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Faculty Professional Activities
The Department of Sociology at Cal State LA is active in professional activities.  These include publications as well as presentations at sociology conferences.  A representative listing of professional activities for each faculty member is included below. 

 Mohammed Abdelhamid

  • (With Philip Corrado and Harold Gottlieb), "The Effect of Biofeedback and Relaxation Training on Anxiety and Somatic Complaints in Chronic Pain Patients."  The American Journal of Pain Management, 2003.  

  • (With Philip Corrado, Harold Gottlieb, and Clayton Varga), "The Effect of Intrathecal Morphine Infusion on Pain Level and Disability in Pain Patients with Chronic Intractable Low Back Pain."  The American Journal of Pain Management, 2000.    

 Cristina Bodinger-deUriarte

  •  Ethical Issues & Contracted Dilemas in Applied Research. (PSA): Portland 2008.

  • “The Cryptomnesia of Mark Mothersbaugh: Beautiful Mutants in Einfall and Shadow” in Beautiful Mutants by Mark Mothersbaugh. Grand Central Press. (sociology of art analytic essay--sole essay in the book). 2007

  • Doing Social Research Instructor’s Manual. Rowman & Littlefield (114 pages). 2007

  • “Harry Potter & the Question of Merit“ Contexts Vol 5:3 Summer (pp 67-69) 2006

  • A Sociological Reading of Harry Potter: False Consciousness among House Elves. (PSA): Hollywood. 2006.

  • Diversity Disconnects: From Newsroom to Classroom (with journalists M. L. deUriarte and J. L. Benevides). Ford Foundation grant-funded, 101-page monograph with national distribution--(adopted text by Columbia School of Journalism) 2003.

  • "Addressing Diversity Disconnects," one of three guest speakers invited by the National Press Cub, Washington DC and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, 2003.

  • Hate Crime: Sourcebook for Schools. Philadelphia: RBI. (with Hispanic Health Center Manager, A. Sancho).  It won the Rising Star Book Award from the national Council for Education Development & Research. 1992

Bradley Campbell

  • Campbell, Bradley.  Forthcoming.  "Genocide as Predation." International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice.  

  • Campbell, Bradley. 2011. "Genocide as a Matter of Degree." British Journal of Sociology 62(4): 586-612.

  • Campbell, Bradley. 2011. "Plea Bargaining." Pages 187-199 in Courts, Law, and Justice, edited by William Chambliss. Thousand Oaks: Sage.

  • Campbell, Bradley. 2010. "Contradictory Behavior During Genocides." Sociological Forum 25(2): 296-314.

  • Campbell, Bradley. 2009. "Genocide as Social Control." Sociological Theory 27(2): 150-172.

Elaine Draper

o    The Company Doctor:  Risk, Responsibility, and Corporate ProfessionalismNew York:  Russell Sage Foundation, 2003; 2005 paperback edition. 

o    Risky Business:  Genetic Testing and Exclusionary Practices in the Hazardous Workplace.  New York:  Cambridge University Press, 1991; recipient of the Robert K. Merton Book Award, American Sociological Association, Sociology of Science, Knowledge, and Technology; the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Book Award; and the C. Wright Mills Book Award Honorable Mention from the Society for the Study of Social Problems.

o    “Lawyers and the Professional Project.”  Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Honolulu (June 2012).

o    “Cultivating Professionalism in a World of Divided Loyalties.”  Pacific Sociological Association Annual Meeting, San Diego (March 2012).

o    “Occupational Health Nursing and the Quest for Professional Authority” (with Joseph LaDou and Dan J. Tennenhouse).  New Solutions 21 No. 1 (March 2011):57-88.

o    “Review of Generations of Exclusion by Edward Telles and Vilma Ortiz, Police Interrogation and American Justice by Richard Leo, and The Permanent Tax Revolt by Isaac Martin.”  Pacific Sociologist 17 No. 2 (June 2009).

o    “Difficult Reputations and the Social Reality of Occupational Medicine.”  New Solutions 18 No. 3 (September 2008):299-316.

