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Zachary Psick, Jonathan Simon, Rebecca Brown, and Cyrus Ahalt. 2017. Older and incarceration: Policy implications of aging prison populations. International Journal of Prisoner Health, 13(1)


Kristin McCarty. “The Need for a Sociological Perspective On Polyamory”. In Ron Den Otter (Ed.), Beyond Same-Sex Marriage: Perspectives on Marital Possibilities. Lexington Books: 147-166.


Brian Halpin. "Subject to Change Without Notice: Mock Schedules and Flexible Employment in the United States." Social Problems 62 (3): 419-438.

Ali Chaudhary. "Islam and Suicide Bombings: Religiosity, Cultural Clash and Muslim American Attitudes Towards Politically-Motivated Violence." Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion forthcoming.

Ali Chaudhary.“Racialized Incorporation: The Effects of Race and Generational-Status on Self-Employment Propensities and Industry-Sector Prestige in the United States."  International Migration Review 49 (2): 318–354.


Daniel Herda. “Too Many Immigrants?: Examining Alternative Forms of Immigrant Population Innumeracy.” Sociological Perspectives 56(2): 213-240.

Lo, Ming-Cheng M. and Roxana Bahar. “Resisting the Colonization of the Lifeworld? Immigrant Patients’ Experiences with Co-Ethnic Healthcare Workers.” Social Science Medicine.

Shu, Xiaoling, Yifei Zhu, and Zhanxin Zhang. “Patriarchy, Resources and Specialization: Marital Decision-Making Power in Urban China.” Journal of Family Issues.


Sarah Augusto and Julie Setele.  “Militant Privatization: The UC Davis Pepper Spray Incident.” In Anthony J. Nocella II and David Gabbard (eds), Policing the Campus: Academic Repression, Surveillance, and the Occupy Movement. Peter Lang Publishing (Forthcoming).

Monica Williams. “Beyond the Retributive Public: Governance and Public Opinion on Penal Policy.” Journal of Crime and Justice 35(1): 93-113.

L. Owen Kirkpatrick and Casey Gallagher. “Low-Income Housing and the Suburban Geography of Moral Panic: The Rise of the Revanchist Fringe?” In Christopher Niedt (ed.), Social Justice and the Suburbs: History, Politics, and Prospects. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Dina Okamoto, Daniel Herda and Cassie Hartzog. “Beyond Good Grades: Immigrant Integration in U.S. Schools through Participation in Extracurricular Activities.” Social Science Research 42: 155-168.

Diane Felmlee, Elizabeth Sweet and H. Colleen Sinclair. “Gender Rules: Same and Cross-Gender Friendships Norms.” Sex Roles 66:518-529.

Ethan J. Evans. “Unequal Access: Insurance Coverage and Immigrant Generational Status of Diverse Children.” In Patricia Fernández-Kelly and Alejandro Portes (eds.) Health Care and Immigration: Understanding the Connections. Routledge.

Raoul S. Liévanos. “Certainty, Fairness, and Balance: State Resonance and Environmental Justice Policy Implementation.”  Sociological Forum 27 (2)

Jennifer Haylett. ""One Woman Helping Another: Egg Donation as a Case of Relational Work" Politics and Society 40 (2)


Matt Bakker. "Mexican Migration, Transnationalism, and the Re-scaling of Citizenship in North America." Ethnic and Racial Studies 34(1):1-19.

Steve Vallas, Daniel Kleinman, and Dina Biscotti. "Political Structures and the Making of U.S. Biotechnology." Fred Block and Matthew Keller (eds.). In State of Innovation: The US Government's Role in Technology Development. Boulder, CO. Paradigm Publishers, pp. 57-76.

Jesus Hernandez. "Race, Market Constraints and the Housing Crisis: A Problem of Embeddedness." KALFOU: A Journal of Comparative and Relational Ethnic Studies (Forthcoming).

Jesus Hernandez. "Redlining Revisited: Mortgage Patterns in Sacramento, California 1930-2004." In Mauel Aalbers (ed.) Subprime Cities: The Political Economy of Mortgage Markets. Blackwell Studies in Urban and Social Change (Forthcoming).

Gary Dymsky, Lisa Mohnaty and Jesus Hernandez. "Racial Inequality and Market Dynamics in the Subprime/Foreclosure Crisis: Causes. Consequences, and Implications for Gender Inequality." Journal of Feminist Economics (Forthcoming).

Diane Felmlee, Krysti Hilton, and David Orzechowicz. "Romantic Attraction and Stereotypes of Gender and Sexuality." In Michele Paludi (ed.) The Psychology of Love. Praeger (Forthcoming).

L. Owen Kirkpatrick and Michael Peter Smith. "The Infrastructural Limits to Growth: Rethinking the Urban Growth Machine in an Age of Fiscal Uncertainty." International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 35(3):477-503.

