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This article integrates literature on social movements and migration to examine how migration shapes both the cognitive and social foundations of collective action in origin communities. Using longitudinal data and in-depth interviews from rural China, the author finds that outward migration spurs collective resistance in origin communities and shapes the form and scale of collective action.
The Department of Sociology congratulates Prof. Shamus Khan in receiving the American Sociological Association
The Department of Sociology congratulates Prof. Shamus Khan in receiving the American Sociological Association Charles Tilly Best Article Award for his article “How Cultural Capital Emerged in Gilded Age America: Musical Purification and Cross-Class Inclusion at the New York Philharmonic.“ American Journal of Sociology 123(6): 1743-83, co-authored with Fabien Accominotti and Adam Storer.
The COVID-19 pandemic is the gravest public health crisis the United States has faced since the Influenza pandemic of 1918, but it will not be the last. Disaster research is often by necessity retrospective, providing accounts of past actions and ongoing recoveries.