Faculty Publications


Recent Faculty Publications

Bah, Abu Bakarr. 2012. “State Decay: A Conceptual Frame for Failing and Failed States in West Africa.” International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society 25 (1-3): 71-89.

Burchfield, Keri B. Forthcoming. “The Sociology of Animal Crime: An Examination of Incidents and Arrests in Chicago.” Deviant Behavior.

Burchfield, Keri B., Lisa L. Sample and Robert Lytle. 2014. “Public Interest in Sex Offenders: A Perpetual Panic?” Criminology, Criminal Justice, Law & Society 15: 96-117.

Burchfield, Keri B. and William Mingus. 2014. “Sex Offender Reintegration: Consequences of the Local Neighborhood Context.” American Journal of Criminal Justice 39: 109-124.

Burchfield, Keri B. and Eric Silver. 2013. “Collective Efficacy and Crime in Los Angeles Neighborhoods: Implications for the Latino Paradox.” Sociological Inquiry 83: 154-176.

Keri B. Burchfield. 2012. “Assessing Community Residents’ Perceptions of Local Registered Sex Offenders.” Deviant Behavior 33: 241-259.

Mingus, William and Keri Burchfield. 2012. “From Prison to Integration: Applying Modified Labeling Theory to Sex Offenders.” Criminal Justice Studies 25: 97-109.

Crawford, Cassandra S. 2014. “Body Image, Prostheses, Phantom Limbs.” Body and Society.

Crawford, Cassandra S. 2014. Phantom Limb: Amputation, Embodiment, and Prosthetic Technology. New York: NYU Press.

Crawford, Cassandra S. 2013. “’You Don’t Need a Body to Feel a Body’: Phantom Limb Syndrome and Corporeal Transgression.” Sociology of Health and Illness 35 (3): 1-15.

Heideman, Laura. Forthcoming. “The Vulnerable Protecting the Vulnerable: NGOs and Human Security in the Aftermath of War.” in Gender, Violence, and Human Security: New Perspectives, edited by C. Ewig, M.M. Ferree, and A. M. Tripp. New York: NYU Press.

Heideman, Laura. Forthcoming. “Recovering from the Revolution: Long-Term Reintegration of ANC Ex-Combatants in South Africa.” Sociological Imagination.

Heideman, Laura. 2013. “Pathologies in Peacebuilding: NGOs, Donors, and Peace Projects in Croatia.” Research in Social Movements, Conflicts, and Change. 36: 135-166.

Kidder, Jeff. 2013. “Parkour: Adventure, Risk, and Safety in the Urban Environment” Qualitative Sociology 36 (3): 231-251.

Kidder, Jeff. 2013. “Parkour, Masculinity, and the City” Sociology of Sport Journal 30 (1): 1-23.

Kidder, Jeff. 2012. “Parkour, the Affective Appropriation of Urban Space, and the Real/Virtual Dialectic.” City & Community. 11 (3): 229-253.

Miller, Issac, and Jeff Kidder. 2012. “What We Talk About When We Talk About Taxes.” Symbolic Interaction 35 (2): 123-145.

Markowitz, Fred E. Forthcoming. “Involvement in Mental Health Self-Help Groups and Recovery.” Health Sociology Review.

Markowitz, Fred E. and Amy C. Watson. Forthcoming. “Police Response to Domestic Violence: Situations Involving Veterans Exhibiting Signs of Mental Illness.” Criminology.

Markowitz, Fred E. 2014. “Labeling Theory and Mental Illness.” Pp. 45-62 in Advances in Criminological Theory, Vol. 18, edited by David P. Farrington and Joseph Murray. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers.

Miller, Kirk. 2013. "The Institutionalization of Racial Profiling Police: An Examination of Antiprofiling Police Adoption among Large Law Enforcement Agencies." Crime and Delinquency 59: 32-58.

Myers, Kristen. 2013. “Anti-feminist Messages in American Television Programming for Young Girls.” Journal of Gender Studies 22: 192-205.

Myers, Kristen. 2012. “’Cowboy Up!’ Non-hegemonic Representations of Masculinity in Children’s Television Programming.” Journal of Men’s Studies 20: 125-143.

Myers, Kristen. 2012. “Exotica: The Deployment of Intersecting Binaries.” Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 41: 7-33.

Robison, Kristopher K. and Daniel Ridenour. 2012. “Whither the Love of Hunting? Explaining the Decline of a Major form of Rural Recreation as a Consequence of the Rise of Virtual Entertainment and Urbanism.” Human Dimensions of Wildlife. 17 (6): 418-436.

