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ONLINE READINGS

A-D | E-M | N-R | S-Z

All of these readings are available online. They are authored by members and non-members alike and were published before 1995 or are not available in book or journal article format. To access some of these links, you will need to work from a server at an institution that subscribes to the web provider that furnishes the online service. Most universities and colleges will have such subscriptions. The list is arranged alphabetically:

A-D

Amenta, Edwin and Bruce G. Carruthers. 1988. "The Formative Years of U.S. Social Spending Policies: Theories of the Welfare State and the American States During the Great Depression" American Sociological Review 53(5):661-678.

Amenta, Edwin, Bruce G. Carruthers and Yvonne Zylan. 1992. "A Hero for the Aged? The Townsend Movement, the Political Mediation Model, and U.S. Old-Age Policy, 1934-1950" American Journal of Sociology 98(2):308-339.

Dahrendorf, Ralf. 1959. "Classes in Post-Capitalist Society From Class and Class Conflict in Industrial Society. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.

Delacroix, Jacques and Charles Ragin. 1978. "Modernizing Institutions, Mobilization, and Third World Development: A Cross-National Study" American Journal of Sociology 84(1):123-150.

Durkheim, Émile. De la division du travail social - Online version of Durkheim's classic contribution to the comparative-historical study of society.

E-M

Elias, Norbert. 1972. Processes of State formation and Nation Building - From Transactions of the 7th World Congress of Sociology 1970, Vol. 3, Sofia: ISA, pp. 274-84.

Goldschmidt, Walter. 1953. "Values and the Field of Comparative Sociology" American Sociological Review, Vol. 18, No. 3, pp. 287-293.

Goldstone, Jack A. 1986. "State Breakdown in the English Revolution: A New Synthesis" American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 92, No. 2, pp. 257-322.

Goldstone, Jack A. 1984. "Urbanization and Inflation: Lessons from the English Price Revolution of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries" American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 89, No. 5, pp. 1122-1160.

Goldstone, Jack A. 1982. "The Comparative and Historical Study of Revolutions" Annual Review of Sociology, Vol. 8, pp. 187-207.

Goldstone, Jack A. 2000"The Rise of the West--or Not? A Revision to Socio-Economic History" Sociological Theory, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 175-194.

Griffin, Larry J. 1993. "Narrative, Event-Structure Analysis, and Causal Interpretation in Historical Sociology" American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 98, No. 5, pp. 1094-1133.

Haggerty, Terry R. "Unravelling Patterns of Multiple Conjunctural Causation in Comparative Research: Ragin's Qualitative Comparative Method"

Hay, Colin and Daniel Wincott. 1998. "Structure, agency and historical institutionalism" Political Studies 46(5):951-957.

Hantrais, Linda. Comparative Research Methods - A short methodological introduction.

Jones, Robert Alun. "The New History of Sociology" Annual Review of Sociology, Vol. 9, pp. 447-469.

Kiser, Edgar and Michael Hechter. 1991. "The Role of General Theory in Comparative-Historical Sociology" American Journal of Sociology97(1):1-30.

Lammers, Cornelis J. 1978, "The Comparative Sociology of Organizations" Annual Review of Sociology, Vol. 4, pp. 485-510.

Markey, John F. 1926. "A Redefinition of Social Phenomena: Giving a Basis for Comparative Sociology" American Journal of Sociology 31(6):733-743.

McMichael, Philip. 1990. "Incorporating Comparison within a World-Historical Perspective: An Alternative Comparative Method". American Sociological Review, Vol. 55, No. 3, pp. 385-397.

N-R

Nichols, Lawrence T. 1998. "Editor's introduction: An invitation to historical sociology" American Sociologist 29(2):3.

Oppenheimer, Franz. 1927. "History and Sociology" in Ogburn, William F. and Alexander Goldenweiser, The Social Sciences and their Interrelations, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp.221-234.

Paige, Jeffery M. 1999. "Conjuncture, Comparison, and Conditional Theory in Macrosocial Inquiry" American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 105, No. 3, pp. 781-800.

