Publications

Books

Steven E. Barkan. Under contract. Juvenile Delinquency: Prevention and Control. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield.

Steven E. Barkan. Under contract. Crime Prevention: Programs, Policies, and Practices. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications

Steven E. Barkan. Under contract. Health, Medicine, and Society: An Introduction to Medical Sociology. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield.

Steven E. Barkan. 2015. Criminology: A Sociological Understanding, 6e. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. Awarded the 2006 “Texty” Textbook Excellence Award for Humanities/Social Sciences from the Text and Academic Authors Association.

Steven E. Barkan and George J. Bryjak. 2014. Myths and Realities of Crime and Justice: What Every American Should Know, 2e. Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett.

Steven E. Barkan. 2013. Sociology: Exploring and Changing the Social World. Nyack, NY: Flat World Knowledge (revisions of brief and comprehensive editions). Awarded the 2012 “Texty” Textbook Excellence Award for Humanities/Social Sciences from the Text and Academic Authors Association.

Steven E. Barkan. 2012. Social Problems: Continuity and Change. Irvington, NY: Flat World Knowledge.

Steven E. Barkan and George Bryjak. 2011. Fundamentals of Criminal Justice, 2nd ed . Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.

Steven E. Barkan. 2009. Law and Society: An Introduction. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Steven E. Barkan and Lynne Snowden. 2008. Collective Violence, 2nd ed. Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY: Sloan Publishing.

Steven E Barkan. 2006. Discovering Sociology: Using MicroCase ExplorIt, 3e. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Company.

Steven E. Barkan. 1985. Protesters on Trial: Criminal Justice in the Southern Civil Rights and Vietnam Antiwar Movements. New Brunswick, NJ:       Rutgers University Press. Honorable Mention [second place], annual book award of the American Sociological Association Section on Collective Behavior and Social Movements, 1987; Honorable Mention, annual award of the Gustavus Myers Center for the             Study of Human Rights in the United States, 1986.

Journal Articles

Michael Rocque, Chad Posick, Steven E. Barkan, and Raymond Paternoster. 2015. “Marriage and County-Level Crime Rates: A Research Note.” Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency 52:130-145.

Steven E. Barkan. 2014. “Gender and Abortion Attitudes: Religiosity as a Suppressor Variable.” Public Opinion Quarterly 78:940-950.

Steven E. Barkan, Michael Rocque, and Jason N. Houle. 2013. “State and Regional Suicide Rates: A New Look at an Old Puzzle.” Sociological Perspectives 56:287-297.

Steven E. Barkan and Steven F. Cohn. 2010. “Contemporary Regional Differences in Support by Whites for the Death Penalty: A Research Note.” Justice Quarterly 27:458-471.

Steven E. Barkan. 2010. “Presidential Address. Toward a New Abolitionism: Race, Ethnicity, and Social Transformation.” Social Problems 57: 1-4.

Steven E. Barkan. 2009. “The Value of Quantitative Analysis for a Critical Understanding of Crime and Society.” Critical Criminology 17:247-259.

Steven E. Barkan and Steven F. Cohn. 2009. “Explaining Support by African Americans for Police Use of Force: A Research Note.” Law Enforcement Executive Forum. 9:119-126.

Steven E. Barkan. 2006. ‘Religiosity and Premarital Sex in Adulthood.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 45:407-417.

Steven E. Barkan. 2006. “Criminal Prosecution and the Legal Control of Protest.”                     Mobilization 11:181-195.

Steven E. Barkan and Steven F. Cohn. 2005. “Why Whites Favor Spending More Money to Fight Crime: The Role of Racial Prejudice.” Social Problems 52:300-314.

Steven E. Barkan and Steven F. Cohn. 2005. “On Reducing White Support for the Death Penalty: A Pessimistic Appraisal.” Criminology & Public Policy 4:39-44 (invited essay).

Steven E. Barkan. 2004. “Explaining Public Support for the Environmental Movement: A Civic               Voluntarism Model.” Social Science Quarterly 85:913-937.

Steven E. Barkan and Susan F. Greenwood. 2003. “Religious Attendance and Subjective Well-                Being Among Older Americans: Evidence from the General Social Survey.” Review of                 Religious Research 45 (2003):116-129.

Steven F. Cohn, Steven E. Barkan, and William A. Halteman. 2003. “Dimensions of                                 Participation in a Professional Social-Movement Organization.” Sociological Inquiry                   73:311-337 (with Steven F. Cohn and William A. Halteman).

Steven E. Barkan. 2000. “Household Crowding and Aggregate Crime Rates.” Journal of Crime and Justice 23:47-64

Steven E. Barkan and Steven F. Cohn. 1998. ARacial Prejudice and Support by Whites for Police Use of Force. Justice Quarterly 15:743-753.