L. Owen Kirkpatrick and Casey Gallagher. "Low-Income Housing and the Suburban Geography of Moral Panic: The Rise of the Revanchist Fringe." In C. Niedt (ed.), Social Justice and the Suburbs: History, Politics, and Prospects. National Center for Suburban Studies. Hofstra University (Forthcoming).

Raoul S. Liévanos, Jonathan London and Julie Sze. “Uneven Transformations and Environmental Justice: Regulatory Science, Street Science, and Pesticide Regulation in California,” in Gwen Ottinger and Benjamin Cohen (ed.) Technoscience, Environmental Justice, and the Spaces Between: Transforming Expert Cultures through Grassroots Engagement. MIT Press.

Sarah Ovink. “This Ain't My School! Criminality, Control, and Contradictions in Institutional Responses to Truancy.” Qualitative Sociology34:79-99.

Sarah Ovink and Brian Veazey. “More than ‘Getting Us Through’: A Case Study in Cultural Capital Enrichment of Underrepresented Minority Undergraduates.” Research in Higher Education 52(4):370-394.


Matt Bakker. 2010. "From 'the Whole Enchilada' to Financialization: Shifting Discourses of Migration Management in North America." In The Politics of Migration Management, Martin Gieger and Antoine Pecoud (eds.). MacMillan, pp. 271-294.

Jill Bakehorn. “Women-Made Pornography” in Sex for Sale: Prostitution, Pornography and the Sex Industry2nd ed, Ronald Weitzer (ed). New York: Routledge.

Dina Biscotti, Leland Glenna, William Lacy, and Rick Welsh. “The ‘Independent’ Investigator: How Academic Scientists Construct Their Professional Identity in University-Industry Agricultural Biotechnology Research Collaborations.” Economic Sociology of Work (Forthcoming)

William Lacy, Leland Glenna, Dina Biscotti and Rick Welsh. “Agricultural biotechnology, socioeconomic effects, and the fourth criterion” in A. Seidel (ed.) Wiley Encyclopedia of Industrial Biotechnology (Forthcoming).

Rick Welsh, Leland Glenna, William Lacy, and Dina Biscotti. “Close Enough but Not Too Far: Assessing the Effects of University-Industry Research Relationships and the Rise of Academic Capitalism.” Research Policy (Forthcoming)

Dina Okamoto and Kimberly Ebert. “Beyond the Ballot Box: Immigrant Collective Action in Gateways and New Destinations.” Social Problems(Forthcoming).

Dina, Okamoto, Kimberly Ebert and Carla Violet. “¿El Campeón de Los Hispanos? Comparing the Coverage of Latino/a Collective Action in Spanish- and English-Language Newspapers.” Latino Studies (Forthcoming).

Erika Felts and Eric Grodsky. “Academic Achievement” in Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development, edited by Deborah Carr, Robert Crosnoe, Mary Elizabeth Hughes & Amy Pienta. (Forthcoming).

Melanie T. Jones, Amy E.L. Barlow, and Merna Villarejo. “Importance of Undergraduate Research for Minority Persistence and Achievement in Biology.”  The Journal of Higher Education 81: 82-115.

L. Owen Kirkpatrick. “The Local Politics of Embeddedness: Karl Polanyi and the Community Development Movement” in J. Peter Rothe (ed.)Problematizing the Community Development Paradigm.New York, NY: Nova Science Publishers (Forthcoming).

Raoul S. Liévanos, Jonathan London and Julie Sze. “Uneven Transformations and Environmental Justice: Regulatory Science, Street Science, and Pesticide Regulation in California,” in Gwen Ottinger and Benjamin Cohen (ed.) Technoscience, Environmental Justice, and the Spaces Between: Transforming Expert Cultures through Grassroots Engagement. MIT Press. (Forthcoming).

Sanghamitra Niyogi. “Bengali-American Fiction in Immigrant Identity Work in the journal.” Cultural Sociology ( Forthcoming).

David Orzechowicz. “Fierce Bitches on Tranny Lane: Sexuality, Culture, and the Closet in Theme Park Parades.” Research in the Sociology of Work 20: 227-252.

Diane Felmlee, David Orzechowicz and Carmen Fortes. “Fairy Tales: Attraction and Stereotypes in Same-Gender Relationships.” Sex Roles68, pp. 226-40.

Robin Pleau. “Gender Differences in Postretirement Employment.” Research on Aging 32(3), pp. 267-303

Jesse Rude and Daniel Herda. “Best Friends Forever? Race and the Stability of Adolescent Friendships.” Social Forces (Forthcoming)


Don Palmer, Brian Dick, and Nate Freiburger. “Rigor and Relevance in Organization Studies,” Journal of Management Inquiry 18(4), pp. 265-272

Jesus Hernandez. "Redlining Revisited: Mortgage Patterns in Sacramento, California 1930-2004." Symposium on the Sociology and Geography of Mortgage Markets. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 33(2):291-313.

