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- Intersections of gender, race, class and sexualities
- Poverty, low-wage labor, and family life
- Welfare reform
- Feminist organizations and social movements
- Qualitative methods
- Social inequality
- Feminist Theory
- Race and ethnicity
- Welfare policy
- Qualitative methods
- 2011 Colleen Heflin, Andrew S. London, and Ellen K. Scott. Mitigating Material Hardship: The Strategies Low-Income Families Employ to Reduce the Consequences of Poverty. Sociological Inquiry. 81(2):223-246.
- 2010 Ellen K. Scott. " "I feel as if I am the one who is disabled": the emotional impact of the changed employment trajectories of mothers caring for children with disabilities." Gender & Society 24(5):672-696
- 2008 Ellen K. Scott and Andrew S. London. Women's Lives, Welfare's Time Limits. Majorie DeVault, editor. Embodied Workers in the New Economy. New York: New York University Press.
- 2007 Ellen K. Scott, Andrew S. London, and Glenda Gross " 'I Try Not to Depend on Anyone But Me': Welfare Reliant Women's Perspectives on Self-Sufficiency, Work, and Marriage." Sociological Inquiry 77(4):601-625.
- 2007 Andrew S. London, Saul Schwartz, and Ellen K. Scott. "Combining the Quantitative and Qualitative Data in Welfare Policy Evaluations in the United States." World Development 35(2)342-353.
- 2007 Ellen K. Scott "Conflicts Between Wage Work and Care Work: How single-parent families of children with disabilities manage to juggle competing demands." Pp. 120-135 Barbara Arrighi and David Maume, editors. Child Poverty in America Today. Westport, CT: Praeger/Greenwood Press.
- 2005 Ellen K. Scott. Beyond Tokenism: the Making of Racially Diverse
Organizations. Social Problems.
- 2005 Ellen K. Scott, Andrew S. London, and Allison Hurst. "Instability
in Patchworks of Child Care When Moving From Welfare to Work." Journal
of Marriage and the Family.
- 2005 Pamela Morris, Ellen K. Scott, and Andrew S. London. "Effects
on Children as Parents Transition from Welfare to Employment: Integrating
Quantitative and Qualitative Research". In Jill Duerr Berrick and Bruce
Fuller, eds., Good Parents or Good Workers? How Policy Shapes Families
Daily Lives. New York: Palgrave Macmillan Press.
- 2004 Andrew S. London, Ellen K. Scott, Kathryn Edin, and Vicki Hunter. "Welfare
Reform, Work-Family Tradeoffs, and Child Well-Being." Family Relations
- 2004 Ellen K. Scott, Kathryn Edin, Andrew S. London, and Rebecca Joyce Kissane.
"Unstable work, unstable income: Implications for Family Well-being in
the Era of Time-limited Welfare." Journal of Poverty. 8(1):61-88
- 2002 Ellen K. Scott, Andrew S. London, and Nancy A. Myers. "Dangerous
Dependencies: The Intersection of Welfare Reform and Domestic Violence."
Gender & Society. 16(6):878-897
- 2002 Andrew S. London, Ellen K. Scott, and Vicki Hunter. "Children
and Chronic Health Conditions: Welfare Reform and Health-Related Carework"
Pp. 99-112 in Francesca Cancian, Demie Kurz, Andrew London, Rebecca Reviere,
and Mary Tuominen (Editors), Child Care and Inequality: Re-thinking Carework
for Children and Youth. New York: Routledge Press.
- 2002 Ellen K. Scott, Andrew S. London, and Nancy Myers. "Living With
Violence: Women's Reliance on Abusive Men in their Transitions from Welfare
to Work. " Pp. 302-316 in Naomi Gerstel, Dan Clawson, and Robert Zussman
(Editors), Families At Work. Expanding the Bounds. Nashville, TN:
Vanderbilt University Press.
- 2001 Ellen K. Scott, Kathryn Edin, Andrew London and Joan Mazelis. "My
Children Come First: Welfare-Reliant Women's Post-TANF Views of Work-Family
Tradeoffs and Marriage." Pp. 132-153 in Greg J. Duncan and P. Lindsay
Chase-Lansdale (Editors), For Better and For Worse: Welfare Reform and
the Well-Being of Children and Families. New York, NY: Russell Sage Press.
Abstracted in Poverty Research News, Vol. 4 (4, July 2000).
- 2001 Ellen K. Scott. "From Race Cognizance to Racism Cognizance: dilemmas
in anti-racist activism." Pp. 132-153 in Kathleen Blee and France Winddance
Twine (Editors), Feminism and Anti-Racism: International Struggles for
Justice. New York, NY: New York University Press.
- 2000 Ellen K. Scott, Andrew S. London, and Kathryn Edin. "Looking to
the Future: Welfare Reliant Women Talk About Their Job Aspirations in the
Context of Welfare Reform." Journal of Social Issues 56 (4:727-746).
- 2000 Ellen K. Scott. "Everyone Against Racism: agency and the production
of meaning in the anti-racism practices of two feminist organizations."
Theory and Society 29 (6:785-818).
- 1998 Ellen K. Scott. "Creating Partnerships for Change: alliances and
betrayals in the racial politics of two feminist organizations." Gender
& Society 12(4:400-423).
Professor Scott received her B.A. from Williams College in 1982. She received an M.A. in Political Science from the New School for Social Research in 1990, and a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of California at Davis in 1997. She taught for four years at Kent State University, and joined the faculty at the University of Oregon in 2001.