  • “Review of Deflecting Immigration by Ivan Light, Differences That Matter by Dan Zuberi, and Just Don’t Get Sick by Karen Seccombe and Kim Hoffman.”  Pacific Sociologist No. 2 (May 2008).

o     “Walking the Tightrope of Conflicting Loyalties:  The Dilemmas of The Company Doctor.”  ACOEM eNews (January 2007).

o    “Reproductive Hazards and Fetal Exclusion Policies After Johnson Controls.”  Stanford Law and Policy Review 12 (Winter 2001):117-142.

o    “Competing Conceptions of Safety:  High-Risk Workers or High-Risk Work?”  In Illness and the Environment, edited by Steve Kroll-Smith, Phil Brown, and Valerie J. Gunter.  New YorkNew York University Press, 2000.

o    “Genetic Secrets:  Social Issues of Medical Screening in a Genetic Age.”  In Life Choices:  A Hastings Center Introduction to Bioethics (second edition), edited by Joseph H. Howell and William Frederick Sale. Baltimore, Maryland:  Georgetown University Press, 2000.

o    “Preventive Law by Corporate Professional Team Players:  Liability and Responsibility in the Work of Company Doctors.”  Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy 15 (Spring 1999):525-607.

o    “The Screening of America:  The Social and Legal Framework of Employers’ Use of Genetic Information.”  Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor Law 20 (Fall 1999):286-324.

o    “Deviance and Conformity in the Work of Company Doctors.”  Research in the Sociology of Work 8 (1999):39-72.

o    “Science and Technology.”  Contributing Editor of Special Issue of International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy 18 Nos. 5/6 (1998).

    Louis Edgar Esparza 

    •  “Grassroots Human Rights Activism in Contemporary Colombia” Winner of the 2010 Latin American Studies Association Martin Diskin Outstanding Dissertation Award. Honorable Mention, Peace & Justice Studies Association 2011 Dissertation Award. Finalist, 2011 American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education Outstanding Dissertation Award.

    • Shandra, John, Louis Edgar Esparza & Bruce London. Accepted. “Non-Governmental Organizations, Democracy, and Deforestation: A Cross-National Analysis” Society & Natural Resources.

    • Esparza, Louis Edgar. 2011. “Ensuring Economic & Social Rights in the US Constitution” in Sociology and Human Rights: A Bill of Rights for the Twenty-first Century by Judith Blau and Mark Frezzo (eds). Pine Forge. Pp. 35 -56.

    • “The Medium is Not the Message: Political Grievance in the Information Age” w/ Haider Khan. International Studies Association. 3 April 2012.

    • “The Rise and Fall of the ‘Little Red Book’ in Colombia.” American Sociological Association CBSM Panel. Las Vegas, NV. August 2011.


    Gabriela Fried

    • “Collective Memories of the Trauma of Political Disappearance: Reflections on the Case of the Disappeared Political Detainees in the Aftermath of Uruguay’s State Terror (1985-2001).”  American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, New York, (August 2007)

    • “Piecing Memories Together. The Female Political Prisoners’ Testimonial Project after State Terror and Policies of Oblivion in Uruguay (1997-2004).” Special Issue of Social Identities, “Emerging Subjectivities Under Neo-liberal Global Capitalism” (September  2006)

    • “The Traumatic Memories of the Disappeared and the Paradoxes of Transitional Politics of Memory and Oblivion in Uruguay (1973-2001),” Patricia Schiaffini (ed.) Oldenborg Center for International Relations Working Paper Series (May 2006)

    • “Memorias que insisten: La intersubjetividad de la Memoria y los Hijos de Detenidos Desaparecidos por la Dictadura Militar Argentina (1976-1983).” in Flier and Groppo (eds). La Imposibilidad del Olvido: Recorridos de la memoria en Argentina, Chile y Uruguay (August 2001)

    Roseann Giarrusso

    • Silverstein, M. and Giarrusso, R. (Eds.). (Forthcoming) From Generation to Generation: Continuities and Discontinuities in Intergenerational Relationships. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

    • Silverstein, M., Giarrusso, R., and Lendon, J. (Forthcoming). Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Aging Families: Implications for Resource Allocation and Well-Being Across Generations.  Handbook of Families and Aging, 2nd Edition, Santa Barbara CA: Greenwood.

    • Silverstein, M., & Giarrusso, R. (2011). Aging Individuals, Families, and Societies: Micro–Meso–Macro Linkages in the Life Course. Handbook of the Sociology of Aging.  New York: Springer.

    • Silverstein, M., Gans, D., Lowenstein, A., Giarrusso R., & Bengtson, V. L. (2010). Older parent-child relationships in six nations: The intersection of affection and conflict.  Journal of Marriage and Family, 72: 1006–1021.

