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Research Papers

Published and Forthcoming

Conference and Working Papers

Thesis and Dissertation Projects

Published and Forthcoming

Charles Hirschman and Jennifer Lee. 2005. “Race and Ethnic Inequality in Educational Attainment in the United States.” In Michael Rutter and Marta Tienda, eds. Ethnicity and Causal Mechanisms, pp. 107-138. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Amon Emeka and Charles Hirschman. 2005. “Who Applies For and Who Is Selected for Washington State Achievers Scholarships? A Preliminary Assessment.” In Edward St. John, ed. Public Policy and Equal Educational Opportunity: Readings on Equal Education. Volume 21, pp. 177-206. New York: AMS Press.

Susan K. Brown and Charles Hirschman. 2006. “The End of Affirmative Action in Washington State and Its Impact on the Transition from High School to College.” Sociology of Education 79:106-130.

Charles Hirschman and Irina Voloshin. 2007. “The Structure of Teenage Employment: Social Background and the Jobs Held by High School Seniors.” Research in Social Stratification and Mobility 25: 189-203.

Robert Plotnick. 2007. “Adolescent expectations and desires about marriage and parenthood.” Journal of Adolescence. 30:943-963.

Gunnar Almgren, Maya Magarati, and Elizabeth Mogford. 2009. “Examining the Influences of Gender, Race, Ethnicity and Social Capital on the Subjective Health of Adolescents.” Journal of Adolescence. 32: 109-133.

Stephanie Ewert. 2009. “Student misbehavior during senior year: A comparison of immigrants and the native-born.” Social Science Research 38: 826-839.

Under Review

Charles Hirschman, Nikolas Pharris-Ciurej, and Joseph Willhoft. “A New Look at the Process of High School Attrition: New Insights from Administrative Data.”

Jerald R. Herting, Charles Hirschman, and Nikolas Pharris-Ciurej. "The Impact of the Promise of Scholarships and Altering School Structure on College Plans, Preparation, and Enrollment." Revised paper which has be re-submitted to Sociology of Education.

Charles Hirschman, Jennifer Lee, and Amon Emeka. “Race and Ethnic Disparities in Educational Ambitions among High School Seniors.”

Nikolas Pharris-Ciurej and Charles Hirschman. “Loosening the Bonds of Ascription: An Evaluation of the Washington State Achiever Program."

Other Publications by Charles Hirschman and the UW-BHS Team

Charles Hirschman. 2007. “The Impact of Immigration on American Society: Looking Backward to the Future.” Transit - Europäische Revue (German language periodical published by the Institute of Human Sciences, Vienna, Austria). 32:(Winter): 84-99. Also available in English online via Eurozine http://www.eurozine.com/articles/2007-05-11-hirschman-en.html Also published online in a Social Science Research Council Forum on “Border Battles: The United States Immigration Debates” available at http://borderbattles.ssrc.org/Hirschman/

Charles Hirschman. 2007. “Immigration and an Aging America: Downward Spiral or Virtuous Circle?” In K. Warner Schaie and Peter Uhlenberg (eds.) Social Structures: The Impact of Demographic Changes on the Well-being of Older Persons. New York: Springer Publishing Company, pp. 37-51.

Charles Hirschman and Douglas S. Massey. 2008. “Peoples and Places: The New American Mosaic.” In Douglas S. Massey (ed.) New Faces and New Places: The Changing Geography of American Immigration. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, pp. 1-21.

Charles Hirschman. 2008. "What Happened, Sociologically-Speaking, During the Twentieth Century?” A Review Essay of Century of Difference: How America Changed in the Last One Hundred Years, by Claude S. Fischer and Michael Hout. Contemporary Sociology 37: 415-417.

Anthony Daniel Perez and Charles Hirschman. 2009. “The Changing Racial and Ethnic Composition of the U.S. Population: Emerging American Identities.” Population and Development Review 35: 1-51.

Charles Hirschman and Elizabeth Mogford. 2009. “Immigration and the American Industrial Revolution from 1880 to 1920.” Social Science Research 38: 897-920.

Anthony Daniel Perez and Charles Hirschman. 2009. “Estimating Net Interracial Mobility in the United States: A Residual Methods Approach.” Sociological Methodology 39: 31-71.

Charles Hirschman and Anthony Daniel Perez. 2010. “Immigration and Nativism in the United States and Europe: Demography and Globalization versus the Nation-State.” In Jens Alber and Neil Gilbert (eds.) United in Diversity? Comparing Social Models in Europe and America. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 381-400.


Please direct questions and comments to charles@uw.edu