothy J. Dowd and Frank Dobbin
Emory University - Department of Sociology and Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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How Durkheim's Theory of Meaning-Making Influenced Organizational Sociology

Oxford Handbook of Sociology and Organization Studies: Classical Foundations, Paul S Adler. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2013
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Chapter 1: The Sociological View of the Economy

The New Economic Sociology: A Reader, 2004
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Resisting the Iron Cage: The Effects of Bureaucratic Reforms to Promote Equity

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 23 Oct 2014
Frank Dobbin, Daniel Schrage and Alexandra Kalev
Harvard University - Department of Sociology, Harvard University - Department of Sociology and Tel Aviv University
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Diversity Management; Inequality; Gender; Race

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Industrial Policy

Palgrave Encyclopedia of Strategic Management, D Teece and M. Augier, eds., Palgrave, 2012
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 16 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2013
Soohan Kim and Frank Dobbin
Korea University and Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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economic development, state, strategy, varieties of capitalism, institution, business systems

Rail and Transport Policy: National Paradigms and Supranational Structures

The Sociology of Economic Life, 2001
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Rail and Transport Policy: National Paradigms and Supranational Structures

Making Policy in Europe, Svein S. Andersen and Kjell A. Eliassen, eds, Sage, 2001
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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How Institutional Economics is Killing Micro-Economics

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Review of Giovanni Arrighi, Adam Smith in Beijing: Lineages of the Twenty-First Century

Dobbin, Frank. 2009. “Review of Giovanni Arrighi, Adam Smith in Beijing: Lineages of the Twenty-first Century”. American Journal of Sociology 115:293-295 (2009).,
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 21 Jun 2013
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Managing Investors: How Financial Markets Reshaped the American Firm

Zorn, D, F Dobbin, J Dierkes, and M Kwok. 2004. “Managing Investors: How Financial Markets Reshaped the American Firm”. Pp. 269-289 in The Sociology of Financial Markets, Karin Knorr Cetina and Preda, Alexandru. London: Oxford University Press.,
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Mar 2014
Independent, Harvard University - Department of Sociology, University of British Columbia and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)
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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, December 10, 2012
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 15 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2013
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Introduction: The Diffusion of Liberalization

The Global Diffusion of Markets and Democracy, 2008
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Mar 2014
Beth A. Simmons, Frank Dobbin and Geoffrey Garrett
University of Pennsylvania Law School, Harvard University - Department of Sociology and Pacific Council on International Policy
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Review of Greta Krippner, Capitalizing on Crisis: The Political Origins of the Rise of Finance

Trajectories Vol. 23, No. 2 Spring 2012
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Progressive Corporations at Work: The Case of Diversity Programs

Review of Law and Social Change 36:171-283, 2012
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2013
Soohan Kim, Alexandra Kalev and Frank Dobbin
Korea University, Tel Aviv University and Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Review of Institutional Work: Actors and Agency in Institutional Studies of Organizations, Thomas B. Lawrence, Roy Suddaby, and Bernard Leca, Eds.

ASQ, December 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 22 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Review of Victor Nee and Richard Swedberg, Eds., The Economic Sociology of Capitalism

American Journal of Sociology, p. 625, 2006
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 23 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Review of Victor Nee and Richard Swedberg, Eds., The Economic Sociology of Capitalism

Sociological Forum, 2006
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 25 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Is Globalization Making Us All the Same?

British Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol. 43, No. 4, pp. 569-576, December 2005
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 29 Nov 2005
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Best Practices or Best Guesses? Assessing the Efficacy of Corporate Affirmative Action and Diversity Policies

Kalev, Alexandra , Frank Dobbin, and Erin Kelly. 2006. "Best Practices or Best Guesses? Assessing the Efficacy of Corporate Affirmative Action and Diversity Policies." American Sociological Review 71:589-617
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 08 Aug 2013
Alexandra Kalev, Frank Dobbin and Erin Kelly
Tel Aviv University, Harvard University - Department of Sociology and Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Review of James G. March, Martin Schulz, and Xueguang Zhou, The Dynamics of Rules: Change in Written Organizational Codes

Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 30, No. 5 (Sep., 2001), 479-480
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 22 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Review of James G. March, Martin Schulz, and Xueguang Zhou, The Dynamics of Rules: Change in Written Organizational Codes

Social Forces, Vol. 79, No. 4. (Jun., 2001), pp. 1521-1523
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 26 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Economic Sociology

Dobbin, Frank. 2007. “Economic Sociology”. P. 319-331 in Twenty-First Century Sociology: A Reference Handbook, Clifton D. Bryant and Peck, Dennis L. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.,
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Jun 2013
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Review of Mauro F. Guillén, Models of Management: Work, Authority, and Organization in a Comparative Perspective