Orloff, Ann Shola and Theda Skocpol. 1984. "Why Not Equal Protection? Explaining the Politics of Public Social Spending in Britain, 1900-1911, and the United States, 1880s-1920" American Sociological Review, Vol. 49, No. 6, pp. 726-750.

S-Z

Shaw, Martin. 2000. "Democracy and peace in the global revolution" from Barkawi, Tarak and Mark Laffey, eds. Making Global Spaces. Boulder: Lynne Rienner.

Shaw, Martin. 1999. "The historical transition of our times: the question of globality in historical sociology" - Paper to a conference on Historical Sociology and International Relations, Aberystwyth, July 1999.

Stark, David. 1986. "Rethinking Internal Labor Markets: New Insights from a Comparative Perspective" American Sociological Review, Vol. 51, No. 4, pp. 492-504.

Skocpol, Theda and Edwin Amenta. 1986. "States and Social Policies" Annual Review of Sociology, Vol. 12, pp. 131-157.

Somers, Margaret R. 1993. "Citizenship and the Place of the Public Sphere: Law, Community, and Political Culture in the Transition to Democracy" American Sociological Review, Vol. 58, No. 5, pp. 587-620.

Somers, Margaret R. "'We're No Angels': Realism, Rational Choice, and Relationality in Social Science" (in Symposium on Historical Sociology and Rational Choice Theory). American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 104, No. 3. (Nov., 1998), pp. 722-784.

Thomas, George M. and John W. Meyer. 1984. "The Expansion of the State" Annual Review of Sociology, Vol. 10, pp. 461-482.

Tilly, Charles. 1997. "Micro, Macro, or Megrim?" - Paper for the Göttinger Gespräch zur Geschichtwissenschaft on "Microhistory-Macrohistory: Complementary or Incommensurable?"

de Tocqueville, Alexis. 1835. Democracy in America - Online version of the classic!

Wallerstein, Immanuel. 1976. "The Modern World System" - From The Modern World-System: Capitalist Agriculture and the Origins of the European World-Economy in the Sixteenth Century. New York: Academic Press, pp. 229-33.

Walton, John and Charles Ragin. 1990. "Global and National Sources of Political Protest: Third World Responses to the Debt Crisis" American Sociological Review, Vol. 55, No. 6, pp. 876-890.

Weber, Max. Ausgewählte Schriften: Potsdamer Internet-Ausgabe (PIA) - Online copies (in the original German) of many of Weber's major works, including Die Protestantische Ethik und der Geist des Kapitalismus, Gesammelte Aufsätze zur Religionssoziologie, and many more.

Western, Bruce. 1994. "Unionization and Labor Market Institutions in Advanced Capitalism, 1950-1985" American Journal of Sociology 99(5):1314-1341.



BOOK REVIEWS

2001- 2000 | 1999 - 1998 | 1997 - 1996 | 1995 - 1994 | 1993 - 1992 | 1991- 1990

These book reviews are available via JSTOR. The list is arranged chronologically and contains a selection of reviews from Contemporary Sociology (1990-1995) and AJS (1996-2000).

2001-2000

ReOrient: Global Economy in the Asian Age. Andre Gunder Frank. Review author[s]: Christopher Chase-Dunn. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 105, No. 4. (Jan., 2000), pp. 1196-1197.

Globalisation, Human Rights, and Labour Law in Pacific Asia. Anthony Woodiwiss. Review author[s]: Pheng Cheah. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 105, No. 4. (Jan., 2000), pp. 1202-1204.

State-Making and Labor-Movements: France and the United States, 1876-1914. Gerald Friedman. Review author[s]: Kenneth H. Tucker, Jr. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 105, No. 5. (Mar., 2000), pp. 1504-1506.

Global Transformations: Politics, Economics and Culture. David Held, Anthony McGrew, David Goldblatt, Jonathan Perraton. Review author[s]: Giovanni Arrighi. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 105, No. 6. (May, 2000), pp. 1769-1770.

