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Research guidance for Sociology students

Selected Faculty Works

Dantzler, Prentiss. 2016 "American Pogram: the East Saint Louis race riot and black politics." Community Development  46(4): 438-439.

Dantzler, Prentiss. 2016. "Exclusionary zoning: State and local reactions to the Mount Laurel Doctrine." Urban Lawyer 48(3): 653-673.

Gallmeyer, Alice and Wade T. Roberts. 2009. "Payday lenders and economically distressed communities: A spatial analysis of financial predation." The Social Science Journal 46(3):521-538.

Giuffre, Katherine. 1997. "Building social networks." Teaching Sociology 25(3):207-213.

Giuffre, Katherine. 1997. "First in flight: Desertion as politics in the North Carolina Confederate army." Social Science History 21(2):245-263.

Giuffre, Katherine. 1999. "Sandpiles of opportunity: Success in the art world." Social Forces 77(3): 815-832.

Giuffre, Katherine. 2001. "Mental maps: Social networks and the language of critical reviews." Sociological Inquiry 71(3):381-393.

Giuffre, Katherine. 2009. "The return of the natives: Globalization and negative ties." Poetics 37(4):333-347.

Giuffre, Katherine A. 2009. Collective creativity : art and society in the South Pacific. Farnham, England; Burlington, VT: Ashgate. [Print volume in Tutt Library]

Muñoz, Vanessa Lopes. 2012. "'You’re Not Going to Call the Shots': Structural Conflicts between the Principal and the PTO at a Suburban Public Elementary School." Sociology of Education 85 (3): 201-218

Murphy-Geiss, Gail. 2004. "Marriage and modernization: How globalization threatens marriage and what to do about it." Journal of Marriage and Family 66(2): 545-546.

Murphy-Geiss, Gail. 2008. "Bringing the Facts to Life: Facilitating Student Engagement with the Issue of Domestic Violence."  Teaching Sociology 36:378-388

Murphy-Geiss, Gail E. 2007. "Hospitable Or Hostile Environment: Sexual Harassment in the United Methodist Church." Review of Religious Research 48(3):260-272.

Murphy-Geiss, Gail E. 2011. "Married to the Minister: The Status of the Clergy Spouse as Part of a Two-Person Single Career " Journal of Family Issues 32:932-955.

Murphy-Geiss, Gail E., Dana Rosenfeld and Lara Foley. 2010. "Midwifery as established sect: an expanded application of the church-sect continuum." Community, Work & Family 13(1):101-122.

Murphy-Geiss, Gail E., Wade T. Roberts and Douglas J. Miles. 2015. "One Size Does Not Fit All." Feminist Criminology 10(4):348-367.

Murphy-Geiss, Gail E. 2013. "Book Review: One marriage under God: The campaign to promote marriage in America. By Melanie Heath." Gender & Society. 27(3):430-432.

Popkin, Eric. 2005. "The emergence of Pan-Mayan Ethnicity in the Guatemalan Transnational Community Linking Santa Eulalia and Los Angeles." Current Sociology 53(4):675-706.

Popkin, Eric. 2004. "Transnational Migration in the Caribbean Basin Region: An Examination of Salvadoran, Guatemalan, Dominican, and Jamaican State Policies Toward Their Emigrant Populations in Los Angeles and New York." Conference Papers -- American Sociological Association:1-22.

Roberts, Wade T. 2005. "Global Society Embeddedness and Democracy as Pathways to the (Social) Developmental State: A Cross-National Study." Conference Papers -- American Sociological Association:1-20.

Roberts, Wade T. 2005. "The Uneven Globalization of Civil Society Organizations and the Consequences for Cross-National Disparities in Human Development." International Journal of Sociology & Social Policy 25(1):118-144.

Roberts, Wade T. and Tim Bartley. 2004. "The Wages of Day Labor: Homeless Workers in the Temporary Help Industry." Journal of Poverty 8(3):65-89.

Roberts, Wade T., Lisa M. Martinez and Sophie Kauffman. 2010. "Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Self-rated Health: The Mediating Role of Social Trust." Sociological Focus 43(4):349-368

Roberts, Wade T.  2009. "World society, family planning programs and the health of children." International Journal of Sociology & Social Policy 29(7/8):414-25. Unavailable at CC; please order through Interlibrary Loan.

