Books, special issues, and doctoral theses : Announcements forwarded by Culture Section members, by publication (or defense) date



Buchholz, Larissa (2022). The Global Rules of Art: The Emergence and Divisions of a Cultural World Economy. NJ: Princeton University Press.

Arjomand, Noah Amir (2022). Fixing stories: Local newsmaking and international media in Turkey and Syria.

Carceral, K. C., and Michael G. Flaherty. 2022. The cage of days. Time and temporal experience in prison. Irvington: Columbia University Press.

David Lackland Sam, and Laura Ferrer Wreder. 2021. Roma Minority Youth across Cultural Contexts: Taking a Positive Approach to Research, Policy and Practice. Oxford University Press.

Diane Vaughan. 2021. Dead Reckoning: Air Traffic Control, System Effects and Risk. The University of Chicago Press.

Helmut Staubmann. 2022. Sociology in a New Key. Essays in Social Theory and Aesthetics. Cham: Springer.

Pérez, R. (2022). The Souls of White Jokes: How Racist Humor Fuels White Supremacy. Stanford University Press.

Reyes, Victoria. 2022. Academic Outsider: Stories of Exclusion and Hope. Stanford, CA: Stanford Briefs (an imprint of Stanford University Press).

Watts, Galen. (2022) The Spiritual Turn. Oxford University Press.


Carbone, Luca and Jonathan J.B. Mijs. 2022. “Sounds like meritocracy to my ears: exploring the link between inequality in popular music and personal culture.” Information, Communication and Society (in press)

Chaudhary, Ali. R. 2022. “Paint it White: Segregationist Logics in Advertising and the Electric Guitar.” Sociological Forum 37(1):133-154.

Harvey, Peter Francis. 2022. “‘Make Sure You Look Someone in the Eye’: Socialization and Classed Comportment in Two Elementary Schools.” American Journal of Sociology 127(5):1417–59. doi: 10.1086/719406.

Jonathan Mijs (Boston University) was interviewed in a MarketWatch article titled, “Racial and economic inequality persists. Why do many people deny it?” (January 29) and quoted in a BuzzFeed article titled, “This Professor Went Viral for Asking Students How Much They Think The Average Person Makes, And It’s Eye-Opening” (January 21).

Mijs, Jonathan J.B., Stijn Daenekindt, Willem de Koster and Jeroen van der Waal. 2022. “Belief in meritocracy reexamined: Scrutinizing the role of subjective social mobility” Social Psychology Quarterly

Nie, Ke. 2022. “Bowing to five pecks of rice: how online monetization programs shape artistic novelty.” Chinese Sociological Review. doi:10.1080/21620555.2022.2084606

Rucks-Ahidiana, Zawadi. 2022. “Race and the Financial Toolkit: Bridging Cultural Theories to Understand Behavior and Decision Making in the Racial Wealth Gap.” Sociological Inquiry. doi: 10.1111/soin.12468.

Thai, Mai. 2022. “Policing and Symbolic Control: The Process of Valorization.” American Journal of Sociology 27(4): 1183-1220. doi:10.1086/718278.

Yazdiha, Hajar. 2022. “Building and Wedging Strategic Alliances: Racial Framing Contests in the Immigrant Rights and Nativist Counter-Movements.” American Behavioral Scientist. doi: 10.1177/00027642221083526.

Youssef, Maro. 2022. “Strategic Choices: How Conservative Women Activists Remained Active throughout Tunisia’s Democratic Transition.”Sociological Forum 37(3) doi:10.1111/socf.12828.

Youssef, Maro and Sarah Yerkes. “COVID-19 and Gender-Based Violence: Pandemic Response and Impact in Tunisia” in COVID-19 in the MENA: Two Years On, the Project on Middle East Political Science Studies No. 47.



Barton, Bernadette.  2021.  The Pornification of America: How Raunch Culture Is Ruining Our Society.  New York, NYU Press.

Büyükokutan, Baris. 2021. Bound Together: The Secularization of Turkey’s Literary Fields and the Western Promise of Freedom. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.

de Laat, Kim and Allyson Stokes. 2021. Cultural Sociology and the Politics of Canonization: An Anglo-Canadian Perspective. Cultural Sociology.

