Recent Student Publications

Brown University Sociology Graduate Student Publications -- featuring 2013 and 2014 graduates and current students with publication dates from 2012-forward

Abu-Rmeileh NME, Hammoudeh W, Mataria A,  Husseini A, Khawaja M, Shannon H, Hogan D, Watt G, Zurayk H, Giacaman R. 2012. Health related Quality of life of Gaza Palestinians in the aftermath of the winter 08-09 Israeli attack on the Gaza Strip. European Journal of Public Health, 22(5):732-737. 

Adar, Sinem. 2013. “Ambiguities of Democratization: Nationalism, Religion, and Ethnicity under AKP Government in Turkey.” Political Power and Social Theory. Vol.25 (Decentering Social Theory). Pp: 3-36.

Alfonso-Cristancho, Rafael, Tatiana Andia, Tatiana Barbosa, Jonathan H. Watanabe. Forthcoming. “Definition and Classification of Generic Drugs across the World.” Applied Health Economics and Health Policy.

Andia, Tatiana. 2014. “Pharmaceutical Intellectual Property Rights Protection and Access to Medicines in Ecuador: A Transnational Advocacy Network Perspective.” in Balancing wealth and health: global administrative law and the battle over intellectual property and access to medicines in Latin America. Rochelle Dreyfuss and Cesar Rodriguez (eds) Oxford University Press.

Biadgilign S, Reda, Ayalu A, Digaffe T. Predictors of mortality among HIV infected patients taking antiretroviral treatment in Ethiopia: a retrospective cohort study. AIDS Res Ther. 2012 May 18;9(1):15.

Baiocchi, Gianpaolo, Elizabeth A. Bennett, Alissa Cordner, Peter Taylor Klein, Stephanie Savell. 2014. The Civic Imagination: Making a Difference in American Political Life. Paradigm Publishers.

Baiocchi, G., Diana Graizbord and Michael Rodríguez-Muñiz. 2013. “Introduction: Actor-Network Theory and the Ethnographic Imagination: An exercise in translation.” Qualitative Sociology 36(4):323-341

Baiocchi, Gianpaolo, Diana Graizbord, and Michael Rodríguez-Muñiz (Guest Editors). 2013. “Special Issue: Reassembling Ethnography: Actor-Network Theory and Sociology,” Qualitative Sociology 36 (4).

Elizabeth A. Bennett, Alissa Cordner, Peter Taylor Klein, Stephanie Savell, Gianpaolo Baiocchi. 2013. “Disavowing Politics: Civic Engagement in an Era of Political Skepticism.” American Journal of Sociology 119(2), 518-548.

Botoeva, Aisalkyn and Regine Spector. 2013. “Sewing to satisfaction: craft-based entrepreneurs in contemporary Kyrgyzstan.” Central Asian Survey. Special issue on Well-Being in Central Asia, Vol 32:4.

Botoeva, Aisalkyn. Forthcoming. “Transnational Islamic Banks & Local Markets in Central Asia” in Islam, Society and Politics in Central Asia. Pauline Jones Luong (eds). 

Booker, Cristina A., Christopher T. Flygare, Liza Solomon, Sarah W. Ball, Meredith R. Pustell, Lauri B. Bazerman, Dominique Simon-Levine, Paul A. Teixeira, Jacqueline Cruzado-Quinones and Ryan N. Kling. 2012. "Linkage to HIV Care for Jail Detainees: Findings from Detention to the First 30 Days After Release." AIDS and Behavior: 1-9.

Bradlow, Benjamin. 2015 (accepted for publication). “City learning from below: urban poor federations and urban knowledge generation through transnational, horizontal exchange.” International Development Planning Review. Vol. 37. No. 2.

Bradlow, Benjamin, Bolnick, Joel, Shearing, Clifford. 2011. “Housing, institutions, money: the failures and promise of human settlements policy and practice in South Africa.” Environment & Urbanization. Vol. 23. No. 1. 267-275.

Bradlow, Benjamin. 2010. “Out of the Garden of Eden: Moving Beyond the Rights-Based Agenda in the Urban Sector.” Sustainable Development Law & Policy. Vol. 11. No. 1. 47-9.

Chorev, Nitsan, Tatiana Andia Rey and David Ciplet. 2014. “The State of States in International Organizations: From the WHO to the Global Fund.” Review. XXXIV(3: 285-310.

Clerge, Orly. 2012. “Balancing Stigma and Status: Racial and Class Identities among Middle Class Haitian Youth.” Ethnic and Racial Studies, DOI: 10.1080/01419870.2012.748209.

Cordner, Alissa, Kathryn M. Rodgers, Phil Brown, and Rachel Morello-Frosch. “Firefighters and Flame Retardant Activism.” Forthcoming in New Solutions.

Elizabeth Bennett, Gianpaolo Baiocchi, Alissa Cordner, Peter T. Klein, and Stephanie Savell. 2013. “Politics and its Problems: Disavowal, Civil Society, and Democratic Renewal.” American Journal of Sociology 119(2):518-548.

