Michael P Sacks
Professor of Sociology, Emeritus
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Trinity College faculty member since 1974
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  • Sacks, Michael P. “The Puerto Rican Effect on Hispanic Residential Segregation:  A Study of the Hartford and Springfield Metro Areas in National Perspective.”  Latino Studies, 9 (1), 2011, 87-105. Reprint forthcoming in Confronting Urban Legacy:  Rediscovering Hartford and New England’s Forgotten Cities, edited by Xiangming Chen and Nick Bacon.  Lexington Books.
  • Sacks, Michael P. Women's Work in Soviet Russia:  Continuity in the Midst of Change. New York:  Praeger, 1976.
  • Sacks, Michael P. Work and Equality in Soviet Society:  The Division of Labor by Age, Gender and Nationality.  New York:  Praeger, 1982.
  • Sacks, Michael P. and Jerry G. Pankhurst, co-edited. Understanding Soviet Society. Boston:  Allen & Unwin, 1988.
  • Sacks, Michael P. "Roots of Diversity and Conflict:  Ethnic and Gender Differences in the Work Force of the Former Republics of Soviet Central Asia."  In Muslim Eurasia:  Conflicting Legacies, edited by Yaacov Ro'i, pp. 269-288.  London: Frank Cass, 1995.
  • Sacks, Michael P. “Privilege and Prejudice: The Occupations of Jews in Russia in 1989.” Slavic Review, 57 (2), 1998: 247-266.
  • Sacks, Michael P. “Indicators of the Changing Status of Women in Post-Soviet Russia.” Soviet and Post Soviet Review.  Volume 26 (3) 1999: 223-39.
  • Sacks, Michael P., and Carol L. Clark.  “A View from Below: Industrial Re-structuring and Women’s Employment at Four Russian Enterprise.” Communist and Post-Communist Studies, 37 (4) 2004: 523-545.
  • Sacks, Michael P. “Still Separate and Unequal: The Growing Minority Population in Hartford’s Suburbs.”  The Hartford Courant, November 28, 2004, p.  C4.

Recent Presentations:

  • Sacks, Michael P. “The Shifting Ethnic Residential Divide in the Hartford Metropolitan Area: Baby Boomers and Suburbanizing Hispanics”.  Paper presented at Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, San Francisco, California, August 14-17, 2004.
  • Sacks, Michael P. “Suburban Sprawl, Urban Decline and Racial/Ethnic Segregation:  Shifting Dimensions of Inequality in a U.S. Metro Area.”  Presented at a poster session of the 25th International Population Conference of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population, Tours, France, July 18-23, 2005.