Jung, Moon-Kie, and João H. Costa Vargas, eds. 2021. Antiblackness. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Kalberg, Stephen. 2021. Max Weber’s Sociology of Civilizations: A Reconstruction. Abingdon, Oxfordshire: Routledge.

Lichterman, Paul. 2021. How Civic Action Works: Fighting for Housing in Los Angeles. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Siciliano, M. L. 2021. Creative control: The ambivalence of work in the culture industries. Columbia University Press.

Skotnicki, T. 2021. The sympathetic consumer: Moral critique in capitalist culture. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press

Türkmen, Gülay. 2021. Under the Banner of Islam: Turks, Kurds, and the Limits of Religious Unity. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Qi, Xiaoying. 2021. Remaking Families in Contemporary China. Oxford University Press.

Wohl, Hannah. 2021. Bound by Creativity: How Contemporary Art is Created and Judged. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Xu, B. 2021. Chairman Mao’s Children: Generation and the Politics of Memory in China. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press


Aneesh, Aneesh. 2021. “Citizenship is a Myth.” Neoma.

Chica, Christina Marie. 2021. “Toward a sociology of global comparative placemaking.” Sociology Compass

Fridman, Daniel. 2021. “This Is a Handcraft: Valuation, Morality, and the Social Meanings of Payments for Psychoanalysis.” Theory and Society. doi: 10.1007/s11186-021-09450-4.

Guo, Weirong, and Bin Xu. 2021. “Dignity in Red Envelopes: Disreputable Exchange and Cultural Reproduction of Inequality in Informal Medical Payment.” Social Psychology Quarterly.

Jasso, Guillermina.  2021. “Analyzing Migration Restriction Regimes.”  Frontiers in Sociology 6:610432.

Jean-Pierre, J. 2021. How African Nova Scotians envision culturally relevant and sustaining pedagogy as civic repair. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 42(8), 1153-1171. doi: 10.1080/01425692.2021.1981247.

Jasso, Guillermina.  2021. Inequality and Justice.  Pp. 209-243 in Seth Abrutyn and Kevin McCaffree (eds.), Theoretical Sociology: The Future of a Disciplinary Foundation.  New York, NY:  Routledge.

Mijs, Jonathan, and Christopher, Hoy. 2021. How Information About Inequality Impacts Belief in Meritocracy. Social Problems.

Mijs, Jonathan J.B., Willem de Koster and Jeroen van der Waal. 2021. “Belief change in times of crisis: Providing facts about COVID-19-induced inequalities closes the partisan divide but fuels Republican intra-partisan polarization about inequality.” Social Science Research (in press)

Mueller, Jason C. and John McCollum. 20201. “A Sociological Analysis of ‘OK Boomer’.” Critical Sociology

Qi, Xiaoying. 2021 “Trust Upset: Redefining the Terms of Trust in Maintaining Exchange Relations.” Sociological Review. doi: 10.1177/00380261211049035

Rivera-Cuadrado, Wayne. 2021. Crafting Charismatic Cops: Community Policing and the Faulty Reputations Paradigm, Social Problems.

Skovajsa, Marek. 2021. “Continuity in Discontinuity: The Recurrent Motif of Cultural Autonomy in the Development of Czech Sociology of Culture.” Cultural Sociology 15 (4): 463-485.

Smångs, Mattias. 2021. “The White Working Class and the Legacy of the 1960s Ku Klux Klan in the 2016 Presidential Election.” The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 694(1):189–204. doi: 10.1177/00027162211019679

Taylor, Anne. 2021. “Audience Agency in Social Performance,” Cultural Sociology.

Altheide, David L. 2020. “Pandemic in the Time of Trump: Digital Media Logic and Deadly Politics.” Symbolic Interaction 43(3):514-40.

Blume Oeur, Freeden. 2020. “Fever Dreams: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Racial Trauma of COVID-19 and Lynching.” Ethnic and Racial Studies 44:5, 735-745.

Levi, Ron, Holly Campeau and Todd Foglesong. 2020. “Recognition gaps and economies of worth in police encounters.” American Journal of Cultural Sociology.

