Publications related to popular beliefs about inequality
Cech, Erin A., Jessi L. Smith and Anneke Metz. (forthcoming). “Cultural Processes of Ethnoracial Disadvantage for Native American College Students.” Social Forces.
Cech, Erin A., Mary Blair-Loy, and Laura E. Rogers. (2018). “Recognizing Chilliness: How Schemas of Inequality Shape Views of Culture and Climate in Work Environments.” American Journal of Cultural Sociology. Vol. 6(1): 125-160.
Seron, Carroll, Susan Silbey, Erin Cech and Brian Rubineau. (2018) “ ‘I’m not a Feminist, but...:’ Hegemony of a Meritocratic Ideology and the Limits of Critique Among Women in Engineering. Work and Occupations. Vol. 45(2):131-167.
Cech, Erin A. (2017). “Rugged Meritocratists: The Role of Overt Bias and the Meritocratic Ideology in Trump Supporters’ Opposition to Social Justice Efforts.” Socius. Vol. 3:1-20.
Cech, Erin A. (2017). “What Fosters Concern for Inequality among American Adolescents?” Social Science Research. Vol. 61(1): 160-180.
Cech, Erin A. (2016). “Mechanism or Myth? Family Plans and the Reproduction of Occupational Gender Segregation.” Gender & Society. Vol. 30(2): 265-88.
Seron, Carroll, Susan Silbey, Erin A. Cech, and Brian Rubineau. (2016). “Persistence is Cultural: Professional Socialization and the Reproduction of Sex Segregation.” Work and Occupations. Vol. 23(2): 178-214.
Cech, Erin A. (2014). “Culture of Disengagement in Engineering Education?” Science, Technology & Human Values. Vol. 39 (1): 34-63.
-Invited Nature comment on culture of disengagement research
Cech, Erin A. and Mary Blair-Loy. (2010). “Perceiving Glass Ceilings? Meritocratic versus Structural Explanations of Gender Inequality among Women in Science and Technology.” Social Problems, Vol. 57(3): 371-397.