Chapter 13: Historical and Comparative Research and Content Analysis
Research that Matters:
Research about Social Problems:
- Paxton, Pamela. 2002. “Social Capital and Democracy: An Interdependent Relationship.” American Sociological Review 67:254–277.
- Bail, Christopher. 2008. “The Configuration of Symbolic Boundaries against Immigrants in Europe.” American Sociological Review, 73:37-59.
- Rodriguez, Havidan, Joseph Trainor, and Enrico L. Quarantelli. 2006. “Rising to the Challenges of a Catastrophe: The Emergent and Prosocial Behavior following Hurricane Katrina.” The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 604:82-101.
- McPherson, Miller, Lynn Smith-Lovin, and Matthew E. Brashears. 2006. “Social Isolation in America: Changes in Core Discussion Networks Over Two Decades.” American Sociological Review 71:353–375.
- Griffin, Larry J. and Kenneth A Bollen. 2009. “What Do These Memories Do? Civil Rights Remembrance and Racial Attitudes.” American Sociological Review, 74(4):594-614.
- Ling, Rich and Gitte Stald. 2010. “Mobile Communities: Are We Talking About a Village, a Clan, or a Small Group?” American Behavioral Scientist 53(8):113-1147.