Publications of Kenneth I. Spenner

Books

  1. Otto, LB; Call, VRA; Spenner, KI (1981). Design for a Study of Entry into Careers.. Lexington Books.
  2. Call, VRA; Otto, LB; Spenner, KI (1982). Tracking Respondents: A Multi-method Approach.. Lexington Books.
  3. Spenner, KI; Otto, LB; Call, VRA (1982). Career Lines and Careers.. Lexington Books.
  4. Committee on Techniques for the Enhancement of Human Performance, ; National Research Council, ; et. al., (1999). The Changing Nature of Work: Implications for Occupational Analysis.. National Academy of Sciences Press.

Papers Published

  1. Fink, EL; Rey, LD; Johnson, KW; Spenner, KI; Morton, DR; Flores, ET (1975). The effects of family occupational type, sex, and appeal style on helping behavior. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 11(1), 43-52.
  2. Spenner, KI (1975). "The Internal Stratification of the Working Class": A Reanalysis. American Sociological Review, 40(4), 513-513.
  3. Spenner, KI (1976). Reply to Form. American Sociological Review, 41, 160-65.
  4. Haller, A; Spenner, KI (1977). Occupational income differentiation in status attainment. Rural Sociology, 42, 517-35.
  5. Spenner, KI; Featherman, DL (1978). Achievement Ambitions. Annual Review of Sociology, 4(1), 373-420.
  6. Spenner, KI (1979). Jobs across generations. Career Education Quarterly, 4, 34-38.
  7. Spenner, KI (1979). Temporal Changes in Work Content. American Sociological Review, 44(6), 968-968.
  8. Spenner, KI (1980). Review of Schooling, Academic Performance and Occupational Attainment in a Non-Industrialized Society by S Heyneman and J Currie. Children and Youth Social Service Review.
  9. Spenner, KI (1980). Occupational Characteristics and Classification Systems. Sociological Methods & Research, 9(2), 239-264. ((reprinted in 1981 entry listed below)).
  10. Spenner, KI (1981). Occupational characteristics and classification systems: new uses of the Dictionary of Occupational Titles in social research.. Social Measurement: Current Issues..
  11. Spenner, KI (1981). Occupations, role characteristics and intergenerational transmission. Sociology of Work and Occupations, 8(1), 89-112.
  12. K. I. Spenner, L. B. Otto and V. R. A. Call (1981). Career Line Prototypes I, and II..
  13. (1981). Occupational characteristics and classification systems: new uses of the Dictionary of Occupational Titles in social research.. Social Measurement: Current Issues..
  14. L. B. Otto, V. R. A. Call and K. I. Spenner (1981). Design for a Study of Entry into Careers..
  15. V. R. A. Call, L. B. Otto and K. I. Spenner (1982). Tracking Respondents: A Multi method Approach..
  16. K. I. Spenner, L. B. Otto and V. R. A. Call (1982). Career Lines and Careers..
  17. Spenner, KI (1983). Work, Jobs, and Occupations: A Critical Review of the Dictionary of Occupational Titles. Sociology of Work and Occupations..
  18. Spenner, KI (1983). Deciphering Prometheus: Temporal Change in the Skill Level of Work. American Sociological Review, 48(6), 824-824.
  19. Spenner, KI; Otto, LB (1985). Work and self-concept: selection and socialization in the early career. Research in Sociology of Education and Socialization, 5, 197-235.
  20. Spenner, KI (1985). The Upgrading and Downgrading of Occupations: Issues, Evidence, and Implications for Education. Review of Educational Research, 55(2), 125-154. (Above article reprinted in Teoria & Educaca~o (1993) (in Portuguese)).
  21. Spenner, KI (1985). Review of Career Choice and Development by D. Brown, L. Brooks, and Associates. Contemporary Sociology.
  22. Featherman, DL; Spenner, KI (1987). Class and the socialization of children: constancy or change?. Child Development in Life Span Perspective, 67-90. (Above article reprinted in abbreviated form in The Social Organization of Work, V. Yadov (Ed.). Moscow: USSR Academy of Sciences; (in Russian); also reprinted in Revue Marocaine D'economie et De Droit Compare, 14 (1991) (in French)).
  23. Spenner, KI (1987). Review of Beyond Mechanization by L. Hirschhorn. Work and Occupations.
  24. Rosenfeld, R; Spenner, KI (1988). Women’s work and women’s careers: a dynamic analysis of work identity in the early lifecourse. Social Structures and Human Lives, 285-305.
  25. Spenner, KI (1988). Technological change, skill requirements and education: the case for uncertainty. The Economic and Employment Effects of Technological Change, 131-184.
  26. Spenner, KI (1988). Occupations, work settings and the course of adult development: tracing the implications of select historical changes.. Life Span Development and Behavior, 9, 243-285.
  27. Spenner, KI (1988). Personality, work, and social stratification.. Annual Review of Sociology, 14, 69-97.
  28. Spenner, KI (1988). Technological change, skill requirements and education: the case for uncertainty.. The Economic and Employment Effects of Technological Change, 131-184.
  29. Spenner, KI (1989). Managers, technology and jobs: paradox and similarity between East and West.. Managing in a Global Economy: Proceedings of the Third International Conference of the Eastern Academy of Management, 3, 102-106.
  30. Spenner, KI (1989). Perestroika Gorbachev’s Russia: Dramatic Times.. Window, 4-11.
