Recent Faculty Publications


Singh, Vikash. Forthcoming in 2017. Uprising of the Fools: Pilgrimage as Moral Protest in Contemporary India. Stanford University Press. 


Ruszczyk, Stephen and Guillermo Yrizar Barbosa. Forthcoming in 2016. "A second generation of immigrant illegality studies." Migration Studies. 

Donoghue, Christopher, Consuelo Bonillas, Jeniffer Moreno, Omara Cardoza and Melissa Cheung. Forthcoming in 2016. "Young people's perceptions of advice about sexual risk taking." Sex Education.

Livingston, Jay. 2016. “The Injustice," Contexts.

Ruane, Janet. 2016. Introducing Social Research Methods: Essentials for Getting the Edge.  Malden, Mass: Wiley

Besen-Cassino, Yasemin, Ed. 2016. Education and Youth Today (Sociological Studies of Children and Youth v. 20). ASA Section on Children and Youth.

Raia-Hawrylak, Alicia and Christopher Donoghue. 2016. "Assessing the Impact of Emerging Anti-bullying Legislation on Children and Youth." Sociological Studies of Children and Youth, 20, 167-184.

Donoghue, Christopher and Alicia Raia-Hawrylak. 2016. "Moving Beyond the Emphasis on Bullying: A Generalized Approach to Peer Aggression in High School." Children and Schools, 38, 1, 30-39.  


Donoghue, Christopher, Dina Rosen, Angela Almeida, and David Brandwein. 2015. "When is Peer Aggression 'Bullying?' An Analysis of Elementary and Middle School Student Discourse on Bullying at School." Qualitative Research in Education, 4, 1, 26-44.


Besen-Cassino, Yasemin. 2014. Consuming Work: Youth Labor in America. PA: Temple University Press.

Donoghue, Christopher. 2014. "The Acquisition of Ethnic Prejudice Among Young Children." In Diditi Mitra and Joyce Weil (Eds.), Race and the Lifecourse: Readings from the Intersection of Ethnicity and Age.  Palgrave MacMillan Publishers.

Gonzales, Roberto G., Veronica Terriquez, and Stephen P. Ruszczyk. 2014. "Becoming DACAmented Assessing the Short-Term Benefits of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)." American Behavioral Scientist 58.14: 1852-1872.

Donoghue, Christopher, Angela Almeida, David Brandwein, Gabriela Rocha, and Ian Callahan.   2014. "Coping With Verbal and Social Bullying in Middle School." International Journal of Emotional Education, 6, 2, 40-53. 

Hadis, Benjamin. 2014. “Risk, Social Protection and Trust Amidst Cuts in Welfare Spending.”  Health, Risk and Society 16(5).

Parashar, Sangeeta. 2014. "Marginalized by Race and Place: A Multilevel Analysis of Occupational Sex Segregation in Post-Apartheid South Africa." International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy 34(11/12): 747-770.

Parashar, Sangeeta and Yong Wang. 2014. Divisions and Integrations: The Expansion of Global Capitalism. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing.

Cerulo, Karen and Janet Ruane. 2014. "Apologies of the Rich and Famous: Cultural, Cognitive, and Social Explantions of Why We Care and Why We Forgive." Social Psychology Quarterly 77(2): 123-149.

Ruane, Janet and Karen Cerulo. 2014. Second Thoughts: Sociology Challenges Conventional Wisdom, 6th edition. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Singh, Vikash. 2014. "Religious Practice and the Phenomenology of Everyday Violence in Contemporary India." Ethnography.Vol.15, No.4, 469-92. 

Singh, Vikash. 2014. "Beyond religious fundamentalisms: An analysis of resistance in the Kanwar pilgrimage in India." Subjectivity, Vol. 7, No.3, pp.234-53. 

Singh, Vikash. 2014. "Definitive Exclusions: The Social fact and the Subjects of Neo-Liberalism" in Chancer, Lynn, and John Andrews (eds), The Unhappy Divorce of Sociology and Psychoanalysis: Diverse Perspectives on the Psychosocial. Palgrave Macmillan. 


Besen-Cassino, Yasemin. 2013. "Cool Stores, Bad Jobs, and Young Workers." Contexts 12: 42-47.

Parrillo, Vincent and Christopher Donoghue. 2013. "The National Social Distance Survey: Ten Years Later." Sociological Forum, 28 (13).

Allard, Faye and Sangeeta Parashar. 2013.“Comparing Undergraduate Satisfaction with Faculty and Professional Advisers: A Multi-Method Approach." The Mentor: An Academic Advising Journal.

