American Sociological Association

Top Downloaded Articles of 2018

The following tables show the 10 articles that were downloaded the most from January 1-December 31, 2018, on each journal's publisher platform. 

American Sociological Review

City & Community

Contemporary Sociology

Contexts

Journal of Health and Social Behavior

Social Psychology Quarterly

Society and Mental Health

Sociological Methodology

Sociological Theory

Sociology of Education

Sociology of Race and Ethnicity

Socius

Teaching Sociology

American Sociological Review

AuthorTitlePublication DateNumber of Downloads
Heather McLaughlin, Christopher Uggen, Amy BlackstoneSexual Harassment, Workplace Authority, and the Paradox of PowerAugust 201215,243
Katrin Auspurg, Thomas Hinz, Carsten SauerWhy Should Women Get Less? Evidence on the Gender Pay Gap from Multifactorial Survey ExperimentsFebruary 20177,012
Amy Adamczyk, Brittany E. HayesReligion and Sexual Behaviors: Understanding the Influence of Islamic Cultures and Religious Affiliation for Explaining Sex Outside of MarriageOctober 20126,278
Lauren A. RiveraHiring as Cultural Matching The Case of Elite Professional Service FirmsDecember 20126,236
Oliver Hahl, Minjae Kim, Ezra W. Zuckerman SivanThe Authentic Appeal of the Lying Demagogue: Proclaiming the Deeper Truth about Political IllegitimacyFebruary 20185,361
Ruth MilkmanA New Political Generation: Millennials and the Post-2008 Wave of ProtestFebruary 20175,166
Sarah BrayneBig Data Surveillance: The Case of PolicingOctober 20175,007
Elizabeth A. Armstrong, Paula England, Alison C. K. FogartyAccounting for Women’s Orgasm and Sexual Enjoyment in College Hookups and RelationshipsJune 20124,965
Natasha QuadlinThe Mark of a Woman's Record: Gender and Academic Performance in HiringApril 20174,965
Joscha Legewie, Thomas A. DiPreteSchool Context and the Gender Gap in Educational AchievementJune 20124,735

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City & Community

AuthorTitlePublication DateNumber of Downloads
Richard FloridaCities and the Creative ClassJanuary 20032,990
Sharon Zukin, Valerie Trujillo, Peter Frase, Danielle Jackson, Tim Recuber, Abraham WalkerNew Retail Capital and Neighborhood Change: Boutiques and Gentrification in New York CityMarch 20091,801
Andrew V. Papachristos, Chris M. Smith, Mary L. Scherer, Meslissa A. Fugiero

More Coffee, Less Crime? The Relationship between Gentrification and Neighborhood Crime Rates in Chicago, 1991 to 2005

September 20111,776
Kevin Loughran

Parks for Profit: The High Line, Growth Machines, and the Uneven Development of Urban Public Spaces

March 20141,700
Gordon C.C. DouglasDo‐It‐Yourself Urban Design: The Social Practice of Informal “Improvement” Through Unauthorized AlterationSeptember 20131,366
Micere Keels, Julia Burdick-Will, Sara KeeneThe Effects of Gentrification on Neighborhood Public SchoolsSeptember 20131,237
Loretta LeesGentrification, Race, and Ethnicity: Towards a Global Research Agenda?September 20161,087
Sharon ZukinGentrification in Three ParadoxesSeptember 2016792

Quentin Batréau, Francois Bonnet

Managed Informality: Regulating Street Vendors in BangkokMarch 2016726
Jinwon KimManhattan's Koreatown as a Transclave: The Emergence of a New Ethic Enclave in a Global CityFebruary 2018717

