Sociology

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Sociology, the study of society and human behavior, is a highly active discipline which is constantly changing and expanding. Because of the broad, extensive nature of sociology, a vast amount of scholarship and research already exists besides the regular influx of new material.With advances in online searching and database technologies, researchers can easily access library catalogs, bibliographic indexes, and other lists that show thousands of resources that might also be useful to them. In this situation what is most needed is expert guidance. Oxford Bibliographies in Sociology is designed to provide just this sort of authoritative guidance. In contrast to print bibliographies and electronic indexes that simply list citations, this innovative online reference tool will combine the best features of a high-level encyclopedia and the best features of a traditional bibliography put together in a style that responds to the way people do research online.

 

Editor in Chief

Lynette Spillman is Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in Sociology at the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Spillman's research and teaching interests are grounded in cultural sociology and extend to economic sociology, social theory, comparative historical sociology, and political sociology. Her work examines cultural influences on social processes, and she investigates why meanings vary, how meanings influence human action, and the ways meaning-making affects social cohesion and conflict. She teaches classes in cultural sociology, economic sociology, qualitative methods, social theory, and political sociology, and she has been a member of over sixty-five committees for students’ doctoral dissertations, masters’ theses, and senior theses.
Her latest book, Solidarity in Strategy: Making Business Meaningful in American Trade Associations (University of Chicago Press, 2012) examines meaning-making in business. The book is winner of the Mary Douglas Prize for Best Book in Cultural Sociology, 2013, and co-winner of the Viviana Zelizer Award for Best Book in Economic Sociology, 2013. Based on a new, comprehensive census of national business associations and a rich archive of twenty-five representative associations, the book tracks the history, activities, and economic and political purposes of voluntary non-profit business groups, and the cultural production and symbolic repertoires making business meaningful. This research was supported by a Guggenheim Fellowship and an ASA/NSF Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline Award. 

FOUNDING EDITOR IN CHIEF

New York University

FORMER EDITOR IN CHIEF

University of Queensland

AREA EDITORS

Yale University
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
University of Manchester
Utrecht University

FORMER STANDING EDITORIAL BOARD

University of Queensland
University of California, Riverside
University College London
Stanford University
University of Notre Dame
National University of Singapore
University of Manchester

FOUNDING EDITORIAL BOARD

Western University, Ontario
University of Queensland
University of California, Riverside
Stanford University
Jawaharlal Nehru University
Indiana University
Scuola Normale Superiore, Florence
University of Cape Town
Pennsylvania State University
University of Essex

ARTICLES AND CONTRIBUTORS

* = recently published

Crime and Social Justice

Marie Segrave
Monash University
Sara Wakefield
Rutgers University – Newark
Dick Hobbs
University of Essex
Michael Strand
Brandeis University
Joachim J. Savelsberg
University of Minnesota
Lara L. Cleveland
University of Minnesota
Murray Lee
University of Sydney
Jason Carmichael
McGill University
Mathieu Deflem
University of South Carolina
Juergen Mackert
Universität Potsdam
Eddie Hartmann
Universität Potsdam

Cultural Sociology

Zachary P. Neal
Michigan State University
Gerard Delanty
University of Sussex
Špela Močnik
University of Sussex
Vincent Yung
Northwestern University
Wendy Espeland
Northwestern University
Irmak Karademir Hazir
Oxford Brookes University
Jennifer C. Lena
Columbia University
Vaughn Schmutz
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Neha Gondal
Boston University
Michaela DeSoucey
North Carolina State University
Antti Gronow
University of Helsinki
Coye Cheshire
University of California, Berkeley
Ashwin Mathew
University of California, Berkeley
Karla A. Henderson
North Carolina State University
Rodney Benson
New York University
Tim Wood
New York University
Terence E. McDonnell
University of Notre Dame
Kelcie Vercel
University of Notre Dame
Dustin Kidd
Temple University
Richard Cameron
University of Illinois at Chicago
Janet M. Fuller
Southern Illinois University
Xueguang Zhou
Stanford University
Brian Steensland
Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis
Siobhan McAndrew
University of Bristol
John Horne
University of Central Lancashire
Fiona Greenland
University of Chicago