Lichterman, Paul, and Kushan Dasgupta. 2020. “From Culture to Claimsmaking.” Sociological Theory 38(3): 236-262.

Roudometof V. 2020. The new conceptual vocabulary of the social sciences: the globalization debates in context. Globalizations.

Savelsberg, J.J. 2020. Writing biography in the face of cultural trauma: Nazi descent and the management of spoiled identities. American Journal of Cultural Sociology.

Roudometof, V. 2019. Cosmopolitanism, Glocalization and Youth Cultures. Youth and Globalization 1 (1): 19-39.

Roudometof, V. 2019. Recovering the local: from glocalization to localization. Current Sociology (2019) 67 (6): 801-817.

Roudometof. V. 2020.  “Globalization: interactive and integral.” Pp. 125-38 in Political Sociologies of the Cultural Encounter: Essays on Borders, Cosmopolitanism and Globalization edited by Barrie Axford, Alistair Brisbourne, Sandra Halperin and Claudia Lueders. London: Routledge.

Roudometof, V. 2020. “Glocalization.” In Oxford Bibliographies in Communication. Oxford Bibliographies Online.


Culture Section Member Aneesh Aneesh was recently featured in a CNN feature on fixing the Y2K bug. You may view the feature here:



Blake R. Silver. 2020. The Cost of Inclusion: How Student Conformity Leads to Inequality on College Campuses. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

Mueller, Jason C., John McCollum, and Steven Schmidt. 2020. “COVID-19, the Vanishing Mediator, and Postcapitalist Possibilities.” Pp. 181-192 in Pandemic and the Crisis of Capitalism: A Rethinking Marxism Dossier. The Editorial Collective of Rethinking Marxism (Eds.). Brighton, MA: ReMarx Books. Chapter accessible at:

Oberlin, Kathleen. 2020. Creating the Creation Museum. NYU Press.

Penny Edgell and Grace Yukich. 2020. Religion is Raced: Understanding American Religion in the Twenty-First Century. NYU Press

Stephan, Rita and Mounira M. Charrad, Eds. 2020. Women Rising: In and Beyond the Arab Spring. New York: New York University Press.

Yukich, Grace and Penny Edgell, Eds. 2020. Religion is Raced: Understanding American Religion in the
Twenty-First Century. New York: New York University Press.

Articles and book chapters

Charrad, Mounira M. and Rita Stephan. 2020. “The Power of Presence: Professional Women Leaders and Family Law Reform in Morocco.” Social Politics 27(2): 337–360.

Cheng, Julia. Forthcoming. “How Long-Distance Nationalism Shapes ‘Us’ Preferences of First-Generation Taiwanese Americans.” Current Sociology.

Fang, Jun, and Gary Alan Fine. 2020. “Names and Selves: Transnational Identities and Self-Presentation among Elite Chinese International Students.” Qualitative Sociology.

Lo, M.M. and Hsieh, H. 2020. The “Societalization” of pandemic unpreparedness: lessons from Taiwan’s COVID response. American Journal of Cultural Sociology.

Menchik, Daniel. 2020. “Authority Beyond Institutions: The Expert’s Multivocal Process of Gaining and Sustaining Authoritativeness.” American Journal of Cultural Sociology

Sauder, Michael E. 2020. “A Sociology of Luck.” Sociological Theory.

Charrad, Mounira M. and Nicholas Reith. 2019. “Local Solidarities: How the Arab Spring Protests Started.”
Sociological Forum 34: 1174-1196.

Coman, S., and Opazo, M. P. 2020. “A canon of one’s own: A comparative analysis of cultural production in
gastronomy and the visual arts.” Poetics , 101474.

Ghosh, Apoorva. 2020. “From Moral Ambivalence to Differential Congruence: Understanding Transnational
Sexuality using Cultural Schemas.” Sexualities 23(4): 549-573.

Ghosh, Apoorva. 2020. “After Coming Out: Parental Acceptance of Young Lesbian and Gay People.” Sociology
Compass 14(1): 1-20.

