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The UC Irvine Libraries support the Chancellor's Distinguished Fellows Series by providing a bibliography of the works of each Fellow. The bibliographies are available in print at the Langson and Science Libraries and at each public event.

2001 - 2002 Series

Katherine S. Newman

UC Irvine Chancellor's Distinguished Fellow
A Selective Bibliography: The UC Irvine Libraries
February 19, 2002

Pauline Manaka, Anthropology and Sociology Bibliographer
The UC Irvine Libraries


Falling From Grace: Downward Mobility in the Age of Affluence. Second ed. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1999.

No Shame In My Game: The Working Poor in the Inner City. New York, NY: Knopf and the Russell Sage Foundation, 1999. Main Lib. Call No.: HV4045 .N48 1999

Declining Fortunes: The Withering of the American Dream. New York, NY: Basic Books, c1993. Main Lib. Call No.: HN90.S6 N47 1993

Falling From Grace: The Experience of Downward Mobility in the American Middle Class. New York, NY: Collier Macmillan, c1988. Main Lib. Call No.: HN90.S65 N48 1988

Law and Economic Organization: A Comparative Study of Pre-industrial Societies. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 1983. Main Lib. Call No.: K190 .N48 1983


"Kyesha's Dilemmas: Anthropological Perspectives on Welfare Reform." In For Better and for Worse: Welfare Reform and the Well-being of Children and Families, ed. Greg J. Duncan and P Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, New York, N.Y: Russell Sage. 2002.

"Responsible to Whom? The Boundaries of Community in a Racially Divided Society." In Legality and Community: On the Intellectual Legacy of Philip Selznick ed. Philip Selznick, et. al. Berkeley, Calif.: Berkeley Public Policy Press, 2002

"The Right (Soft) Stuff: Qualitative Methods and the Study of Welfare Reform." In Studies of Welfare Populations: Data Collection and Research Issues, ed. Robert Moffit et. al. Washington, DC : National Academy Press, 2002.

"After Acheson: Lessons for American Policy on Inequality and Health." In Income, Socioeconomic Status, and Health: Exploring the Relationships, ed. James A.Auerbach and Barbara Kivimae Krimgold, Washington, DC: National Policy Association: Academy for Health Services Research and Health Policy. 2001.

"Local Caring: Social Capital and Social Responsibility in New York's Minority Neighborhoods." In Caring and Doing for Others: Social Responsibility in the Domains of Family, Work and Community, ed. Alice S. Rossi. Chicago, Ill: University of Chicago Press. 2001. 157-177. Main Lib. Call No.: HM665 .C37 2001

"Urban Poverty After The Truly Disadvantaged: the Rediscovery of the Family, the Neighborhood, and Culture " co-authored with Mario Small. Annual Review of Sociology, ed., John Hagan and Karen S. Cook, Palo Alto, Calif. 21: 2001 Main Lib. Call No.: HM 1 A8

"Working Poor, Working Hard." In Race, Class and Gender: An Anthology. In Wadsworth Sociology Reader, ed., Margaret Andersen and Patricia Hill Collins, Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing. 259-263. 2000. Main Lib. Call No.: HN59.2 .R32 2001

"On the Hire Wire: How the Working Poor Juggle Job and Family Responsibilities." In Balancing Acts: Easing the Burdens and Improving The Options for Working Families: a Conference Volume, ed. Eileen Applebaum, Washington, D.C: Economic Policy Institute. 2000.

"The Downsizing Epidemic in the U.S.: Toward a Cultural Analysis of Economic Dislocation." In Labour Market Changes and Job Instability, 81, ed. Jane Farrie et al. Copenhagen: World Health Organization Regional Publications, 1999. 101-126.

"There's no Shame in My Game: Status and Stigma Among Harlem's Working Poor." with Catherine Ellis, In The Cultural Territories of Race, ed. Michelle Lamont. Chicago, Ill: University of Chicago Press, 1999. Main Lib. Call No.: E185.615 .C85 1999

"Place and Race: Mid-life Experience in Harlem." In Welcome to Middle Age! And Other Cultural Fictions, ed. Richard Shweder. Chicago, Ill: University of Chicago Press. 1998. 259-293. Main Lib. Call No.: HQ1059.4 .W45 1998

"Inner City Labor Markets: Where the Jobs Aren't." In Disability: Challenges in Social Insurance, Health Care Financing and Labor Market Policy, ed. Virginia Reno et. al. Washington, D.C: National Academy of Social Insurance, 1997. Main Lib. Call No.: HD7105.25.U6 D574 1997

"Ethnography, Biography and Cultural History: Generational Paradigms in Human Development." In Ethnography and Human Development, ed. A. Colby, R. Jessor and R. Schweder. Chicago, Ill: University of Chicago Press. 1996. 371-394. GN345 .E74 1996

"Working Poor Adolescents: The Meaning of Work in the Lives of Harlem Youth." In Transitions through Adolescence: Interpersonal Domains and Context, ed. Julia A, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn and Anne C. Petersen. Yahweh, NJ: Erlbaum Associates, Inc. 1996. Main Lib. Call No.: BF724 .T64 1996

"Finding Work in the Inner City: How Hard is it Now? How hard will it be for AFDC Recipients?" With Chauncy Lennon, In Working Paper; #76, New York, NY: Russell Sage Foundation, 1995.

