Recent Publications


Doug McAdam and Karina Kloos.  2016.  Deeply Divided: Racial Politics and Social Movements in Postwar America.  New York: Oxford University Press.


Quinsaat, Sharon Madriaga. “Diaspora Activism in a Non-Traditional Country of Destination: The Case of Filipinos in the Netherlands.” Ethnic and Racial Studies. DOI: 10.1080/01419870.2015.1081967.

Almeida, Paul D. and Allen Cordero. Eds. 2015. Handbook of Social Movements across Latin America. New York: Springer.

Hohle, Randolph. 2015. Race and the Origins of American Neoliberalism. Routledge.

Obach, Brian. 2015. Organic Struggle: The Movement for Sustainable Agriculture in the United States. MIT Press.

Tarrow, Sidney. 2015. War, States, and Contention: A Comparative Historical Study. Cornell University Press.

Chang, Paul Y. 2015. Protest Dialectics: State Repression and South Korea’s Democracy Movement, 1970-1979. Stanford University Press.

Lee, Caroline W. 2015. Do-It-Yourself Democracy: The Rise of the Public Engagement Industry. Oxford University Press.


Steinhoff, Patricia G., ed., 2014. Going to Court to Change Japan: Social Movements and the Law. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Center for Japanese Studies series.

Gunderson, Shane. 2014. Momentum and the East Timor Independence Movement: The Origins of America’s Debate on East Timor. Lexington Books.

Gould-Wartofsky, Michael A. 2014. The Occupiers: The Making of the 99 Percent Movement. Oxford University Press

Rohlinger, Deana A. 2014. Abortion Politics, Mass Media, and Social Movements in America. Cambridge University Press.

Scipes, Kim. 2014.”Social Movement Unionism or Social Justice Unionism? Disentangling Theoretical Confusion within the Global Labor Movement.”Class, Race and Corporate Power 2(3).

Bell, Joyce M. 2014. The Black Power Movement and American Social Work. Columbia University Press. (

Dubuisson-Quellier, Sophie, translated by Howard Scott. 2013. Ethical Consumption. Fernwood Publishing. (

Fillieule, Olivier and Danielle Tartakowsky, translated by Phyllis Aronoff and Howard Scott. 2013. Demonstrations. Fernwood Publishing. (

Freeman, Carrie. 2014. Framing Farming: Communication Strategies for Animal Rights. Rodopi Press. (

Hutter, Swen. 2014. Protesting Culture and Economics in Western Europe: New Cleavages in Left and Right Politics. University of Minnesota Press. (

Jasper, James M. 2014. Protest: A Cultural Introduction to Social Movements. Polity Press. (

Jasper, James M. and Jan Willem Duyvendak, editors. 2015 (forthcoming). Players and Arenas: The Interactive Dynamics of Protest. Amsterdam University Press. (

Kane, Anne. 2014 (paperback). Constructing Irish Nationalist Identity: Ritual and Discourse during the Land War, 1879-1882. Palgrave MacMillan. (

Levitsky, Sandra R. 2014. Caring for Our Own: Why There is No Political Demand for New American Social Welfare Rights. Oxford University Press. (

Mandle, Jay R. and Joan D. Mandle. 2014. Change Elections to Change America: Democracy Matters Student Organizers in Action. Prospecta Press. (

Shayne, Julie, editor. 2014. Taking Risks: Feminist Activism and Research in the Americas. SUNY Press (

Virdee, Satnam. 2014. Racism, Class and the Racialized Other. Palgrave MacMillan. (,-class-and-the-racialized-outsider-satnam-virdee/?K=9780230551640)

Walker, Edward T. 2014. Grassroots for Hire: Public Affairs Consultants in American Democracy. Cambridge University Press. (

Walls, David S. 2014. Community Organizing: Fanning the Flame of Democracy. Polity Press. (

Woehrle, Lynne M., editor. 2014. Intersectionality and Social Change, Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change Volume 37. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd (

Borland, Elizabeth. 2014. “Storytelling, Identity, and Strategy: Perceiving Shifting Obstacles in the Fight for Abortion Rights in Argentina.” Sociological Perspectives, 57(4): 488-505.

Braunstein, Ruth, Brad R. Fulton, and Richard L. Wood. 2014. “The Role of Bridging Cultural Practices in Racially and Socioeconomically Diverse Civic Organizations,” American Sociological Review, 79(4): 705-725.

Coley, Jonathan S. 2014. “Social Movements and Bridge Building: Religious and Sexual Identity Conflicts,” Research in Social Movements, Conflicts, and Change, 37: 125-151.

Jasper, James M. 2014. “Constructing Indignation: Anger Dynamics in Protest Movements,” Emotion Review, 6: 208-213.

Jasper, James M. 2014. “Emotions, Sociology, and Protest,” in Christian van Scheve and Mikko Salmela, editors, Collective Emotions, Cambridge University Press.

Jasper, James M. 2014. “Feeling-Thinking: Emotions as Central to Culture,” in Britta Baumgarten, Priska Daphi, and Peter Ullrich, editors, Conceptualizing Culture in Social Movement Research, Palgrave MacMillan.

