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Selected Works by MHC Sociology Faculty

Banks, P. A. (2010). Represent: Art and Identity Among the Black Upper-Middle Class. New York: Routledge.

McKeever, M., & Wolfinger, N. H. (2011). Thanks for Nothing: Income and Labor Force Participation for Never-married Mothers since 1982. Social Science Research40.
Tucker, Jr., K. H., & Tucker, B. M. (2008). Industrializing Antebellum America: The Rise of Manufacturing Entrepreneurs in the Early Republic. N.p.: Palgrave MacMillan.

Database Search Examples

Topic: social stratification in US

Example searches:

  • stratification AND class AND "United States"
  • stratification AND causes

Example results from Discover

  • JOURNAL ARTICLE:  Weis, Lois, and Kristin Cipollone. "‘Class work’: producing privilege and social mobility in elite US secondary schools." British Journal Of Sociology Of Education 34, no. 5/6 (November 2013): 701-722.

  • JOURNAL ARTICLE:  Mason, Katherine. "Social Stratification and the Body: Gender, Race, and Class." Sociology Compass no. 8 (2013): 686.

  • E BOOK:  Burrage, Michael. Class formation, civil society and the state [electronic resource] : a comparative analysis of Russia, France, the US and England / Michael Burrage. n.p.: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008., 2008. Five

Topic: Health in a Welfare State

Example searches:

  • Health AND "welfare state" 
  • "Health disparities" AND "welfare states"

Example results from Discover

  • JOURNAL ARTICLE: SARTI, SIMONE, MARCO ALBERIO, and MARCO TERRANEO. "Health Inequalities and the Welfare State in European Families." Journal Of Sociology & Social Welfare 40, no. 1 (March 2013): 103-130.

  • JOURNAL ARTICLE: Popham, Frank, Chris Dibben, and Clare Bambra. "Are health inequalities really not the smallest in the Nordic welfare states? A comparison of mortality inequality in 37 countries." Journal Of Epidemiology & Community Health 67, no. 5 (May 2013): 412-418.

  • BOOK: Bambra, Clare. Social inequalities in health: the Nordic welfare state in a comparative context. n.p.: Policy Press, 2011.
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