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Professor Elizabeth Gorman’s new edited volume (with Steven P. Vallas), Professional Work: Knowledge, Power, and Social Inequalities,  Vol. 34 in the Research in the Sociology of Work series, has been published by Emerald Publishing (2020).

Please view Professor Gorman and Fiona Kay’s chapter titled “Skill Development Practices and Racial-Ethnic Diversity in Elite Professional Firms.” ( For a free, pre-publication version of the chapter, please click here (

A summary of the chapter is posted on the Work in Progress blog maintained by four ASA sections: