PART I: The Theory Behind and History of Audit Studies.- Chapter 1. An Introduction to Audit Studies in the Social Sciences (S. Michael Gaddis).- Chapter 2. Making it Count: Discrimination Auditing and the Activist Scholar Tradition (Frances Cherry and Marc Bendick, Jr.).- Chapter 3. Discrimination in the Labour Market: A Register of (Almost) All Correspondence Experiments Since 2005 (Stijn Baert).- PART II: The Method of Audit Studies: Design, Implementation, and Analysis.- Chapter 4. Technical Aspects of Correspondence Studies (Joanna Lahey and Ryan Beasley).- Chapter 5. An Introduction to Conducting Email Audit Studies (Charles Crabtree).- Chapter 6. To Match or Not to Match? Statistical and Substantive Considerations in Audit Design and Analysis (Mike Vuolo, Christopher Uggen, and Sarah Lageson).- PART III: Nuance in Audit Studies: Context, Mechanisms, and the Future.- Chapter 7. Opportunities and Challenges in Designing and Conducting a Labor Market Resume Study (William Carbonaro and Jon Schwarz).- Chapter 8. The Geography of Stigma: Experimental Methods to Identify the Penalty of Place (Max Besbris, Jacob William Faber, Peter Rich, Patrick Sharkey).- Chapter 9. Emerging Frontiers in Audit Study Research: Mechanisms, Generalizability, and Variation (David S. Pedulla).
S. Michael Gaddis is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at
UCLA. His work explores the causes and consequences of racial and
educational inequality, often through experiments. He has led the
data collection efforts on nearly a dozen field and survey
experiments. His research has been published in the American
Journal of Sociology, Social Forces, and Sociological
Science, among other outlets.