Goodwin, Jeff



Jeff Goodwin and James M. Jasper, editors (2015), The Social Movements Reader: Cases and Concepts, 3rd edition (Wiley Blackwell).


Jeff Goodwin and James M. Jasper, editors (2012), Contention in Context: Political Opportunities and the Emergence of Protest (Stanford University Press).


Gregory M. Maney, Rachel V. Kutz-Flamenbaum, Deana Rohlinger, and Jeff Goodwin, Editors (2012), Strategies for Social Change (University of Minnesota Press).


Jeff Goodwin and James M. Jasper, editors (2004), Rethinking Social Movements: Structure, Culture, and Emotion (Rowman & Littlefield).


Jeff Goodwin, James M. Jasper, and Francesca Polletta, editors (2001), Passionate Politics: Emotions and Social Movements (University of Chicago Press). (Translated into Korean by Hanul Publishing Group [2012].)


Jeff Goodwin (2001), No Other Way Out: States and Revolutionary Movements, 1945-1991 (Cambridge University Press).

Selected Articles:

Gabriel Hetland and Jeff Goodwin (2013), “The Strange Disappearance of Capitalism from Social Movement Studies.” In Marxism and Social Movements, edited by Colin Barker, Laurence Cox, John Krinsky, and Alf Gunvald Nilsen (Brill), pp. 83-102.

Jeff Goodwin (2013), “Social Movements and Revolutions.” In Jeff Manza et al., The Sociology Project: Introducing the Sociological Imagination (Pearson), pp. 474-505.

Jeff Goodwin (2012), “Terrorism.” In The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Political Sociology, edited by Edwin Amenta, Kate Nash, and Alan Scott (Wiley-Blackwell), pp. 190-203.

Jeff Goodwin (2012), “Are Protestors Opportunists? Fifty Tests.” In Contention in Context: Political Opportunities and the Emergence of Protest, edited by Jeff Goodwin and James M. Jasper (Stanford University Press), pp. 277-300.

Jeff Goodwin (2011), “Why We Were Surprised (Again) by the Arab Spring,” Swiss Political Science Review, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 452-56.

Jeff Goodwin (2009), “The Relational Approach to Terrorism,” Swiss Political Science Review, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 387-94.

Jeff Goodwin (2008), “Which Side Are We On? NYU’s Full-Time Faculty and the GSOC Strike.” In The University Against Itself: The NYU Strike and the Future of the Academic Workplace, edited by Monika Krause, Mary Nolan, Michael Palm, and Andrew Ross (Temple University Press), pp. 162-73.

Jeff Goodwin (2007), “‘The Struggle Made Me a Non-Racialist’: Why There Was So Little Terrorism in the Antiapartheid Struggle,” Mobilization, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 193-203.

Jeff Goodwin (2006), “How Not to Explain Terrorism” (a review essay on Louise Richardson, What Terrorists Want: Understanding the Enemy, Containing the Threat [Random House, 2006]), European Journal of Sociology, Vol. 47, No. 3, pp. 477-82.

Jeff Goodwin (2006), “What Do We Really Know About (Suicide) Terrorism?”  Sociological Forum, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 315-30.

Jeff Goodwin (2006), “A Theory of Categorical Terrorism,” Social Forces, Vol. 84, No. 4, pp.2027-2046. A revised version of this article was also published as “Devrimci Terörizmi Anlamak,” in Tarihsel Sosyoloji: Stratejiler, Sorunsallar, Paradmigmalar, edited by Ferdan Ergut and Ayşen Uysal (Ankara: Dipnot Yayinlari, 2007), pp. 251-293.

Jeff Goodwin and James M. Jasper (2006), “Emotions and Social Movements.”  In Handbook of the Sociology of Emotions, edited by Jan E. Stets and Jonathan H. Turner (Springer), pp. 611-35.

Jeff Goodwin (2005), “Revolutions and Revolutionary Movements.”  In The Handbook of Political Sociology, edited by Thomas Janoski, Robert Alford, Alexander Hicks, and Mildred A. Schwartz (Cambridge University Press), pp. 404-22.

Jeff Goodwin (2004), “What Must We Explain to Explain Terrorism?” A review essay on Jessica Stern, Terror in the Name of God: Why Religious Militants Kill (Ecco, 2003), Social Movements Studies, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 259-62.

Jeff Goodwin, James M. Jasper, and Francesca Polletta (2003), “Emotional Dimensions of Social Movements.”  In The Blackwell Companion to Social Movements, edited by David A. Snow, Sarah Soule, and Hanspeter Kriesi (Blackwell), pp. 413-32.

Jeff Goodwin and Ruth Horowitz (2002), “The Methodological Strengths and Dilemmas of Qualitative Sociology,” Qualitative Sociology, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 33-47.

Jeff Goodwin and Steven Pfaff (2001), “Emotion Work in High-Risk Social Movements: Managing Fear in the U.S. and East German Civil Rights Movements.”  In Passionate Politics: Emotions and Social Movements (University of Chicago Press), pp. 282-302.

Jeff Goodwin, James M. Jasper, and Francesca Polletta (2000), “The Return of the Repressed: The Fall and Rise of Emotions in Social Movement Theory,” Mobilization, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 65-84.

Jeff Goodwin and James M. Jasper (1999), “Caught in a Winding, Snarling Vine: The Structural Bias of Political Process Theory” (with responses from Charles Tilly, Sidney Tarrow, David S. Meyer, Francesca Polletta, and Ruud Koopmans.), Sociological Forum, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 27-54.

Jeff Goodwin (1997), “The Libidinal Constitution of a High-Risk Social Movement: Affectual Ties and Solidarity in the Huk Rebellion, 1946 to 1954,” American Sociological Review, Vol. 62, No. 1, pp. 53-69.

Mustafa Emirbayer and Jeff Goodwin (1996), “Symbols, Positions, Objects: Toward a New Theory of Revolutions and Collective Action,” History and Theory, Vol. 35, pp. 358-374.

Jeff Goodwin (1996), “How to Become a Dominant American Social Scientist: The Case of  Theda Skocpol” (a review essay on Theda Skocpol, States and Social Revolutions [Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979]), Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 293-295. An expanded version of this essay was published in Required Reading: Sociology's Most Influential Books, edited by Dan Clawson [University of Massachusetts Press, 1998].)

Jeff Goodwin (1994), “Old Regimes and Revolutions in the Second and Third Worlds: A Comparative Perspective.” Social Science History, Vol. 18, No. 4, pp. 575-604.

Mustafa Emirbayer and Jeff Goodwin (1994), “Network Analysis, Culture, and the Problem of Agency,” American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 99, No. 6, pp. 1411-1454.

Jeff Goodwin (1994), “What's Right (and Wrong) About Left Media Criticism?  Herman and Chomsky's Propaganda Model” (a review essay on the work of Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomsky), Sociological Forum, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 101-111.
Herman and John Foran and Jeff Goodwin (1993), “Revolutionary Outcomes in Iran and Nicaragua: Coalition Fragmentation, War, and the Limits of Social Transformation.”  Theory and Society, Vol. 22, pp. 209-247.

Jeff Goodwin and Theda Skocpol (1989), “Explaining Revolutions in the Contemporary Third World.”  Politics and Society, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 489-509.

Updated on 10/06/2016