Singh, Vikash. 2013. “Work, Performance, and the Social Ethic of Global Capitalism: Understanding Religious Practice in Contemporary India.” Sociological Forum, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 283-307. 


Allard, Faye and Sangeeta Parashar. 2012.“Higher Education: A Conspiracy? How Students View Their Chances in A Four Year Institution.” The Mentor: An Academic Advising Journal.

Donoghue, Christopher and David Brandwein. 2012. “Improving Cultural Competence by Teaching Multicultural Education" The Journal of Multiculturalism in Education 8(2): 1-19.


Freund, Peter. 2011. "Embodying Psychosocial Health Inequalities: Bringing back Materiality and Bioagency." Social Theory and Health.

Parashar, Sangeeta and Yong Wang. 2011. Inequality in a Globalizing World: Perspectives, Processes, and Experiences. Dubuque, IA: Kendall-Hunt Publishers.

Ruane, Janet and Karen Cerulo. 2011. Second Thoughts: Seeing Conventional Wisdom Through the Sociological Eye. 5th Edition. LA: Pine Forge Press.

Cerulo, Karen and Janet Ruane. 2011. "Pearl Sydenstricker Buck: At the Intersection of Sociocultural Worlds." Christofer Edling and Jens Rydgren (eds.), Sociological Insights of Great Thinkers: Sociology through Literature, Philosophy, and Science. Santa Barbara: Praeger.

Ruane, Janet. 2011. Review of The Assassination of Theo Van Gogh: From Social Drama to Cultural Trauma. Ron Eyerman. Social Forces.


Freund, Peter. 2010. "Capitalism, Time Space, Environment and Human Well Being: Envisioning EcoSocialist Temporality and Spatiality." Capitalism, Nature, Socialism. 21(2):112-121.

Roberts, Carl W. and Yong Wang. 2010. “Traitor in Our Midst: Cultural Variations in Japanese vs. Oklahoman Public Discourse on Domestic Terrorism in the Spring of 1995.” Comparative Sociology, 9: 463-494.

Roberts, Carl W., Cornelie Zuell, Juliane Landmann, Yong Wang. 2010. “Modality Analysis: a Semantic Grammar for Imputations of Intentionality in Texts.” Quality and Quantity, 44: 230-257.


Cassino, Daniel R. and Yasemin Besen-Cassino. 2009. Consuming Politics: Jon Stewart, Branding and Youth Vote in America. Associated University Presses, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press: New Jersey.

Freund, Peter. 2009. "Accomplishing More with Less." Capitalism, Nature, and Socialism. 20(2): 126-129.

Freund, Peter. 2009. "Social Synaesthesia: Expressive Bodies, Embodied Charisma." Body and Society 15: 22-31.

Freund, Peter and George Martin. 2009. "The Social and Material Culture of Automobility." Bulletin of Science, Technology, and Society.

Martin, George. 2009. "The Global Intensification of Motorization and Its Impacts on Urban Social Ecologies." in J. Conley & A. Mclaren, eds., Car Troubles. Ashgate.


Kimmel, Michael S. and Yasemin Besen-Cassino. 2008. The Jessie Bernard Reader. Paradigm Publishers: CO.

Besen-Cassino, Yasemin. 2008. "Work as an alternative to School? Confidence in the Education System and Youth's Labor Market Entry Decisions." Education & Society 26(1).

Besen-Cassino, Yasemin. 2008. "Cost of Being a Girl: Gender Wage Differentials in Teenage Employment." National Women's Studies Association Journal (NWSAJ) 20(1).

Reprinted (2013) inGetting In is Not Enough: Social, Political, and Economic Aspects of Women's Access to Work edited by Terri Fredrick and Coeltte Morrow. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Rule, James B. and Yasemin Besen-Cassino. 2008. "The Once and Future Information Society." Theory & Society 37(1).

Besen, Yasemin-Cassino. 2008. "The Study of Youth Labor: Shift toward a Subject-centered Approach." Sociology Compass 1(1).

Hadis, Benjamin. 2008. "El Mensaja Del Terror" in Los Laberintos de la Violencia. Edited by Leticia Glocer Fiorini. Asociación Psicoanalítica Argentina & Lugar Editorial, Buenos Aires.

Martin, George and Peter Freund. 2008. "Fast Cars/Fast Foods: Hyperconsumption and its Health and Environmental Consequences." Social Theory and Health 6: 309-22.

Martin, George. 2008. "All Climate Change is Local." UGEC Viewpoints 1: 14-17

Vermeylen, Saskia, George Martin, and Roland Clift. 2008. "Intellectual Property Rights Systems and the 'Assemblage' of Local Knowledge Systems." International Journal of Cultural Property 15: 201-21

Presser, Harriet, Janer Gornick, and Sangeeta Parashar. 2008. “Gender and Nonstandard Work Hours in 12 European Countries.” Monthly Labor Review 131(2): 83-103.