American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 101, 1995
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 29 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Conclusion: The Global Diffusion of Markets and Democracy

The Global Diffusion of Markets and Democracy, p. 344, Geoffrey Garrett, Frank Dobbin, and Beth Simmons, eds., Cambridge University Press, March 2008
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Mar 2014
Geoffrey Garrett, Frank Dobbin and Beth A. Simmons
Pacific Council on International Policy, Harvard University - Department of Sociology and University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Review of Michael Thompson, Richard Ellis, and Aaron Wildavsky, Cultural Theory

Social Forces, 1991
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 30 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Actors and Institutions: Editors' Introduction

Special issue of American Behavioral Scientist, Vol. 40, No. 4, Feb. 1997, 392-396
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 29 Mar 2014
Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen Business School, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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An Organizational Sociology of Stanford's Organization Theory Renaissance

Research in the Sociology of Organizations, Michael Lounsbury. Emerald, 2010
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin and Claudia Bird Schoonhoven
Harvard University - Department of Sociology and University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business
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The Market that Antitrust Built: Public Policy, Private Coercion, and Railroad Acquisitions, 1825 to 1922

American Sociological Review, Vol. 65, No. 5. (Oct., 2000), pp. 631-657
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin and Timothy J. Dowd
Harvard University - Department of Sociology and Emory University - Department of Sociology
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Review of Nancy Plankey-Videla, We are in this Dance Together: Gender, Power, and Globalization at a Mexican Garment Firm

Dobbin, Frank. 2013. “Review of Nancy Plankey-Videla, We Are in This Dance Together: Gender, Power, and Globalization at a Mexican Garment Firm,” Administrative Science Quarterly 58:152-154,
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 11 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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The Origins of Private Social Insurance: Public Policy and Fringe Benefits in America, 1920-1950

American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 97, No. 5. (March 1992), pp. 1416-1450
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Review of William G. Roy, Socializing Capital: The Rise of the Large Industrial Corporation in America

Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 27, No. 1. (Jan., 1998), pp. 61-62
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 29 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Finance and Institutional Investors

The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Finance, 2012
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Public Policy and the Rise of Private Pensions: The U.S. Experience Since 1930

The Privatization of Social Policy? Occupational Welfare and the Welfare State in America, Scandinavia and Japan, p. 104, 1996
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin and Terry Boychuk
Harvard University - Department of Sociology and Macalester College - Department of Sociology
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Enforcement of Civil Rights Law in Private Workplaces: The Effects of Compliance Reviews and Lawsuits Over Time

Law and Social Inquiry, Volume 31, Issue 4, 855-903, Fall 2006
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Mar 2014
Alexandra Kalev and Frank Dobbin
University of Arizona and Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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How Institutions Create Ideas: Notions of Public and Private Efficiency from Early French and American Railroading

L'Année de la Régulation, n° 8 (2004-2005),
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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The Social Construction of the Great Depression: Industrial Policy During the 1930s in the United States, Britain, and France

Theory and Society, Volume 22, Issue 1 (February 1993), 1-56
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 30 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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The Origins of Economic Laws: Railway Entrepreneurs and Public Policy in Nineteenth-Century America

The Institutional Construction of Organization: International and Longitudinal Studies, 1995
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Review of Erhard Friedberg and Emoretta Yang, Local Orders: The Dynamics of Organized Action

Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 27, No. 6. (Nov., 1998), pp. 600-601
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 29 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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How Affirmative Action Became Diversity Management: Employer Response to Antidiscrimination Law, 1961-1996

American Behavioral Scientist, Vol. 41, No. 7, April 1998, 960-984
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Mar 2014
Erin Kelly and Frank Dobbin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Comparative and Historical Perspectives in Economic Sociology

The Handbook of Economic Sociology, p. 26, 2005
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Review of Arthur L. Stinchcombe, When Formality Works: Authority and Abstraction in Law and Organizations

American Journal of Sociology, 2004
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 22 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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IO Special Symposium on International Diffusion of Liberalism

Simmons, Beth, Frank Dobbin, Geoffrey Garrett, and Editors. "Symposium on Global Diffusion of Public Policies". Special issue of International Organization 60 (Fall) 2006.
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Jun 2013
Beth A. Simmons, Frank Dobbin and Geoffrey Garrett
University of Pennsylvania Law School, Harvard University - Department of Sociology and Pacific Council on International Policy
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You Can't Always Get What You Need: Organizational Determinants of Diversity Programs

Dobbin, Frank, Soohan Kim, and Alexandra Kalev. 2011. “You Can't Always Get What You Need: Organizational Determinants of Diversity Programs”. American Sociological Review 76:386.,
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Jun 2013
Frank Dobbin, Soohan Kim and Alexandra Kalev
Harvard University - Department of Sociology, Korea University and Tel Aviv University
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Diversity Management, Stratification, Institutionalization, Corporate Culture, Power