    • Silverstein, M. & Giarrusso, G. (2010). Aging and family life (Decade Review). Journal of Marriage and Family  72, 1039–1058.

    • The Sociology Writing Group.  (2008). R. Giarrusso (ed.). A Guide to Writing Sociology Papers.  6th edition.  New York: Worth Publishers.

     

    Lawrence K. Hong, Professor Emeritus  

    • "Hidden  Treasures of Little Tokyo, Eye-Ai, May 2007.
    • (with R. Duff), "The Costs of Going Global: The Cases of Shanghai and Bangkok." Proteus: A Journal of Ideas, Spring 2006.

    • (with M. Hong), "Shanghai's Lilong and Longtang: Through the Eyes of a Sociologist." Asian Profile, vol. 34(3), June, 2006.

    • (with R. Duff), "Transgenderism in Cabaret and Culture: From Bangkok to Las Vegas."  Popular Culture Review, August, 2004.

    • (with R. Duff), “Modulated Participant-Observation: Managing the Dilemma of Distance in Field Research.”  Field Methods, 14(2), May 2002.



    Terry R. Kandal, Professor Emeritus 

  • "From Egalitarian Sexual Ethics to Gender Politics? An Evaluation of Michels' Contribution," Introduction written for Sexual Ethics: A Study of Borderland Questions [1914] by Robert Michels, Transaction Books, 2002.  

  • "Gender, Race & Ethnicity: Let's Not Forget Class" in Race, Sex &Class in the World Cultures: An Interdisciplinary and Multicultural Journal, Winter 1995. 
  • Introduction to "Teaching Sociology in the CSU: Its Attractions, Constraints, and Values," Special Issue of California Sociologist, Winter/Summer 1993.
  • Co-editor, Studies of Development and Change in the Modern World, Oxford University Press, 1989.
  • The Woman Question in Classical Sociological Theory, University Press of Florida, 1988.

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    Delos Kelly, Professor Emeritus

     

    Books: 

  • 2003 Deviant Behavior, Sixth Edition (Worth Publishers)
  • 1980 and 1990 Criminal Behavior (St. Martin's Press)
  • 1978 Delinquent Behavior  (Dickenson)
  • 1980 Critical Issues in Juvenile Delinquency (with D. Shichor)
  • How the School Manufactures "Misfits" 
  • Creating School Failure, Youth Crime, and Deviance
  • The Organizational Creation of Deviance 
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    Some representative articles include: 

  • "Seriousness of Delinquent Behavior:  An Alternative Perspective," The British Journal of Criminology (1970)
  • "School Failure, Academic Self-Evaluation, and School Avoidance and Deviant Behavior," Youth and Society (1971)

  • "Social Origins and School Failure:  A Re-examination of Cohen's Theory of Working-Class Delinquency," Pacific Sociological Review (1971) (With R. Balch);
  • "School Commitment and Student Career Flows," Youth and Society (1971);
  • "Social Origins and Adolescent Success Patterns," Education and Urban Society (1972)
  • "Academic Failure, Social Involvement, and High School Dropout," Youth and Society (1972) (With W. Pink)
  • "Social Origins, School Status, and the Learning Experience:  A Theoretical and Empirical Examination of Two Competing Viewpoints," Pacific Sociological Review (1972) (With W. Pink)
  • "School Commitment, Youth Rebellion, and Delinquency," Criminology (1973) (W. Pink)
  • "Track Assignment and Student Mobility Patterns as Barriers to Equality of Educational Opportunity:  A Review of Recent Research," Contemporary Education (1973)
  • "High School Dropout:  A Longitudinal Analysis of Post-School Career Flows," Contemporary Education (1974) (With W. Pink)
  • "Reactions to Deviance in a Junior High School:  Student Views of the Labeling Process," Instructional Psychology (1974) (With R. Balch)
  • "Track Position and Delinquent Involvement:  A Preliminary Analysis," Sociology and Social Research (1974)
  • "Student Perceptions, Self-Concept, and Curriculum Assignment," Urban Education (1974)
  • "Status Origins, Track Position, and Delinquent Involvement:  A Self-Report Analysis," The Sociological Quarterly (1975)
  • "Tracking and Its Impact Upon Self-Esteem:  A Neglected Dimension," Education (1975)
  • "Status Origins, Youth Rebellion, and Delinquency:  A Re-examination of the Class Issue," Journal of Youth and Adolescence (1975) (With W. Pink)
  • "Track Position, School Misconduct, and Youth Deviance:  A Test of the Interpretive Effect of School Commitment," Urban Education (1976)
  • "Analysis of the Expected Correlates of Curriculum Assignment Patterns in a High School," Contemporary Education (1976)
  • "Comparing College-Bound and Non-College-Bound Students in Terms of Deviant Behavior," College Student Journal (1976)
  • "The Role of Teachers' Nominations in the Perpetuation of Deviant Adolescent Patterns," Education (1976)
  • "The Effectiveness of a Rural Group Home for Boys:  A Descriptive Analysis," Juvenile Justice (1977)
  • "Labeling and the Consequences of Wearing a Delinquent Label in a School Setting," Education (1977)
  • "Conceptions, Diagnostic Stereotypes and the Processing of Delinquents," National Council of Crime and Delinquency's Volume on School Crime (1977)
  • "Conceptions, Definitions, and the Measurement of Delinquency and Delinquent Involvement,"  in Delinquent Behavior (1978)
  • "Track Position, Peer Affiliation, and Youth Crime," Urban Education (1978)
  • "School Failure and Delinquency:  Which Causes Which," Criminology (1979) (With J. Phillips)
  • "The Educational Experience and Evolving Delinquent Careers:  A Neglected Institutional Link," in Critical Issues in Juvenile Delinquency (1978)
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    Hyojoung Kim