Ghosh, Apoorva. 2020. “The Global LGBT Workplace Equality Movement.” In N. Naples (Ed.), The
Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Sexuality Studies (pp. 445-463). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Jasso, Guillermina. Forthcoming. “New Results Linking Inequality and Justice.” Journal of Mathematical
Sociology . Pre-published 26 March 2020.

Jasso, Guillermina. 2020. “Is and Ought: From Ideas to Theory to Empirics.” Pp. 105-128 in Empirical Research and Normative Theory , edited by Alexander Max Bauer and Malte Ingo Meyerhuber. Berlin, Germany: Walter de Gruyter.

Luft, Aliza. 2020. “Religion in Vichy France: How Meso-Level Actors Contribute to Authoritarian Legitimation.”
European Journal of Sociology 61(1): 67-101.

Luft, Aliza. 2020. “Three Stories and Three Questions about Participation in Genocide.” Journal of Perpetrator
Research 3(1):196-206.

Luft, Aliza. 2020. “Theorizing Moral Cognition: Culture in Action, Situations, and Relationships.” Socius:
Sociological Research for a Dynamic World 6:1-15.

Mueller, Jason C. 2019. “Political, Economic, and Ideological Warfare in Somalia.” Peace Review 31(3):

Olave, M. A. T. (2020). “Book love. A cultural sociological interpretation of the attachment to books.” Poetics ,

Rotolo, M. 2020. “Religion Imagined: The Conceptual Substructures of American Religious Understandings.”
Sociological Forum 35(1):167-188.

Qian, Licheng. 2020. “Consuming a Difficult Past Unapproved: Chairman Mao as Commodity.” Memory Studies .

Schmidt, Steven and Jason C. Mueller. 2020. “The Emergence of Participatory Budgeting in Mexico City.” Pp.
286-298 in The Routledge Handbook of Planning Megacities in the Global South , edited by Deden Rukmana.
New York: Routledge.

Soligo, Marta and David R. Dickens. 2020. “Rest in Fame: Celebrity Tourism in Hollywood Cemeteries. Tourism,
Culture & Communication 20(2-3):141-150.

Stephan, Rita. 2019. “Not-So-Secret Weapons: Lebanese Women’s Rights Activists and Extended Family
Networks.” Social Problems 66(4): 609–625.

Taylor, M. A., and Stoltz, D. S. (2020). “Integrating semantic directions with concept mover’s distance to measure
binary concept engagement.” Journal of Computational Social Science , 1-12.



Abril, Julie C. 2017. Bad Spirits, Evil Thoughts, and Crime Culture: A YAQUIx Treatise. A Native American Indian View. Lambert Academic Publishing.

Alexander, Jeffrey, 2017. The Drama of Social Life. Wiley.

Bandelj, Nina, Frederick F. Wherry, and Viviana Zelizer eds. 2017. Money Talks: Explaining How Money Really Works. Princeton University Press.

Chapman, Nathaniel, J. Slade Lellock and Cameron D. Lippard. 2017. Untapped: Exploring the Cultural Dimensions of Craft Beer. West Virginia University Press.

Childress, Clayton. Under the cover: The creation, production, and reception of a novel. Princeton University Press, 2017.

Crossley, Alison Dahl. 2017. Finding Feminism: Millennial Activists and the Unfinished Gender Revolution. NYU Press.

Duina, Francesco. 2017. Broke and Patriotic: Why Poor Americans Love Their Country. Stanford CA: Stanford University Press.

Ecklund, Elaine Howard, and Anne E. Lincoln. 2016. Failing Families, Failing Science: Work-Family Conflict in Academic Science. New York: New York University Press.

Ghaziani, Amin. 2017. Sex Cultures. Polity Press. Use the promo code PY842 to receive 20% when you purchase the book directly from Polity.

Gutman, Yifat. 2017. Memory Activism: Reimagining the Past for the Future in Israel-Palestine Vanderbilt UP.

Jansen, Rob. 2017. Revolutionizing Repertoires: The Rise of Populist Mobilization in Peru. University of Chicago Press.

Kumar, Kristan. 2017. Visions of Empire: How Five Imperial Regimes Shaped the World. Princeton University Press.