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In Search of Identity and Legitimation: Bridging Organizational Culture and Neoinstitutionalism

Special issue of American Behavioral Scientist, Volume 49, Number 7, March 2006
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 23 Mar 2014
Jesper Pedersen and Frank Dobbin
University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Review of J. M. Barbalet, Citizenship, Zygmunt Bauman, Freedom, and Bryan S. Turner, Status

The Journal of Religion, Vol. 71, No. 1, 1991
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 30 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Railroads

Organizations in Industry: Strategy, Structure, and Selection, 1995
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Review of Wendy Nelson Espeland, the Struggle for Water: Politics, Rationality, and Identity in the American Southwest

American Journal of Sociology, Volume 105, Issue 1 (Jul., 1999), 237-238.
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 29 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Review of Jerome Karabel, The Chosen: The Hidden History of Admission and Exclusion at Harvard, Yale, and Princeton

ASQ, December 2006
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 23 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Public Policy and the Development of High Speed Trains in France and the United States

High Speed Trains: Fast Tracks to the Future, John Whitelegg, Staffan Hulten & Torbiorn Flink, eds., Leading Edge, 1993
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 30 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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How Policy Shapes Competition: Early Railroad Foundings in Massachusetts

Administrative Science Quarterly, Vol. 42, (1997): 501-529
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 29 Mar 2014
Timothy J. Dowd and Frank Dobbin
Emory University - Department of Sociology and Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Symposium on Global Diffusion of Public Policies

International Organization, 60, Fall 2006, pp. 781-810
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Mar 2014
Beth A. Simmons, Frank Dobbin and Geoffrey Garrett
University of Pennsylvania Law School, Harvard University - Department of Sociology and Pacific Council on International Policy
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Review of John L. Campbell, J. Rogers Hollingsworth, and Leon N. Lindberg, Eds., Governance of the American Economy

Contemporary Sociology, Volume 21, Issue 4 (July 1992), 513-514
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 30 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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The Embedded Actor and the Invention of Natural Economic Law: Policy Change and Railroader Response in Early America

Special issue of American Behavioral Scientist, Vol. 40, No. 4, Feb. 1997 478-489
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 29 Mar 2014
Timothy J. Dowd and Frank Dobbin
Emory University - Department of Sociology and Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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The Strength of a Weak State: The Rights Revolution and the Rise of Human Resources Management Divisions

American Journal of Sociology, Volume 104 Number 2 (September 1998): 441–76,
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin and John R. Sutton
Harvard University - Department of Sociology and University of California-Santa Barbara
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A Market is a Market is a Market?: Institutional Conditions for the Construction of Market Mechanisms

BISS Public (Berlin), Heft 27, 9. Jg, 1999
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Review of Neil Fligstein, The Architecture of Markets

Contexts, 2002
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 26 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Review of Peer Hull Kristensen and Jonathan Zeitlin, Local Players in Global Games: The Strategic Constitution of a Multinational Corporation

American Journal of Sociology, p. 931, 2005
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 23 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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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, 2013
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 15 Jun 2013
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Review of Hilton L. Root, the Fountain of Privilege: Political Foundations of Markets in Old Regime France and England

Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 25, 1996
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 28 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Review of Charles Perrow, Organizing America: Wealth, Power, and the Origins of Corporate Capitalism

Theory and Society, 33: 117-129, 2004
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 22 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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The Future of Economic Sociology

Accounts: A Newsletter of Economic Sociology, 2001
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 22 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Bankruptcy Without Borders

Contemporary Sociology, 40, 2, 2012
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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The Business of Social Movements

Passionate Politics: Emotions and Social Movements, University of Chicago Press, 2001
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 22 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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77.

Chapter Three: Is America Becoming More Exceptional?: How Public Policy Corporatized Social Citizenship

Restructuring the Welfare State: Political Institutions and Policy Change, 2001
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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78.

Inventing Equal Opportunity: Chapter One

Inventing Equal Opportunity, Princeton University Press and copyrighted, © 2009,
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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79.

Understanding Industrial Policy Choices: A Constructionist Approach

Research on Democracy and Society: Political Culture and Political Structure, Vol. 2, p. 351, 1994
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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80.

The Legalization of the Workplace

American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 99, No. 4. (January 1994), pp. 944-971
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Mar 2014
University of California-Santa Barbara, Stanford University, Harvard University - Department of Sociology and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
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81.

Review of Albert Schram, Railways and the Formation of the Italian State in the Nineteenth Century

The Economic History Review, New Series, Vol. 52, No. 1. (Feb., 1999), pp. 181-182.
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 29 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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82.

