Cecilia L. Ridgeway

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Cecilia L. Ridgeway (born 22. November 1947 in Edinburg, Texas) is an American sociologist and Lucie Stern Professor of Social Sciences in the Sociology Department at Stanford University.


  • “We were not going to understand gender inequality or [other inequalities] unless we understood the interpersonal processes that mediated and enacted institutional structures and larger patterns of inequality.”
  • “No set of questions is more fundamental to sociology than those about inequality—what is it, why is it, how does it come about, and what can we do to change it.”

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Encyclopedic article on Cecilia L. Ridgeway at Wikipedia