Mayrl, Damon. 2016. Secular Conversions: Political Institutions and Religious Education in the United States and Australia, 1800-2000. Cambridge University Press.

Ocejo, Richard E. 2017. Masters of Craft: Old Jobs in the New Urban Economy. Princeton UP.

McCarthy, E. Doyle. 2017. Emotional Lives. Dramas of Identity in an Age of Mass Media. Cambridge UP.

Moss, Geoffrey. 2017. Artistic Enclaves in the Post-Industrial City. A Case Study of Lawrenceville. Springer.

O’Brien, John. 2017 (forthcoming Sept.) Keeping It Halal: The Everyday Lives of Muslim American Teenage Boys. Princeton University Press.

Smångs, Mattias. 2017. Doing Violence, Making Race: Lynching and White Racial Group Formation in the U.S. South, 1882-1930. New York: Routledge.

Revers, Matthias. 2017. Contemporary Journalism in the US and Germany: Agents of Accountability. Palgrave Macmillan US.

Small, Mario. 2017. Someone To Talk To. Oxford UP.

Srinivas, Lakshmi. 2016. House Full. Indian Cinema and the Active Audience. University of Chicago Press.

Wagner-Pacifici, Robin. 2017. What is an Event? University of Chicago Press.

Wariko, Natasha Kumar. 2017. The Diversity Bargain: And Other Dilemmas of Race, Admissions, and Meritocracy at Elite Universities. University of Chicago Press.

Zelizer, Viviana. 2017. The Social Meaning of Money with a preface by Nigel Dodd and a new afterword by the author. Princeton University Press.

Zelizer, Viviana. 2017. Morals and Markets. The Development of Life Insurance in the United States. Foreword by Kieran Healy. Columbia University Press.

Zubrzycki, Geneviève (ed). 2017. National Matters: Materiality, Culture, and Nationalism. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press.


Arditi, David. 2017. “Digital Subscriptions: The Unending Consumption of Music in the Digital Era.” Popular Music and Society (Ahead of Print):1–17.

Banks, Patricia A. 2017. “Ethnicity, Class, and Trusteeship at African American and Mainstream Museums.” Cultural Sociology 11(1): 97-112.

Beaman, Jean. 2017. “Citizen Outsider: Racism, Marginalization, and Immigration in France,” Metropolitiqués/Metropolitics. 31 May 2017.

Böröcz, József and Mahua Sarkar. 2017. “The Unbearable Whiteness of the Polish Plumber and the Hungarian Peacock Dance Around ‘Race’.” Slavic Review. 76, 2 (Summer): 307-314.

Johnston, Erin F. 2017. “Failing to Learn, or Learning to Fail? Accounting for Persistence in the Acquisition of Spiritual Disciplines.” Qualitative Sociology: 1-20.

Joosse, Paul.  2017 (forthcoming).  “Max Weber’s Disciples: Theorizing the Charismatic Aristocracy,” Sociological Theory 35(4).

Joosse, Paul.  2017 (forthcoming). “Expanding Moral Panic Theory to Include the Agency of Charismatic Entrepreneurs,”  British Journal of Criminology.

Jourdan, Julien, Rodolphe Durand, and Patricia H. Thornton, “The Price of Admission: Organizational Deference as Strategic Behavior,” vol. 23, (1) July 2017, 232-275.

Mayrl, Damon, and Sarah Quinn. 2017. “Beyond the Hidden American State: Classification Struggles and the Politics of Recognition.” Pp. 58-80 in Kimberly J. Morgan and Ann Shola Orloff eds., The Many Hands of the State: Theorizing Political Authority and Social Control. Cambridge University Press.

McClure, Paul K. 2017. “Something besides Monotheism: Sociotheological Boundary Work among the Spiritual, but Not Religious.” Poetics 62:53–65.

McDonnell, Terence E., Christopher A. Bail, and Iddo Tavory. 2017. “A Theory of Resonance” Sociological Theory. 35(1): 1-14.

McDonnell, Terence E., Amy Jonason, and Kari Christoffersen. 2017. “Feeling Red and Wearing Pink: Trajectories of Cultural Power in AIDS and Breast Cancer Ribbons.” Poetics. 60(1): 1-15.

