William A. Gamson's Recent Publications

Pre-l982 publications not included. Books underlined.

  • The Global Justice Game. (A game simulation of global justice issues). Available as a teaching and training tool on-line. (August, 2007)
  • "Collective Identity and the Mass Media" chapter in Gene Borgida, John L. Sullivan, and Eric Riedel (eds), The Political Psychology of Democratic Citizenship. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007.
  • “The Virtues of Loyalty,” chapter in Voice of the Faithful: Loyal Catholics Speaking Out. New York: Crossroads Publishing Group, 2007.
  • “Grand-Parenting and Political Socialization,” Sociological Forum, Vol 22 (December, 2007), pp. ??-??.
  • “Tribute to Helen Fine,” in Essays in Honor of Helen Fine, Joyce Apsel and Barbara Harff (eds). New York: International Association of Genocide Scholars, 2007, pp. 31-33.
  • “Knowing Your Adversary: The Israeli Structure of Political Opportunity and the Inception of the Palestinian Intifada,” (with Eitan Alimi and Charlotte Ryan). Sociological Forum, Vol. 21 (December, 2006), pp. 535-557.
  • “Connecting Culture and Cognition” Cuadernos de Sociologia (Columbia), (September, 2006).
  • “The Art of Reframing Political Debates” (with Charlotte Ryan) Contexts. Vol. 5, number 1 (Janurary, 2006), pp.13-18.
  • Thinking about Elephants: Toward a Dialogue with George Lakoff,” (with Charlotte Ryan), The Public Eye, Vol. 19, number 2 (Fall, 2005), pp. 1, 13-16.
  • “Afterwards” Chapter in David Croteau, William Hoynes, and Charlotte Ryan (eds), Rhyming Hope and History. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2005.
  • “Movement Impact on Cultural Change,” pp. 103-125 in Stephen Pfohl et al (eds), Culture, Power, and History. Boston: Brill Publishers, 2005.
  • “On a Sociology of the Media” Political Communication. Vol. 21 (2004), pp. 305-07.
  • “Public Sociologies: Life on the Interface” Social Problems, Vol. 51 (Feb., 2004), pp. 106-10.
  • "Bystanders, Public Opinion, and the Media," Ch. 11, pp. 242-61 in David Snow, Sarah Soule, and Hanspeter Kreisi (eds), Blackwell Companion to Social Movements. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2004.
  • "The Gendering of Governance and the Governance of Gender" (with Myra Marx Ferree), pp. 35-63 in Barbara Hobson (ed), Recognition Struggles and Social Movements. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003. (Reprinted in Hungarian translation in Replika, 2006.)
  • "Civic Renewal and Inequality" The Good Society 12 (2003), pp. 63-66.
  • Shaping Abortion Discourse: Democracy and the Public Sphere in Germany and the United States. (with Myra Marx Ferree, Jürgen Gerhards, and Dieter Rucht), New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002.
  • "Four Models of the Public Sphere in Modern Democracies" (with Myra Marx Ferree, Jürgen Gerhards, and Dieter Rucht) Theory and Society 31: 289-324 (2002).
  • "Abortion Talk in Germany and the United States: Why Rights Explanations Are Wrong" (with Myra Marx Ferree, Jürgen Gerhards, and Dieter Rucht) Contexts 1:27-33 (Summer, 2002).
  • "Media and Social Movements," pp. 9468-72 in International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, Neil J. Smelser and Paul B. Baltes (eds). Oxford, UK: Elsevier, 2001.
  • "How Story Telling Can Be Empowering," chapter in Karen A. Cerulo (ed), Culture in Mind: Toward a Sociology of Culture and Cognition. New York: Routledge, 2001.
  • "Forward," pp. ix-xi, in Stephen D. Reese, Oscar H. Gandy, Jr., and August E. Grant, Framing Public Life. Mahway, NJ: Lwarence Erlbaum Associates, 2001.
  • "Promoting Political Engagement" pp. 56-74 in W. Lance Bennett and Robert Entman (eds), Mediated Politics, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001.
  • "Framing Social Policy" The Non-Profit Quarterly. (December, 2000), 7: 40-42.
  • SIMSOC (Simulated Society), Fifth Edition. New York: The Free Press, 2000.
  • "Ambivalences about Affirmative Action" Society (September/October: pp. 41-45), 1999.
  • "Living with Contradictions: The Taken-for-Granted in Israeli Political Discourse" (with Hanna Herzog), accepted for publication in Political Psychology, forthcoming,1999.
  • "Promoting Political Engagement" chapter in W. Lance Bennett and Robert Entman (eds), Mediated Politics, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999.
  • "Collective Identity and the Mass Media" chapter in Gene Borgida and John L. Sullivan (eds), Minnesota Symposium on Political Psychology. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999.
  • "A Partnership Model" Symposium on "Half-Truthsand Real Consequences," Contemporary Sociology, forthcoming, 1999.
  • "Policy Discourse and the Language of the Life-World" Forthcoming chapter in Jürgen Gerhards (ed) Self Dynamics of Social Processes: Festschrift in Honor of Friedhelm Neidhardt. Westdeutscher Verlag, Opladen, 1999.
  • "The Gendering of Abortion Discourse: Assessing Global Feminist Influence in the United States and Germany,1972-94" (with Myra Marx Ferree) forthcoming chapter in Donnatella Della Porta, Hanspieter Kriesi, and Dieter Rucht (eds), Social Movements in a Globalizing World. New York: Macmillan, 1999.
