American Sociological Association 2022

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The Age of Experiences

How the booming experience and transformation economies can generate happiness—and jobs

All Creatures Safe and Sound

Lessons from recent disasters on accounting for the safety of animals and humans alike

Allies and Obstacles

Addresses the nature and history of activism by parents of people with disabilities, and its complex relationship to activism by disabled leaders

Asian American Connective Action in the Age of Social Media

Examines how social media has changed the way Asian Americans participate in politics

A Collective Pursuit

Arguing that teachers’ unions are working in community to reinvigorate the collective pursuit of reforms beneficial to both educators and public education

Communists and Community

Enhances our understanding of the central role Communists played in the advancement of social democracy throughout the mid-twentieth century

Disruptive Situations

The first comprehensive study to employ the lens of queer lives in the Arab World to understand everyday life disruptions, conflicts, and violence

Elusive Kinship

Why disabled characters are integral to novels of the Global South

The Evolution of a Cricket Fan

An autobiographical account of a cricket lover’s journey across nations and identities

Filling the Ark

Why the fate of animals in disasters depends on policy informed by compassion

Fitting the Facts of Crime

Presenting a biopsychosocial perspective to explain the most common findings in criminology—and to guide future research and public policy

Gender Differences in Public Opinion

Explores the gender gap in public opinion through a values lens

Graphic Migrations

Examines “what remains” in migration stories surrounding the 1947 Partition of India

The Great Migration and the Democratic Party

Examining the political impact of Black migration on politics in three northern cities from 1915 to 1965

How Political Parties Mobilize Religion

Analyzes the evolution of Catholic and Sunni Muslim parties to study religious political mobilization in comparative perspective

Immigrant Crossroads

Highlights immigrant engagement in urban development, policy, and social movements

Just Care

How care is both socially oppressive and a way that marginalized communities can fight for social justice

The Language of Political Incorporation

How the language of migrant networks affects political incorporation

Loving Orphaned Space

Providing a new vision for the ignored and abused spaces around us

The Misunderstood History of Gentrification

Reframing our understanding of the roles of gentrification and urban renewal in the revitalization of American cities

Never Ask "Why"

An inside look at the struggles Ed Garvey faced in bringing true professionalism to football players

Passing for Perfect

How does it feel to be model minority—and why would that drive one to live a lie?

Political Mourning

How racial identity shapes who is mourned and how that can lead to political change

Power, Participation, and Protest in Flint, Michigan

The policy history of, implementation of, and reaction to Flint’s municipal takeovers

Public Schools, Private Governance

A comprehensive examination of education reforms and their political effects on Black and poor public-school parents in New Orleans, pre- and post-Katrina

Revolution Around the Corner

The first book-length story of the radical social movement, the Puerto Rican Socialist Party

Rock of Ages

Are young evangelicals becoming more liberal?

Vehicles of Decolonization

Considers collective Palestinian movement via public transportation as a site of social struggle