Craig J. Jenkins

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Dr. J. Craig Jenkins "specializes in the study of social movements, political sociology and social development. His current research projects include the World Handbook of Political Indicators IV, which is mapping conflict and violence globally; dissent and repression in the Middle East; international terrorism, political protest and democratization; the growth of the U.S. environmental movement; and state government high technology programs." [1] Cv

Selected Publications

  • Robert Brulle and J. Craig Jenkins. Forthcoming. “Civil Society and the Environment: Understanding the Dynamics and Impacts of the U.S. Environmental Movement,” in Tom Lyon (ed.) Understanding 21st Century NGOs. Resources for the Future Press: Washington, D.C.
  • Kevin T. Leicht and J. Craig Jenkins (eds.) The Handbook of Politics (N.Y.: Springer, 2009).
  • "Is the U.S. Environmental Movement Dead?" with Robert J. Brulle (Contexts, 2008)
  • "New and Unexplored Opportunities: Developing a Spatial Perspective for Political Sociology," with Kevin Leicht, in Spaces, Places and Inequality, ed. by Linda Lobao, Ann Tickamyer and Gregory Hooks (SUNY Press, 2007)
  • "Military Famine, Human Rights and Child Hunger," with Stephen J. Scanlan and Lindsey Peterson (Journal of Conflict Resolution, 2007)
  • "Measuring Social Movement Organization Populations," with Robert J. Brulle, Liesel Turner and Jason Carmichael (Mobilization, 2007)
  • Identity Conflict: Can Violence Be Regulated? with Esther Gottlieb (Transaction Books, 2007)
  • "Spinning Our Way to Sustainability," with Robert J. Brulle (Organization and Environment, 2007)
  • "Ideologies of Violence: The Social Origins of Islamist and Leftist Transnational Terrorism," with Kris Robison and Edward Crenshaw (Social Forces, 2006)
  • The Politics of Social Protest: Comparative Perspectives on States and Social Movements, edited with Bert Klandermans (University of Minnesota Press, 1995).
  • Craig Jenkins and Craig Eckert, “Channeling black insurgency: elite patronage and professional social movement organizations in the development of the black movement,” American Sociological Review, 51, 6, (1986).
  • The Politics of Insurgency: Farm Worker Movement of the 1960s (Columbia University Press, 1985)

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  1. J. Craig Jenkins, Ohio State Univerity, accessed October 9, 2008.