Collections on Public Sociology
Dan Clawson et
al.(eds.), Public Sociology: Fifteen Eminent Sociologists
Debate Politics and the Profession in the Twenty-First Century.
(University of California Press, 2007)
(ed.), Collaborations For Social Justice:
Professionals, Publics, and Policy Change. (Rowman and Littlefield,
Lawrence Nichols, (ed.), Public Sociology: The Contemporary Debate
(Transaction Publishers, 2007)
Judith Blau and Keri E. Iyall
Smith (eds.), Public Sociologies Reader
(Rowman and Littlefield, 2006)
The Global Turn: Lessons from Southern Labor Scholars and Their Labor Movements (Special issue of Work and Occupations, 2009 on The Public Sociology of Labor)
Santana and Braga, Brazil: The Swinging Pendulum Between Labor Sociology and Labor Movement.
Lee and Shen, China: The Paradox and Possibility of a Public Sociology of Labor
Bhowmik, India: Labor Sociology Searching for a Direction
Buhlungu, South Africa: The Decline of Labor Studies and the Democratic Transition
Cho, South Korea: Toward a Collective Public Sociology of Labor
The Public Turn: From Labor Process to Labor Movement (Work and Occupations, Vol.35(4), 2008)
With responses from:
Rob Lambert, Organic Public Sociology and the Labour Movement: A Biographicasl Reflection. (Labour & Industry, 2008)
Donna Baines, Labour Studies, Social Unionism and Engaged Academics: Strategies and Struggles in Canada (Labour & Industry, 2008)
"Open the Social Sciences: To Whom and For What?" (Address to Portuguese Sociological Association, March 30th., 2006, Portuguese Journal of Social Science Vol 6(3), 2008) With commentary from Jose Madureira Pinto
Is To Be Done?" (International Symposium in Current
Sociology, Vol. 56(3), 2008)
Alberto Martinelli, "Sociology
in Political Practice and Public Discourse"
Dennis Smith, "Globalization,
Degradation and the Dynamics of Humiliation."
Michel Wieviorka, "Some
Considerations after Reading Michael Burawoy's Article"
Adam Habib, "Speaking
Truth to All Forms of Power."
Shen Yuan, "Strong and
Elena Zdravomyslova, "Make
Way for Professional Sociology."
Ruy Braga, Sylvia Garcia, and Leonardo Silva, "Public
Sociology and Social Engagement."
Amita Baviskar, "Pedagogy,
Public Sociology and Politics in India."
For A Subaltern Global Sociology?"
"An Open Letter to C
Wright Mills" (Antipode, Vol. 30(3), 2008)
Public Sociology For California" (Address to California
Sociological Association, 2005, published in Critical Sociology,
Vol.34 (3), 2008)
Sociology from Below" Forthcoming in Sujata Patel (ed.), International
Handbook on Diverse Sociological Traditions (Sage Publications)
"Private Troubles and Public
Issues" in Andrew Barlow (ed.), Collaborations for Social
Justice (Lanham, MD.: Rowman and Littlefield, 2007)
vs. The Market." (Discussion Forum, Socio-Economic Review,
Richard Swedberg "Public Sociology and Economic Sociology: Introductory Remarks."
Fred Block, "Confronting Market Fundamentalism:
Doing 'Public Economic Sociology'."
Akos Rona-Tas and Nadav
Invisible Science of the Invisible Hand: The
Economic Sociology in the USA."
"Public Sociology on a Global Scale" (Address
to the Hong Kong Sociological Association, 2005, published in Social
Transformations in Chinese Societies, Vol. 2, 2006).
With responses from:
Pun Ngai, "A Will to Public Sociology"
Lui Tai-Lok, "Voices From The Margin"
Public Sociology for Human Rights.” Introduction to Judith Blau
and Keri Iyall Smith (eds.), Public Sociologies Reader (Lanham,
MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2006)
"Third-Wave Sociology and the End of Pure Science"
(American Sociologist, Fall/Winter 2005),
being a response to:
"The Risks of Public
Sociology." Symposium at Ohio State University, April 29,
Pamela Paxton, "Divided and Conquered:
Public Sociology and Sociological Evidence"
Douglas Downey: "Sociology's Nixon
James Moody, "The Heart of Sociology."
