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Burning Dislike: Ethnic Violence in High Schools

 Martín Sánchez-Jankowski 


Children in Crisis: Ethnographic Studies in International Contexts

Manata Hashemi and Martín Sánchez-Jankowski (Editors)




The End Game: How Inequality Shapes Our Final Years

Corey M. Abramson 





Global Ethnography 

Michael Burawoy, Joseph A. Blum, Sheba George, Zsuzsa Gille, Millie Thayer 




Ethnography Unbound

Michael Burawoy, Alice Burton, Ann Arnett Ferguson, Kathryn J. Fox





Learning and Expanding with Activity Theory

Harry Daniels, Kris D. Gutiérrez, and Annalisa Sannino (Editors)





Violence at the Urban Margins

Javier Auyero, Philippe Bourgois, and Nancy Scheper-Hughes





Commodifying Bodies

Nancy Scheper-Hughes





Death Without Weeping: The Violence of Everyday Life in Brazil

Nancy Scheper-Hughes




Violence in War and Peace: An Anthology

Nancy Scheper-Hughes





Cracks in the Pavement: Social Change and Resilience in Poor Neighborhoods

Martín Sánchez-Jankowski 






Selected Articles by Affilated Faculty and Visiting Scholars

Corey Abramson

“From 'Either-Or' to 'When and How': A Context-Dependent Model of Culture in Action.” (Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 42:155-180, 2012).

“Racial Differences in Patterns of Having and Using a Doctor Among the Elderly Poor in The United States” with Martín Sánchez-Jankowski. (Research in Social Stratification and Mobility Vol. 30: 203–217, 2012). 

“The Private Life of a Moral Community: The Exceptional and Mundane Rituals of Middle-Class Cage-Fighters" with Darren Modzelewski. (Altruism, Morality & Social Solidarity Forum 3:24-29, 2012).

“Caged Morality: Moral Worlds, Subculture, and Stratification among Middle-Class Cage-Fighters” with Darren Modzelewski. (Qualitative Sociology 34:143-175, March 2011).

“Qualitative Research in the Positivist-Behavioral Tradition: Resources for Addressing Type I and Type II Errors in Code Associations Using ATLAS.ti.” (The QDA Newsletter 3:5-9, 2011)

“Who Are the Clients?: Goal Displacement in an Adult Day Care Center for Elders with Dementia.” (International Journal of Aging and Human Development 68:65-92, 2009. 

Michael Burawoy

"Facing an Unequal World" (Current Sociology, 2015)

"The Colour of Class Revisited: Four Decades of Postcolonialism in Zambia" (Journal of Southern African Studies, 2014)

"Ethnographic Fallacies: Reflections on labour studies in the era of market fundamentalism." (Work, Employment and Society, 2013)

"Living Theory" (American Sociological Association, 2013)

"On Uncompromising Pessimism: Response to My Critics." (Global Labor Journal, 2011)

"Challenges for a Global Sociology" (Contexts, Fall 2009) 

"Revisits: An Outline of a Theory of Reflexive Ethnography." (American Sociological Review, 2003)

"Involution and Destutution in Capitalism Russia." (Ethnography 1(1), 2000)

Kris D. Gutiérrez

“AERA Presidential Address, Designing Resilient Ecologies: Towards a Human Science of Learning” (Educational Researcher, forthcoming).

“The possibilities and limits of the structure-agency dialectic in advancing science for all.” with A. Calabrese Barton (Journal of Research in Science Teaching 52(4), 574–583, 2015)

“Relevance to Practice as a Criterion for Rigor” with W.R. Penuel (Educational Researcher 43(1), 19-23, 2014). 

Re-Mediating Current Activity for the Future (Mind, Culture, and Activity: An International Journal 19, 17-21, 2012)

“Polylingual and Polycultural Learning Ecologies: Mediating Emergent Academic Literacies for Dual Language Learners” with A. Bien & M. Selland (Journal of Early Childhood Literacy 11(2). 232-261, 2011)

Manata Hashemi

"Waithood and Face: Morality and Mobility Among Lower-Class Youth in Iran." (Qualitative Sociology 38: 261-283, 2015).

Jovan Scott Lewis

"A So Black People Stay: Bad‐mind, Sufferation, and Discourses of Race and Unity in a Jamaican Craft Market." (The Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology 20(2): 327-342, 2015)

Greggor Mattson

 “Is America Fragmenting?” with Claude Fischer. (Annual Review of Sociology, Vol. 35, 2009).

