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  Volume 87, Number 2, December 2008

Table of Contents

From: Social Forces

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Around the World in Seven

Spaghetti Politics: Local Electoral Systems and Alliance Structure in Italy, 1984-2001

pp. 623-649

Unintended Consequences of Repression: Alliance Formation in South Korea's Democracy Movement (1970-1979)

pp. 651-677

The Value of Non-Work Time in Cross-National Quality of Life Comparisons: The Case of the United States vs. the Netherlands

pp. 679-712

Interaction Domains and Suicide: A Population-based Panel Study of Suicides in Stockholm, 1991-1999

pp. 713-740

Choice by Contrast in Swedish Schools: How Peers' Achievement Affects Educational Choice

pp. 741-765

Family Formation in Post-Soviet Ukraine: Changing Effects of Education in a Period of Rapid Social Change

pp. 767-794

Opportunity for Whom?: Political Opportunity and Critical Events in Canadian Aboriginal Mobilization, 1951-2000

pp. 795-823


Relationship Quality in Interethnic Marriages and Cohabitations

pp. 825-855

Social Contacts and Race/Ethnic Job Matching

pp. 857-886

Guarded Borders: Adolescent Interracial Romance and Peer Trouble at School

pp. 889-910

Other Articles

Emotional Segues and the Management of Emotion by Women and Men

pp. 911-936

A New Generation of Women?: How Female ROTC Cadets Negotiate the Tension between Masculine Military Culture and Traditional Femininity

pp. 937-960

Social Networks and Political Participation: How Do Networks Matter?

pp. 961-982

Disasters in the Twenty-First Century: Modern Destruction and Future Instruction: A Special Section

Disasters in the Twenty-First Century: Modern Destruction and Future Instruction

pp. 983-991

Elites and Panic: More to Fear than Fear Itself

pp. 993-1014

Organizing Hazards, Engineering Disasters?: Improving the Recognition of Political-Economic Factors in the Creation of Disasters

pp. 1015-1038

From 9/11 to 8/29: Post-Disaster Recovery and Rebuilding in New York and New Orleans

pp. 1039-1062

A World-System Approach to Post-Catastrophe International Relief

pp. 1063-1087

Population Composition, Migration and Inequality: The Influence of Demographic Changes on Disaster Risk and Vulnerability

pp. 1089-1114

Rethinking the Nature of Disaster: From Failed Instruments of Learning to a Post-Social Understanding

pp. 1115-1138

Book Reviews

The Explanation of Crime: Context, Mechanisms, and Development (review)

pp. 1139-1141

Race and Policing in America: Conflict and Reform (review)

pp. 1141-1143

The Great American Crime Decline (review)

pp. 1143-1145

Governing Through Crime: How the War on Crime Transformed American Democracy and Created a Culture of Fear (review)

pp. 1145-1147

Lucia. Testimonies of a Brazilian Drug Dealer's Woman (review)

pp. 1147-1148

The Crosses of Auschwitz: Nationalism and Religion in Post-Communist Poland (review)

pp. 1149-1150

Activism, Inc.: How that Outsourcing of Grassroots Campaigns is Strangling Progressive Politics in America (review)

pp. 1151-1152

Social Change and Cultural Continuity Among Native Nations (review)

pp. 1153-1154

Brave New Stepfamilies: Diverse Paths Toward Stepfamily Living (review)

pp. 1155-1156

Age Matters: Realigning Feminist Thinking (review)

pp. 1156-1158

Deflecting Immigration: Networks, Markets, and Regulation in Los Angeles (review)

pp. 1158-1161

Memory Practices in the Sciences (review)

pp. 1161-1163

Social Movements in Health (review)

pp. 1163-1165

Changing Rhythms of American Family Life (review)

pp. 1165-1166

Research Areas


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