Rogers, Diane M. 2013. “Insects, Instinct and Boundary Work in Early Social Psychology.” History of the Human Sciences. 26 (1): 68-89.

Rogers, Diane M. 2012. “Busy as a Bee or Unemployed?: Shifting Scientific Discourse on Work.” Minerva 50 (1): 45-64.

Rogers, Diane M. 2012. “The Socially Constructed Natural Origins of Self-Organization,” Pp 751-771 in Origin(s) of Design in Nature, edited by R.L. Gordon, L.S. Swan and J. Seckbach. Dordrecht: Springer.

Carr, Deborah and Shane Sharp. 2014. “Do Afterlife Beliefs Affect Psychological Adjustment to Later-Life Spousal Loss?” Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences 69B: 103-120.

Sharp, Shane. 2014. “Monotheistic Theodicy as Imaginary Face-Work.” Sociological Forum 29: 873-892.

Sharp, Shane. 2014. “Resisting Religious Coercive Control.” Violence Against Women 20: 1407-1427.

Sharp, Shane. 2013. “How to Do Things with Prayer Utterances.” Symbolic Interaction 36: 159-176.

Sharp, Shane. 2013. “When Prayers Go Unanswered.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52: 1-16.

Sharp, Shane, Deborah Carr, and Cameron Macdonald. 2012. “Religion and End-of-Life Treatment Preferences: Assessing the Effects of Religious Denomination and Beliefs.” Social Forces 91: 275-298.

Sharp, Shane. 2012. “For a Social Psychology of Prayer.” Sociology Compass 6: 570-580.

Sharp, Shane. 2012. “Prayer Utterances as Aligning Actions.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51: 257-65.

Walther, Carol S., David G. Embrick, Bhoomi K. Thakore, and Kasey Hendricks. Forthcoming. “Race and Ethnicity in Contemporary Vietnam.” In The International Handbook of the Demography of Race and Ethnicity, edited by R. Sáenz, D.G. Embrick and N. Rodríguez.  Dordrecht: Springer.

Walther, Carol S., Jennifer A. Sandlin, and Kristen Wuensche. Forthcoming. “Voluntary Simplifiers and Happiness in the Age of Consumerism.” Humanity & Society.

Jackson, Crystal, David G. Embrick, and Carol S. Walther. Forthcoming. “The White Pages: Diversity and the Mediation of Race in Public Business Media.” Critical Sociology.

Walther, Carol S. 2014. “Skin Tones and Racial Stratification Among Sperm Donors.” Ethnic and Racial Studies. 37 (3): 517-536.

Walther, Carol S. 2013. “Same-Sex Couples Construction of Census Categories.” in International Handbook on the Demography of Sexuality, edited by A.K. Baumle.  New York: Springer Publications. 

Poston, Dudley L. Jr., D. Nicole Farris, Lei He, Carol S. Walther, Chris Russell, and Heather Kincannon. 2013.  “Sexuality in China.” in International Handbook on the Demography of Sexuality, edited by A.K. Baumle. New York, NY: Springer Publications. 

Walther, Carol S., David G. Embrick, Bhoomi K. Thakore and Kasey Henricks. 2013. “Race and Ethnicity in Contemporary Vietnam.” in International Handbook of the Demography of Race and Ethnicity, edited by R. Saenz, N. Rodriguez, and D. G. Embrick. New York: Kluger/Springer.

Walther, Carol S. and Jennifer A. Sandlin. 2013. “Green Capital and Social Reproduction within Families Practicing Voluntary Simplicity in the US.” International Journal of Consumer Studies 37 (1): 36-75.

Mackin, Robert S. and Carol S. Walther. 2012. “Race, Sport and Social Mobility: Horatio Alger in Short Pants?” International Review for the Sociology of Sport 47 (6): 670-689.

Weffer, Simón E. Forthcoming. “Immigration Protest” in The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social and Political Movements, edited by D. Snow. Wiley Press.

Weffer, Simón E., James J. Mullooly, Dari Sylvester, Robin M. DeLugan, and Marcia D. Hernandez. 2013. “Partnerships Across Campuses and Throughout Communities: Community Engaged Research in California’s Central San Joaquin Valley.” Pp 119-141 in Community Quality-of-Life Indicators: Best Cases VI, edited by M.J Sirgy, R. Phillips, and D. Rahtz. New York: Springer Press.