Political Sociology & Social Movements
Political Sociology & Social Movements focuses on political order and social change in the US and from global and transnational perspectives, including an analysis of the state, civil society, citizenship, democracy, revolution, and authoritarianism.
Who studies political sociology & social movements?
A selection of faculty publications on political sociology & social movements
- Neoliberal Apartheid: Palestine/Israel and South Africa After 1994 by Andy Clarno
- From Social Movement to Moral Market: How the Circuit Riders Sparked an IT Revolution and Created a Technology Market by Paul-Brian McInerney
- Said, Atef. 2018. “Doing Research during Times of Revolution and Counterrevolution,” in Political Science Research in the Middle East and North Africa: Methodological and Ethical Challenges, edited by Janine A Clark and Franceso Cavatorta. Oxford University Press
- Said, Atef. 2017. “Arab Spring, Mobilization, and Contentious Politics in the Middle East.” Oxford Bibliographies in Sociology.
- Jones, Jennifer A. and Hana Brown. 2017. “Making Race and the State: Racialization and the Production of Anti-Immigrant Policy in Alabama.” Ethnic and Racial Studies.
- Fisher, Dana R. and McInerney, Paul-Brian. 2012. “The Limits of Networks for Organizational Mobilization: On Canvassers and Their Careers.” Mobilization: An International Journal. 17(2): 109-128.
- Paul-Brian McInerney is the social movements editor for the journal Sociology Compass
Recent graduate seminars on political sociology & social movements
- Seminar in Political Sociology (Soc 565) by Atef Said
- From Social Movements to Revolutions (Soc 565) by Atef Said
- Racial Capitalism (Soc 540) by Andy Clarno
- Policing in Chicago: Workshop in Social Justice Ethnography (Soc 501/509) by Andy Clarno