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Research Output 1983 2019

2019

Ethical dimensions of quantification

Espeland, W. N. & Yung, V., Jun 1 2019, In : Social Science Information. 58, 2, p. 238-260 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

quantification
university ranking
Social Relations

What's good enough?

Espeland, W. N., Jan 1 2019, In : Sociologica. 13, 1, p. 13-16 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

editor
1 Citation (Scopus)

What's New with Numbers? Sociological Approaches to the Study of Quantification

Mennicken, A. & Espeland, W. N., Jul 30 2019, In : Annual Review of Sociology. 45, p. 223-245 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
quantification
regime
market
interaction
science
2016
109 Citations (Scopus)

Engines of anxiety: Academic rankings, reputation, and accountability

Espeland, W. N. & Sauder, M., Jan 1 2016, Russell Sage Foundation. 281 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

objectivity
reputation
ranking
rhetoric
emotion
6 Citations (Scopus)

Reverse engineering and emotional attachments as mechanisms mediating the effects of quantification

Espeland, W. N., Jan 1 2016, In : Historical Social Research. 41, 2, p. 280-304 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

collective identity
quantification
ranking
emotion
statistics
2015
17 Citations (Scopus)

Narrating numbers

Espeland, W. N., Jan 1 2015, The World of Indicators: The Making of Governmental Knowledge through Quantification. Cambridge University Press, p. 56-75 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

narrative

Noticing Numbers: How Quantification Changes What We See and What We Don’t

Espeland, W. N., 2015, Making Things Valuable. Kornberger, M., Justesen, L., Madsen, A. K. & Mouritsen, J. (eds.). 1 ed. Oxford University Press, p. 18-36 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Rankled by rankings: how media rankings redefined higher education

Espeland, W. N., 2015, La médiatisation de l’évaluation/Evaluation in the Media. Bouchard, J., Candel, É., Cardy, H. & Gomez-Mejia, G. (eds.). Peter Lang

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2014

The fort McDowell Yavapai: From pawns to powerbrokers

O’Sullivan, M. J., Waugh, N. & Espeland, W. N., Jan 1 2014, Studies in Empowerment: Steps Toward Understanding and Action. Taylor and Francis, p. 73-97 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Psychology
Pressure
Public Opinion
North American Indians
Mental Health
2013

Vigorous verbs: Conveying the action of people producing qualities

Nelson Espeland, W. & Espeland, W. N., Jul 24 2013, Constructing Quality: The Classification of Goods in Markets. Beckert, J. & Musselin, C. (eds.). 1st edition ed. Oxford University Press, p. 319-332

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2012
17 Citations (Scopus)

The Dynamism of Indicators

Espeland, W. N. & Sauder, M., Sep 20 2012, Governance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

dynamism
ranking
university ranking
school law
business school

Theorizing is a verb

Nelson Espeland, W. & Espeland, W. N., Dec 2012, In : Perspectives, Newsletter of the American Sociiological Association Theory Section. 34, p. 1-3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011
2 Citations (Scopus)

Lucien Karpik valuing the unique: The economics of singularities. Princeton, Princeton University Press, 2010

Healy, K., Hutter, M. & Espeland, W. N., Oct 1 2011, In : Socio-Economic Review. 9, 4, p. 787-800 14 p., mwr010.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

economic sociology
uncertainty
economics
Economic sociology
Uncertainty
57 Citations (Scopus)

One Singular Sensation: Socio-Economic Review

Epseland, W. N. & Espeland, W. N., Oct 2011

Research output: Other contribution

2009
school law
ranking
news
anxiety
education

How Rankings Affect Diversity

Espeland, W. N. & Sauder, M., 2009, In : Southern California Review of Law and Social Justice. 18, p. 587-608

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Citations (Scopus)

Rating the Rankings

Espland, W. N., Sauder, M. & Espeland, W. N., 2009, In : Contexts. 8, p. 16-21

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

386 Citations (Scopus)

The discipline of rankings: Tight coupling and organizational change

Sauder, M. & Espeland, W. N., May 11 2009, In : American Sociological Review. 74, 1, p. 63-82 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

organizational change
ranking
school law
internalization
normalization
2008
299 Citations (Scopus)

A sociology of quantification

Espeland, W. N. & Stevens, M. L., Dec 1 2008, In : Archives Europeennes de Sociologie. 49, 3, p. 401-436 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

quantification
sociology
political development
sociologist
social science

Legally Mediated Identities: The National Environmental Policy Act and the Bureaucratic Construction of Interests

Espeland, W., 2008, Reprinted in The Role of Social Science in Law. Mertz, E. (ed.). Ashgate Publishing Ltd, p. 545-576

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Money, Meaning, and Morality

Carruthers, B. G. & Espeland, W. N., Jan 14 2008, Readings in Economic Sociology. wiley, p. 292-314 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

morality
money

Rankings as Accountability Measures: The Stick and the Carrot: Knowledge Rules

Espeland, W. & Sauder, M., Jun 3 2008

Research output: Other contribution

2007
42 Citations (Scopus)

