About Lauren Edelman
Edelman's research addresses the interplay between organizations and their legal environments, focusing on employers' responses to and constructions of civil rights laws, workers' mobilization of their legal rights and the internal legal cultures of work organizations. She is the winner of a 2000 Guggenheim Fellowship for her work on the formation of civil rights laws in the workplace.
When Organizations Rule: Judicial Deference to Institutionalized Employment Structures
American Journal of Sociology (2011)
This article offers a theoretical and empirical analysis of legal endogeneity—a powerful process through which institutionalized organizational structures influence judicial ...