Matthew Keller. “Commissioning Legitimacy: The Global Logics of National Violence Commissions in the 20th Century.” Politics & Society37(3), pp. 352-396

Fred Block and Matthew Keller. “Where do Innovations Come From? Changes in the U.S. Economy, 1970-2006.” Socio-Economic Review7(3), pp. 459-483

Fraser Shilling, Jonathan London, and Raoul S. Liévanos. “Marginalization by Collaboration: Environmental Justice as a Third Party in and beyond CALFED.” Environmental Science and Policy 12(6), pp. 694-709

Thomas Beamish and Amy Luebbers. "Alliance-Building Across Social Movements: Bridging Difference in a Peace and Justice Coalition.” Social Problems 56(4).

Jonathan Mermis-Cava. "An Anchor and a Sail: Christian Meditation as the Mechanism for a Pluralist Religious Society." Sociology of Religion 70(4), pp. 432-453.

Bill McCarthy, Monica Williams and John Hagan, “Homeless Youth and the Transition to Adulthood” in Andy Furlong (ed.), Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood (London: Routledge), pp. 232-239.

Xiaoling Shu and Yifei Zhu. “The Quality of Life in China.” Social Indicators Research 92, pp.191-225


Alison Alkon and Michael Traugot, “Place Matters, But How? Rural Identity, Environmental Decision Making, and the Social Construction of Place.” City and Community 7(2), pp. 97-112.

Michael Peter Smith and Matt BakkerCitizenship Across Borders: The Political Transformation of “El Migrante. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.

Bill McCarthy and Teresa Casey. “Love, Sex and Crime: Adolescent Romantic Relationships and Offending.” American Sociological Review 73 (6), pp. 944-969.

Don Palmer, Nicole Biggart, and Brian Dick.“Is the New Institutionalism a Theory?” in Royston Greenwod, Christine Oliver, Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson, Roy Suddaby (ed.), Handbook of Organizational Institutionalism (Sage: Thousand Oaks, CA), pp. 739-768.

Michal Kurlaender and Erika Felts. “Bakke Beyond College Access: Investigating Racial/Ethnic Differences in College Completion” in Realizing Bakke’s Legacy, edited by P. Marin and C. Horn (Sterling, Virginia: Stylus Publishing), pp. 110-141.

John Robert Warren, Eric Grodsky and Erika Felts. “Social Stratification and Testing in American Education.” Annual Review of Sociology34:385-404.

Bruce Haynes and Jesus Hernandez. "Monopolistic Group Closure and the Dark Side of Social Capital." In Talia Blokland and Mike Savage (eds.) Networked Urbanism. Ashgate Press.

Jonathan London, Julie Sze, and Raoul S. Liévanos. “Problems, Promise, Progress, and Perils: Critical Reflections on Environmental Justice Policy Implementation in California.” UCLA Journal of Environmental Law and Policy 26(2), pp. 255-289

David Orzechowicz. 2008. “Privileged Emotion Managers: The Case of Actors.” Social Psychology Quarterly 71, pp. 143-56.

M. Villarejo, A. Barlow, D. Kogen, Brian Veazey, and J. Sweeny. “Encouraging Minority Undergraduates to Choose Science Careers: Career Paths Survey Results.” CBE-Life Sciences Education 7(4), pp. 394-409


Leland Glenna, Rick Welsh, William B. Lacy and Dina Biscotti. “Industry Perceptions of University-Industry Relationships Related to Agricultural Biotechnology Research.” Rural Sociology 72(4), pp. 608–631

Eric Grodsky and Melanie Jones. “Real and Imagined Barriers to College Entry: Perceptions of Cost.” Social Science Research 36, pp. 745-766.

L. Owen Kirkpatrick, “The Two ‘Logics’of Community Development: Neighborhoods, Markets, and Community Development Corporations.”Politics and Society 35 (2):329-359.

Robert Moorehead. “Ethnic Boundary Enforcers: Conceptualizing Japanese Teachers’ Treatment of Migrant Latino Parents.” Shakai Fukushi Kenkyū (Social Welfare Studies) 9, pp. 77-87.

Robert Moorehead. “Teaching and Learning Across an Ethnic Divide: Peruvian Parents and a Japanese School.” Imin Kenkyū (Immigration Studies) 3, pp. 89-104.

Xiaoling Shu, Yifei Zhu and Zhanxin Zhang. “Global Economy and Gender Inequalities: the Case of Chinese Urban Labor Market.” Social Science Quarterly 88(3), pp. 1307-1332

Eric Silva, “Public Accounts: Defending Contested Practices,” Symbolic Interaction 30(2), pp. 245-265.