Global Futures: Migration, Environment and Globalization. Avtar Brah, Mary J. Hickman, Mairtin Mac an Ghail. Review author[s]: Peter J. Taylor. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 105, No. 6. (May, 2000), pp. 1780-1782.

1999-1998

Ritual in Early Modern Europe. Edward Muir. Review author[s]: Anne Kane. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 104, No. 5. (Mar., 1999), pp. 1527-1528.

Controlling Misbehavior in England, 1370-1600. Marjorie Keniston McIntosh. Review author[s]: David Zaret. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 104, No. 5. (Mar., 1999), pp. 1541-1543.

Bold Relief: Institutional Politics and the Origins of Modern American Social Policy. Edwin Amenta. Review author[s]: Jeff Manza. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 104, No. 6. (May, 1999), pp. 1827-1829.

Making Capitalism in China: The Taiwan Connection. You-tien Hsing. Review author[s]: Doug Guthrie. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 104, No. 6. (May, 1999), pp. 1851-1853.

Institutional Design in New Democracies: Eastern Europe and Latin America. Arend Lijphart, Carlos H. Waisman. Review author[s]: Geoffrey Pridham. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 105, No. 2. (Sep., 1999), pp. 574-575.

Nationalism Reframed: Nationhood and the National Question in the New Europe. Rogers Brubaker. Review author[s]: E. J. Hobsbawn. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 105, No. 3. (Nov., 1999), pp. 844-845.

Revolutionary Demands: A Content Analysis of the Cahiers de Doleances of 1789. Gilbert Shapiro, John Markoff. Review author[s]: John A. Hall. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 105, No. 3. (Nov., 1999), pp. 846-847.

The Abolition of Feudalism: Peasants, Lords, and Legislators in the French Revolution. John Markoff. Review author[s]: David Zaret. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 103, No. 4. (Jan., 1998), pp. 1094-1095.

Historic Preservation: Collective Memory and Historical Identity. Diane Barthel. Review author[s]: Patrick Hutton. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 103, No. 4. (Jan., 1998), pp. 1099-1101.

Realignments in the Welfare State: Health Policy in the United States, Britain, and Canada. Mary Ruggie. Review author[s]: Terry Boychuk. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 103, No. 4. (Jan., 1998), pp. 1115-1116.

The Global Age: State and Society Beyond Modernity. Martin Albrow. Review author[s]: Saskia Sassen. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 103, No. 5. (Mar., 1998), pp. 1412-1414.

Japanese Civilization: A Comparative View. S. N. Eisenstadt. Review author[s]: D. R. Howland. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 103, No. 5. (Mar., 1998), pp. 1419-1420.

Governing Ideas: Strategies for Innovation in France and Germany. J. Nicholas Ziegler. Review author[s]: Ernst B. Haas. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 103, No. 6. (May, 1998), pp. 1720-1721.

Birth of the Leviathan: Building States and Regimes in Medieval and Early Modern Europe. Thomas Ertman. Review author[s]: Gianfranco Poggi. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 103, No. 6. (May, 1998), pp. 1724-1725.

Coffee and Power: Revolution and the Rise of Democracy in Central America. Jeffrey M. Paige. Review author[s]: William Roseberry. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 104, No. 1. (Jul., 1998), pp. 229-231.

Rise and Demise: Comparing World-Systems. Christopher Chase-Dunn, Thomas D. Hall. Review author[s]: David A. Smith. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 104, No. 1. (Jul., 1998), pp. 238-240.

Spaces of Globalization: Reasserting the Power of the Local. Kevin R. Cox. Review author[s]: Janet L. Abu-Lughod. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 104, No. 1. (Jul., 1998), pp. 240-242.

Urban Protest in Seventeenth-Century France: The Culture of Retribution. William Beik. Review author[s]: John Markoff. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 104, No. 2. (Sep., 1998), pp. 552-554.

Radical Artisans in England and France, 1830-1870. Iowerth Prothero. Review author[s]: Richard Biernacki. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 104, No. 2. (Sep., 1998), pp. 554-555.