Alissa Cordner, Margaret Mulcahy, and Phil Brown. 2013. “Chemical Regulation on Fire: Rapid Policy Advances on Flame Retardants.” Environmental Science & Technology 47:7067-7076.

Alissa Cordner and Phil Brown. 2013. “Moments of Uncertainty: Ethical Considerations and Emerging Contaminants.” Sociological Forum. 28(3):469-494.

Alissa Cordner. 2012. “The Health Care Access and Utilization of Homeschooled Children in the United States.” Social Science & Medicine. 75(2): 269-273.

Alissa Cordner, Peter T. Klein, and Gianpaolo Baiocchi. 2012. “Co-Designing and Co-Teaching Graduate Qualitative Methods: An Innovative Ethnographic Workshop Model.” Teaching Sociology. 40:215-226.

Alissa Cordner, David Ciplet, Phil Brown, and Rachel Morello-Frosch. 2012. “Reflexive Research Ethics for Environmental Health and Justice: Academics and Movement-Building.” Social Movement Studies. 11(2):161-176.              

Ciplet, David, Timmons Roberts and Mizan Khan. Power in a Warming World: The New Politics of Global Climate Change. Accepted for publication by The MIT Press. Manuscript is in revision; publication scheduled for fall 2015.

Ciplet, David, Timmons Roberts and Mizan Khan. 2015. “A Neo-Gramscian Approach to Climate Politics.” Invited for the Edward Elgar Research Handbook on Climate Governance. Forthcoming.

Ciplet, David. 2014.  “Rethinking Cooperation: Consent and Inequality in International Climate Change Politics.” Global Governance. Forthcoming.

Ciplet, David. 2014. “Contesting Climate Injustice: Transnational Advocacy Network Struggles for Rights in UN Climate Politics.” Global Environmental Politics. 14(4).

Ciplet, David, Timmons Roberts and Guy Williams. 2013. “The Climate and Development Lab: An Experiment in Engaged Education for Global Just Sustainability.” Journal of Sustainability Education. Vol. 5.

Ciplet, David, J. Timmons Roberts and Mizan Khan. 2013. “The Politics of International Climate Adaptation Funding: Divisions in the Greenhouse.” Global Environmental Politics. 13(1) 49-68.

Ciplet, David, Timmons Roberts, Pa Ousman, Achala Abesinghe, Alexis Durand, Daniel Kopin, Olivia Santiago, Sophie Purdom. 2013. “A Burden to Share: Addressing Unequal Climate Impacts in the Least Developed Countries.” International Institute for Environment and Development.

Ciplet, David, Timmons Roberts, Mizan Khan, Spencer Fields and Keith Madden. 2013. “Least Developed, Most Vulnerable: Have Climate Finance Promises Been Fulfilled for the Least Developed Countries?” European Capacity Building Initiative, United Kingdom.

Ciplet, David, Spencer Fields, Keith Madden Mizan Khan and Timmons Roberts. 2012. “The eight unmet promises of fast-start climate finance.” International Institute for Environment and Development, United Kingdom.

Deribew A, Birhanu Z, Sena L, Dejene T, Reda Ayalu A, Sudhakar M, Alemseged F, Tessema F, Zeynudin A, Biadgilign S, Deribe K. The effect of household heads training on long-lasting insecticide-treated bed nets utilization: a cluster randomized controlled trial in Ethiopia. Malar J. 2012 Mar 30;11:99.

Dickinson, K, Heather Randell, R. Kramer, and E. Shayo. 2012. Socioeconomic Status and Malaria-Related Outcomes in Mvomero District, Tanzania. Global Public Health. 2012;7(4):384-99. Epub 2011 May 24.

Fennell, ML, Clauser, S, and Plavin-Masterman, M. 2012. Profound Change in Medical Technologies: Time to Re-examine the Technology-Structure Nexus in Healthcare?, in Advances in Healthcare Organization Theory, S., Mick (ed.), Jossey-Bass.

Flores-González, Nilda and Michael Rodríguez-Muñiz. 2014. “Latino Solidarity, Citizenship, and Puerto Rican Youth in the Immigrant Rights Movement” in Diaspora Studies in Education: Towards a Framework for Understandings the Experiences of Transnational Communities, edited by R. Rolon-Dow and J. G. Irizarry. New York: Peter Lang Publishing.

Flores-González, Nilda, Matthew Rodríguez, and Michael Rodríguez-Muñiz. 2013. “From Hip-Hop to Humanization: Batey Urbano as a Space for Latino Youth Culture and Community Action.” in Latinos and Education: A Critical Reader. Second Edition, edited by Antonia Darder and Rodolfo D. Torres. New York: Routledge.

Franklin H, Tora A, Deribe K, Reda AA, Davey G. Development of a scale to measure stigma related to podoconiosis in Southern Ethiopia. BMC Public Health. 2013 Apr 4;13:298

Haddad, Lisa B., Carrie Cwiak, Denise J. Jamieson, Caryl Feldackerb, Hannock Tweya, Mina Hosseinipour, Irving Hoffmand, Amy G. Bryant, Gretchen S. Stuart, Isaac Noah, Linly Mulundila, Bernadette Samala, Patrick Mayne, and Sam Phiri. 2013. "Contraceptive adherence among HIV-infected women in Malawi: a randomized controlled trial of the copper intrauterine device and depot medroxyprogesterone acetate". Contraception, 88(6):737-43.