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Contemporary Sociology

AuthorTitlePublication DateNumber of Downloads
Raewyn ConnellDecolonizing SociologyJuly 20182,086
Elizabeth Popp Berman, Daniel HirschmanThe Sociology of Quantification: Where Are We Now?May 20181,754
Philip S. GorskiWhat is Critical Realism? And Why Should You Care?September 20131,668
Arlie Russell HochschildThe Ecstatic Edge of Politics: Sociology and Donald TrumpNovember 20161,468
Jeremy FreeseThe Arrival of Social Science GenomicsSeptember 20181,230
Lane KenworthyWhy the Surge in Income Inequality?January 2017881
Monica PrasadProblem-Solving SociologyJuly 2018872
Thomas B. HofferDropping Out: Why Students Drop Out of High School and What Can Be Done About It January 2016824
Myra Marx FerreeIntersectionality as Theory and PracticeMarch 2018649
David L. SwartzMax Weber's Theory of Modernity: The Endless Pursuit of MeaningMarch 2017634

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Contexts

AuthorTitlePublication DateNumber of Downloads
Robert J. SampsonRethinking Crime and ImmigrationFebruary 20086,684
Min ZhouAre Asian Americans Becoming "White?"February 20045,121
Nour Dados, Raewyn ConnellThe Global SouthFebruary 20124,795
Miliann Kang, Katherine JonesWhy do People get Tattoos?February 20074,303
Simón E. Weffer, Rodrigo Dominguez-Martinez, Raymond JenkinsTaking a KneeAugust 20183,775
Jessie DanielsThe Algorithmic Rise of the "Alt-Right"February 20183,734
Kristen Schilt, Laurel WestbrookBathroom Battlegrounds and Penis PanicsAugust 20153,724
Mary RomeroTrump's Immigration Attacks, in BriefFebruary 20183,397
Victor M. RiosStealing a Bag of Potato Chips and Other Crimes of ResistanceFebruary 20123,387
Winifred BreinesStruggling to Connect: White and Black Feminism in the Movement YearsFebruary 20073,262

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Journal of Health and Social Behavior

AuthorTitlePublication DateNumber of Downloads
Peter Conrad, Kristin K. BarkerThe Social Construction of Illness: Key Insights and Policy ImplicationsMarch 201013,791
Jo C. Phelan, Bruce G. Link, Parisa TehranifarSocial Conditions as Fundamental Causes of Health Inequalities: Theory, Evidence, and Policy ImplicationsMarch 20109,341
Peggy A. ThoitsStress and Health: Major Findings and Policy ImplicationsMarch 20108,978
Debra Umberson, Jennifer Karas MontezSocial Relationships and Health: A Flashpoint for Health PolicyMarch 20105,816
Peggy A. ThoitsMechanisms Linking Social Ties and Support to Physical and Mental HealthJune 20114,217
Dara ShifrerStigma of a Label Educational Expectations for High School Students Labeled with Learning DisabilitiesDecember 20133,546
David R. Williams, Michelle SternthalUnderstanding Racial-ethnic Disparities in Health: Sociological ContributionsMarch 20102,668
Erin York Cornwell, Linda J. WaiteSocial Disconnectedness, Perceived Isolation, and Health among Older AdultsMarch 20092,509
Catherine E. Harnois, João L. BastosDiscrimination, Harassment, and Gendered Health Inequalities: Do Perceptions of Workplace Mistreatment Contribute to the Gender Gap in Self-reported Health?June 20181,843
Bernice A. PescosolidoThe Public Stigma of Mental Illness What Do We Think; What Do We Know; What Can We Prove?March 20131,708