Labour Market Regimes and Patterns of Flexibility: A Sweden-Canada Comparison. Axel van den Berg, Bengt Furaker, Leif Johansson. Review author[s]: Mary Ruggie. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 104, No. 3. (Nov., 1998), pp. 950-952.

1997-1996

From the Outside In: World War II and the American State. Bartholomew H. Sparrow. Review author[s]: Michael K. Brown. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 102, No. 4. (Jan., 1997), pp. 1180-1181.

Comparing Policy Networks: Labor Politics in the U.S., Germany, and Japan. David Knoke, Franz Urban Pappi, Jeffrey Broadbent, Yutaka Tsujinaka. Review author[s]: Roger V. Gould. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 102, No. 6. (May, 1997), pp. 1745-1747.

Studying the Nazi Party: "Clean Models: Versus "Dirty Hands" The Logic of Evil: The Social Origins of the Nazi Party, 1925-1933. William Brustein. Review author[s]: Helmut K. Anheier. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 103, No. 1. (Jul., 1997), pp. 199-209.

Social Movements, Political Violence, and the State: A Comparative Analysis of Italy and Germany. Donatella della Porta. Review author[s]: Klaus Eder. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 103, No. 1. (Jul., 1997), pp. 264-266.

East Asia and the World Economy. Alvin Y. So, Stephen W. K. Chiu. Review author[s]: Bruce Cumings. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 103, No. 1. (Jul., 1997), pp. 269-271.

The Sacralization of Politics in Fascist Italy. Emilio Gentile, Keith Botsford. Review author[s]: David I. Kertzer. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 103, No. 2. (Sep., 1997), pp. 474-475.

The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order. Samuel P. Huntington. Review author[s]: Edward A. Tiryakian. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 103, No. 2. (Sep., 1997), pp. 475-477.

International Orders. John A. Hall. Review author[s]: Richard Rosecrance. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 103, No. 3. (Nov., 1997), pp. 775-777.

National Interests in International Society. Martha Finnemore. Review author[s]: David Dessler. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 103, No. 3. (Nov., 1997), pp. 785-786.

Family Structure in the Staffordshire Potteries: 1840-1880. Marguerite W. Dupree. Review author[s]: Steven Ruggles. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 101, No. 5. (Mar., 1996), pp. 1437-1439.

Neither Gods nor Emperors: Students and the Struggle for Democracy in China. Craig Calhoun. Review author[s]: Andrew G. Walder. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 101, No. 6. (May, 1996), pp. 1724-1726.

Value Change in Global Perspective. Paul R. Abramson, Ronald Inglehart. Review author[s]: Wade Clark Roof. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 101, No. 6. (May, 1996), pp. 1735-1737.

A Rhetoric of Bourgeois Revolution: The Abbe Sieyes and What Is the Third Estate? William H. Sewell, Jr. Review author[s]: Robert A. Schneider. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 102, No. 1. (Jul., 1996), pp. 299-301.

Popular Contention in Great Britain, 1758-1834. Charles Tilly. Review author[s]: Dennis Smith. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 102, No. 1. (Jul., 1996), pp. 301-303.

Rise of the Bourgeoisie, Demise of Empire: Ottoman Westernization and Social Change. Fatma Muge Gocek. Review author[s]: Misagh Parsa. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 102, No. 2. (Sep., 1996), pp. 604-606.

German Nationalism and Religious Conflict: Culture, Ideology, Politics, 1870-1914. Helmut Walser Smith. Review author[s]: Matthew Paul Berg. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 102, No. 2. (Sep., 1996), pp. 614-616.

Insurgent Identities: Class, Community, and Protest in Paris from 1848 to the Commune. Roger V. Gould. Review author[s]: Michael Hanagan. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 102, No. 3. (Nov., 1996), pp. 876-878.

State and Status: The Rise of the State and Aristocratic Power in Western Europe. Samuel Clark. Review author[s]: Bruce G. Carruthers. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 102, No. 3. (Nov., 1996), pp. 878-879.

