Findings & Trends
In nearly 829 mid-size and large US firms, the percentage of minority managers decreased dramatically over a five year period after mandatory diversity training programs were implement.
Class matters for men (much more than for women) when applying to jobs at law firms.
The “culture of consumerism” in the US is a myth: consumers have not increased their spending on luxury, non-essential items.
Employees advance less well when the managers evaluating them do not share the same race or gender.
Members of the section can nominate their work for the 2018 Zelizer, Granovetter, and Burt Awards.
Deadline: March 15, 2018.
Viviana Zelizer discusses Harvey Weinstein’s tainted money and the dilemma for charitable foundations.
Sharon Zukin and Max Papadantonakis, PhD program in sociology, City University of New York, have made a podcast about their recently published article on hackathons, tech companies, and precarious work in the new economy.