Review of John F. Mahon and Richard A. Mcgowan, Industry as a Player in the Political and Social Arena: Defining the Competitive Environment

Administrative Science Quarterly, Vol. 44, No. 1. (Mar., 1999), pp. 195-197
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 29 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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83.

The Social Invention of Collective Actors: On the Rise of the Corporation

Special issue of American Behavioral Scientist, Vol. 40, No. 4, Feb. 1997, 431-443
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 29 Mar 2014
Jesper Pedersen and Frank Dobbin
University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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84.

Review of Edwin Amenta, Bold Relief: Institutional Politics and the Origins of Modern American Social Policy

Sociological Forum, Vol. 15, No. I, 2000
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 22 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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85.

Review of Otis L. Graham, Jr., Losing Time: The Industrial Policy Debate

Contemporary Sociology, Volume 22, Issue 2 (March 1993), 250-251
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 30 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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86.

What Do Markets Have in Common? Toward a Fast Train Policy in the European Community

Making Policy in Europe: The Europeification of National Policy-Making, Sage Publications, 1993
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 30 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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87.

Equal Opportunity Law and the Construction of Internal Labor Markets

American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 99, No. 2. (September 1993), pp. 396-427
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Mar 2014
Harvard University - Department of Sociology, University of California-Santa Barbara, Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Stanford University
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Review of William P. Bridges and Wayne J. Villemez, The Employment Relationship: Causes and Consequences of Modern Personnel Administration

Administrative Science Quarterly, June 1996
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 29 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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89.

National Employment Systems and Job Autonomy: Why Autonomy is High in the Nordic Countries and Low in the United States, Canada, and Australia

Organization Studies, 1999, 20/2, 257-291
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin and Terry Boychuk
Harvard University - Department of Sociology and Macalester College - Department of Sociology
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90.

How to Stop Harassment: Professional Construction of Legal Compliance in Organizations

Dobbin, Frank, and Erin Kelly. “How to Stop Harassment: The Professional Construction of Legal Compliance in Organizations”. American Journal of Sociology, 112(4):pp. 1203-43, 2007,
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Jun 2013
Frank Dobbin and Erin Kelly
Harvard University - Department of Sociology and Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Review of Lenard R. Berlanstein, Big Business and Industrial Conflict in Nineteenth-Century France: A Social History of the Parisian Gas Company

Contemporary Sociology, Volume 22, Issue 6 (November 1993), 861-862
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 30 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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92.

The Two Faces of Governance: Responses to Legal Uncertainty in U.S. Firms, 1955 to 1985

American Sociological Review, 1996
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 29 Mar 2014
John R. Sutton and Frank Dobbin
University of California-Santa Barbara and Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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93.

What's Wrong with the American Corporation?

Contexts, Fall 2007
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 22 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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94.

Making War and Peace

Doing Exemplary Research, Sage Publications, 1992
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Mar 2014
Harvard University - Department of Sociology, Independent and University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization
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95.

Metaphors for Industrial Rationality: The Social Construction of Electronics Policy in the United States and France

Vocabularies of Public Life: Empirical Essays in Symbolic Structure, R. Wuthnow, ed., Routledge, 1992
Posted: 30 Mar 2014
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology

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96.

The Expansion of Due Process in Organizations

Institutional Patterns and Organizations: Culture and Environment, 1988
Posted: 30 Mar 2014
Harvard University - Department of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley - Jurisprudence & Social Policy Program and Center for the Study of Law and Society, Independent and University of California, Berkeley

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97.

Mission Control? The Development of Personnel Systems in U.S. Industry

American Sociological Review, Vol 53, Issue 4, 1988, pp. 497-514, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2013-596
Posted: 11 Jan 2014
Independent, University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization and Harvard University - Department of Sociology

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98.

Rome Wasn't Built in a Day: A Reply to Denk

American Journal of Sociology, Vol 93, Issue 5, 1993, pp. 1231-1235, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2013-595
Posted: 11 Jan 2014
Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Sociology and University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization

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99.

War and Peace: The Evolution of Modern Personnel Administration in U.S. Industry

American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 92, Issue 2, p. 350, 1986, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2013-597
Posted: 10 Jan 2014
Yale School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Sociology and University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization

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100.

Do the Social Sciences Shape Anti-Discrimination Practice?: The United States and France

Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 829-864, Spring 2002 (published February 18, 2004)
Posted: 26 Apr 2004
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology

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What's Wrong with the American Corporation?

Dobbin, Frank. "What's Wrong with the American Corporation?" Contexts, (Fall 2007) pp. 10-13
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 28 Jun 2013
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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