Economic Sociology

Ryan A. Smith
Baruch College, City University of New York
George Wilson
University of Miami
Phyllis Moen
University of Minnesota
Shi-Rong Lee
Max Planck Sciences Po Center
Jeff Manza
New York University
Steven Miles
Manchester Metropolitan University
Ian Woodward
Syddansk Universitet
Zoltán Lippényi
Universiteit Utrecht
David L. Swartz
Boston University
Frederick Wherry
Princeton University
Nicholas Occhiuto
Yale University
Kristin Jordan
California State University Channel Islands
Jennifer C. Lee
Indiana University
Patricia H. Thornton
Texas A&M University
Ling Yang
Tsinghua University
Thomas Burns
The University of Oklahoma
Beth Caniglia
Regis University
Japonica Brown-Saracino
Boston College
Sonja Drobnič
University of Bremen
Matt L. Huffman
University of California, Irvine
Stewart Clegg
University of Technology, Sydney
Michael McCarthy
New York University
Jeff Manza
New York University
Scott T. Fitzgerald
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Kurtulus Gemici
National University of Singapore
Kyle Albert
Cornell University
Kim Weeden
Cornell University
Saylor Breckenridge
Wake Forest University
Scott Savage
The University of Arizona
Rudi Wielers
University of Groningen
Gregory Hooks
McMaster University
Andrew Crookston
Washington State University
David Brady
Duke University
Yunus Kaya
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Rafael Wittek
Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
Duncan Gallie
University of Oxford
Benjamin Cornwell
Cornell University
Alicia Eads
Cornell University
Steven Rytina
McGill University
Steve Vallas
Northeastern University
Michael Sauder
The University of Iowa
Brian J. Miller
Wheaton College, Illinois
Kimberly Fisher
University of Oxford
Jonathan Gershuny
University of Oxford
Barry Eidlin
McGill University
Yuval Elmelech
Bard College

Gender and Sexuality

Jennifer Carlson
University of Arizona
Raka Ray
University of California, Berkeley
Janeen Baxter
The University of Queensland
Claudia Buchmann
The Ohio State University
Chrisse Edmunds
The Ohio State University
Amy Wharton
Washington State University
Claudia Geist
The University of Utah
Kyl Myers
University of Utah
Judith Treas
University of California, Irvine
Anne Tatlock
University of California, Irvine
Lauren A. McCarthy
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Michael Kimmel
Stony Brook University, State University of New York
Tristan Bridges
University of Virginia
Nancy L. Fischer
Augsburg College
Julia S. O'Connor
University of Ulster

Health Sociology

Rosemary Hopcroft
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Robert A. Hummer
The University of Texas at Austin
Lauren M. Perry
Harvard University
Sigrun Olafsdottir
University of Iceland
William Cockerham
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Krysia N. Mossakowski
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa 
Amélie Quesnel-Vallée
McGill University

Political Sociology

Ruth Kinna
Loughborough University
Atef Said
University of Illinois at Chicago
Surinder S. Jodhka
Jawaharlal Nehru University
Fei Yan
Stanford University
Xianbi Huang
La Trobe University
Yasemin Soysal
University of Essex
Lauren E. Eastwood
State University of New York, Plattsburgh
Smitha Radhakrishnan
Wellesley College
Robert M. Fishman
Carlos III University
Rebecca Kippen
The University of Melbourne
Andrew Schrank
The University of New Mexico
Lindsey Young
Michigan State University
Justina Judy Spicer
Independent Educational Consultant
Barbara Schneider
Michigan State University
Shamus Khan
Columbia University
Marit A. Berntson
Roanoke College
Greta A. Gilbertson
Fordham University
Mary G. Powers
Fordham University
Irene Bloemraad
University of California, Berkeley
Edwin Lin
University of California, Berkeley
Eric Fong
University of Toronto
Jenny X. Li
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Morten G. Ender
West Point, the United States Military Academy
Cynthia Miller-Idriss
New York University
Christian Bracho
New York University
Mabel Berezin
Cornell University
Emily Sandusky
Cornell University
Jeff Manza
New York University
Andrew Perrin
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jean-Pierre Reed
Southern Illinois University
Kevin T. Leicht
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Donatella della Porta
European University Institute
Mara Yerkes
The University of Queensland
David R. Segal
University of Maryland, College Park
Molly Clever
University of Maryland
John Michael Roberts
Brunel University London
Jeremy Seekings
University of Cape Town
Georgi Derluguian
New York University in Abu Dhabi
Kevan Harris
University of California, Los Angeles