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Social Psychology Quarterly

AuthorTitlePublication DateNumber of Downloads
Elizabeth A. Armstrong, Laura T. Hamilton, Elizabeth M. Armstrong, J. Lotus Seeley“Good Girls”: Gender, Social Class, and Slut Discourse on CampusJune 20141,986
Paolo Parigi, Jessica J. Santana, Karen S. CookOnline Field Experiments Studying Social Interactions in ContextMarch 20171,179
Peggy A. ThoitsResisting the Stigma of Mental IllnessMarch 20111,067
Michael Hughes, K. Jill Kiecolt, Verna M. Keith, David H. DemoRacial Identity and Well-Being among African AmericansMarch 2015912
Michael J. CarterAdvancing Identity Theory: Examining the Relationship between Activated Identities and Behavior in Different Social ContextsSeptember 2015889
Jane SellDefinitions and the Development of Theory in Social PsychologyMarch 2018851
David S. PedullaThe Positive Consequences of Negative Stereotypes Race, Sexual Orientation, and the Job Application ProcessMarch 2014845
Robert J. Sampson, Stephen W. RaudenbushSeeing Disorder: Neighborhood Stigma and the Social Construction of “Broken Windows”December 2004843
Betsie Garner, David GrazianNaturalizing Gender through Childhood Socialization Messages in a ZooSeptember 2016671

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Society and Mental Health

AuthorTitlePublication DateNumber of Downloads
Seth Abrutyn, Anna S. MuellerWhen Too Much Integration and Regulation Hurts: Reenvisioning Durkheim's Altruistic SuicideMarch 20161,008
Allan V. HorwitzCreating an Age of Depression The Social Construction and Consequences of the Major Depression DiagnosisMarch 2011845
Alice P. Villatoro, Vickie M. Mays, Ninez A. Ponce, Carol S. AneshenselPerceived Need for Mental Health Care: The Intersection of Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Socioecomomic StatusMarch 2018810
Kristin Turney, Rebecca Kissane, Kathryn EdinAfter Moving to Opportunity: How Moving to a Low-poverty Neighborhood Improves Mental Health among African American WomenNovember 2013767
Carol S. Aneshensel, William R. AvisonThe Stress Process: An Appreciation of Leonard I. PearlinJuly 2015600
Kaitlin M. BoyleSexual Assault and Identity Disruption: A Sociological Approach to Posttraumatic StressJuly 2017557
Lisa Strohschein, Anne. H. GauthierPoverty Dynamics, Parenting, and Child Mental Health in CanadaNovember 2018522
Giuseppina Valle Holway, Debra Umberson, Mieke Beth ThomeerBinge Drinking and Depression The Influence of Romantic Partners in Young AdulthoodMarch 2017473
Christy L. Erving, Courtney S. ThomasRace, Emotional Reliance, and Mental HealthMarch 2018428
Andrew R. Payton, Peggy A. ThoitsMedicalization, Direct-to-Consumer Advertising, and Mental Illness StigmaMarch 2011426

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Sociological Methodology

AuthorTitlePublication DateNumber of Downloads
John Muñoz, Cristobal YoungWe Ran 9 Billion Regressions: Eliminating False Positives through Computational Model RobustnessAugust 20181,640
Kristian Bernt Karlson, Anders Holm, Richard BreenComparing Regression Coefficients Between Same-sample Nested Models Using Logit and Probit A New MethodAugust 2012873
Duane F. Alwin, Brett A. BeattieThe KISS Principle in Survey Design Question Length and Data QualityAugust 2016839
Susanne VoglTelephone Versus Face-to-Face Interviews Mode Effect on Semistructured Interviews with ChildrenAugust 2013832
Christoph Stadtfeld, James Hollway, Per BlockDynamic Network Actor Models: Investigating Coordination Ties through TimeAugust 2017694
Mattias Studer, Emanuaela Struffolino, Anette E. FasangEstimating the Relationship between Time-varying Covariates and Trajectories: The Sequence Analysis Multistate Model ProcedureAugust 2018616
Bruce WesternComment: Bayes, Model Uncertainty, and Learning from DataAugust 2018586
Dana Garbarski, Nora Cate Schaeffer, Jennifer DykemaInterviewing Practices, Conversational Practices, and Rapport Responsiveness and Engagement in the Standardized Survey InterviewAugust 2016518
Yu Xie, Jennie E. Brand, Ben JannEstimating Heterogeneous Treatment Effects with Observational DataAugust 2012479
Douglas D. HeckathornComment: Snowball versus Respondent-Driven SamplingAugust 2011671