"Overcoming Poverty: What the Research Demonstrates." A Congressional Breakfast Seminar, Friday, March 24, 1995, 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., B-340 Rayburn House Office Building moderator, Howard J. Silver; speakers, Sheldon H. Danziger, James H. Johnson, Katherine S. Newman, Consortium of Social Science Associations, funded by the Ford Foundation. Washington, DC. : The Consortium, (1995):

"The Employer Consortium: Improving Job Mobility for Low-wage Workers in the Inner City." In Working Paper #69, New York: NY: Russell Sage Foundation, 1995.

"Amerind Statement: Toward an Engaged Anthropology." co-authored with the members of the AAA Presidential Panel on Disorders of Industrial Society In Diagnosing America. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1994.

"Deindustrialization, Downward Mobility and Poverty: Toward An Anthropology of Economic Disorder." In Diagnosing America. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Press. 1994.

"Response and Coverage." With N. Schaeffer and M. Weeks, In Counting People in the Information Age, ed. D. Steffey and N. Bradburn, Washington DC: National Academy Press. 1994. Main Lib. Call No.: HA37.U55 N352 1994

"Troubled Times: The Cultural Dimensions of Economic Decline." In Understanding American Economic Decline ed. M. Bernstein and D.Alder. Cambridge, Mass: Cambridge University Press. 1994. Main Lib. Call No.: HC106.5 .U42 1994

"Uncertain seas: Cultural Turmoil and the Domestic Economy." In America at Century's End, ed., Alan Wolfe. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1991. HN59.2 .A44 1991

"The Economy, Work, and Family Life." with Maxine Baca Zinc, Sandra Scarr, Deborah Philips, Kathleen McCartney, Arlie Hochschild, Anne Machung. In Family in Transition: Rethinking Marriage, Sexuality, Child Rearing, and Family Organization, ed. Arlene S. Skolnick, and Jerome H. Skolnick, New York, NY: HarperCollins, 1992. Main Lib. Call No.: HQ518. F336 1989

"Women and Law: Land Tenure in Africa." In Women and World Change, ed., N.Black and A. Cottrell. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage Press. 1981. 120-138. Main Lib. Call No.: HQ1106 .W65 1981

"Incipient Bureaucracy: The Development of Hierarchy in Egalitarian Organizations. In Hierarchy and Society: Anthropological Perspectives on Bureaucracy, ed., R. Cohen and G. Britan. Philadelphia, Pittsburgh: ISHI Press, 1980. Main Lib. Call No.: HM131. H514


"Hard Times on 125th Street: Harlem's Poor and the Crisis of Welfare Reform." The American Anthropologist 103: 3 (2001): 762-779. Main Lib. Call No.: GN 1 A5

"What is to be Done?" Aspects of Policy Implications for Health and Research - Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 896 (2000): 278-281. Main Lib. Call No.: Q11 .N5

"In the Long Run: Careers Patterns and Cultural Expectations in the Low wage Labor Force." Journal of African American Public Policy 6: 1 (2000): 17-62.

"When City and Country Collide: Managing Growth In The Metropolitan Fringe." With T. Daniels, Professional Geographer 52: 3 (Aug 2000): 569-570. Main Lib. Call No.: G3 .P7

"Job Availability: Achilles Heel of Welfare Reform." National Forum 76:3 (Summer, 1996): 20-24. Main Lib. Call No.: LJ 85 P45 A3

"Working Poor, Working Hard: Plight of the Working Poor." The Nation, 263:4 (July 29, 1996): 20-24 Main Lib. Call No.: AP 2 N2

"Dead-end Jobs: a Way Out." Brookings Review 13:4 (Fall 1995): 24-28. Main Lib. Call No.: H 1 B76

"What Scholars Can Tell Politicians About the Poor." Education Digest 61:2

(Oct 1995): 15-19. Main Lib. Call No.: L 11 E21

"The Job Ghetto." with Chauncy Lennon The American Prospect 22 (Summer, 1995): 66-68.

"Is a Generation Heading for Oblivion?" Newsday (Nov. 2. 1993):

"Culture of Complaint: Economic Attitudes, Planning '94: Consumers" with Jon Berry, Robert Bellah, and others. Brandweek 34:30 (July 26, 1993): 32-40

"The Trashing of Free Trade: the New Gospel Argues that an Open Global Economy is Bad for America Don't Believe it." with Marc Levinson, Newsweek 122: 2 (July 12, 1993): 42-46. Main Lib. Call No.: AP 7 B8

"Trade Brings no Joy to Pleasanton." Newsweek (July 12, 1993): 44. Main Lib. Call No.: AP 7 B8

"Culture and Structure in The Truly Disadvantaged." City and Society 6: 1 (June 1992): 3-25.

