Pager, Devah. 2007. MARKED: Race, Crime, and Finding Work in an Era of Mass Incarceration.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

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Selected Publications

Selected Working Papers

Pager, Devah and David Pedulla. 2012. "Race, Self-Selection, and the Job Search Process." Working Paper (available upon request)

Pager, Devah and Michelle Phelps. 2012. "Prison as a Social Context: Inmate Trajectories and their Facility Environments Over Time." Working Paper (available upon request)

Pager, Devah and Michelle Phelps. 2012. "The End of Mass Incarceration? The Social, Political, and Economic Correlates of States' Declining Incarceration Rates." Working Paper (available upon request)

Selected Papers in Print

Quillian, Lincoln and Devah Pager. 2010. "Estimating Risk: Stereotype Amplification and the Perceived Risk of Criminal Victimization." Social Psychology Quarterly 73(1):79-104.

Pager, Devah, Bruce Western, and Bart Bonikowski. 2009. "Discrimination in a Low Wage Labor Market: A Field Experiment." American Sociological Review 74(October):777-799.

Pager, Devah, Bruce Western, and Naomi Sugie. 2009. "Sequencing Disadvantage: Barriers to Employment Facing Young Black and White Men with Criminal Records." Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences 623(May):195-213.

Pager, Devah and Diana Karafin. 2009. "Bayesian Bigot? Statistical Discrimination, Stereotypes, and Employer Decision-Making." Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences 621(January):70-93.

Pager, Devah. 2008. "The Republican Ideal? Ethnic Minorities and the Criminal Justice System in Contemporary France." Punishment and Society 10(4):375-400.

Pager, Devah and Hana Shepherd. 2008 "The Sociology of Discrimination: Racial Discrimination in Employment, Housing, Credit and Consumer Markets." Annual Review of Sociology 34:181-209.

Pager, Devah. 2007. "The Use of Field Experiments for Studies of Employment Discrimination: Contributions, Critiques, and Directions for the Future." Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 609: 104-133.

Pager, Devah and Bruce Western. 2006. Race at Work: Realities of Race and Criminal Record in the New York City Job Market. Report prepared for the 50th Anniversary of the New York City Commission on Human Rights.

Pager, Devah. 2005. "Walking the Talk: What Employers Say Versus What They Do." American Sociological Review 70(3):355-380.

Pager, Devah. 2005. "Evidence-Based Policy for Successful Prisoner Reentry." Criminology and Public Policy 5(3):505-514.

Pager, Devah. 2005. "Double Jeopardy: Race, Crime, and Getting a Job." Wisconsin Law Review (2):617-660.

Pager, Devah. 2003. "The Mark of a Criminal Record." American Journal of Sociology 108(5): 937-975.

Pager, Devah. 2003. "Blacks and Ex-Cons Need Not Apply." Contexts 2(4): 58-59.

Grodsky, Eric, and Devah Pager (2001). "The Structure of Disadvantage: Individual and Occupational Determinants of the Black-White Wage Gap." American Sociological Review 66(4): 542-567.

Quillian, Lincoln, and Devah Pager (2001). "Black Neighbors, Higher Crime? The Role of Racial Stereotypes in Evaluations of Neighborhood Crime." American Journal of Sociology 107(3): 717-767.

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