Ruane, Janet M. and Karen Cerulo. 2008. "Second Thoughts on Presidential Politics." Sociological Forum 23(1)

Ruane, Janet M. 2008. "Social Control" In Vincent Parrillo (Ed) Encyclopedia of Social Problems. Sage Publications.

Ruane, Janet M. and Karen Cerulo. 2008. Second Thoughts: Seeing Conventional Wisdom Through the Sociological Eye (4th ed.). Pine Forge.

Carl W. Roberts, Cornelia Zuell, Juliane Landmann, and Yong Wang. 2008. "Modality Analysis: A Semantic Grammar for Imputations of Intentionality in Texts." Quality & Quantity 42.

Wang, Yong. 2008. "Agency: the Internal Split of Structure." Sociological Forum, 23(3).

Wang, Yong. 2008. "From the Sublime to the Obscene: Modalities of Totalitarianism and Jouissance." American Journal of Semiotics: Special Issue on Chinese Semiotics.


Besen, Yasemin-Cassino and Gilbert Zicklin. 2007. "Young Men, Religion and Attitudes towards Homosexuality." Journal of Men Masculinities and Spirituality 1(3).

Reprinted (2012) in Men's Lives edited by Michael S. Kimmel and Michael Messner. Pearson Press.

Besen, Yasemin-Cassino. 2007. "Young Men, Masculinities and Spirituality: An Introduction to the Special Issue of JMMS." Journal of Men Masculinities and Spirituality 1(3).

Besen, Yasemin-Cassino. 2007. "Men at Work." Equal Opportunities International 26(3).

Freund, Peter and George Martin. 2007. "Hyperautomobility, the Social Organization of Space, and Health." Mobilities 2:37-49.

Martin, George. 2007. "Global Motorization, Social Ecology and China." Area 39:66-73.

Wang, Yong. 2007. "The Homosexual Subject: Coming Out as a Political Act." Journal of Man, Masculinity and Spirituality. 1(3).


Besen, Yasemin. 2006. "Pay or Play? Labor Market Entry Decisions of Youth in the United States." Regional Labor Review 9(3).

Besen, Yasemin and Michael S. Kimmel. 2006. "At Sam's Club, No Girls Allowed: The Lived Experience of Sex Discrimination at Work." Equal Opportunities International 25(3).

Besen, Yasemin. 2006. "Fun or Exploitation: The Lived Experience of Work in Suburban America." Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 35(3).

Wang, Yong. & Carl W. Roberts. 2006. "Schadenfreude: A Case Study of Emotion as Situated Discursive Display." Comparative Sociology. 2006, 5(1): 45-63.


Besen, Yasemin. 2005. "Consumption of Production: Part-Time Student Employment in Suburban United States." Berkeley Journal of Sociology 49(1).

Besen, Yasemin. 2005. "It's Not like a Job: A Study of Part-Time Youth Labor in Suburban America." Contexts 3(4).

Hadis, Benjamin, 2005. "Why Are They Better Students When They Come Back? Determinants of Academic Focusing Gains in the Study Abroad Experience." Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad 11.

Hadis, Benjamin, 2005. "Gauging the Impact of Study Abroad: How to Overcome the Limitations of a Singe-Cell Design." Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education 30(1).

Martin, George. 2005. "The Global Diffusion of Motorized Urban Sprawl: Implications for China and Shanghai," pp. 122-29 in H. Feng, L. Yu & W. Solecki, eds. Urban Dimensions of Environmental Change, Science Press, 2005.

Martin, George and Saskia Vermeylen. 2005. "Intellectual Property, Indigenous Knowledge, and Biodiversity," Capitalism Nature Socialism 16:273-86.

Ruane, Janet M. 2005. Essentials of Research Methods: A Guide to Social Science Research. Wiley-Blackwell

Wang, Yong. & Carl W. Roberts. 2005. "Actantial Analysis: Greimas's Structural Approach to the Analysis of Self-Narratives." Narrative Inquiry 15(1): 51-74.


Ruane, Janet M and Karen A. Cerulo. Second Thoughts: Seeing Conventional Wisdom Through the Sociological Eye. Third Edition. Thousand Oaks, CA: Pine Forge Press

Bird, Sharon, Jacquelyn Litt, and Yong Wang. 2004. "Creating Status of Women Reports: Institutional Housekeeping as 'Women's Work'." The National Women's Studies Association Journal, 16(1).