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Sociological Theory

AuthorTitlePublication DateNumber of Downloads
Kieran HealyFuck NuanceJune 20173,289
Stefan Timmermans, Iddo TavoryTheory Construction in Qualitative Research From Grounded Theory to Abductive AnalysisSeptember 20122,690
Hae Yeon Choo, Myra Marx FerreePracticing Intersectionality in Sociological Research: A Critical Analysis of Inclusions, Interactions, and Institutions in the Study of InequalitiesJune 20101,445
Claudio Benzecry, Randall CollinsThe High of Cultural Experience Toward a Microsociology of Cultural ConsumptionDecember 20141,245
Gabriel AbendThe Meaning of 'Theory'June 20081,059
Terence E. McDonnell, Christopher A. Bail, Iddo TavoryA Theory of ResonanceMarch 20171,032
Joshua WakehamBullshit as a Problem of Social EpistemologyMarch 20171,026
Charles TillyTerror, Terrorism, TerroristsMarch 20041,008
Anthony KingThinking with Bourdieu against Bourdieu: A 'Practical' Critique of the HabitusNovember 2000884
Max Besbris, Shamus KhanLess Theory. More Description.June 2017823

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Sociology of Education

AuthorTitlePublication DateNumber of Downloads
Ann OwensIncome Segregation between School Districts and Inequality in Students' AchievementJanuary 20184,093
Jason N. HouleDisparities in Debt: Parents' Socioeconomic Resources and Young Adult Student Loan DebtJanuary 20142,778
Linda Hamilton, Josipa Roksa, Kelly NielsenProviding a "Leg Up": Parental Involvement and Opportunity Hoarding in CollegeApril 20182,604
Francis A. Pearman, Walker A. SwainSchool Choice, Gentrification, and the Variable Significance of Racial Stratification in Urban NeighborhoodsJuly 20172,409
Jason N. Houle, Cody Warner Into the Red and Back to the Nest? Student Debt, College Completion, and Returning to the Parental Home among Young AdultsJanuary 20172.321
Anthony Abraham Jack(No) Harm in Asking: Class, Acquired Cultural Capital, and Academic Engagement at an Elite UniversityJanuary 20161,813
Edward W. Morris, Brea L. PerryGirls Behaving Badly? Race, Gender, and Subjective Evaluation in the Discipline of African American GirlsApril 20171,740
Heidi M. GansenReproducing (and Disrupting) Heteronormativity: Gendered Sexual Socialization in Preschool ClassroomsJuly 20171,535
Patrick B. McGrady, John R. ReynoldsRacial Mismatch in the Classrooms: Beyond Black-white DifferencesJanuary 20131,522
Angran Li, Mary J. FischerAdvantaged/Disadvantaged School Neighborhoods, Parental Networks, and Parental Involvment at Elementary SchoolOctober 20171,495

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Sociology of Race and Ethnicity

AuthorTitlePublication DateNumber of Downloads
Ted ThornhillWe Want Black Students, Just Not You: How White Admissions Counselors Screen Black Prospective StudentsSeptember 20186,819
Tanya Golash-Boza    A Critical and Comprehensive Sociological Theory of Race and RacismApril 20164,738
Evelyn Nakano GlennSettler Colonialism as Structure: A Framework for Comparative Studies of U.S. Race and Gender FormationJanuary 20152,007
Elijah Anderson“The White Space”January 20151,989
Eduardo Bonilla-SilvaMore than Prejudice: Restatement, Reflections, and New Directions in Critical Race TheoryJanuary 20151,390
Amada ArmentaRacializing Crimmigration: Structural Racism, Colorblindness, and the Institutional Production of Immigrant CriminalityJanuary 20171,328
David L. Brunsma, David G. Embrick, Jean H. ShinGraduate Students of Color: Race, Racism, and Mentoring in the White Waters of AcademiaJanuary 20171,007
Victor Erik Ray, Antonia Randolph, Megan Underhill, David LukeCritical Race Theory, Afro-Pessimism, and Racial Progress NarrativesApril 2017852
Monica M. Trieu, Hana C. LeeAsian Americans and Internalized Racial Oppression: Identified, Reproduced, and DismantledJanuary 2018767
Elizabeth Aranda, Elizabeth VaqueraRacism, the Immigration Enforcement Regime, and the Implications for Racial Inequality in the Lives of Undocumented Young AdultsJanuary 2015734

