A Sampling of Faculty Publications


Abigail Andrews

Richard Biernacki

  • "How to Do Things with Historical Texts," American Journal of Cultural Sociology, 2015.
  • "The Capitalist Origin of the Concept of Creative Work," in The Architect as Worker: Immaterial Labor, the Creative Class, and the Politics of Design, edited by Peggy Deamer, Bloomsbury, 2015.

Amy Binder

  • Becoming Right: How Campuses Shape Young Conservatives, Princeton University Press, 2013, with Kate Wood.
  • "Career Funneling: How Elite Students Learn To Define and Desire 'Prestigious' Jobs," Sociology of Education, 2016, with Daniel B. Davis and Nick Bloom.

Mary Blair-Loy

  • "Stability and Transformation in Gender, Work, and Family:  Insights from The Second Shift for the Next Quarter Century," Community, Work, and Family, 2015, with Arlie Hochschild, Allison J. Pugh, Joan C. Williams, and Heidi Hartmann.
  • "Consequences of Flexibility Stigma among Academic Scientists and Engineers," Work and Occupations, 2014, with Erin A. Cech.

Ivan Evans

  • Cultures of Violence: Lynching and Racial Killing in South Africa and the American South, Manchester University Press, 2009.
  • Bureaucracy and Race: Native Administration in South Africa, University of California Press, 1997.

John Evans

  • What is a Human? What the Answers Mean for Human Rights, Oxford University Press, 2016.
  • The History and Future of Bioethics: A Sociological View, Oxford University Press, 2012.

David FitzGerald

  • Culling the Masses: The Democratic Origins of Racist Immigration Policies in the Americas, Harvard University Press, 2014, with David Cook-Martín.
  • "The Sociology of International Migration," in Migration Theory: Talking Across Disciplines, edited by Caroline B. Brettell and James F. Hollifield, Routledge, 2014.

Harvey Goldman

  • "Economy and Society and the Revision of Weber's Ethics," in Max Weber at the Millennium: Economy and Society for the 21st Century, edited by Charles Camic, Phil Gorski, and David Trubeck, Stanford University Press, 2005.
  • "Traditional Forms of Wisdom and Politics in Plato's Apology," Classical Quarterly, 2009.

Jeff Haydu

  • "Three Layers of History in Recurrent Social Movements: The Case of Food Reform," Social Movement Studies, 2016, with Tad Skotnicki.
  • "Consumer Citizenship and Cross-Class Activism: The Case of the National Consumers' League, 1899-1918," Sociological Forum, 2014.

Lane Kenworthy

Martha Lampland

  • The Value of Labor: The Science of Commodification in Hungary, 1920-1956, University of Chicago Press, 2016.
  • "'What Happened to Jokes?' The Shifting Landscape of Humor in Hungary," East European Politics and Societies and Cultures, 2016.

Kevin Lewis

Isaac Martin

  • Foreclosed America, Stanford University Press, 2015, with Christopher Niedt.
  • Rich People's Movements: Grassroots Campaigns to Untax the One Percent, Oxford University Press, 2013.

Tom Medvetz

  • "The Merits of Marginality: Think Tanks, Conservative Intellectuals, and the Liberal Academy," in Professors and Their Politics, edited by Neil Gross and Solon Simmons, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014.
  • "Field Theory and Organizational Power: Four Modes of Influence Among Public Policy 'Think Tanks'," in Bourdieu’s Theory of Social Fields: Concepts and Applications, edited by Mathieu Hilgers and Eric Mangez, Routledge, 2014.

Dan Navon

  • "Looping Genomes: Diagnostic Change and the Genetic Makeup of the Autism Population," American Journal of Sociology, 2016, with Gil Eyal.
  • "Genomic Designation: How Genetics Can Delineate New, Phenotypically Diffuse Medical Categories," Social Studies of Science, 2011.

Kwai Ng

  • "Pragmatic Discourse and Gender Inequality in China," Law and Society Review, 2013, with Xin He.
  • "Towards a Theory of Emotive Performance: With Lessons from How Politicians Do Anger," Sociological Theory, 2010, with Jeffrey L. Kidder.

Juan Pablo Pardo-Guerra

  • "Insurgent Capitalism: Island, Bricolage, and the Re-making of Finance," Economy and Society, 2014, with Donald MacKenzie.
  • "Creating Flows of Interpersonal Bits: the Automation of the London Stock Exchange, c. 1955-1990," Economy and Society, 2010.

Vanesa Ribas

Akos Rona-Tas

  • Plastic Money: Constructing Markets for Credit Cards in Eight Postcommunist Societies, Stanford University Press, 2014, with Alya Guseva.
  • "The Role of Ratings in the Subprime Mortgage Crisis: The Art of Corporate and the Science of Consumer Credit Rating," Research in the Sociology of Organizations, 2010, with Stefanie Hiss.

Andrew Scull

  • Madness in Civilization: from the Bible to Freud and from the Madhouse to Modern Medicine, Princeton University Press and Thames and Hudson, 2015.
  • "Sciences of the Brain and Mind in the United States, 1850-2015," Science in Context, 2015.

Gershon Shafir

  • Struggle and Survival in Israel/Palestine, edited by Mark Levine and Gershon Shafir, University of California Press, 2012.
  • "The War on Terror as Political Moral Panic," in Lessons and Legacies of the War on Terror: From Moral Panic to Permanent War, edited by Gershon Shafir, Everard Meade, and William Aceves, Routledge, 2013, with Cynthia Schairer.

John Skrentny

  • After Civil Rights: Racial Realism in the New American Workplace, Princeton University Press, 2014.
  • "Immigration, Nationhood, and Transnationalization in Industrialized East Asia," in Transnational Trajectories in East Asia: Nation, Citizenship, and Region, edited by Yasemin Nuhoglu Soysal, Routledge, 2015, with Jack Jin Gary Lee.

Charles Thorpe

  • "Life Politics, Nature, and the State: Giddens' Sociological Theory and the Politics of Climate Change," The British Journal of Sociology, 2013, with Brynna Jacobson.
  • "Producing the Post-Fordist Public: The Political Economy of Public Engagement with Science,” Science as Culture, 2010, with Jane Gregory.

Leon Zamosc

  • "Popular Impeachments: Ecuador in Comparative Perspective,” in Shifting Frontiers of Citizenship: The Latin American Experience, edited by Luis Roniger and Mario Szchnajder, Brill, 2012.
  • "The Indian Movement and Political Democracy in Ecuador,” Latin American Politcs and Society, 2007.