Body Sociologists in the News
Messner, Michael A., Max A. Greenberg, and Tal Peretz. 2015. Some Men: Feminist Allies and the Movement to End Violence Against Women Oxford University Press.
Boero, Natalie. Killer Fat: Media, Medicine, and Morals in the American “Obesity Epidemic.” Rutgers University Press.
Jafar, Afshan and Erynn Masi de Casanova, eds. 2013. Global Beauty, Local Bodies. Palgrave.
Craig, Maxine Leeds. 2013. Sorry I Don’t Dance: Why Men Refuse to Move. Oxford University Press.
Friedman, Asia. 2013. Blind to Sameness: Sexpectations and the social construction of male and female bodies. University of Chicago Press.
Hohle, Randolph. 2013. Black Citizenship and Authenticity in the Civil Rights Movement. Routledge.
Masi de Cassanova, Eryn and Afshan Jafar. 2013. Bodies without Borders. Palgrave.
Weitz, Rose and Samantha Kwan, eds. 2014. The Politics of Women’s Bodies:
Sexuality, Appearance, and Behavior, 4th ed. Oxford University Press.
Decoteau, Claire. 2013. Ancestors and Antiretrovirals: The Biopolitics of HIV/AIDS in Post-Apartheid South Africa. University of Chicago Press.
Saguy, Abigail. 2013. What’s Wrong With Fat? Oxford University Press.
Moore, Lisa Jean and Mary Kosut. 2013. Buzz: Urban Beekeeping and the Power of the Bee. New York University Press.
Weiss, Sabrina M., Sal Restivo, Alexander I. Stingl. 2014. Worlds of ScienceCraft.
New Horizons in Philosophy, Sociology, Science Studies. Ashgate.
Articles and Book Chapters
Pfeffer, Carla A. 2014. "I Don't Like Passing as a Straight Woman": Queer Negotiations of Identity and Social Group Membership. American Journal of Sociology 120(1):1-44.
Griswold, Wendy; Gemma Mangione, and Terry McDonnell. 2013. “Objects, Words, and Bodies in Space: Bringing Materiality into Cultural Analysis. - Qualitative Sociology. 36(4): 343-364.
Stingl, Alexander I. and Sabrina Weiss. 2013. “ADHD and Its Ecologies and Agencies: Before and Beyond the Label.” In M. Dellwing ed. Krankheitskonstruktionen und Krankheitstreiberei. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag.
Nordmarken, Sonny. 2014. “Becoming Ever More Monstrous: Feeling Transgender In-Betweeness.” Qualitative Inquiry 20(1): 37-50.
Stingl, Alexander I. and Sabrina M. Weiss. 2014. “Mindfulness as/is Care:
Biopolitics, Narrative Empathy, techno-scientific Practices.” In A. Ie, E.
Langer, and C. Ngoumen eds. Wiley –Blackwell Handbook of Mindfulness.
Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.
Abigail C. Saguy, Associate Professor at University of California-Los Angeles, joins The Society Pages to talk about her new book What’s Wrong with Fat? (September 30), and is quoted today in an Agence France-Presse story about US' teenagers obsession with being thin. (September 17)
France Winddance Twine, Professor at University of California-Santa Barbara, wrote an opinion in Aljazeera, “Killing the Black Male Body.” (July 29)
Kassia Wosock, Assistant Professor at University of New Mexico, was mentioned in a CNBC article, “No Porn Please, We’re British.” (July 24)
Stefan Timmermans, Professor at University of California-Los Angeles, wrote a Los Angeles Times article, “Genetic Screening: Every Newborn Is a Patient.” (July 19)
Gwen Sharp, Assistant Professor at Nevada State College, wrote a Huffington Post article, “Victorian Breastfeeding Photo Fad: Shifting Discourses of Motherhood.” (July 17)
Michael Kimmel, Professor at Stony Brook University, wrote a New York Times article, “Fired for Being Beautiful.” (July 16)
David Nibert, Professor at Wittenberg University, wrote a New York Times opinion, “A Sustainable Diet.” (June 25)
Kjerstin Gruys, Ph.D. Candidate at University of California-Los Angeles, was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article, “Kjerstin Gruys’ Year Without a Mirror Gave Her a True Look at Herself.” (May 26)
Gayle Sulik, Independent Scholar, was quoted in a New York Times article about the “feel good war on breast cancer.” (April 25)