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Comparative and Historical Sociology Section

Comparative and Historical Sociology at the ASA


Business Meeting and Reception

Sat, August 16, 2:30 to 4:10pm

Section on Comparative-Historical Sociology Council and Business Meeting

Joint Reception: Section on Comparative-Historical Sociology; Section on Sociology of Development; and Theory Section

Sat, August 16, 6:30 to 8:30pm

The reception will be offsite at Thirsty Bear


Annual Meeting 2014 Paper Sessions

Saturday, Aug 16, 8:30 to 10:10am

Section on Comparative-Historical Sociology Paper Session
Collective Action in Comparative and Historical Perspective

Session Organizers

  • Elisabeth Anderson, Northwestern University
  • Barry Eidlin, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Presider

  • Sarah A. Soule, Stanford University

Individual Submissions

  • Charisma Unbound: The Origins of China’s Cultural Revolution Reconsidered
    Xiaohong Xu, National University of Singapore
  • Oppositional Alignment and Rebellious Formation: Qing China 1853-1862
    Yang Zhang, University of Chicago
  • Production Geographies and the Decline of the U.S. Automobile Industry
    Joshua Murray, Vanderbilt University
  • Religious Minorities and High Risk Mobilization: The Collective Rescue of Jews during the Holocaust
    Robert Braun, Cornell University

Discussant

  • Charles C. Ragin, University of California-Irvine

Sat, August 16, 10:30am to 12:10pm

Section on Comparative-Historical Sociology Paper Session
Corruption, Graft, Vice and Venality: Public and Private Wrongfulness

Session Organizers

  • Marina Zaloznaya, University of Iowa

Presider

  • Erin Metz McDonnell, University of Notre Dame

Individual Submissions

  • Trustworthiness, Regulatory Jurisdiction, and the Circulation of ‘Worth Claims’ in the Stanford Financial Group Fraud
    Camilo Arturo Leslie, University of Michigan
  • War and Contemporary State-building: International Threat and Trusted Taxation
    Erin Metz McDonnell, University of Notre Dame
  • Mass Supervision, Bureaucratism, and Corruption in China
    Joel D. Andreas, Johns Hopkins University; Yige Dong, Johns Hopkins University

Discussant

  • Amy Myrick, Northwestern University

Sat, August 16, 4:30 to 6:10pm

Section on Comparative-Historical Sociology Paper Session

The Comparative Political Economy of Health

Session Organizers

  • Lawrence Peter King, University of Cambridge

Presider

  • Lawrence Peter King, University of Cambridge

Individual Submissions

  • HIV/AIDS in the United States and the United Kingdom: Similar Social Challenges, Different Government Responses
    Tasleem Juana Padamsee, The Ohio State University
  • Healthcare Policy and Population Health in Rich Democracies, 1960-2010
    Megan M. Reynolds, Duke University
  • Labour Market Institutions for Matched Job Preferences and Better Health: A Broad Comparative Perspective
    Ingrid Katarina Esser, The Swedish Institute for Social Research
  • Trends in U.S. Mortality Below Age 50, 1950-2008: An International Comparative Perspective
    Jessica Y. Ho, Duke University; Arun Hendi, University of Pennsylvania

Discussant

  • Alexander Kentikelenis, University of Cambridge

Sun, August 17, 8:30 to 10:10am

Section on Comparative-Historical Sociology Paper Session

Democracy, Development, and Decline

Session Organizers

  • Elisabeth Anderson, Northwestern University
  • Barry Eidlin, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Individual Submissions

  • Democracy and Development: Dynamics and Networks of Change
    Jack A. Goldstone, George Mason University
  • Hegemons, Empires, and their Elites
    Richard Lachmann, State University of New York-Albany
  • Rethinking Long-Term, New-World Development: From Nations to Regions, From Property Rights to Labor-Types
    Timothy P. Wickham-Crowley, Georgetown University
  • Transformational Development in the Face of Historicist Inertia: Nations Which Altered Their Growth Trajectories 1870-1950
    Samuel Cohn, Texas A&M University

Discussant

  • James Mahoney, Northwestern University

Sun, August 17, 12:30 to 2:10pm

Section on Comparative-Historical Sociology Paper Session

Sociology of Finance in Comparative and Historical Perspectives

Session Organizer

  • Akos Rona-Tas, University of California-San Diego

Presider

  • Akos Rona-Tas, University of California-San Diego

Individual Submissions

  • How the U.S. Got It Wrong: Regulation of Asset Securitization in Comparative and Historical Perspective
    Kim Pernell-Gallagher, Harvard University
  • Politics and Incremental Policy Shifts to Socialize Capital, Privatize Retirement, and Financialize Firms, 1971-2000
    Harland Prechel, Texas A&M University
  • The Impact of Business Elite Cohesion on Public Policy Alternatives: The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999
    Geoffrey Lee Wood, University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg

Discussant

  • Akos Rona-Tas, University of California-San Diego