McDowell, Amy. 2017.  “’This is for the Brown Kids!’: Racialization and The Formation of Taqwacore ‘Muslim’ Punk Rock.” Sociology of Race and Ethnicity 3(2): 159-71.

McDowell, Amy. 2017. “Aggressive and Loving: Gender Hegemony in Christian Hardcore Punk.” Gender & Society 31(2): 223-44.

Moore, Rick. 2017. “Fast or Slow: Sociological Implications of Measuring Dual-Process Cognition.” Sociological Science 4:196–223.

Ostertag, Stephen F. and Lucas Diaz. 2017. “A Critical Strong Program: Cultural Power and Racialized Civil Exclusion.American Journal of Cultural Sociology. 5(1): 34-67.

Ostertag, Stehen F. and David G. Ortiz. 2017. “Can Social Media Use Produce Enduring Social Ties? Affordances and the Case of Katrina Bloggers.” Qualitative Sociology. 40(1): 59-82.

Revers, Matthias. 2017. “The role of events in ICT adoption: same-sex marriage and Twitter.” Information, Communication & Society. Vol. 20 , Iss. 10.

Weinberger, Michelle F., Jane Zavisca, and Jennifer M. Silva. 2017. “Consuming for an Imagined Future: Middle Class Consumer Lifestyle and Exploratory Experiences in the Transition to Adulthood,” Journal of Consumer Research.

Zubrzycki, Geneviève. 2017.  “The Politics of Jewish Absence in Contemporary Poland,” Journal of Contemporary History, 52:2, 250-277.


Stacy Smith. Dead and still grateful: Deriving mechanisms of social cohesion from deadhead culture (Defended April 2017, Kansas State University)



Abril, Julie C. 2016. Cultural Values v. Collective Efficacy: Differences Between Native American Indians and Non-Indians.  Lambert Academic Publishing, an imprint of OmniScriptum GmbH & Co. KG (Germany). ISBN 978-3-659-95322-4.

Abril, Julie C. 2016. Scientific Use of Native American Indian DNA: A Cultural Crime?. Lambert Academic Publishing, an imprint of OmniScriptum GmbH & Co. KG (Germany). ISBN 978-3-659-95804-05.

Brubaker, Rogers. 2016. Trans: Gender and Race in an Age of Unsettled Identities. Princeton UP.

Fields, Corey D. 2016. Black Elephants in the Room: The Unexpected Politics of African American Republicans. Oakland, CA: University of California Press.

Fridman, Daniel. 2016. Freedom from Work: Embracing Financial Self-Help in the United States and Argentina. Stanford: Stanford University Press (Culture and Economic Life Series).

Lamont, Michèle, Graziella Moraes Silva, Jessica S. Welburn, Joshua Guetzkow, Nissim Mizrachi, Hanna Herzog & Elisa Reis. 2016. Getting Respect: Dealing with Stigma and Discrimination in the United States, Brazil, and Israel. Princeton University Press.

Langman, Lauren and George Lundskow. 2016. God, Guns, Gold and Glory. American Character and its Discontents. Brill.

Lapegna, Pablo. 2016. Soybeans and Power Genetically Modified Crops, Environmental Politics, and Social Movements in Argentina. New York: Oxford University Press.

McLean, Paul. 2016. Culture in Networks. Polity Press.

Pacewicz, Josh. 2016. Partisans and Partners. The Politics of the Post-Keynesian Society. University of Chicago Press.

Lang, John T. What’s So Controversial about Genetically Modified Food? Reaktion Books. (Aug. 2016)  To get an exam copy or adopt this text via University of Chicago Press here

Snyder, Benjamin H. 2016. The Disrupted Workplace: Time and the Moral Order of Flexible Capitalism. New York: Oxford University Press.

Suzuki, Kazuko. 2016. Divided Fates: The State, Race, and Korean Immigrants’ Adaptation in Japan and the United States. Lanham: Lexington Books/Rowman and Littlefield Publishers.

