July 2021
Emily Erikson

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September 2020
Julia Adams

Journal of World History 31 #3 (September), 477-97

Publisher Link  Abstract Spain, Portugal, the Dutch Republic, England, France, Sweden, and Denmark all sought and acquired empires in what is conventionally, in European history, called the early modern period. The study of these empires and other states and state-like entities in their orbits has...
February 2019
Julia Adams

Sociological Research for a Dynaic World Volume 5: 1-14

Publisher Link Abstract This paper documents and estimates the extent of underrepresentation of women and people of color on the pages of Wikipedia devoted to contemporary American sociologists. In contrast to the demographic diversity of the discipline, sociologists represented on Wikipedia are...
May 2017

Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Publisher Link The world of money is being transformed as households and organizations face changing economies, and new currencies and payment systems like Bitcoin and Apple Pay gain ground. What is money, and how do we make sense of it? Money Talks is the first book to offer a wide range of...
February 2017
Philip Gorski

Princeton University Press

Publisher link Was the United States founded as a Christian nation or a secular democracy? Neither, argues Philip Gorski in American Covenant. What the founders actually envisioned was a prophetic republic that would weave together the ethical vision of the Hebrew prophets and the Western...
January 2016

Volumes 1-4. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Publisher Link Economics is the nexus and engine that runs society, affecting societal well-being, raising standards of living when economies prosper or lowering citizens through class structures when economies perform poorly. Our society only has to witness the booms and busts of the past decade...
December 2015
Jonathan Wyrtzen

Cornell University Press, 2015

Publisher Link  Abstract How did four and a half decades of European colonial intervention transform Moroccan identity? As elsewhere in North Africa and in the wider developing world, the colonial period in Morocco (1912–1956) established a new type of political field in which notions about and...
October 2015
Elijah Anderson

The Opinion Pages, The New York Times, October, 2015.

Excerpt The alienation our society has experienced over the past half century of economic and social upheaval has caused many to lose their bearings, even their sense of right and wrong. This reveals itself with distressing regularity when a deranged young man with a high-capacity gun expresses...
September 2015
Julia Adams

Political Power and Social Theory, Volume 29, pp. 207 - 218

Publisher Link Abstract The great chartered companies that spearheaded early modern European empire combined economic accumulation and the projection of sovereign power. They operated through networks of geographically dispersed imperial agents, experiencing bottlenecks in the long-distance flow...
August 2015
Emily Erikson

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August 2015
Deborah Davis

Cities 49: 88-97

Abstract Although Durkheim, Simmel, and other early social theorists posited causal links between urban life and individual despair or distrust, most contemporary analyses of subjective well-being attribute variations primarily to individual characteristics. However, China’s recent warp-speed...
August 2015
Rene Almeling

Annual Review of Sociology Vol. 41

Publisher Link Abstract Every human being in every society results from reproduction, and most American men and women will have a child at some point in their lives. Even those who do not want children must contend with strong cultural presumptions around parenthood, and if they are sexually...
May 2015
Philip Smith

Cambridge University Press

Publisher Link Abstract Climate change is not just a scientific fact, nor merely a social and political problem. It is also a set of stories and characters that amount to a social drama.This drama, as much as hard scientific or political realities, shapes perception of the problem. Drs. Smith and...
March 2015
Justin Farrell

Princeton University Press

*Winner, Outstanding Book Award (American Sociological Association AMSS) “The most original political book of early 2015.” -The Economist This book project is mixed-methods, combining computational social science strategies on large text corpora with traditional qualitative fieldwork. *Winner,...
January 2015
Elijah Anderson

Sociology of Race and Ethnicity 2015, Vol. 1(1) 10–21 © American Sociological Association 2014 DOI: 10.1177/2332649214561306

Abstract Since the end of the Civil Rights Movement, large numbers of black people have made their way into settings previously occupied only by whites, though their reception has been mixed. Overwhelmingly white neighborhoods, schools, workplaces, restaurants, and other public spaces remain....