  31. Spenner, KI (1989). Review of Work Experience and Psychological Development Through the Life Span by Mortimer and Borman. Contemporary Sociology.
  32. Spenner, KI; Kerckhoff, A; Glass, T (1990). Open and closed education and work systems in Great Britain.. European Sociological Review, 6(3), 215-235.
  33. Spenner, KI; Rosenfeld, R (1990). Women, work and identities: an event history analysis.. Social Science Research, 19(3), 266-299.
  34. Spenner, KI (1990). New Forms of Work Organization in Europe by P. Grootings, B. Gustavsen, and L. Hethy. Contemporary Sociology.
  35. SPENNER, KI (1990). Skill. Work and Occupations, 17(4), 399-421.
  36. Petkov, K; Spenner, KI (1991). The social organization and consequences of technological change: similarities between East and West.. Journal of Sociological Problems, 3-16.
  37. (1991). Personality and social structure.. Encyclopedia of Sociology, 3, 1440-1445.
  38. Spenner, KI (1991). Review of Social Structure and Self-Direction: A Comparative Analysis of the United States and Poland by M. L. Kohn and K. M. Slomczynski. American Journal of Sociology.
  39. Spenner, KI; Petkov, K (1992). The effects of technology on the quality and quantity of work: similarities between East and West.. Journal of Managerial Issues, 4, 533-553.
  40. Rosenfeld, RA; Spenner, KI (1992). Occupational Sex Segregation and Women's Early Career Job Shifts. Work and Occupations, 19(4), 424-449.
  41. Spenner, KI (1994). Technological change and deskilling.. International Encyclopedia of Education.
  42. Spenner, KI (1994). Reviews of The Vulnerable Fortress: Bureaucratic Organization and Management in the Information Age by J. R. Taylor and E. J. Van Every, and Computers and Culture in Organizations: The Introduction and Use of Production Control Systems in French, Italian, and German Enterprises by M. Heidenreich. Contemporary Sociololgy.
  43. Spenner, KI (1995). Technological change, skill requirements and education: The case for uncertainty. The New Modern Times: Factors Reshaping the World of Work, 81-138.
  44. Spenner, KI (1997). Technological change and deskilling.. International Encyclopedia of Sociology of Education.
  45. Spenner, KI (1997). Review of Gerontographics: Life-Stage Segmentation for Marketing Strategy Development by G Moschis. Contemporary Gerontology.
  46. Spenner, KI (1998). Reflections on a 30-year career of research on work and personality by Melvin Kohn and colleagues. Sociological Forum, 13(1), 169-181.
  47. Spenner, KI; Thore, SA; Land, KC; Suhomlinova, OO; Jones, DC (1998). Strong legacies and weak markets: Bulgarian state-owned enterprises during early transition. American Sociological Review, 63(4), 599-617.
  48. Spenner, KI; Jones, DC (1998). Social economic transformation in Bulgaria: An empirical assessment of the merchant capitalism thesis. Social Forces; a Scientific Medium of Social Study and Interpretation, 76(3), 937-965.
  49. Spenner, KI; Coenen-Huther, J (1998). Bulgaria at the Crossroads. Contemporary Sociology, 27(5), 514-514.
  50. Spenner, KI (2000). Personality and social structure.. The Encyclopedia of Sociology.
  51. Spenner, KI; Buchmann, C; Landerman, LR (2004). THE BLACK-WHITE ACHIEVEMENT GAP IN THE FIRST COLLEGE YEAR: EVIDENCE FROM A NEW LONGITUDINAL CASE STUDY. Research in Social Stratification and Mobility. Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 22, 187-216.
  52. Bryant, AY; Spenner, KI; Martin, N; Sautter, J (2007). The Campus Life and Learning Project: A Report on the College Career. 95 pp. Durham, NC: Duke University.
  53. with Spenner, AK (2008). A Social Portrait of College Legacy Admissions..
  54. with Spenner, AK (2008). Within-College Human Capital and Racial Ethnic Differences in Academic Performance..
  55. with Spenner, AK (2008). Final Report of the Panel on the Department of Defense Human Capital Strategy, 1-47.
  56. Arcidiacono, P; Aucejo, EM; Fang, H; Spenner, KI (2009). Does Affirmative Action Lead to Mismatch? A New Test and Evidence, 2(3), 303-333.
  57. with Martin, ND; Spenner, KI (2009). Capital conversion and accumulation: A social portrait of legacies at an elite university. Research in Higher Education, 50(7), 623-648.
  58. Spenner, KI (2010). Education and Jobs: Exploring the Gaps. Contemporary Sociology, 39(4), 463-465.
  59. Arcidiacono, P; Aucejo, EM; Spenner, K (2012). What happens after enrollment? An analysis of the time path of racial differences in GPA and major choice. Iza Journal of Labor Economics, 1(1), 5-5.
  60. Arcidiacono, P; Aucejo, E; Hussey, A; Spenner, K (2013). Racial segregation patterns in selective universities. The Journal of Law & Economics, 56(4), 1039-1060.
  61. Martin, ND; Tobin, W; Spenner, KI (2014). Interracial friendships across the college years: Evidence from a longitudinal case study. Journal of College Student Development, 55(7), 720-725.
  62. Freeland, RE; Spenner, KI; McCalmon, G (2015). I Gave at the Campus: Exploring Student Giving and Its Link to Young Alumni Donations After Graduation. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 44(4), 755-774.
  63. Martin, ND; Spenner, KI; Mustillo, SA (2017). A Test of Leading Explanations for the College Racial-Ethnic Achievement Gap: Evidence from a Longitudinal Case Study. Research in Higher Education, 58(6), 617-645.