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Socius

AuthorTitlePublication DateNumber of Downloads
Ryan Jerome LeCountVisualizing the Increasing Effect of Racial Resentment on Political Ideology among Whites, 1986 to 2016September 201815,746
Stephen Vaisey, Omar LizardoCultural Fragmentation or Acquired Dispositions? A New Approach to Accouting for Patterns of Cultural ChangeOctober 201611,757
Peter Hart-Brinson   The Social Imagination of Homosexuality and the Rise of Same-sex Marriage in the United StatesJanuary 20169,464
Elaine Howard Ecklund, David R. Johnson, Christopher P. Scheitle, Kristin R. W. Matthews, Steven W. LewisReligion among Scientists in International Context: A New Study of Scientists in Eight RegionsSeptember 20164,900
Emily Kazyak, Kelsy Burke, Mathew StangeLogics of Freedom: Debating Religious Freedom Laws and Gay and Lesbian RightsFebruary 20184,761
Daniel L. Carlson, Amanda Jayne Miller, Sharon SasslerStalled for Whom? Change in the Division of Particular Housework Tasks and Their Consequences for Middle- to Low-Income CouplesApril 20183,885
Amelia R. Branigan, Christopher Wildeman, Jeremy Freese, Catarina I. KiefeComplicating Colorism: Race, Skin Color, and the Likelihood of ArrestAugust 20173,841
Landon SchnabelSexual Orientation and Social AttitudesApril 20183,475
Kamesha Spates, Brittany C. SlattonI've Got My Family and My Faith: Black Women and the Suicide ParadoxDecember 20173,279
Molly M. King, Carl T. Bergstrom, Shelley J. Correll, Jennifer Jacquet, Jevin D. WestMen Set Their Own Cities High: Gender and Self-citation across Fields and over TimeDecember 20172,851

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Teaching Sociology

AuthorTitlePublication DateNumber of Downloads
Josh PackardThe Impact of Racial Diversity in the Classroom: Activating the Sociological ImaginationApril 20131,301
Adam Driscoll, Karl Jicha, Andrea N. Hunt, Lisa Tichavsky, Gretchen ThompsonCan Online Courses Deliver In-class Results? A Comparison of Student Performance and Satisfaction in an Online versus a Face-to-face Introductory Sociology CourseOctober 20121,243
Adam M. MessingerTeaching Content Analysis through Harry PotterOctober 20121,164
Hannah Wohl, Gary Alan FineThe Active Skim: Efficient Reading as a Moral Challenge in Postgraduate EducationJuly 20171,121
Jessica MacNamara, Sarah Glann, Paul DurlakExperiencing Misgendered Pronouns: A Classroom Activity to Encourage EmpathyJuly 2017740
Julianne Weinzimmer, Jacqueline BergdahlThe Value of Dialogue Groups for Teaching Race and EthnicityJuly 2018731
David PurcellSociology, Teaching, and Reflective Practice: Using Writing to ImproveJanuary 2013716
Marisela Martinez-Cola, Rocco English, Jennifer Min, Jonathan Peraza, Jamesetta Tambah, Christina YebuahWhen Pedagogy is Painful: Teaching in Tumultuous TimesApril 2018692
Rachel E. Stein, Corey J. Colyer, Jason Manning    Student Accountability in Team-based Learning ClassesJanuary 2016627
Shane Dixon, Linda QuirkeWhat's the Harm? The Coverage of Ethics and Harm Avoidance in Research Methods TextbooksJanuary 2018613

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