Montreal

David Jaffee

Professor of Sociology
Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Faculty Research Fellow
Northeast Center for Community Initiatives

University of North Florida

1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville, Florida 32224-2645

E-mail: djaffee@unf.edu
Tel 904.620.2215
Fax 904.620.2540

 

Spring 2014

 

RECENT RESEARCH PROJECTS AND WORKING PAPERS

The Ports Project

"Jaxport As An Urban Growth Strategy: Community Implications and Prospects." Special Report, September, 2012

"Understanding and Critically Analysing the Port Economy and Jaxport Channel Deepening"

“‘A Deeper Channel Floats All Boats’: The Port Economy as Urban Growth Machine” (August, 2012)

“Kink in the Chain: Interorganizational Relations in the Intermodal Supply-Chain”

"Industry Structure, Organizational Forms, and Labor Dynamics in the Intermodal Logistics Supply Chain" ( February 2010)

“Hauling Containers: Port Drayage Drivers in the Logistics Supply Chain” (November 2009)

"The Global Economic Crisis and the Future Vitality of the Port Economy" (August 2009)

CURRICULUM VITAE

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

"Building General Education With Hong Kong Characteristics"

"The General Education Initiative in Hong Kong: Organized Contradictions and Emerging Tensions"

"Labor and the Geographic Reorganization of Container Shipping in the U.S."

"Conflict At Work Throughout The History of Organizations"

"Intended and Unintended Consequences of Freshman Learning Communities: An Initial Investigation"

 “Peer Cohorts and the Unanticipated Consequences of Freshman Learning Communities"

PUBLIC SOCIOLOGY/COMMENTARY

"Race to the Bottom of the Channel." The Folio. October 2, 2013.

"Higher Education Trends Reinforce Class Divide. "The Folio. June 12, 2013.

"No Recovery for Workers, So Crisis Persists" Jacksonville Business Journal, June 7, 2013.

"Business Climate Florida Style." The Folio. March 20, 2013.

Viewpoint: Who Are the Job-Killers?”
Jacksonville Business Journal.

Florida Universities Can Reform General Education.”
The Gainesville Sun.

“Stop Telling Students to Study For Exams.”
Chronicle of Higher Education, April 22, 2012.

"Port Benefits Bear Closer Scrutiny"
(published in Jacksonville Business Journal)

"Turfgrass Madness and the Lawn People"
(published in Folio Weekly, Vol. 23, Issue 6)

"Pay Workers More, Stimulate Consumer Demand"
(published in Jacksonville Business Journal)  

BOOKS

Organization Theory: Tension and Change

Levels of Socio-Economic Development Theory

 

BLOG

Matters Socio-Economic