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Charles Hirschman


Sociology Department
Box 353340
University of Washington
Seattle, WA  98195-3340
Phone: (206) 543-5035
Fax: (206) 543-2516
Office: 248 Savery Hall


Recent and Forthcoming Publications:

Charles Hirschman. 2011. “The Demographic Transition in Asia: 1950 to 2050” Malaysian Journal of Tropical Geography 42 (1 &2): 1-10.

Nikolas Pharris-Ciurej, Charles Hirschman, and Joseph Willhoft. 2012.“The 9th Grade Shock and the High School Dropout CrisisSocial Science Research 41: 709-730.

Charles Hirschman and Sabrina Bonaparte. 2012. “Population and Society in Southeast Asia” In Linda Williams and Philip Guest, eds. Demography of Southeast Asia. Southeast Asia Program, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

Nikolas Pharris-Ciurej, Jerald R. Herting, and Charles Hirschman. 2012. “The Impact of the Promise of Scholarships on College Ambitions, Preparation, and Enrollment: A Preliminary Evaluation of the Washington State Achievers Program Social Science Research 41: 920-935.

Book Review of Malaysia’s Development Challenges: Graduating from the Middle by Hal Hill, Tham Siew Yean and Ragayah Haji Mat Zin, editors. In Asian-Pacific Economic Literature 27 (May 2013): 163-165.

Charles Hirschman. 2013. “The Contributions of Immigrants to American Culture”. Daedalus 142 (summer): 26-47.

Charles Hirschman. 2014. “Immigration to the United States: Trends and Prospects” Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies 15(1): 69-85.

Book Review of What is Your Race? The Census and Our Flawed Efforts to Classify Americans by Kenneth Prewitt.  In Population and Development Review 40 (June, 2014): 367-369.

Patrick Heuveline and Charles Hirschman. 2015. “Fertility Transition: Southeast Asia.” International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Second Edition. Elsevier.

Charles Hirschman. 2016. A Review Essay of “Tamils and the Haunting of Justice: History and Recognition in Malaysia’s Plantations" by Andrew C. Willford. Sojourn (Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore) 31(1): 303-307

Charles Hirschman. 2016. “Gender, the Status of Women, and Family Structure in Malaysia” Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies 53(1): 33-50.

Charles Hirschman. 2016. From High School to College: Gender, Race-Ethnicity and Immigrant Generation. NY: Russell Sage Foundation Press.

      Book Review of Grounds for Difference by Rogers Brubaker.  In Population and Development Review 43 (December 2017): 743-745.
     Charles Hirschman. 2018. "Retirement and Me" In Norma Mansor, et al. (eds).  Who Says I am Retired. SSRC Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur.
     Book Review of
Planting Empire, Cultivating Subjects: British Malaya, 1786-1941 by Lynn Hollen Lees. In Journal of British Studies, Forthcoming.


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