"PATCO Lives! Stigma, Heroism, and Symbolic Transformations." Cultural Anthropology 2: 3 (1987) 319-346. Main Lib. Call No.: GN 301 C85

"Symbolic Dialects and Generations of Women: Variation in the Meaning of Post-divorce Downward Mobility American Ethnologist 13:2 (May 1986): 230-252. Main Lib. Call No.: GN 1 A53

"A Compliance Resource Theory of Regulatory Failure: A Case Study of O.S.H.A." International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy 5: 1 (1985): 29-53.

"Turning Your Back on Tradition: Symbolic Analysis and Moral Critique in a Plant Shutdown." Urban Anthropology 14: 1-3 (Spring/Fall, 1985): 109-150. Main Lib. Call No.: HT 101 U6723

"Urban anthropology and the Deindustrialization Paradigm." Urban Anthropology 14:1-3 (1985): 5-19. Main Lib. Call No.: HT 101 U6723

"Ethnoscience vs. Cultural Materialism: A Study in False Oppositions." Kroeber Anthropological Society Papers 51-52 (1978): 44-48.

"Social Status and Minority Recruit Performance: Some Implications for Affirmative Action Programs." with R. Booth Sociological Quarterly 18: (1977) 564-573. Main Lib. Call No.: HM 1 S675

"Administrative Tasks In Special Education." Exceptional Children 36:7 (1970): 521-524. Main Lib. Call No.: LC 3950 E9


Desperate Hours. (Book World)(Review) Washington Post (June 10, 2001): T03.

"Ain't no Makin' It." Jay GMLeod American Ethnologist, 23:3 (August 1996): 644-646. Main Lib. Call No.: GN 1 A53

"Getting a Job: A Study of Contacts and Careers." Mark Granovetter, Contemporary Sociology 25:3 (May 1996): 391-3. Main Lib. Call No.: HM 1 C65

"Living on the Edge." Mark Rank, Social Service Review 70:1 (March 1996): 159-161. Main Lib. Call No.: HV 1 S47

"Tell them who I am: the Lives of Homeless Women." Elliot Liebow, Contemporary Sociology, 23, 1, (Jan 1994): 43-44. Main Lib. Call No.: HM 1 C65

"Documenting America, 1935-1943." Carl Fleischhauer and Beverly W. Brannan American Anthropologist 92:3 (Sept 1990): 834-6. Main Lib. Call No.: GN 1 A5

"Fear of Falling: The Inner Life of the Middle Class." Barbara Ehrenreich, Psychology Today 23:10 (Oct 1989): 71-3. Main Lib. Call No.: BF 1 P8

"Reconstructing Reality in the Courtroom." W.L.Bennett and M. Feldman Trans-action of Society 21: 2, (Jan-Feb, 1984): 93-94.

"Law and Economic Organization: A Comparative Study of Preindustrial Societies." Robert M. Hayden, American Anthropologist, 86: 4 (Dec 1984): 1026-1028. GN 1 A5

"Law in Radically Different Culture." John Barton et.al, Columbia Journal of Transnational Law. 22:2 (1984): 413-417. Main Lib. Call No.: KJ 5 C6

"Work Hazards and Industrial Conflict." Carl Gersuny, Contemporary Sociology 11: 6 (Nov 1982): 736. Main Lib. Call No.: HM 1 C65

"Dispute and Settlement in Rural Turkey." J. Starr, International Journal of the Sociology of Law 9: (1981): 116-119. Main Lib. Call No.: HV 6001 I5

"The Use/Nonuse/Misuse of Applied Social Science in the Courts." Contemporary Sociology 10: 6 (Nov 1981) 851-852. Main Lib. Call No.: HM 1 C65

"Difference and Dominance." B. Thorne & N. Henley, Contemporary Sociology 6:6(1977) 666-667. Main Lib. Call No.: HM 1 C65

Periodical Articles

"Code of the Streets." with Elijah Anderson Philadelphia Inquirer (Aug. 15, 1999): H1

"Off Welfare, Working Poor Still Stumble." Boston Globe (June 20, 1999): E1

"To Prevent Teen-age Pregnancy, Think Jobs." New York Times (Aug. 16 1995): A16. Editorial/Letters. NEWSPAPER Cur Per Rm.

"What Scholars Can Tell Politicians About the Poor." Chronicle of Higher Education, (June 23 1995) B1-2. LB 2300 C3

"What inner-city Jobs for Welfare Moms? The Republican Congress' Welfare Reform Proposal." New York Times 144 (May 20, 1995): 17(N), 23(L). NEWSPAPER Cur Per Rm.

"No Room for the Young: Americans want Republicans like Bob Dole to Quit Standing in the Way of President Clinton's Economic Reforms." New York Times 142: 4 (May 16, 1993): E17 (N), E17 (L). NEWSPAPER Cur Per Rm.


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