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Reading List

Gender & Organizations Reading List
Fall 2011
Sharon Mastracci, PhD
University of Illinois at Chicago


Kanter, Rosabeth Moss. 1977. Men and women of the corporation. New York, NY: Basic Books.

Acker, Joan. 2006. Class questions: Feminist answers. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.


Acker, Joan. 1990. Hierarchies, jobs, bodies: A theory of gendered organizations. Gender & Society 4: 139-158.

Acker, Joan. 1992. From sex roles to gendered institutions. Contemporary Sociology 21(5): 565-569.

Britton, Dana and Laura S. Logan. 2008. Gendered organizations: Progress and prospects. Sociological Compass 2(1): 107-121.

Britton, Dana. 2000. The epistemology of gendered organizations. Gender & Society 14: pages.

Eisenstein, Hester. 1995. The Australian femocratic experiment: A feminist case for bureaucracy. In Myra Marx Ferree and Patricia Yancey Martin, eds., Feminist Organizations. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press.

Ely, Robin J. and Debra E. Meyerson. 2000. Advancing gender equity in organizations: The challenge and importance of maintaining a gender narrative. Organization 7(4): 589-608.

England, Paula. 1993. The separate self: Androcentric bias in neoclassical assumptions. Reprinted in Nicole Woolsey Biggart, ed. Readings in Economic Sociology. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishers, 2002.

Ibarra, Herminia. 1995. Race, opportunity, and the diversity of social circles in managerial networks. Academy of Management Journal 38: 673-703

Kark, Ronit. 2004. The transformational leader: Who is (s)he? A feminist perspective. Journal of Organizational Change Management 17(2): 160-176.

Leeson, Peter T. 2007. An-Arrgh-chy: The law and economics of pirate organization. Journal of Political Economy 115(6): 1049-1094.

Martin, Joanne, Kathleen Knopoff, and Christine Beckman. 1998. An alternative to bureaucratic impersonality and emotional labor: Bounded emotionality at The Body Shop. Administrative Science Quarterly 43: 429-469.

Martin, Joanne. 2000. Hidden gendered assumptions in mainstream organizational theory and research. Journal of Management Inquiry 9(2): 207-216.

Martin, Patricia Yancey and David Collinson. 2002. Across the water and over the pond: The developing field of gendered organizations. Gender, Work & Organization 9: 244-265.

Martin, Patricia Yancey, et al. 1983. Advancement for women in hierarchical organizations: Analysis of problems and prospects. Journal of Applied Behavioral Science 19(1): 19-33.

Martin, Patricia Yancey. 1987. A commentary on The Feminist Case Against Bureaucracy by Kathy Ferguson. Women’s Studies International Forum 10(5): 543-548.

Martin, Patricia Yancey. 2003. Said and done versus saying and doing: Gendering practices and practicing gender at work. Gender & Society 17: 342-366.

Martin, Patricia Yancey. 2004. Gender as social institution. Social Forces 82(4): 1249-1273.

Martin, Patricia Yancey. 2006. Practicing gender at work: Further thoughts on reflexivity. Gender, Work, and Organization 13(3): 254-275.

Risman, Barbara. 2004. Gender as social structure: Theory wrestling with activism. Gender & Society 28(4): 429-451.

Rothschild-Whitt, Joyce. 1979. The collectivist organization: An alternative to rational bureaucratic models. American Sociological Review 44(4): 509-527.

Rothschild-Whitt, Joyce. 1979. The collectivist organization: An alternative to rational-bureaucratic models. American Sociological Review 44: 509-527.

Scott, Ellen. 2005. Beyond tokenism: The making of racially diverse feminist organizations. Social Problems 52(2): 232-254.

Stivers, Camilla S. Bureau men, settlement women PAR article