  • "Social Movements and Cultural Change" pp. 57-77 in Marco G. Giugni, Doug McAdam, and Charles Tilly (eds), From Contention to Democracy. New York: Rowman and Littlefield,1998.
  • "On Coming to Terms with the Past" American Journalof Sociology 103 (July, 1997), pp. 210-15.
  • "Safe Spaces and Social Movements" in Gale Millerand James A. Holstein (eds) Perspectives on Social Problems 8: 27-38. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, 1996.
  • "Media Discourse as a Framing Resource" pp. 111-132in Ann N. Crigler (ed), The Psychology of Political Communication. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1996.
  • "Framing Political Opportunity" (with David Meyer), pp. 275-90 in Doug McAdam, John McCarthy, and Mayer Zald (eds), Comparative Perspectives on Social Movements. New York: Cambridge University Press, l996.
  • "Hiroshima,, The Holocaust, and The Politics of Exclusion," American Sociological Review 60: 1-20(February, l995).
  • "Constructing Social Protest," pp. 85-106 in Hank Johnston and Bert Klandermans (eds), Social Movements and Culture. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, l995.
  • "SIMSOC at 30" Simulation and Gaming (June, 1994) 208-12.
  • "Movements and Media as Interacting Systems" (with Gadi Wolfsfeld), pp. 114-25 in Russell Dalton (ed), "Citizens, Protest, and Democracy" The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Vol. 528, July, l993.
  • "Nuclear Weapons in Security Discourse in the U.S. and U.S.S.R." (with David Stuart), Working Papers on Security Discourse in the Cold War Era. Center for Social Change, New School for Social Research, l993.
  • Talking Politics, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1992.
  • "Media Discourse as a Symbolic Contest: The Bomb in Political Cartoons" (with David Stuart), Sociological Forum. (1992) 7:55-86.
  • "The Social Psychology of Collective Action," pp.53-76 in Aldon Morris and Carol Mueller (eds), Frontiers in Social Movement Theory. New Haven: Yale University Press,1992.
  • "Media Images and the Social Construction of Reality" (with David Croteau, William Hoynes, and Theodore Sasson), Annual Review of Sociology. (1992) l8:373-93.
  • "Agency and Commitment in Social Movements," Sociological Forum (1991) 6: 27-50.
  • SIMSOC (Simulated Society) Fourth Edition (1991)New York: The Free Press.
  • The Strategy of Social Protest, 2nd edition,(1990) Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Press.
  • "Sociology and Nuclear War," (1990) chapter in Herbert Gans (ed), Sociology in America, Sage.
  • "Media Discourse and Public Opinion on Nuclear Power: A Constructionist Approach," (with Andre Modigliani) (1989) American Journal of Sociology, 95: 1-37.
  • "News as Framing" (1989) American Behavioral Scientist November/December, 157-61.
  • Learning Group Exercises in Political Sociology. (1989) ASA Teaching Resources Program, 93 pp.
  • "Reflections on 'The Strategy of Social Protest' (1989) Sociological Forum 4:455-67.
  • "A Constructionist Approach to Mass Media and Public Opinion," (1988) Symbolic Interaction, 2:161-74.
  • "Political Discourse and Collective Action" (1988)chapter in Bert Klandermans, Hanspeter Kriesi, and Sidney Tarrow (eds), From Structure to Action: Social Movement Participation Across Cultures. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press. pp. 219-44.
  • "Reframing the Debate" (1987) Nuclear Times July/August, 27-30.
  • "Nuclear Forgetting" (l987) Contemporary Sociology. January.
  • "The Changing Culture of Affirmative Action" (with Andre Modigliani) (1987), (ed) Richard D. Braungart, Researchin Political Sociology, 3, Greewich, CT.: JAI Press, pp.137-77. Reprinted in The Political Sociology of the State Richard G. Braungart and Margaret M. Braungart (eds), Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, l991 and in Equal Employment Opportunity, Paul Burstein (ed), New York: Aldine de Gruyter, 1994.
  • "Introduction" (1987) pp. 1-7 in Mayer N. Zald and John D. McCarthy, Social Movements in an Organizational Society, New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction Books.
  • "Goffman's Legacy to Political Sociology" Theoryand Society 14 (September, l985).
  • "A Sweet Vision of Post-Industrial Society" Comtemporary Sociology (January, l986).
  • WHAT'S NEWS: A Game Simulation of TV News. New York: The Free Press, l984.
  • Encounters with Unjust Authority. (with Bruce Fireman and Steve Rytina) Homewood, Illinois: Dorsey Press, l982.
  • "The Political Culture of Social Welfare Policy" (with Kathryn Lasch) in S. E. Spiro and E. Yuchtman-Yaar, Evaluating the Welfare State: Social and Political Perspectives. New York: Academic Press, l983, pp. 397- 415.
  • "The Political Culture of Arab-Israeli Conflict," Conflict Management and Peace Sciences, Vol. 5, No. 2, l982.
  • "Organizing the Poor" (with Emily Schmeidler), Theory and Society, Vol. 13, l984, pp. 567-585.

A complete vita with pre-1982 publications is available on request.