1995-1994

Beyond Charity: International Cooperation and the Global Refugee Crisis. Gil Loescher. Review author[s]: Brian H. Smith. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 24, No. 1. (Jan., 1995), pp. 67-68.

Paris as Revolution: Writing the Nineteenth-Century City. Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson. Review author[s]: Helmut K. Anheier. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 101, No. 2. (Sep., 1995), pp. 501-503.

Citizens Without Sovereignty: Equality and Sociability in French Thought, 1670-1789. Daniel Gordon. Review author[s]: Margaret C. Jacob. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 101, No. 3. (Nov., 1995), pp. 790-792.

The Sociology of Social Change. Piotr Sztompka. Review author[s]: Stephen K. Sanderson. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 24, No. 1. (Jan., 1995), pp. 68-69.

Social Revolutions in the Modern World. Theda Skocpol. Review author[s]: Charles Tilly. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 24, No. 3. (May, 1995), pp. 293-294.

Conflicts and New Departures in World Society. Volker Bornschier, Peter Lengyel. Review author[s]: William G. Martin. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 24, No. 3. (May, 1995), pp. 353-354.

War and the Rise of the State: The Military Foundations of Modern Politics. Bruce D. Porter. Review author[s]: Meyer Kestnbaum. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 24, No. 4. (Jul., 1995), pp. 360-361.

Project Europe: Between State, Regional Autonomy and Global Society. Richard Munch. Review author[s]: Helmut K. Anheier. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 24, No. 4. (Jul., 1995), pp. 368-369.

National Culture and the New Global System. Frederick Buell. Review author[s]: Sarah M. Corse. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 24, No. 5. (Sep., 1995), pp. 636-637.

The Sources of Social Power: The Rise of Classes and Nation-States, 1716- 1914, Vol. 2. Michael Mann. Review author[s]: Philip S. Gorski. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 24, No. 6. (Nov., 1995), pp. 772-774.

The Agrarian Origins of American Capitalism. Allan Kulikoff. Review author[s]: Anne Kane. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 23, No. 1. (Jan., 1994), pp. 75-76.

War in the Tribal Zone: Expanding States and Indigenous Warfare. R. Brian Ferguson, Neil L. Whitehead. Review author[s]: Robert L. Carneiro. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 23, No. 1. (Jan., 1994), pp. 80-81.

European Revolutions, 1492-1992. Charles Tilly. Review author[s]: Harold J. Berman. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 23, No. 3. (May, 1994), pp. 337-338.

Social Change and Modernity. Hans Haferkamp, Neil J. Smelser. Review author[s]: Marco Orru. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 23, No. 4. (Jul., 1994), pp. 548-549.

Pacific-Asia and the Future of the World-System. Ravi Arvind Palat. Review author[s]: David Kowalewski. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 23, No. 4. (Jul., 1994), pp. 551-552.

The Politics of Railroads in the Nineteenth-century. Alternative Tracks: The Constitution of American Industrial Order, 1865-1917. Gerald Berk. Politics and Industrialization: Early Railroads in the United States and Prussia. Colleen A. Dunlavy. Review author[s]: William G. Roy. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 23, No. 6. (Nov., 1994), pp. 819-822.

The Underside of History: A View of Women Through Time. Elise Boulding. Review author[s]: Helen Mayer Hacker. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 23, No. 6. (Nov., 1994), pp. 837-838

1993-1992

The New Era of Global Competition: State Policy and Market Power. Daniel Drache, Meric S. Gertler. Review author[s]: Nicole Bousquet. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 22, No. 1. (Jan., 1993), pp. 78-79.

The Rise of Historical Sociology. Dennis Smith. Review author[s]: Larry W. Isaac. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 22, No. 2. (Mar., 1993), pp. 202-203.

The Legacy of Empire: Economic Decline and Class Polarization in the United States. Berch Berberoglu. Review author[s]: Beverly J. Silver. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 22, No. 2. (Mar., 1993), p. 207.

Capitalist Development and Democracy. Dietrich Rueschemeyer, Evelyne Huber Stephens, John D. Stephens. Review author[s]: York W. Bradshaw. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 22, No. 3. (May, 1993), pp. 395-397.