     

    • (with Steven Pfaff) “Structure and Dynamics of Religious Insurgency: Students and the Spread of the Reformation.” American Sociological Review. 2012 (forthcoming).

    • (with Namhee Lee) “Establishing the Korean Language and Culture Program at California State University, Los Angeles.” Grant ($760,000) awarded by Korean Education Center of Los Angeles to establish minor, major and teaching credential programs in Korean. Grant Period: 2010-16.

    • (with June H. Sun) “‘Umma Mak Dae Gi!’: Parenting Styles and Intergenerational Sexual Socialization Among Second-Generation Korean Americans.” Studies of Koreans Abroad 21 (2010): 191-241.

    • (with Eui-Young Yu, Kyeyoung Park, and Moonsong Oh) (eds.) Korean American Economy and Community in the 21st Century. Los Angeles, CA: Korean American Economic Development Center. 2009.

    • (with Changung Park). Confucian Values and Their Correlates in Contemporary Korea: The Final Report and Source Book of the National Survey of Confucian Values in Korea. Asia Research Fund (Seoul, Korea) and the Center for Korean American and Korean Studies (Los Angeles, CA). 2009.

    • “Micromobilization and Suicide Protest in South Korea, 1970-2004.” Social Research: 75 (2008): 543-578.

    • Korean American Identities: A Look Forward. Seattle, WA: Seattle-Washington State Korean American Association. 2005.

    • (with Steven Pfaff) “Exit-Voice Dynamics in Collective Action: An Analysis of Emigration and Protest in the East German Revolution.” American Journal of Sociology 109 (2006): 401-444; recipient of the American Sociological Association’s Collective Behavior and Social Movements Section Award for the First Place Winner of 2004 Best Article Competition.

    • (with Peter S. Bearman) “The Structure and Dynamics of Movement Participation.”  American Sociological Review 62 (1997):70-93.

    Janet Lever  

    • Since 2002, Dr. Lever contributes to annual surveys posted on msnbc.com and elle.com--topics include: Office Sex and Romance; Sex and Body Image; CyberSex and Romance; Gender, Work and Power; Love, Lust and Loyalty; and Gender and Money. Her students are exposed to survey development and analysis at all stages.

    • Soccer Madness: Brazil's Passion for the World's Most Popular Sport, Waveland, 1995, and with new third preface, 2009.

    • (with Kim M. Elsesser)(2011) Does gender bias against female leaders persist? Quantitative and qualitative data from a large-scale survey? Human Relations 64: 1555-1578.

    • (With C.Grov, B.J. Gillespie, and Tracy Royce), (2010). Consequences of Casual Online Sexual Activities on Committed Relationships: Quantitative and Qualitative Results from a National Online Survey. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 40(2): 429-39.