Kane, Anne. 2013. “The Transcendent Role of Catholic Discourse in the Irish Land War,” Pp. 194-217 in Tony Varley and Fergus Campbell, editors, Land Questions in Modern Ireland, Manchester University Press.

Klandermans, Bert, Jacquelien van Stekelenburg, Marie-Louise Damen, Dunya van Troost, and Anouk van Leeuwen. 2014. “Mobilization without Organization: The Case of Unaffiliated Demonstrators,” European Sociological Review (forthcoming). Available online at

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, 1960-2000,” American Sociological Review, forthcoming.

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: 630-652.

Milman, Noa. 2014. “Mothers, Mizrahi and Poor: Contentious Media Framings of Mothers’ Movements,” Research in Social Movements, Conflicts, and Change, 37: 53-82.

Meyer, David S. and Erin Evans. 2014. “Citizenship, Political Opportunities and Social Movements” in H.A. van der Heijden, editor, Handbook of Political Citizenship and Social Movements, Edward Publishing Ltd.

Moss, Dana M. 2014. “Repression, Response, and Contained Escalation under ‘Liberalized’ Authoritarianism in Jordan,” Mobilization, 19(3): 489-514.

Sbicca, Joshua. 2014. “The Need to Feed: Urban Metabolic Struggles of Actually Existing Radical Projects,” Critical Sociology, 40(6): 817-834.

Sbicca, Joshua and Robert Todd Perdue. 2014. “Protest through Presence: Spatial Citizenship and Identity Formation in Contestations of Neoliberal Crises,” Social Movement Studies, 13(3): 309-327.

Tope, Daniel, Justin T. Pickett, and Ted Chiricos. 2014. “Anti-minority attitudes and Tea Party Movement membership,” Social Science Research (forthcoming). Available online at

van de Rijt, Arnout, Soong Moon Kang, Michael Restivo, and Akshay Patil. 2014. “Field Experiments of Success-Breeds-Success Dynamics,” PNAS, 111(19): 6934-6939.

Almeida, Paul D. 2014. Mobilizing Democracy: Globalization and Citizen Protest. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Julie Shayne, ed. Taking Risks: Feminist Activism and Research in the Americas.  SUNY, 2014.

Jay R. Mandle and Joan D. Mandle, Change Elections to Change America: Democracy Matters Students in Action. Prospectus Press, 2014.

Vasi, Ion Bogdan, David Strang and Arnout van de Rijt. 2014. “Tea and Sympathy: The Tea Party Movement and Republican Precommitment to Radical Conservatism in the 2011 Deb-Limit Crisis.” Mobilization 19(1):1-22.


John S. Ahlquist and Margaret Levi, In the Interest of Others: Organizations and Social Activism.  Princeton University Press, 2013.

Rina Agarwala, Informal Labor, Formal Politics and Dignified Discontent in India.   Cambridge University Press, 2013.

Karl Beitel, Local Protest, Global Movements: Capital, Community, and State in San Francisco.  Temple University Press, 2013.

Shannon Elizabeth Bell, Our Roots Run Deep as Ironweed: Appalachian Women and the Fight for Environmental Justice.  University of Illinois Press, 2013.

Jack M. Bloom, Seeing Through the Eyes of the Polish Revolution: Solidarity and the Struggle Against Communism in Poland.  Brill, 2013.

Joshua Bloom and Waldo E. Martin,Black against Empire: The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party.  University of California Press, 2013.

Joseph H. Carens, The Ethics of Immigration.  Oxford University Press, 2013.

David Cunningham, Klansville, U.S.A.: The Rise and Fall of the Civil Rights-Era Ku Klux Klan.  Oxford University Press, 2013.

Sophie Dubuisson-Quellier. Ethical Consumption. Fernwood Publishing, 2013.

Donatella della Porta, Clandestine Political Violence.   Cambridge University Press, 2013.

Olivier Fillieule and Danielle Tartakowsky, Demonstrations. Fernwood Publishing, 2013.

Daniel Q. Gillion, The Political Power of Protest: Minority Activism and Shifts in Public Policy.  Cambridge University Press, 2013.

Timothy Hildebrandt, Social Organizations and the Authoritarian State in China. Cambridge University Press, 2013.

Penny Lewis, Hardhats, Hippies, and Hawks: The Vietnam Antiwar Movement as Myth and Memory.  Cornell University Press, 2013.

Marcus Anthony Hunter, Black Citymakers: How The Philadelphia Negro Changed Urban America.  Oxford University Press, 2013.

Sally J.  Kenney, Gender & Justice: Why Women in the Judiciary Really Matter.  Routledge, 2013.

Dan Lainier-Vos, Sinews of the Nation: Constructing Irish and Zionist Bonds in the United States.   Polity Press, 2013.

Nancy Love and Mark Mattern, eds., Doing Democracy: Activist Art and Cultural Politics.  SUNY Press, 2013.

