Books by USC Sociology PhD Alumni

Books by USC Sociology PhD Alumni


(alphabetical by author) (year of PhD)


  • Elisabeth Burgess (1997)



    Sex Matters: The Sexuality and Society Reader
    (Ed., with Mindy Stombler, Dawn Baunauch and Denise Donnelly). Allyn & Bacon. 2006.

  • Edward J. Clarke (1996)



    Deviant Behavior
    . Worth Publishers, 2007.

  • Cynthia Cranford (2001)



    Self-Employed Workers Organize:  Law, Policy and Unions
    (with Judy Fudge, Eric Tucker and Leah F. Vosko) McGill-Queens University Press, 2005.

  • Shari L. Dworkin (2000)



    Body Panic: Gender, Health and the Selling of Fitness
    (with Faye Linda Wachs)New York University Press, 2008.

    Built to Win: The Female Athlete as Cultural Icon
    (with Leslie Heywood). University of Minnesota Press, 2003.

  • Amy Flowers (1994)



    The Fantasy Factory:  An Insider’s View of the Phone Sex Industry.
     University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998.

  • Melanie Heath (2006)



    One Marriage Under God: The Campaign to Promote Marriage in America

    New York University Press, 2012.

  • Gloria Gonzalez-Lopez (2000)



    Erotic Journeys:  Mexican Immigrants and Their Sex Lives. 
    University of California Press, 2005.

  • Matt Jendian (2001)



    Becoming American, Remaining Ethnic: Armenian-Americans in Central California, LFB Scholary Publishing, 2008.

  • Carmela G. Lomonaco (2005)



    Applied Research in Child and Adolescent Development: A Practical Guide , Psychology Press, 2010.

  • Gerardo Marti (2003)



    Hollywood Faith: Holiness, Prosperity, and Ambition in a Los Angeles Church
    . Rutgers University Press. 2008.

    A Mosaic of Believers: Diversity and Innovation in a Multiethnic Church
    . Indiana University Press. 2005.

  • Jody Miller (1996)



    Getting Played:  African American Girls, Urban Inequality and Gendered Violence,
    New York University Press, 2008.

    One of the Guys: Girls, Gangs and Gender.
    Oxford University Press, 2001.

  • Jeffrey Montez de Oca (2006)



    Discipline and Indulgence: College Football, Media, and the American Way of Life during the Cold War
    .  Rutgers University Press, 2013.

  • Adilifu Nama (2002)



    Black Space:  Imagining Race in Science Fiction Film.
    University of Texas Press, 2008.

  • Line Predelli (2003)



    Issues of Gender, Race, and Class in the Norwegian Missionary Society in Nineteenth-Century Norway and Madagascar (Studies in the History of Missions)
    . London: Edwin Mellen Press.

  • Norella Putney (2002)



    Handbook of Theories of Aging, Second Edition
    (Ed., with Merril Silverstein and Vern Bengtson).  New York: Springer, 2008.

  • Robert E. L. Roberts (1990)



    How Families Still Matter: A Longitudinal Study of Youth in Two Generations
    (with Tim Biblarz and Vern Bengtson). Cambridge University Press, 2002.

  • Jackie Rogers. (2000)



    Temps: The Many Faces of the Changing Workplace. NY: Cornell/ILR Press, 2000.

  • Paul Sargent (1998)



    Real Men or Real Teachers? Contradictions in the Lives of Men Elementary School Teachers. 
    Men’s Studies Press, 2001.

  • Stanczak, Gregory (2001)



    Engaged Spirituality: Social Change and American Religion
    . Rutgers University Press, 2006.

    Visual Research Methods: Image, Society, and Representation
    . (Ed.). Sage Publications, 2007.

  • William G. Staples (1987)



    Power, Profits, and Patriarchy: The Social Organization of Work at a British Metal Trades Firm, 1791-1922
    . Rowman & Littlefield, 2001.

    Everyday Surveillance: Vigilance and Visibility in Postmodern Life
    , Rowman &  Littlefield, 2000.

    The Culture of Surveillance: Discipline and Social Control in the United States.
      St. Martin’s Press, 1996.

    Castles of Our Conscience: Social Control and the American State, 1800-1985.  
    Polity Press, 1990.

  • Karen Sternheimer (1998)



    It’s Not the Media:  The Truth About Pop Culture’s Influence on Children.
    Westview Press, 2003.

    Kids These Days:  Facts and Fictions About Today’s Youth.
    Rowman & Littlefield, 2006.

    Childhood in American Society: A Reader.
    Allyn & Bacon, 2009.

    Connecting Social Problems in Popular Culture
    . Westview Press, 2009.

    Everyday Sociology Reader
    . W. W. Norton & Company, 2010.

    Celebrity Culture and the American Dream: Stardom and Social Mobility
    . Routledge, 2011

  • Faye Linda Wachs (1999)



    Body Panic: Gender, Health and the Selling of Fitness
    (with Shari L. Dworkin)New York University Press, 2008

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