The United States as a Developing Country: Studies in U.S. History in the Progressive Era and the 1920s. Martin J. Sklar. Review author[s]: Richard Bensel. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 22, No. 3. (May, 1993), pp. 399-400.

Organizations and Nation-States: New Perspectives on Conflict and Cooperation. Robert L. Kahn, Mayer N. Zald. Review author[s]: Dana P. Eyre. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 22, No. 3. (May, 1993), pp. 400-401.

Miami: A New Global City? Saskia Sassen. Reviewed by: Alejandro Portes. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 22, No. 4. (Jul., 1993), pp. 471-477.

Citizenship and Nationhood in France and Germany. Rogers Brubaker. Review author[s]: Charles Tilly. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 22, No. 4. (Jul., 1993), pp. 501-502.

Protecting Soldiers and Mothers: The Political Origins of Social Policy in the United States. Theda Skocpol. Review author[s]: Michael B. Katz. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 22, No. 6. (Nov., 1993), pp. 775-777.

Globalization: Social Theory and Global Culture. Roland Robertson. Religion and Global Order. Roland Robertson, William R. Garrett. Review author[s]: Sing C. Chew. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 22, No. 6. (Nov., 1993), pp. 828-830.

Malthus and Modernity - Revolution and Rebellion in the Early Modern World. Jack A. Goldstone. Review author[s]: John A. Hall. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 21, No. 1. (Jan., 1992), pp. 1-3.

Globalization, Knowledge and Society: Readings from "International Sociology". Martin Albrow, Elizabeth King. Review author[s]: Roland Robertson. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 21, No. 1. (Jan., 1992), pp. 45-47.

Sociology of the Global System. Leslie Sklair. Review author[s]: Robert J. S. Ross. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 21, No. 2. (Mar., 1992), pp. 200-201.

From System Identity to Organizational Diversity: Analyzing Social Change in Eastern Europe. David Stark. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 21, No. 3. (May, 1992), pp. 299-304.

Culture, Globalization, and the World-System: Contemporary Conditions for the Representation of Identity. Anthony D. King. Review author[s]: Frank J. Lechner. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 21, No. 3. (May, 1992), p. 352.

Social Paralysis and Social Change: British Working-Class Education in the Nineteenth Century. Neil J. Smelser. Review author[s]: Francisco O. Ramirez. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 21, No. 4. (Jul., 1992), pp. 475-476.

The Rise and Decline of the Nation State. Michael Mann. Review author[s]: Jack A. Goldstone. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 21, No. 4. (Jul., 1992), pp. 480-481.

Between States and Markets: The Voluntary Sector in Comparative Perspective. Robert Wuthnow. Review author[s]: Ralph M. Kramer. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 21, No. 5. (Sep., 1992), pp. 691-692.

Issues and Alternatives in Comparative Social Research. Charles C. Ragin. Review author[s]: Peter S. Bearman. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 21, No. 6. (Nov., 1992), pp. 806-808.

China in Transition: Communism, Capitalism, and Democracy. Ronald M. Glassman. Review author[s]: Yia-Ling Liu. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 21, No. 6. (Nov., 1992), pp. 810-811.

1991-1990

Revolution in the Development of Capitalism: The Coming of the English Revolution. Mark Gould. Review author[s]: Edgar Kiser. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 20, No. 1. (Jan., 1991), pp. 28-29.

Revolution in the World-System. Terry Boswell. Review author[s]: Misagh Parsa. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 20, No. 1. (Jan., 1991), pp. 29-30.

The Origins of Backwardness in Eastern Europe: Economics and Politics from the Middle Ages Until the Early Twentieth Century. Daniel Chirot. Review author[s]: Thomas H. Naylor. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 20, No. 1. (Jan., 1991), pp. 30-31.

States Making Wars Making States Making Wars... Coercion, Capital, and European States, AD 990-1990. Charles Tilly. Review author[s]: Jack A. Goldstone. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 20, No. 2. (Mar., 1991), pp. 176-178.

