Charles F. Sabel

Maurice T. Moore Professor of Law

Charles F. Sabel

Charles
F.
Sabel
Maurice T. Moore Professor of Law

Charles Sabel is the Maurice T. Moore Professor of Law at Columbia Law School.

Before joining the Law School faculty, Sabel was a professor in several capacities at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This included serving as the Ford International Professor of Social Science in the Department of Political Science from 1990 to 1995; a professor of social and political science from 1987 to 1990; an associate professor of social and political science in the Program in Science, Technology, and Society from 1984 to 1987, and the Ford International Assistant Professor of Social Science in the Program in Science, Technology, and Society from 1977 to 1984.

Sabel was also a MacArthur Prize Fellow from 1982 to 1987.

Education
  • Ph.D., Harvard University, 1978
  • A.B., Harvard University, 1969
Areas of Expertise
  • Economics
  • Social organization
Publications
  • “A Quiet Revolution of Democratic Governance: Towards Democratic Experimentalism,” Governance in the 21st Century, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2001   
  • “Ratcheting Labor Standards: How Open Competition Can Save Ethical Sourcing,” (with Archon Fung and Dara O'Rourke), Visions of Ethical Sourcing, Financial Times-Prentice Hall, 2000
  • “Beyond Backyard Environmentalism,” (with Archon Fung and Brad Karkkainen), New Democracy Forum, Beacon Press, 2000
  • “A Constitution of Democratic Experimentalism,” (with Michael Dorf), Columbia Law Review, 1998
  • “ World of Possibilities,” (with Jonathan Zeitlin), Cambridge University Press, 1997
  • “Ireland: Local Partnerships and Social Innovation,” LEED Programme of the OECD, 1996
  • The Second Industrial Divide: Possibilities for Prosperity, (with Michael Piore), Basic Books, 1984
  • Work and Politics: The Division of Labor in Industry, Cambridge University Press, 1982
  • Ă–konomische Krisentendenzen im gegenwärtigen Kapitalismus, (with Muller, Rodel, Stille, and Vogt), Verlag, 1978
Courses
Deals: Public-Sector Problem Solving
Rebuilding Government
S. Catastrophe-Avoiding Regulation
S. Contracts, Collaboration and Interpretation
S. Governance in the European Union

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