    • (With D. E. Kanouse and S. H. Berry), "Racial and Ethnic Segmentation of Female Prostitutes in Los Angeles County," Journal of Psychology and Human Sexuality, 2005. "Sex Differences in the Games Children Play," Social Problems, July 1976.

  • Sharon Oselin
    • Oselin, Sharon S. (Forthcoming). “Exiting Street Prostitution: A Combination of Internal and External Factors.” In Deviance Today, edited by Alex Thio, Thomas Calhoun, & Addrain Conyers. Boston, MA: Pearson.

    • Cobbina, Jennifer and Sharon S. Oselin. 2011. “It’s Not Only for the Money: An Analysis of Adolescent versus Adult Entry into Street Prostitution” Sociological Inquiry 81(3): 1-24.
    • Oselin, Sharon S. 2011. “Prostitution.” In Key Issues in Crime and Punishment Series (Volume I), edited by William Chambliss. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

    • Oselin, Sharon S. 2010. “Weighing the Consequences of a Deviant Career: Motivations and Opportunities for Leaving Prostitution.” Sociological Perspectives 53(4): 527-549.
    • Oselin, Sharon S. and Catherine Corrigall-Brown. 2010. “A Battle for Authenticity: An Examination of the Constraints on Anti-Iraq War and Pro-Invasion Tactics.” Mobilization 15(4): 511-533.

  • Gretchen Peterson 
  • Peterson, Gretchen.  2012.  “The Generalized Exchange of Punishments in Adult Recreational Softball: The Case of ‘Going Middle’.”  Current Research in Social Psychology, 19(3):25-34. http://www.uiowa.edu/~grpproc/crisp/crisp19_3.pdf
  • Peterson, Gretchen.  2006.  “Cultural Theory and Emotions.”  Handbook of the Sociology of Emotions.  New York: Springer.

  • (With Linda Molm and Nobuyuki Takahashi), "In The Eye Of The Beholder: Procedural Justice In Social Exchange." American Sociological Review, February 2003.
  • (With Linda Molm and Nobuyuki Takahashi), "The Value of Social Exchange," Social Forces, 2001. 
  • (With Linda Molm and Nobuyuki Takahashi), "Risk and Trust in Social Exchange: An Experimental Test of a Classical Proposition," American Journal of Sociology, 2000. 



Jon Snodgrass 

Books 

  • Peace Knights of the Soul: Wisdom in ‘Star Wars,’ 2004. 

  • Follow Your Career Star: Career Quest Based on Inner Values, 1996.

  • The Jack-Roller at Seventy: A Fifty Year Follow-up of ‘A Delinquent Boy’s Own Story,’ 1982

  • For Men Against Sexism: A Book of Readings, 1976

Recent Articles available for free download at: http://www.scribd.com/jon%20snodgrass 

  • “How to Pick a Satisfying Career”

  • “On Becoming a Jedi Knight”

  • “Spiritual Psychology and Psychotherapy”

  • “Psychological Healing in ACIM”

  • “Freud’s Counter Transference"

 

Molly Talcott

 

Ron Tsukashima

  • “Ethnic-Collective Action, Inter-group Competition and Social Networks:  Formation of Ethnic-Trade Guilds,” Ethnic and Racial Studies Vol. 30 No. 5 September 2007 pp.845-874.

Gunnar Valgeirsson

  • (With Thorolfur Thorlindsson and Runar Vilhjalmsson), “Sport Participation and Perceived Health Status: A Study of American Adolescents,” Social Science in Medicine, 1990. 

  • (With Eldon Snyder) “A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Newspaper Sports Sections: A Content Analysis,” International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 1986.
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  • “On the Sociology of Sport & the Participation of Women in Sports,” Samfelagstidindi, 1984.

K. William Wasson  
  • (With Nadine Koch), The Transfer Student's Guide to the College Experience, Houghton-Mifflin, Spring 2002. 

Eui-Young Yu, Professor Emeritus

  • “Koreans: Entrepreneurs par Excellence,” in Eric Lai & Dennis Arguelles, eds., The New Face of  Asian Pacific
  • America: Numbers, Diversity & Change in the 21st Century
  • , 2003.

  • “Korean Dreamers Celebrate Their Centennial History,” in Pyong Yong Min, ed., Korean Centennial: 1903-2003, 2003.

  • (With Peter Choe and Sang-il Han), “Korean Population in the United States, 2000:  Demographic Characteristics and Socio-Economic Status,” International Journal of Korean Studies, 2002.

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