World System Theory Global Formation: Structures of the World-Economy. Christopher Chase-Dunn. Review author[s]: Albert Bergesen. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 20, No. 3. (May, 1991), pp. 358-360.

Interpreting the Past, Understanding the Present. Stephen Kendrick, Pat Straw, David McCrone. Review author[s]: Malcolm Alexander. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 20, No. 4. (Jul., 1991), pp. 549-550.

Global Capitalism: The New Leviathan. Robert J. S. Ross, Kent C. Trachte. Review author[s]: P. Devereaux Jennings. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 20, No. 5. (Sep., 1991), pp. 710-711.

Bringing the State Back to Its Proper Place. State Theory: Putting the Capitalist State in its Place. Bob Jessop. Changes in the State: Causes and Consequences. Edward S. Greenberg, Thomas F. Mayer. Review author[s]: Fred Block. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 20, No. 6. (Nov., 1991), pp. 871-873.

Bureaucratic Authoritarianism: Argentina, 1966-1973, in Comparative Perspective. Guillermo O'Donnell. Review author[s]: William Ascher. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 19, No. 1. (Jan., 1990), pp. 35-36.

A History of Marriage Systems. G. Robina Quale. Review author[s]: Felix M. Berardo. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 19, No. 1. (Jan., 1990), pp. 46-47.

Is the World System an Economic System? The Modern World-System, III: The Second Era of Great Expansion of the Capitalist World-Economy, 1730-1840s. Immanuel Wallerstein. Review author[s]: Michael Mann. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 19, No. 2. (Mar., 1990), pp. 196-198.

Central America: Democracy, Development, and Change. John M. Kirk, George W. Schuyler. Review author[s]: Josefina C. Tiryakian. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 19, No. 2. (Mar., 1990), pp. 206-207.

Leftward Journey: The Education of Vietnamese Students in France, 1919-1939. Scott McConnell. Review author[s]: John C. Leggett. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 19, No. 2. (Mar., 1990), pp. 214-215.

Cultural Change and Historical Capitalism Communities of Discourse: Ideology and Social Structure in the Reformation, the Enlightenment, and European Socialism. Robert Wuthnow. Review author[s]: Immanuel Wallerstein. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 19, No. 3. (May, 1990), pp. 337-339.

New Citizens for a New Society: The Institutional Origins of Mass Schooling in Sweden. John Boli. Review author[s]: Aaron Benavot. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 19, No. 3. (May, 1990), pp. 369-370.

Social Change in the Southwest, 1350-1880. Thomas D. Hall. Review author[s]: Christopher Chase-Dunn. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 19, No. 3. (May, 1990), pp. 370-371.

Historians' Facts, Factions, Artifacts, and Factitiousness That Noble Dream: The "Objectivity Question" and the American Historical Profession. Peter Novick. Review author[s]: Charles Tilly. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 19, No. 4. (Jul., 1990), pp. 535-537.

Progress Toward International Sociology Cross-National Research in Sociology. Melvin L. Kohn. Review author[s]: Wendell Bell. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 19, No. 5. (Sep., 1990), pp. 673-675.

State Socialism in Transition Remaking the Economic Institutions of Socialism: China and Eastern Europe. Victor Nee, David Stark, Mark Selden. Review author[s]: Andrew G. Walder. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 19, No. 6. (Nov., 1990), pp. 819-821.

An Introduction to the World-System Perspective. Thomas Richard Shannon. Review author[s]: Joan Sokolovsky. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 19, No. 6. (Nov., 1990), pp. 827-828.



METHODS BIBLIOGRAPHY

Because of the distinct characteristics of comparative and historical research, the homepage provides a list of papers and books that are especially useful for methodological purposes.

APSA-CP. Newsletter of the APSA Organized Section in Comparative Politics. 1996. Special issue on the "Replication Debate," Vol. 7, No. 1 (Winter): 5-13.

Axtmann, Roland. 1993. "Society, Globalization and the Comparative Method." History of the Human Sciences 6(2):53-74.

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