Public Sociology" Address to the American Sociological Association,
San Francisco, August 15th., 2004. (American Sociological Review,
| Spanish | Portuguese
| Finnish | Farsi
| Russian | Chinese | Italian
Individual commentaries: Daniel Bertaux
(French) | Arto Noro (Finnish)
| Heinz Bude (German)
John Holmwood (English)
Symposium in Actes de la Recherche en Sciences Sociales (2009): Contents| Ollion| Burawoy et al.| Engbersen| Pereira
Symposium in The American Sociologist (2007): Lawrence
| Steven Ortiz| Michell Lueck | Lina Hu |
Ronald Wimberley and Libby
Morris | Gábor Scheiring | Miklós
Symposium in Sociology (English) (2007): John
Holmwood and Sue Scott | Stephen
Marinus Ossewaarde | Neil
McLaughlin and Kerry Turcotte
Symposium in Sociologica (Italian) (2007): Antonio
| Fabio Dei | Dario
Maurizio Pisati | Marco
Symposium in Replika (Hungarian) (2006): Ákos
Huszár | Zoltán
Fleck | György
in The British Journal of Sociology (2005): Bridget
Braithwaite | Craig
Calhoun | Richard
Hall | Christine
Kalleberg | Stella
Quah | Saskia
Sassen | John
Scott | Diane Vaughan
Sociology: Populist Fad or Path to Renewal?" (British
Journal of Sociology, 2005)
Return of the Repressed: Recovering the Public Face of U.S. Sociology,
One Hundred Years On." (The Annals of the American Academy
of Political and Social Science 600, July, 2005)
Critical Turn to Public Sociology" (Critical Sociology,
Acker | Stanley
Aronowitiz | Gianpaolo
Baiocchi | Rose
Ghamari-Tabrizi | Walda
Katz-Fishman and Jerome Scott | John
Urry | Lal
Toward a Critical Public Sociology"
the Social Sciences," (Conclusion to George Steinmetz, editor,
The Politics of Method in the Human Sciences, Duke University
Advance, Sociology Must not Retreat." (The Chronicle of
Higher Education, August 13th., 2004)
Liberation to Reconstruction: Theory and Practice in the Life of Harold
Wolpe." (Review of African Political Economy, 2004.
Abbreviated version of the Wolpe Memorial Lecture, South Africa, 2004.)
World Needs Public Sociology" (Norwegian journal Sosiologisk
tidsskrift, No. 3, 2004)
Sociologies: Contradictions, Dilemmas, and Possibilities."
(Address to North Carolina Sociological Association, Social Forces,
June 2004). With responses from:
David Brady "Why
Public Sociology May Fail." (Social Forces, June,
Arrogance of Public Sociology." (Social Forces,
Francois Nielsen, "The
Vacant 'We': Remarks on Public Sociology." (Social Forces,
Sociologies: A Symposium from Boston College." (Social
Problems, February 2004)
Contributions from William Gamson, Charlotte Ryan, Stephen Pfohl, Diane
Vaughan, Charles Derber and Juliet Schor
Africanizing U.S. Sociology." (Published in the Marxist Newsletter,
From the Left, 2003)
Sociologies in a Global Context." (Address to Polson Institute,
Cornell University, 2003)
and Debate from Lourdes Beneria, Davydd Greewood, David Lewis,
Sociology: South African Dilemmas in a Global Context." (Address
to South African Sociological Association, 2003; Society in Transition,
of Public Sociology: Hausknecht vs. Burawoy." (Published in Footnotes,
Sociologies and the Grassroots." (Address to Sociologists for
Women in Society, 2002)
Sociology at Berkeley: Past, Present and Future." (With Jonathan
Van Antwerpen, 2001)