ASR February 2009

Volume 74, Number 1 * February 2009


1 Precarious Work, Insecure Workers: Employment Relations in Transition
Arne L. Kalleberg


23 Groups Reward Individual Sacrifice: The Status Solution to the Collective Action Problem
Robb Willer
44 How Easily Does a Social Difference Become a Status Distinction? Gender Matters
Cecilia L. Ridgeway, Kristen Backor, Yan E. Li, Justine E. Tinkler, and Kristan G. Erickson
63 The Discipline of Rankings: Tight Coupling and Organizational Change
Michael Sauder and Wendy Nelson Espeland
83 Privatizing Participation: Civic Change and the Organizational Dynamics of Grassroots Lobbying Firms
Edward T. Walker
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106 Frome Streets to Suites: How the Anti-Biotech Movement Affected German Pharmaceutical Firms
Klaus Weber, Hayagreeva Rao, and L. G. Thomas
128 The Global Economy as Instituted Process: The Case of Central and Eastern Europe
Nina Bandelj
Multiple Category Memberships in Markets: An Integrative Theory and Two Empirical Tests
Greta Hsu, Michael T. Hannan, and Özgecan Koçak
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