Robert Wyrod. 2016. AIDS and Masculinity in the African City: Privilege, Inequality, and

Zubrzycki, Geneviève. 2016. Beheading the Saint: Nationalism, Religion and Secularism in Quebec. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Articles and book chapters

Dromi, Shai M. 2016. “Soldiers of the Cross: The Red Cross and the Genesis of the Humanitarian Field.”  Sociological  Theory  34, no. 3: 196-219.

Dromi, Shai M. 2016. “For Good and Country: Nationalism and the Diffusion of Humanitarianism in the Late-Nineteenth-Century.”  The  Sociological Review  64, no. S2, 79–97 (special issue “Fielding Transnationalism”, edited by Julian Go and  Monik a Krause).

Ghaziani, Amin, Verta Taylor, and Amy Stone. 2016. “Cycles of Sameness and Difference in LGBT Social Movements.” Annual Review of Sociology 42: 165-83.

Hart-Brinson, Peter. 2016. “The Social Imagination of Homosexuality and the Rise of Same-Sex Marriage in the United States.” Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World. 2, pp. 1-17, published online open-access February 8:

Jasso, Guillermina.  2016.  “(In)Equality and (In)Justice.”  CivitasRevista de Ciências Sociais 16(2):189-217.

Jasso, Guillermina. 2016.  “Mathematical Sociology.”  In Janeen Baxter (ed.), Oxford Bibliographies in Sociology.  New York: Oxford University Press.

Kalberg, Stephen. 2016. “Max Weber’s Sociology of Civilizations: A Preliminary Investigation into its Major Methodological Concepts.” Pp.  75-116 in Alan Sica ed., The Anthem Companion to Max Weber. London: Anthem Press.

Lamont, Michèle, Matthew Clair and Caitlin Daniel. 2016. “Destigmatization and Health: Cultural Constructions and the Long-term Reduction of Stigma.” Social Science & Medicine, September, 165: 223-232.  

LaRossa, Ralph. 2016. “Warfare and Parent Care: Armed Conflict and the Social Logic of Child and National Protection.”  Pp. 103-122 in War and Family Life edited by Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth and David S. Riggs.  New York: Springer.

Lynn, Freda B. and George Ellerbach. 2016. “Position with a View: Status and the Construction of the Occupational Hierarchy.” American Sociological Review 82(1):32 – 58.

Matlon, Jordana. 2016.  “Racial capitalism and the crisis of black masculinity.” American Sociological Review 81(5):1014-1038. 

Mayrl, Damon, and Sarah Quinn. 2016. “Defining the State from within: Boundaries, Schemas, and Associational Policymaking.” Sociological Theory 34(1): 1-26.

Newton-Francis, Michelle and Gay Young. 2015. “Not Winging it at Hooters: Conventions for Producing a Cultural Object of Sexual Fantasy”. Poetics  52: 1-17.

Rosenkranz, Tim. 2016. “Becoming Entrepreneurial: Crisis, Ethics and Marketization in the Field of Travel Journalism.” Poetics (54): 54–65.

Sourabh Singh. 2016. Epistemological lacunae in conceptualising political structure: a solution from field theory, European Journal of Cultural and Political Sociology, DOI: 10.1080/23254823.2016.1204930

Streib, Jessi. 2016. “The unbalanced theoretical toolkit: Problems and partial solutions to studying culture and reproduction but not culture and mobility.” American Journal of Cultural Sociology. doi:10.1057/s41290-016-0015-5.

Winchester, Daniel. 2016. “A Hunger for God: Embodied Metaphor as Cultural Cognition in Action.”Social Forces. Advance Access doi: 10.1093/sf/sow065.

Wyrod, Robert. 2016. “When Rights Come Home: The Intimate Politics of Women’s Rights in Urban Uganda.” Humanity 7: 47-70.

Yeung, King-To, and Mahesh Somashekhar. 2016. ”Sensing Agency and Resistance in Old Prisons: A Pragmatist Analysis of Institutional ControlTheory, Culture & Society 33(3): 79-101.


Abramson, Corey M. 2015. The End Game: How Inequality Shapes Our Final Years
, Harvard University Press.

Berrey, Ellen. 2015. The Enigma of Diversity: The Language of Race and the Limits of Racial Justice, University of Chicago Press.

