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Acceptable Risk? Making Decisions in a Toxic Environment

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Author(s): Lee Clarke
Publisher: Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press
Year Published: 1989, 1991 (paperback)

Ancestors and Relatives: Genealogy, Identity, and Community

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Author(s): Eviatar Zerubavel
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Year Published: 2011

Better Safe Than Sorry: How Consumers Navigate Exposure to Everyday Toxics

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Author(s): Norah MacKendrick
Publisher: University of California Press
Year Published: 2018

Clean Streets: Controlling Crime, Maintaining Order and Building Community Activism

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Author(s): Carr, Patrick J.
Publisher: NYU Press
Year Published: 2005

Coming of Age in America: The Transition to Adulthood in the Twenty-First Century

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Author(s): Carr, Patrick J.
Publisher: University of California Press
Year Published: 2011

Culture in Mind: Toward a Sociology of Culture and Cognition

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Author(s): Cerulo, Karen A.
Publisher: New York/London: Routledge
Year Published: 2002

Culture in Networks

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Author(s): Paul D. McLean
Publisher: Polity Press
Year Published: 2017

Deciphering Violence: The Cognitive Structure of Right and Wrong

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Author(s): Cerulo, Karen A.
Publisher: New York/London: Routledge
Year Published: 1998

Divergent Social Worlds: Neighborhood Crime and the Racial-Spatial Divide

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Author(s): Ruth D. Peterson and Lauen J. Krivo
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
Year Published: 2010

Freedom Without Permission: Bodies and Space in the Arab Revolutions

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Author(s): Frances Hass and Zakia Salime (co-editors)
Publisher: Duke University Press
Year Published: 2016

Gender & Work: A Comparative Analysis of Industrial Societies

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Author(s): Patricia A. Roos
Publisher: Albany, NY: State University of New York Press
Year Published: 1985

Going Public: A Guide for Social Scientists

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Author(s): Arlene Stein and Jessie Daniels
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Year Published: 2017

Hidden in Plain Sight: The Social Structure of Irrelevance

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Author(s): Eviatar Zerubavel
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Year Published: 2015

Hidden Rhythms: Schedules and Calendars in Social Life

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Author(s): Eviatar Zerubavel
Publisher: University of California Press (paperback)
Year Published: 1985

Hollowing Out the Middle: The Rural Brain Drain and What it Means for America

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Author(s): Patrick J. Carr and Maria F. Kefalas
Publisher: Beacon Press
Year Published: 2010

Identity Designs: The Sights and Sounds of A Nation (The Arnold and Caroline Rose Book Series of the American Sociological Association)

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Author(s): Cerulo, Karen A.
Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press
Year Published: 1995

Job Queues, Gender Queues: Explaining Women’s Inroads into Male Occupations

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Author(s): Barbara F. Reskin and Patricia A. Roos
Publisher: Temple University Press
Year Published: 1990

Mission Improbable: Using Fantasy Documents to Tame Disaster

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Author(s): Lee Clarke
Publisher: 1999. 2001 (paperback)
Year Published: Chicago: University of Chicago Press

Never Saw It Coming: Cultural Challenges to Envisioning the Worst

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Author(s): Cerulo, Karen A.
Publisher: Chicago: University of Chicago Press
Year Published: 2006

Not Tonight: Migraine and the Politics of Gender and Health

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Author(s): Joanna Kempner
Publisher: Chicago
Year Published: 2014

Patterns of Time in Hospital life: A sociological Perspective

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Author(s): Eviatar Zerubavel
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Year Published: 1979

Reluctant Witnesses: Survivors, Their Children, and the Rise of Holocaust Consciousness

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Author(s): Arlene Stein
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Year Published: 2014

Second Thoughts: Sociology Challenges Conventional Wisdom

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Author(s): Ruane, Janet M. and Cerulo, Karen A.
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, CA: Pine Forge/Sage
Year Published: 2019

Shocks, States, and Sustainability: The Origins of Radical Environmental Reforms

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Author(s): Thomas K. Rudel
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Social Mindscapes: An Invitation to Cognitive Sociology

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Author(s): Eviatar Zerubavel
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Year Published: 1997

Sociology Confronts the Holocaust: Memories and Identities in Jewish Diasporas

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Author(s): Judith M. Gerson and Diane L. Wolf, co-editors
Publisher: Duke University Press

Taken for Granted: The Remarkable Power of the Unremarkable

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Author(s): Eviatar Zerubavel
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Year Published: 2018

Terra Cognita: The Mental Discovery of America

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Author(s): Eviatar Zerubavel
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Year Published: 1992

The Art of the Network: Strategic Interaction and Patronage in Renaissance Florence

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Author(s): Paul D. McLean
Publisher: Duke University Press
Year Published: 2007

The Clockwork Muse: A Practical Guide to Writing Theses, Dissertations, and Books

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Author(s): Eviatar Zerubavel
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Year Published: 1999

The Elephant in the Room: Silence and Denial in Everyday Life

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Author(s): Eviatar Zerubavel
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Year Published: 2006

The Fine Line: Making Distinctions in Everyday Life

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Author(s): Eviatar Zerubavel
Publisher: University of Chicago Press (paperback)
Year Published: 1993

The Many Colors of Crime: Inequalities of Race, Ethnicity, and Crime in America

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Author(s): Ruth D. Peterson, Lauren J. Krivo, and John Hagan
Publisher: NYU Press
Year Published: 2006

The Seven-Day Circle: The History and Meaning of the Week

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Author(s): Eviatar Zerubavel
Publisher: University of Chicago Press (paperback)
Year Published: 1989

Theories of Crime: A Reader

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Author(s): Patrick J. Carr, Claire M. Renzetti, and Daniel J. Curran
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
Year Published: 2002

Time Maps: Collective Memory and the Social Shape of the Past

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Author(s): Eviatar Zerubavel
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Year Published: 2003

Unbound: Transgender Men and the Remaking of Identity

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Author(s): Arlene Stein
Publisher: Pantheon
Year Published: 2018

Worst Cases: Terror and Catastrophe in the Popular Imagination

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Author(s): Lee Clarke
Publisher: Chicago: University of Chicago Press
Year Published: 2006