Isaac William Martin, Rich People’s Movements: Grassroots Campaigns to Untax the One Percent.  Oxford University Press, 2013

Walter J. Nicholls, The DREAMers: How the Undocumented Youth Movement Transformed the Immigrant Rights Debate.  Stanford University Press, 2013.

Patricia Richards, Race and the Chilean Miracle: Neoliberalism, Democracy, and Indigenous Rights.  University of Pittsburgh Press, 2013.

Rachel Rinaldo, Mobilizing Piety: Islam and Feminism in Indonesia.  Oxford University Press, 2013.

Joanna L. Robinson, Contested Water: The Struggle Against Water Privatization in the United States and Canada.  MIT Press, 2013.

Harel Shapira, Waiting for Jose: The Minutemen’s Pursuit of America.  Princeton University Press, 2013.

Peter Stamatov, The Origins of Global Humanitarianism: Religion, Empires, and Advocacy.  Cambridge University Press, 2013.

Lisa Stampnitzky, Disciplining Terror: How Experts Invented “Terrorism.” Cambridge University Press, 2013.

Lynn Stephen, We Are the Face of Oaxaca: Testimony and Social Movements.  Duke University Press, 2013.

Sidney Tarrow, The Language of Contention: Revolutions in Words, 1688-2012.  Cambridge University Press, 2013.

Jocelyn Viterna, Women in War: The Micro-Processes of Mobilization in El Salvador.  Oxford University Press, 2013.

Grace Yukich, One Family Under God: Immigration Politics and Progressive Religion in America.  Oxford University Press.

Smith, Jackie and Ernesto Verdeja (EDs.). 2013. Globalization, Social Movements, and Peace BuildingSyracuse University Press

van Stekelenburg, Jacquelien, Conny Roggeband and Bert Klandermans (Eds.). 2013. The Future of Social Movement Research. University of Minnesota Press.

Chaudhuri, Soma. 2013. Witches, Tea Plantations, and Lives of Migrant Laborers in India: Tempest in a Teapot. Lanham: Lexington Books, A division of Rowman and Littlefield Publishers.

Van Dyke, Nella and Marc Dixon. 2013. “Activist Human Capital: Skills Acquisition and the Development of a Commitment to Social Movement Activism,” Mobilization, 18(2): 197-212.

Esparza, Louis Edgar. 2013. “Power and Authority in Social Movements: A Political Philosophy of Prefigurative Politics.” Partecipazione e Conflitto, 6(2): 40-67.

Ghoshal, Raj. 2013. Transforming Collective Memory: Mnemonic Opportunity Structures and the Outcomes of Racial Violence Memory Movements. Theory and Society, 42 (4): 329-350.

Coley, Jonathan S. 2013. “Theorizing Issue Selection in Advocacy Organizations: An Analysis of Human Rights Activism Around Darfur and the Congo, 1998-2010.” Sociological Perspectives, 56(2): 191-212.


Dana M. Williams and Matthew T. Lee. “Aiming to Overthrow the State Without Using It: Political Opportunities for the Anarchist Movement.” Comparative Sociology, 11(4) September 2012: 558 – 593.

Woodberry, Robert D. 2012. “The Missionary Roots of Liberal Democracy.” American Political Science Review 106: 244-274.

  • Article has received four outstanding article awards; three from the American Political Science Association (the Luebbert Award for Best Article in Comparative Politics; Best Article in Comparative Democratization; and runner up for the Wallerstein Award for Best Published Article in Political Economy) and one from the American Sociological Association (Distinguished Article in the Sociology of Religion).

Nancy J. Davis and Robert V. Robinson, 2012. Claiming Society for God: Religious Movements and Social Welfare in Egypt, Israel, Italy, and the United States. Indiana University Press.

  • Gold medal in Religion, 2013 Independent Publisher Book Awards and 2013 Scholarly Achievement Award, North Central Sociological Association.

Halfmann., Drew. 2012. Doctors and Demonstrators: How Political Institutions Shape Abortion Law in the United States, Britain and Canada. University of Chicago Press.

  • 2013 Distinguished Scholarship Award, Pacific Sociological Association
  • 2012 Charles Tilly Best Book Award, Section on Collective Behavior and Social Movements of the American Sociological Association


Smith, Jackie, Scott Byrd, Ellen Reese, Elizabeth Smythe, eds. 2011. Handbook on World Social Forum Activism. Paradigm Publishers.

Smith, Jackie and Dawn West. 2011. Social Movements in the World-System: The Politics of Crisis and Transformation. Russell Sage Foundation.

Smithey, Lee A. 2011. Unionists, Loyalists, and Conflict Transformation in Northern Ireland. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Kane, Anne. 2011. Constructing Irish National Identity: Ritual and Discourse during the LandWar, 1879-1882.  NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Jones, Angela. 2011. African American Civil Rights: Early Activism and the Niagara Movement.  New York: Praeger.

Broadbent, Jeffrey, and Vicky Brockman (eds.). 2011. East Asian Social Movements: Power, Protest, and Change in a Dynamic Region. New York: Springer.