Hammoudeh, W, Hogan, D, Giacaman, R. 2013. "Quality of Life, Human Insecurity, and Distress among Palestinians in the Gaza Strip Before and After the Winter 2008-2009 Israeli War". Quality of Life Research.

Itzigsohn, José and Brown, Karida, “Sociology and the Theory of Double Consciousness: W. E. B Du Bois’ Phenomenology of Racialized Subjectivity” Du Bois Review, forthcoming.

Jenkins, Tania M. 2014. “Clothing norms as markers of status in a hospital setting: A Bourdieusian analysis.” Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine, 18(5): 526–541.

Jenkins, Tania M. 2014. “Who’s the Boss? Diagnosis and Medical Authority.” In Jutel, Annemarie and Kevin Dew (eds.), Social Issues in Diagnosis: An Introduction for Students and Clinicians. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Klein, Peter Taylor. Forthcoming. “Accessing Scarce Resources in the Brazilian Amazon: Voluntary Associations and Secure Land Title.” Latin American Research Review.

Logan, John, Elisabeta Minca and Sinem Adar. 2012. “The Geography of Inequality: Why Separate Means Unequal in American Public Schools.” Sociology of Education. Vol. 85. No. 3. Pp: 287-301.

Logan, John R. and Weiwei Zhang. 2012. “White Ethnic Residential Segregation in Historical Perspective: U.S. Cities in 1880.” Social Science Research, 41(5): 1292-1306.

Murphy, Michael Warren. 2013. “Climate Change and the Color Line.” Class, Race, and Corporate Power 1(1). Retrieved (

Murphy, Michael Warren. 2014. Actor-Network Theory. In Discard Studies Compendium. Retrieved from

Pereyra, Omar. 2012. “Opening the Black-Boxes of Foucauldian Analysis” (originally published in Spanish as “Abriendo las Cajas Negras del Análisis Foucaultiano”) In Debates en Sociología No. 36. Lima: PUCP.

Quesnel-Vallee, Amélie, Renahy, Emilie, Jenkins, Tania M., & Cerigo, Helen. 2012. "Assessing barriers to health insurance and threats to equity in comparative perspective: The Health Insurance Access Database”. BMC Health Services Research, 12. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-12-107.

Randell, Heather and Leah VanWey. 2014.“Networks versus Need: Drivers of Urban Out-migration in the Brazilian Amazon”. Population Research and Policy Review 33(6): 915-936.

Reda, Ayalu A, Biadgilign S. 2012. Determinants of Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy among HIV-Infected Patients in Africa. AIDS Res Treat, 2012:574656. Epub 2012 Feb 22.

Reda AA, Biadgilign S, Deribe K, Deribew A. 2012. HIV-positive status disclosure among men and women receiving antiretroviral treatment in eastern Ethiopia. AIDS Care. Dec 17.

Short, S., Yang, Y., Jenkins, Tania M. 2013. “Sex, Gender, Genetics, and Health.” American Journal of Public Health, 103 Suppl 1: S93-S101.

Singh, Gayatri., and Benjamin. D. Clark. 2012. "Creating a Frame: A Spatial Approach to Random Sampling of Immigrant Households in Inner City Johannesburg". Journal of Refugee Studies. no. 12.

Sraboni, Esha, Hazel J. Malapit, Agnes R. Quisumbing, and Akhter U. Ahmed. "Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture: What Role for Food Security in Bangladesh?." World Development 61: 3 (2014): 11-52.

Sraboni, Esha, Agnes R. Quisumbing, and Akhter U. Ahmed. " How Empowered are Bangladeshi Women in the Agricultural Setting? Empirical Evidence using a New Index." Bangladesh Development Studies 37 (2014): 1-24.

Tilahun M, Mengistie B, Egata G, Reda, Ayalu A. Health workers' attitudes toward sexual and reproductive health services for unmarried adolescents in Ethiopia. Reproductive Health. 2012; 9(1):19.

VanWey, Leah and Trina Vithayathil. 2013. “Off-farm work among rural households: A case study in the Brazilian Amazon. Rural Sociology. 78(1): 29-50.

Vithayathil, Trina. 2013. “Pathways to Low Fertility in India: Comparison Across States and Detailed Look at Kerala” Asian Population Studies. DOI:10.1080/17441730.2013.824184

Vithayathil, Trina and Gayatri Singh. 2012. “Spaces of Segregation: Residential Segregation in Indian Cities” Economic and Political Weekly 47: 60-66.

Woltil (Bouek), Jennifer. 2012. “The Impact of Emotional Social Support on Elders’ Food Security.” Sociation Today, 10(2).

Zhou, Mujun. 2014. “Debating the State in Private Housing Neighborhood: The Governance of Homeowners’ Associations in Urban Shanghai.” International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. 38 (5): 1849-1866.