Steven E. Barkan. 1998. Race, Issue Engagement, and Political Participation: Evidence from the 1987 General Social Survey. Race & Society 1:63-76.

Steven E. Barkan, Steven F. Cohn, and William H. Whitaker. 1995. “Beyond Recruitment: Predictors of Differential Participation in a National Antihunger Organization.” Sociological Forum 10:113-134.

Steven E. Bakan and Steven F. Cohn. 1994. “Racial Prejudice and Support for the Death Penalty by Whites.” Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency 31:202-209.

Steven E. Barkan, Steven F. Cohn, and William H. Whitaker. 1993. “Commitment Across the Miles: Ideological and Microstructural Sources of Support in a National Anti-Hunger Organization.” Social Problems 40:362-373.

Steven F. Cohn, Steven E. Barkan, and William H. Whitaker. 1993. “Activists Against Hunger: Membership Characteristics of a National Social Movement Organization.” Sociological Forum 8:113-131.

Pat. D. Dauphinais and Steven E. Barkan. 1992. “Predictors of Rank-and-File Feminist Activism: Evidence from the 1983 General Social Survey.” Social Problems 39:332-344.

Steven F. Cohn, Steven E. Barkan, and William A. Halteman. 1991. “Punitive Attitudes Toward Criminals: Racial Consensus or Racial Conflict?” Social Problems 38:287-296.

Steven E. Barkan. 1986. “Law, Power, and Political Trials.” Sociologie et Societes 18:153-            161.

Steven E. Barkan. 1986. “Interorganizational Conflict in the Southern Civil Rights Movement.”    Sociological Inquiry 56:190-209.

Steven E. Barkan. 1984. “Legal Control of the Southern Civil Rights Movement.” American Sociological Review 49:552-565.

–reprinted in Michael McCann (ed.). 2006. Law and Social Movements. Surrey, UK: Ashgate Publishing.

Steven E. Barkan. 1983. “Jury Nullification in Political Trials.” Social Problems 31:28-45.

Steven E. Barkan. 1980. “Political Trials and Resource Mobilization: Towards an Understanding of Social Movement Litigation.” Social Forces 58:944-961.

Steven E. Barkan. 1979. “Strategic, Tactical and Organizational Dilemmas of the Protest Movement Against Nuclear   Power.” Social Problems 27:19-37.

Steven E. Barkan. 1977. “Political Trials and the Pro Se Defendant in the Adversary System.”         Social Problems 24:324-336.

Anthology Articles

Steven E. Barkan. 2014. “Sociology for Whom? Why Sociology Textbooks Do a Disservice.” Pp. 207-2013 in A. Javier Treviño and Karen M. McCormack (eds.), Service Sociology and Academic Engagement in Social Problems. Surrey, England: Ashgate Publishing.

Steven E. Barkan. 2011. “U.S. Corrections Policy Since the 1970s.” Pp. 135-157 in Karim Ismaili (ed.), Criminal Justice Policy. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.

Steven F. Cohn and Steven E. Barkan. 2004. “Racial Prejudice and Support by Whites for Punitive Sanctions Against Criminals.” In Robyn Miller and Sandra Browning et al. (eds.), For the Common Good. Carolina Academic Press.

Steven E. Barkan. 1996. “The Social Science Significance of the O.J. Simpson Case.” In Gregg Barak (ed.), Representing OJ: Murder, Criminal Justice and Mass Culture. Harrow and Heston.

Steven E. Barkan. 1980. “Criminal Prosecutions in the Southern Civil Rights and Vietnam Anti-War Movements: Repression and Dissent in Political Trials.” In Steven Spitzer (ed.), Research in Law and Sociology, vol.3. JAI Press.

Encyclopedia Articles

Steven E. Barkan and Steven F. Cohn. 2013. “Recruitment.” In David A. Snow, Donatella della Porta, Bert Klandermans, and Doug McAdam (eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social and Political Movements. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Steven E. Barkan. 2008. “Race and Crime.” In Richard T. Schaefer (ed.), Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Steven E. Barkan and Steven F. Cohn. 2006. “Recruitment to Social Movements.” In George Ritzer (ed.), The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing.

Steven E. Barkan. 2001. “The Drug Legalization Debate.” In Clifton D. Bryant (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Criminology and Deviant Behavior. New York: Taylor and Francis.

Steven E. Barkan. 1996. “Clamshell Alliance.” In Christopher Kruegler et al. (eds.), An Encyclopedia of Nonviolent Action. New York: Garland Publishing Company.

Book Reviews: 10 reviews of criminology and social movement books published in various journals.

Other:

Steven E. Barkan. 2012. “The Open Textbook Revolution.” Notices of the American Mathematical Society 59(10):1447-1448.

One of twelve authors of: American Sociological Association. 2010. Report of the ASA Task Force on Sociology and Criminology Programs. Washington, DC: American Sociological Association.

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