Race and Ethnicity

Alford A. Young, Jr.
University of Michigan
Linda Semu
McDaniel College
Jennifer C. Lee
Indiana University
Alexander Lu
Indiana University
David Cunningham
Washington University in St. Louis
Nicole Fox
University of New Hampshire
Issa Kohler-Hausmann
New York University
George Steinmetz
University of Michigan
Paul Spickard
University of California, Santa Barbara
Martin Shaw
University of Sussex
Terry Williams
The New School
Van C. Tran
Columbia University
Zulema Valdez
University of California, Merced
Andrea Voyer
University of Connecticut
Rashawn Ray
University of Maryland, College Park
Nicole DeLoatch
University of Maryland, College Park
Thomas Pettigrew
University of California, Santa Cruz
Jeffrey M. Timberlake
University of Cincinnati
Mario D. Ignatov
University of Cincinnati

Research Methods

Edmund Chattoe-Brown
University of Leicester
Yang Yang
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Kenneth C. Land
Duke University
Monica Prasad
Northwestern University
Michael Emmison
The University of Queensland
Heather Hamill
University of Oxford
Guillermina Jasso
New York University
Andrew S. Fullerton
Oklahoma State University
Heather Laurie
University of Essex
Axel Marx
University of Leuven
Jeff Sallaz
The University of Arizona
Erin Leahey
The University of Arizona
Brendan Halpin
University of Limerick
Kenneth C. Land
Duke University
Martin Everett
University of Manchester
Nick Crossley
University of Manchester
Elisa Bellotti
University of Manchester
Stephen Matthews
The Pennsylvania State University
Ellis Logan
The Pennsylvania State University
Rachel Bacon
The Pennsylvania State University
David de Vaus
Australian Institute of Family Studies

Social Psychology

Michael W. Raphael
The Graduate Center, City University of New York
Kathryn J. Lively
Dartmouth College
Gretchen Peterson
California State University, Los Angeles
Angie Andriot
University of Louisville
Timothy J. Owens
Kent State University
Christine Horne
Washington State University
Mariska van der Horst
University of Kent
Elisa Bellotti
University of Manchester
Juergen Mackert
Universität Potsdam
Peter Bowler
Queen's University Belfast
David Knoke
University of Minnesota
Alison Bianchi
The University of Iowa
Arthur E. McLuhan
University of York
Gary Fine
Northwestern University
Kent Sandstrom
University of Northern Iowa
Karen Cook
Stanford University
Bogdan State
Stanford University
Eva Jaspers
Universiteit Utrecht

Social Theory

Andrew Wernick
Trent University
David L. Swartz
Boston University
Mary Jo Deegan
University of Nebraska—Lincoln
Jörg Rössel
Universität Zürich
Robert J. Holton
Trinity College Dublin
Alexander Riley
Bucknell University
Justin Cruickshank
University of Birmingham
John D. Abromeit
Buffalo State, State University of New York
Filipe Carreira da Silva
University of Cambridge
Jukka Gronow
Uppsala Universitet
Olli Pyyhtinen
University of Tampere
Stephen Turner
University of South Florida
Kristin Plys
Yale University
Fabio Rojas
Indiana University Bloomington
Judith A. Howard
University of Washington
Alan Sica
Pennsylvania State University
Lars Udehn
Stockholm University
Gavin Kendall
Queensland University of Technology
Etienne Ollion
École Normale Supérieure
Seth B. Abrutyn
University of British Columbia
Stewart Clegg
University of Technology, Sydney
Mildred A. Schwartz
University of Illinois at Chicago
Rebecca Wickes
Monash University
Michelle Sydes
University of Queensland
Peter N. Stearns
George Mason University
Joel Best
University of Delaware
Robert Andersen
University of Toronto
Austin Harrington
University of Leeds
Uta Gerhardt
Heidelberg University
Sidney Plotkin
Vassar College
Rashawn Ray
University of Maryland, College Park

Sociology of Religion

Tricia C. Bruce
Maryville College
Steven Hitlin
The University of Iowa
Bradley Wright
University of Connecticut
John Evans
University of California, San Diego
Detlef Pollack
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster

Sociology of the Family and Life Course

Melissa R. Herman
Dartmouth College
Peter Uhlenberg
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Toby L. Parcel
North Carolina State University
Leah Ruppanner
The University of Melbourne
Lisa M. Warner
Indiana University
Brian Powell
Indiana University
Rense Nieuwenhuis
Stockholm University
Wim Van Lancker
University of Leuven
S. Philip Morgan
Duke University
Beate Volker
University of Amsterdam
Jill Quadagno
Florida State University
Sunshine Rote
University of Louisville
Deborah Carr
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Nicholas Wolfinger
The University of Utah
Claudia Geist
The University of Utah
Tsui-O Tai
National Taipei University

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