Book Reviews

  1. S. Heyneman and J. Currie (1980). [Schooling, Academic Performance and Occupational Attainment in a Non-Industrialized Society]. Children and Youth Social Service Review.
  2. D. Brown, L. Brooks, and Associates (1985). [Career Choice and Development]. Contemporary Sociology.
  3. L. Hirschhorn (1987). [Beyond Mechanization]. Work and Occupations.
  4. J. Mortimer and K. Borman (1989). [Work Experience and Psychological Development Through the Life Span]. Contemporary Sociology.
  5. P. Grootings, B. Gustavsen, and L. Hethy (1990). [New Forms of Work Organization in Europe]. Contemporary Sociology.
  6. M. L. Kohn and K. M. Slomczynski (1991). [Social Structure and Self-Direction: A Comparative Analysis of the United States and Poland]. American Journal of Sociology.
  7. J. R. Taylor and E. J. Van Every (1994). [The Vulnerable Fortress: Bureaucratic Organization and Management in the Information Age]. Computers and Culture in Organizations: The Introduction and Use of Production Control Systems in French, Italian, and German Enterprises by M. Heidenreich, in Contemporary Sociology.
  8. G. Moschis (1997). [Gerontographics: Life-Stage Segmentation for Marketing Strategy Development]. Contemporary Gerontology.

Other

  1. (1981). Occupational characteristics and classification systems: new uses of the Dictionary of Occupational Titles in social research. Social Measurement: Current Issues.

Presented Papers

  1. "International Communication Association - 1974."  1974
  2. "National Council on Family Relations - 1978."  1978
  3. "Rural Sociological Society - 1975, 1979."  1979
  4. "Nebraska Personnel and Guidance Association - 1980."  1980
  5. "Research Committee on Social Stratification - 1985."  1985
  6. "Southern Sociological Society, 1986, 2005."  1986
  7. "Population Association of America - 1988."  1988
  8. "International Meetings of the Eastern Academy of Management,."  1989 Hong Kong-1989
  9. "Midwest Sociological Society - 1993."  1993
  10. "International Sociological Association - 1982 (Mexico City), 1986 (New Dehli), 1990 (Madrid), 1994 (Bielefeld), 1998 (Montreal), 2002 (Brisbane)."  2002 X World Congress of Sociology, Mexico City - 1982.
        XI World Congress of Sociology, New Dehli - 1986.
        XII World Congress of Sociology, Madrid - 1990.
        XIII World Congress of Sociology, Bielefeld - 1994.
        XIV World Congress of Sociology, Montreal – 1998.
        XV World Congress of Sociology, Brisbane - 2002
  11. "American Sociological Association - 1978, 1979, 1980, 1983, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1997, 2002, 2004, 2005."  2002
  12. "Eastern Sociological Association."  2004
  13. "Southern Sociological Society."  2005
  14. "American Sociological Association."  2005
  15. "North Carolina Sociological Association - 1999, 2006."  2006
  16. "American Sociological Association, 2008 (2 papers)."  2008

Research Reports

  1. Arcidiacono, P; Aucejo, EM; Fang, H; Spenner, KI "Does affirmative action lead to mismatch? A new test and evidence."  The Econometric Society, November, 2011: 303-333.