Peggy Levitt. 2015. Artifacts and Allegiances. How Museums put the Nation and the World on Display. University of California Press.

Vanina Leschziner. 2015. At the Chef’s Table: Culinary Creativity in Elite Restaurants. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Michael Kennedy. 2015. Globalizing Knowledge: Intellectuals, Universities, and Publics in Transformation, Stanford University Press.

Manzo, Lidia K.C. ed.. 2015. Culture and Visual Forms of Power: Experiencing Contemporary Spaces of Resistance, Common Ground Publishing.

Rivera, Lauren. 2015. Pedigree: How Elite Students get Elite Jobs. Princeton University Press.

Savelsberg, Joachim. 2015. Representing Mass Violence. University of California Press. Open access-online edition at <>.

Streib, Jessi. 2015. The Power of the Past: Understanding Cross-Class Marriages, Oxford University Press.

Zerubavel, Eviatar. 2015. Hidden in Plain Sight: The Social Structure of Irrelevance, Oxford University Press.



Julia Rothenberg, Sociology Looks at the Arts. Routledge, Dec 2014.

Paromita Sanyal, Credit to Capabilities: A Sociological Study of Microcredit Groups in India, Cambridge University Press, Dec. 2014.

Marie Sarita Gaytán, ¡Tequila!: Distilling the Spirit of Mexico, Stanford University Press, Dec. 2014.

Richard E. Ocejo, Upscaling Downtown: From Bowery Saloons to Cocktail Bars in New York City Princeton University Press, Dec. 2014.

Karen Cerulo ed., What Should a Sociology of Culture and Cognition Look Like, December issue of Sociological Forum, with essays by Karen Cerulo, Karen Danna, Gabe Ignatow, Omar Lizardo, Victoria Pitts Taylor, and Hana Shepherd.

Amin Ghaziani, There goes the Gayborhood? Princeton University Press, November 2014.

Thomas DeGloma, Seeing the Light: The Social Logic of Personal Discovery, University of Chicago Press, Nov. 2014.

Fatma Gocek, Denial of Violence: Ottoman Past, Turkish Present and Collective Violence against Armenians, 1789-2009 Oxford University Press, November 2014.

Stephen Kalberg, Searching for the Spirit of American Democracy: Max Weber’s Analysis of a Unique Political CUlture, Past, Present and Future, Paradigm Publishers, Sept 2014.

Geoff Harkness, Chicago Hustle and Flow: Gangs, Gangsta Rap, and Social Class, U. of Minnesota Press, Sept 2014.

James Joseph Dean, Straights: Heterosexuality in Post-Closeted Culture, NYU Press, Aug 2014.

Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson, Word of Mouth: What we talk about when we talk about food, University of California Press, July 2014.

Anna Korteweg and Gökçe Yurdaku, The Headscarf Debates: Conflicts of National Belonging, July 2014.

Aaron Panofsky, Misbehaving Science: Controversy and the Development of Behavior Genetics, University of Chicago Press, July 2014.

Eugene Halton. From the Axial Age to the Moral Revolution: John Stuart-Glennie, Karl Jaspers, and a New Understanding of the Idea. Palgrave Macmillan, July 2014.

Dustin Kidd, Pop Culture Freaks: Identity, Mass Media, and Society, Westview, July 2014. (See also

Betsy Leondar-Wright, Missing Class: How Seeing Class Cultures Can Strengthen Social Movement Groups, Cornell University Press, 2014.

C. Lee Harrington, Denise D. Bielby, and Anthony R. Bardo eds., Aging, Media, and Culture, Rowman & Littlefield, June 2014.

William G. Holt ed., From Sustainable to Resilient Cities: Global Concerns/Urban Efforts, Bingley, UK: Emerald, 2014. (see esp. William G. Holt, “Do you know what it means to rebuild New Orleans? : cultural sustainability after disaster”)


Victoria Reyes, Global Borderlands: A Case Study of Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines, (Defended Dec 2014, Princeton University).


Anna Sun, Confucianism as a World Religion: Contested Histories and Contemporary Realities, Princeton UP.

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