- The Department of Sociology at Cal State LA is
one of the most highly published departments in the University,
with publications ranging from collegiate sports to Star Wars.
A representative list includes the following:
The Global Crisis:
A Critique of the Clash of Civilizations and Dialogue Among
Civilizations, (in Persian), Tehran, Iran: Nashre-Towsea. 2003.
Across the East and the West: Deconstructing Lewis' Orientalism."
Journal of the Third World Quarterly, 24(1), Spring 2003.
Iran Lagged Behind and the West Moved Forward,
Game Nou and Hashre Towsea, Tehran, Iran 2000.
"Women and Computing", Feminist Encyclopedia,
ÂCyborg Cultural Politics in the Age of Hypertext,Â 13th
Annual European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research,
- ÂWalking the Web: A review of websites for
women and computing,Â in Feminist Collections, 1996.
Mercedes Lynn deUriarte), Falling Through the Media Grid: Secondary
Narratives in the Definitions of Latino FamiliesÂ in Till
Death Do Us Part: A Multicultural Anthology on Marriage, 1999.
"ItÂs Only a Joke: The
Stand-up Comedy of Women of Color" in Mediated Women:
Representations in Popular Culture, 1999.
"Opposition to the
Hegemony in the Music of DEVO,Â Journal of Popular Culture,
(With Delos Kelly), Deviant Behavior: A
Text-Reader, 6th Ed., Worth Publishers, 2002.
"Mystery as Poetry: Suicide as Literary
Device: The Works of Seicho Matsumoto," Popular Culture
Review, August 2001.
"Chinese & Chinese Exclusion
Act", "China", and "Hong Kong and
Taiwan", Encyclopedia of American Immigration.
Comparisons in Weight Training for Collegiate Sports,"
(With Robert W. Duff and W. Stephen Royce), Gender Issues, Fall 1999.
(With Edward Clarke) Deviant Behavior: A
Text-Reader, 6th Ed., Worth
Criminal Behavior, 2nd Ed, St. Martin's Press, 1982
(With David Shichor) Critical Issues in Juvenile
Delinquency, Lexington Books, 1980.
"From Egalitarian Sexual Ethics
to Gender Politics? An Evaluation of Michels'
Contribution," Introduction written for Sexual Ethics: A
Study of Borderland Questions by Robert Michel, Transaction
"Gender, Race & Ethnicity: Let's Not
Forget Class" in Race, Sex &Class in the World
Cultures: An Interdisciplinary and Multicultural Journal, Winter
The Woman Question in Classical Sociological
University Press of Florida, 1988.
(With RAND colleagues), "Drawing a Probability Sample of
Female Prostitutes in LA County," Journal of Sex Research,1999.
Soccer Madness: Brazil's Passion for the World's
Most Popular Sport, Waveland, 1995.
"Sex Differences in the
Games Children Play," Social Problems, July 1976.
(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,
(With Linda Molm and Nobuyuki Takahashi), "Risk and Trust
in Social Exchange: An Experimental Test of a Classical
Proposition," American Journal of Sociology, 2000.
- "Elders: Victims of Intra-Family
Psychological Abuse," in G. N. Christodoulou and B. P. Kontaxakis,
eds., The Third Age, BETA Publications, Athens, Greece, 2000.
- Peace Knights: Astronauts of the Soul: Wisdom
and Myth in Science Fiction (Agented manuscript, 2001).
Riddle of Life: Comedy or Tragedy" Review of Roberto
BenigniÂs 1999 Academy Award Winning Film, "Life is
Beautiful," On Course Magazine, 1999.
- Follow Your Career Star: Career Quest Based on
Inner Values, Kensington, 1996.
Thorolfur Thorlindsson and Runar Vilhjalmsson), ÂSport
Participation and Perceived Health Status: A Study of American
Adolescents,Â Social Science in Medicine, 1990.
Eldon Snyder) ÂA Cross-Cultural Comparison of Newspaper Sports
Sections: A Content Analysis,Â International Review for the
Sociology of Sport, 1986.
ÂOn the Sociology of Sport & the Participation of Women in
Sports,Â Samfelagstidindi, 1984.
- (With Nadine Koch), The Transfer Student's
Guide to the College Experience, Houghton-Mifflin, Spring
A more complete feel for the total range of faculty publications,
presentations, and other projects and products can be obtained
by clicking on an individual faculty web page.