Accountability, quantification, and law

Espeland, W. N. & Vannebo, B. I., Dec 1 2007, Annual Review of Law and Social Science. Hagan, J., Scheppele, K. L. & Tyler, T. (eds.). p. 21-43 23 p. (Annual Review of Law and Social Science; vol. 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

quantification
responsibility
Law
professional discretion
legal usage
758 Citations (Scopus)

Rankings and reactivity: How public measures recreate social worlds

Espeland, W. N. & Sauder, M., Jul 1 2007, In : American Journal of Sociology. 113, 1, p. 1-40 40 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ranking
self-fulfilling prophecy
school law
proliferation
transparency
2006
43 Citations (Scopus)

Strength in numbers? The advantages of multiple rankings

Sauder, M. & Espeland, W. N., Dec 1 2006, In : Indiana Law Journal. 81, 1, p. 205-227 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ranking
2005

Accounting for Rationality: Double-Entry Bookkeeping and the Emergence of Economic Rationality

Espeland, W. & Carruthers, B., 2005, Reprinted in New Developments in Economic Sociology. Swedberg, R. (ed.). Edward Elgar Publishing

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

20 Citations (Scopus)

Studying ethics as policy: The naming and framing of moral problems in genetic research

Hoeyer, K., Bosk, C. L., Espeland, W., Heimer, C., Kelly, S. E., Meethan, K., Shore, C. & Spallone, P., Dec 1 2005, In : Current Anthropology. 46, SUPPL.5, p. S71-S90

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

genetic research
moral philosophy
anthropology
new economy
Sweden
2004

Commensuration: Encyclopedia of Social Measurement

Espeland, W. & Stevens, M., 2004

Research output: Other contribution

8 Citations (Scopus)

Commensuration

Stevens, M. L. & Espeland, W. N., Jan 1 2004, Encyclopedia of Social Measurement. Elsevier Inc, p. 375-378 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2002

Lessons learned from a small native American community

Espeland, W. N., Dec 1 2002, In : Public Administration and Development. 22, 5, p. 377-388 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

politics
community
bureaucracy
cultural difference
rationality

Money, Meaning, and Morality

Espeland, W. & Carruthers, B., 2002, Reprinted in Readings in Economic Sociology. Biggart, N. W. (ed.). Blackwell Publishers

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Pollution Futures: Commensuration, Commodification and the Market for Air

Levin, P. & Espeland, W. N., 2002, Organizations, Policy, and the Natural Environment. Hoffman, A. & Ventresca, M. (eds.). Stanford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2001
8 Citations (Scopus)

Bureaucrats and Indians in a contemporary colonial encounter

Espeland, W. N., Jan 1 2001, In : Law and Social Inquiry. 26, 2, p. 403-433 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Environmental Policy Act
Group
Law
politics

Commensuration and Cognition

Espeland, W. N., 2001, Cognition in Mind. Cerulo, K. (ed.). Routledge, p. 63-88

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Value-Matters

Espland, W. N. & Espeland, W. N., 2001, In : Economic and Political Weekly. 36, p. 1839-1846

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Young citizens: The position of children in communitarian theory

Fine, G. A., Espeland, W. & Rojek, D., Jan 1 2001, Sociological Studies of Children and Youth. JAI Press, p. 299-318 20 p. (Sociological Studies of Children and Youth; vol. 8).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

citizen
2000
18 Citations (Scopus)

Bureaucratizing democracy, democratizing bureaucracy

Espeland, W. N., Jan 1 2000, In : Law and Social Inquiry. 25, 4, p. 1077-1109 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bureaucracy
rationality
democracy
decision making
environmental law

Imposing Wilderness: Struggles over Livelihood and Nature Preservation in Africa by Roderick P. Neumann

Espeland, W., Jul 2000, In : American Journal of Sociology. 106, 1, p. 250-252 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

1998
738 Citations (Scopus)

Commensuration as a social process

Espeland, W. N. & Stevens, M. L., Jan 1 1998, In : Annual Review of Sociology. 24, p. 313-343 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rationalization
social process
sociologist
decision making
history

Legally Mediated Identities: The National Environmental Policy Act and the Bureaucratic Construction of Interests

Espeland, W., 1998, Reprinted in Readings in American Indian Law: Recalling the Rhythm of Survival. Carrillo, J. (ed.). Temple University Press, p. 110-125

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

69 Citations (Scopus)

Money, Meaning, and Morality

Carruthers, B. G. & Espeland, W. N., Aug 1998, In : American Behavioral Scientist. 41, 10, p. 1384-1408 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

morality
money
equivalence
Direction compound
1993
14 Citations (Scopus)

Power, policy and paperwork: The bureaucratic representation of interests

Espeland, W. N., Sep 1 1993, In : Qualitative Sociology. 16, 3, p. 297-317 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

representation of interests
economic power
political power
social effects
social economics
1991

Accounting for Rationality: Double-Entry Bookkeeping and the Emergence of Economic Rationality

Carruthers, B. & Espeland, W. N., 1991, In : American Journal of Sociology. 97, p. 31-69

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1990
57 Citations (Scopus)
corporation
merger
restructuring
firm
Accounting practices