Waldinger, Roger, Eric Popkin and Hector A. Magana. 2008. "Conflict and contestation in the cross-border community: hometown associations reassessed." Ethnic & Racial Studies 31(5):843-870.

Wong, Sandra L. 2010. "The Money Myth: School Resources, Outcomes, and Equity." Contemporary Sociology - A Journal Of Reviews 39(4):450-451.

Wong, Sandra L. 2010. "Schools Betrayed: Roots of Failure in Inner-City Education." Social Forces 88(3):1487-1488.

Wong, Sandra L. 2001. Managing diversity : institutions and the politics of educational change. Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. [Print volume in Tutt Library.]

Past CC professors

Bakker, Matt. 2007. "El discurso de las remesas como impulsoras del desarrollo y la agencia colectiva del migrante colectivo." Migracion y Desarrollo 9:45-72.

Bakker, Matt and Michael P. Smith. 2003. "El Rey del Tomate: Migrant Political Transnationalism and Democratization in Mexico." Migraciones Internacionales 2(1):59-83.

Bakker, Matt. 2011.  "Mexican migration, transnationalism, and the re-scaling of citizenship in North America." Ethnic and Racial Studies, 34 (1): 1-19.

Bakker, Matt. 2012. "Book Review: Mexico and its Diaspora in the United States. Policies of emigration since 1948." Ethnic and Racial Studies, 35 (7):1350-1351.

Bakker, Matt. Discursive representations and policy mobility: how migrant remittances became a 'development tool'. Global Networks: A Journal of Transnational Affairs. 15 (1): 21-42.

Boero, Natalie and C. J. Pascoe. 2009. "Anas Mias and Wannas: Authenticity and Embodiment in Pro-Anorexia Discussion Groups." Conference Papers -- American Sociological Association:1.

Livesay, Jeff. 2008. "The Civil Sphere, Destructive Intrusion, and Narcissism." Conference Papers -- American Sociological Association:1.

Livesay, Jeff. 2003. "The duality of systems: networks as media and outcomes of movement mobilization." in McNall, Scott G. and Gary N. Howe. 1980 -. "Current perspectives in social theory." 22(3).  [Print volume in Tutt Library]

Livesay, Jeff. 2006. "A Fair Wage for Staff in Colorado." Academe 92(3):50-51.

Livesay, Jeff. 2004. "Giddens, Castoriadis, and Unger on Generativity." Conference Papers -- American Sociological Association.

Pascoe, C. J. 2013. "Book Review: The Declining Significance of Homophobia: How Teenage Boys Are Redefining Masculinity and Heterosexuality. By Mark McCormack." Gender & Society, 27 (2): 270-272.

Pascoe, C. J. 2007. Dude, you're a fag : masculinity and sexuality in high school. Berkeley: University of California Press. [Print volume in Tutt Library]

Pascoe, C. J. 2004. "The Fag Discourse in High School." Conference Papers -- American Sociological Association:1.

Pascoe, C. J. 2003. "Multiple Masculinities?: Teenage Boys Talk about Jocks and Gender " American Behavioral Scientist 46:1423-1438.

Pascoe, C. J. 2010. "You have another world to create." In It¯o, Mizuko and C. J. Pascoe. 2010. Hanging out, messing around, and geeking out : kids living and learning with new media. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press.

Smith, Michael P. and Matt Bakker. 2008. Citizenship across borders : the political transnationalism of el migrante. Ithaca : Cornell University Press. [Print in Tutt Library]

Smith, Michael P. and Matt Bakker. 2005. "The transnational politics of the Tomato King: meaning and impact." Global Networks 5(2):129-146.


Sociology After College

Recent Controversies: Immigration

Brown, Donathan L. 2013. "Manufacturing Fear, Creating the Threat: The State of American Immigration Policy." Journal of Latino-Latin American Studies (JOLLAS) 5(1):57-67.

Armenta, Amada, and Isabela Alvarez. 2017. "Policing Immigrants Or Policing Immigration? Understanding Local Law Enforcement Participation in Immigration Control." Sociology Compass 11(2):n/a.

Massey, Douglas S., Jorge Durand and Karen A. Pren. 2016. "Why Border Enforcement Backfired." American Journal of Sociology 121(5):1557-1600.

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