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

American Sociological Review, 1996

19 Pages Posted: 29 Mar 2014

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John R. Sutton

University of California-Santa Barbara

Frank Dobbin

Harvard University - Department of Sociology

Date Written: 1996

Abstract

Recent neoinstitutional analyses have associated the rapid diffusion of due-process governance mechanisms in the American workplace with government pressure for equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.

Suggested Citation

Sutton, John R. and Dobbin, Frank, The Two Faces of Governance: Responses to Legal Uncertainty in U.S. Firms, 1955 to 1985 (1996). American Sociological Review, 1996. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2417030

John R. Sutton

University of California-Santa Barbara ( email )

Santa Barbara, CA 93106
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.soc.ucsb.edu/faculty/sutton/

Frank Dobbin (Contact Author)

Harvard University - Department of Sociology ( email )

33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

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