Sociology

Oye Loca: From the Mariel Boatlift to Gay Cuban Miami Oye Loca From the Mariel Boatlift to Gay Cuban Miami Susana Peña 2013 Fall
Illustrates the development of a Cuban American gay male culture in Miami
The Future of Social Movement Research: Dynamics, Mechanisms, and Processes The Future of Social Movement Research Dynamics, Mechanisms, and Processes Jacquelien van Stekelenburg, Conny Roggeband and Bert Klandermans, Editors 2013 Fall
An up-to-date and comprehensive overview of current and future social movement scholarship
The Marrying Kind?: Debating Same-Sex Marriage within the Lesbian and Gay Movement The Marrying Kind? Debating Same-Sex Marriage within the Lesbian and Gay Movement Mary Bernstein and Verta Taylor, Editors 2013 Spring
A look inside the lesbian and gay movement’s disagreements over same-sex marriage
Driven from New Orleans: How Nonprofits Betray Public Housing and Promote Privatization Driven from New Orleans How Nonprofits Betray Public Housing and Promote Privatization John Arena 2012 Fall
How public housing advocates in New Orleans became active supporters of privatization
Strategies for Social Change Strategies for Social Change Gregory M. Maney, Rachel V. Kutz-Flamenbaum, Deana A. Rohlinger and Jeff Goodwin, Editors 2012 Spring
Examines how strategies within social movements develop and work
Out in Africa: LGBT Organizing in Namibia and South Africa Out in Africa LGBT Organizing in Namibia and South Africa Ashley Currier 2012 Fall
The first insider’s view of contemporary LGBT rights activism in Namibia and South Africa
Gay Rights at the Ballot Box Gay Rights at the Ballot Box Amy Stone 2012 Spring
From Boulder in 1974 to Maine Question 1 in 2009, the first comprehensive history of the LGBT movement’s fight against anti-gay ballot measures
Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination Body and Soul The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination Alondra Nelson 2013 Fall
The legacy of the Black Panther Party’s commitment to community health care, a central aspect of its fight for social justice
Between Feminism and Islam: Human Rights and Sharia Law in Morocco Between Feminism and Islam Human Rights and Sharia Law in Morocco Zakia Salime 2011 Fall
How feminists and Islamists have constituted each other’s agendas in Morocco
Cape Town after Apartheid: Crime and Governance in the Divided City Cape Town after Apartheid Crime and Governance in the Divided City Tony Roshan Samara 2011 Spring
Reveals how liberal democracy and free-market economics reproduce the inequalities of apartheid in Cape Town, South Africa
Free Burma: Transnational Legal Action and Corporate Accountability Free Burma Transnational Legal Action and Corporate Accountability John G. Dale 2011 Spring
How Burma’s pro-democracy movement transcends its borders
The City as Campus: Urbanism and Higher Education in Chicago The City as Campus Urbanism and Higher Education in Chicago Sharon Haar 2010 Fall
A social and design history of the urban campus
The Dallas Myth: The Making and Unmaking of an American City The Dallas Myth The Making and Unmaking of an American City Harvey J. Graff 2010 Fall
An unconventional—and critical—examination of ‘the city with no past’
Strategic Alliances: Coalition Building and Social Movements Strategic Alliances Coalition Building and Social Movements Nella Van Dyke and Holly J. McCammon, Editors 2010 Fall
The best current thinking on the conditions leading to successful activist coalitions
Toward a Sociology of the Trace Toward a Sociology of the Trace Herman Gray and Macarena Gómez-Barris, Editors 2010 Fall
Questions national identity by investigating the creation of memory and meaning