The Center for the Study of Social Movements is a leading center of research, by both faculty and graduate students. Below are selected publications from 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, and 2012. See the bookshelf for faculty books and the archive for former publications.
Andrews, Kenneth, Kraig Beyerlein, and Tuneka Tucker. 2016. “The Legitimacy of Protest: Explaining White Southerners’ Attitudes Toward the Civil Rights Movement.” Social Forces 94(3): 1021-1044.
Crubaugh, Bryant. (Forthcoming). “Diversity, Poverty, and Resources: The Role of Incentives and Capacity in the Presence of Highly Resourced Neighborhood Associations.” Sociological Focus.
Estep, Kevin. (Forthcoming). "Constructing a Language Problem: Status-based Power Devaluation and the Threat of Immigrant Inclusion." Sociological Perspectives.
Van Ness, Justin, and Erika Summers-Effler. 2016. “Reimagining Collective Behavior.” Handbook of Contemporary Sociological Theory.
Beyerlein, Kraig, Sarah Soule, and Nancy Martin. 2015 “Prayers, Protest, and Police: How Religion Influences Police Presence at Collective Action Events in the United States, 1960-1995.” American Sociological Review 80(6): 1250-1271.
Carnesecca, Cole. 2015. “Voice of the Masses: the Internet and Responsive Authoritarianism in China”. In Urban Mobilization and New Media in Contemporary China. Edited by Hanspieter Kriesi. Farnham: Ashgate.
MacColman, Leslie. 2015. "The Central Arguments of Isaac Ariail Reed’s Interpretation and Social Knowledge.“ Czech Sociological Review 51(3): 475-486.
Summers-Effler, Erika, and Hyunjin Deborah Kwak. 2015. “Weber’s Missing Mystics: Inner-Worldly Mystical Practices and the Micro Potential for Social Change.” Theory and Society 44(3): 251-282.
Taylor, Marshall A., and Carol Rambo. 2015 . "White Shame, White Pride: Emotional Cultures, Feeling Rules, and Emotion Exemplars in White Supremacist Movement Music." International Journal of Crime, Criminal Justice, and Law.
Abrutyn, Seth and Justin Van Ness. 2015. "Institutional Entrepreneurship as Sociocultural Analogy to Biological Mutation: Considering One Source of Institutional Evolution." Thesis Eleven 1-26.
Beyerlein, Kraig and Christopher J. Eberle. 2014. “Who Violates the Principles of Political Liberalism? Religion, Restraint, and Rejection of Same-Sex Marriage” Politics and Religion 7:240-264.
Farrell, Justin. 2014. “Moral Outpouring: Shock and Generosity in the Aftermath of the BP Oil Spill.” Social Problems 61(3): 482-506.
McVeigh, Rory. 2014. "What's New About the Tea Party." Pp. 15-34 in Understanding the Tea Party, edited by David Meyer and Nella Van Dyke. Burlington, VT: Ashgate.
McVeigh, Rory, Kraig Beyerlein, Burrel Vann Jr., and Priyamvada Trivedi. 2014. "Educational Segregation, Tea Party Organizations, and Battles over Distributive Justice." American Sociological Review 79(4): 630-652.
McVeigh, Rory, David Cunningham, and Justin Farrell. 2014. "Political Polarization as a Social Movement Outcome: 1960s Klan Activism and Its Enduring Impact on Political Realignment in Southern Counties, 1960 to 2000." American Sociological Review 79(6): 1144-1171.
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