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Research & Publications

  • "Networks for the Unemployed?" Bond, Brittany, and Roberto Fernandez. In Social Networks at Work, edited by Daniel J. Brass and Stephen P. Borgatti, 275-307. New York, NY: Routledge, 2020.
  • "Who's Closure? Gender Inequality and Access to Skill Training." Christian Hunkler and Roberto M. Fernandez. In Proceedings of the ESA Economic Sociology Midterm Conference, Konstanz, Germany: September 2018.
  • "Strength of Weak Ties in the Labor Market: An Assessment of the State of Research." Fernandez, Roberto. In Personal Networks Classic Readings and New Directions in Egocentric Analysis, edited by Bernice Pescosolidio, Brea Perry, Mario Small, and Ned Smith, 295-310. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2018.
  • "Space and Networks in the Labor Market." Melissa Staha and Roberto Fernandez. In Proceedings of the 2016 Meeting of the International Network of Analytical Sociologists, Utrecht, Netherlands: June 2016.
  • "Gendered Engineering in Soviet and Post-Soviet Russia." Sarah Ashwin, Irina Kozina, and Roberto Fernandez. In 2015 American Sociological Association Meeting, Chicago, IL: August 2015.
  • "Networks for the Unemployed?" Bond, Brittany, and Roberto M. Fernandez. In Proceedings of the 2015 Meeting of the International Network of Analytical Sociologists, Cambridge, MA: June 2015.
  • "How do Labor Market Networks Work?" Rubineau, Brian and Roberto M. Fernandez. In Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, edited by Robert Scott and Stephen Kosslyn, Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons, 2015.
  • "The Causal Status of Social Capital in Labor Markets." Roberto M. Fernandez and Roman Galperin. In The Causal Status of Social Capital in Labor Markets, edited by Ajay Mehra, Daniel J. Brass, Daniel S. Halgin, Giuseppe Labianca, and Stephen P. Borgatti, 445-462. Somerville , MA: Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2014.
  • "Race, Network Hiring, and Statistical Discrimination." Roberto M. Fernandez and Jason Greenberg. In Networks, Work and Inequality, edited by Steve Mcdonald, 81-102. Somerville, MA: Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2013.
  • "Gendered Musical Chairs: Job Succession and Gender Segregation." Roberto M. Fernandez. In Proceedings of 65th Annual Meeting of the Labor and Employment Relations Association 2013, edited by C. Weller and F. Carre. Washington, DC: June 2013.
  • "Keeping a Job: Network Hiring and Turnover in a Retail Bank." Kathryn Neckerman and Roberto M. Fernandez. In The Governance of Relations in Markets and Organizations, edited by Chris Snijders, Vincent Buskens, and Werner Raub, 299-318. Somerville, MA: Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2003.
  • "Review of Prismatic Metropolis: Inequality in Los Angeles." Fernandez, Roberto M. Review of Prismatic Metropolis: Inequality in Los Angeles, by Lawrence D. Bobo, Melvin L. Oliver, James H. Johnson Jr. and Abel Valenzuela Jr.. American Journal of Sociology, September 2001.
  • "Structural Factors in Hispanic Youth Employment." Fernandez, Roberto M. In Race and Ethnicity in the United States: An Institutional Approach, edited by William Velez , 202-222. New York, NY: General-Hall, 1998.
  • "Spatial Mismatch: Housing, Transportation and Employment in Regional Perspective." Fernandez, Roberto M. In The Urban Crisis: Linking Research to Action, edited by Burton Weisbrod and James Worthy, 81-99. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 1997.
  • "American Apartheid: Segregation and the Making of the Underclass." Fernandez, Roberto M. Review of American Apartheid: Segregation and the Making of the Underclass, by Douglas Massey and Nancy Denton. Contemporary Sociology, December 1993.
  • "Social Isolation and the Underclass." Fernandez, Roberto M. and David Harris. In Drugs, Crime, and Social Distress: Barriers to Urban Opportunity, edited by Adele Harrell and George Peterson, 257-293. Washington, D.C.: The Urban Institute Press, 1992.
  • "Demand-Side and Supply-Side Explanations of Black Male Joblessness." Fernandez, Roberto M. In Urban Labor Markets and Job Opportunity, edited by George Peterson and Wayne Vroman, 155-159. Washington, D.C.: The Urban Institute Press, 1992.
  • "America and the Changing Structure of Hegemonic Production." Bergesen, Albert, Roberto M. Fernandez and Chintamani Sahoo. In America's Changing Role in the World System, edited by Albert Bergesen and Terry Boswell, 157-175. New York, NY: Praeger, 1987.
  • "Educational Transitions of Whites and Mexican-Americans." Fligstein, Neil and Roberto M. Fernandez. In Hispanics in the U.S. Economy, edited by George Borjas and Marta Tienda, 161-192. New York, NY: Academic Press, 1985.
  • "Hispanic Youth in the Labor Market: An Analysis of High School and Beyond." Fernandez, Roberto M. In Youth Employment and Training Program: The YEDPA Years, edited by Charles Betsey, Mary Papageorgiou, and Robinson Hollister, 410-461. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1985.
  • "Hispanics and Education." Fligstein, Neil and Roberto M. Fernandez. In Hispanics in the United States: A New Social Agenda, edited by Pastora Cafferty and William McCready, 113-146. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Books, 1985.
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