"Urban Ethnography’s ‘Saloon Problem’ and its Challenge to Public Sociology.” (City & Community, 6(2), 2007)

Darren Modzelewski 

"The Study of Indigenous Political Economies and Colonialism: Implications for Contemporary Tribal Groups and Federal Recognition" with Kent Lightfoot, Lee Panich, Tsim Schneider, Sara Gonzalez, Matthew Russell, Theresa Molino, and Elliot Blair. (American Antiquity2013)

“Violence as Community: The Moral World of the American Cage Fighter” with Corey Abramson. (Journal of Qualitative Sociology, 2011)

"Creating Trails Through Traditions: An Update on the Kashaya Pomo Interpretive Trail, Fort Ross State Historic Park"  with Sara Gonzalez. (Proceedings of the Society For California Archaeology, 2007).

“Cultures in Contact at Colony Ross” with Kent Lightfoot, Sara Gonzalez, Lee Panich, Otis Parrish, and Tsim Schnieder]. (North American Archaeology, 2007).

"Archaeology for the Seventh Generation" with Sara Gonzalez, Lee Panich, and Tsim Schnieder. (American Indian Quarterly, 2006)

Gretchen Purser

"The Circle of Dispossession: Evicting the Urban Poor in Baltimore." (Critical Sociology2014)

Review of "Conflicting Commitments: The Politics of Enforcing Immigrant Workers’ Rights in San Jose and Houston by Shannon Gleeson." (Contemporary Sociology 43(4), 2014)

“Day Labor.” (Sociology of Work Encyclopedia, 2013)

“The Labour of Liminality.” (Labour, Capital & Society 45 (1), 2012)

“‘Still Doin’ Time:’ Clamoring for Work in the Day Labor Industry.” (WorkingUSA: The Journal of Labor and Society 15: 397-415, 2012)

"The Dignity of Job-Seeking Men: Boundary Work among Immigrant Day Laborers.” (Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 38(1), 2009)

Martín Sánchez-Jankowski 

"Gangs and Social Change." (Theoretical Criminology 7(2), 2003)

“Minority Youth and Civic Engagement: The Impact of Group Relations." (Applied Developmental Science 6(4), 2002)

“Representation, Responsibility and Reliability in Participant-Observation.” (Qualitative Research in Action edited by Tim May, 2002)

“The Concentration of African American Poverty and the Dispersal of the Working Class: An Ethnographic Study of Three Inner City Areas.” (International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 23(4), December 1999).

Nancy Scheper-Hughes 

"The Other Who is Also Oneself - Immunological Risk, Danger and Recognition." (Cultural Anthropology 27(1), 2012)

“The Crisis of the Public University." (The Chronicle Review, Chronicle of Higher Education, December 19, 2011)

“Medical Migrations” with E. Roberts. (Body&Society, 17(2-3), 2011)

“The Body in Tatters: Dissection and Dismemberment." (A Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment, 2010)

Making Anthropology Public." (Anthropology Today, Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 25(4), 2009)

"The Ethics of Engaged Ethnography: Applying a Militant Anthropology to Organs Trafficking Research." (Anthropology News, September 2009)

"Min(d)ing the Body: On the Trail of Organ Stealing Rumors." (Exotic No More: Anthropology on the Front Lines. Edited by Jeremy Mac Clancy. 2002)

"Ire in Ireland" (Ethnography 1(1), 2000)

Loïc Wacquant 

“For a Sociology of Flesh and Blood.” (Qualitative Sociology 38(1), 2015)

“Constructing Neoliberalism: Opening Salvo." (Nexus: Newsletter of the Australian Sociological Association 25(1), March 2013)

“Symbolic Power and Group-Making: On Bourdieu’s Reframing of Class.” (Journal of Classical Sociology 13(2), Spring 2013)

“The Wedding of Workfare and Prisonfare in the 21st Century." (The Journal of Urban Poverty, special issue on “Poverty and Incarceration,” 16(2), Summer 2012)

 “The Prison is an Outlaw Institution.” (The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice 51(1), February 2012)

“Designing Urban Seclusion in the 21st Century.” (Perspecta: The Yale Architectural Journal 43, 2010)

“Relocating Gentrification: The Working Class, Science and the State in Recent Urban Research.” (International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 32-1, March 2008)

“Ghettos and Anti-Ghettos: An Anatomy of the New Urban Poverty.” (Thesis Eleven 94, August 2008) 

“Carnal Connections: On Embodiment, Membership, and Apprenticeship.” Qualitative Sociology, Response to the Special issue on “Body and Soul,” 28(4), 2005)

“Following Pierre Bourdieu into the Field.” (Ethnography 5(4),  2004)

“The Curious Eclipse of Prison Ethnography in the Age of Mass Incarceration.” (Ethnography 3(4), 2003)

“Scrutinizing the Street: Poverty, Morality, and the Pitfalls of Urban Ethnography.” (American Journal of Sociology. 107(6). 2002)