Volume 14, Issue 1, published 02/2/2009

Peer Reviewed Articles

'Do We Look Like Boy Racers?' the Role of the Folk Devil in Contemporary Moral Panics
by Karen Lumsden

Rethinking 'Current Crisis' Arguments: Gouldner and the Legacy of Critical Sociology
by Robert Hollands and Liz Stanley

It's Not Just Structural: Social Movements Are Not Homogenous Responses to Structural Features, but Networks Shaped by Organisational Strategies and Status
by Clare Saunders

Born in the USA: Exceptionalism in Maternity Care Organisation Among High-Income Countries
by Edwin van Teijlingen, Sirpa Wrede, Cecilia Benoit, Jane Sandall and Raymond DeVries

The Social Constructionist Challenge to Primacy Identity and the Emancipation of Oppressed Groups: Human Primacy Identity Politics and the Human/'Animal' Dualism
by Kay Peggs

Young People and Political Participation: An Analysis of European Union Policies
by Rachel Brooks

Senses of Gender
by Jason Lim and Kath Browne

Book Reviews

Global Ambitions and Local Identities: An Israeli-American High-Tech Merger by Ailon, Galit
Reviewed by Emre Tarim

Writing for Social Scientists: How to Start and Finish Your Thesis, Book, or Article (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing & Publishing) by Becker, HS
Reviewed by Najam Abbas

The Power of Looks: Social Stratification of Physical Appearance by Berry, Bonnie
Reviewed by William Keenan

New Frontiers in Science and Technology Studies by Fuller, Steve
Reviewed by Alexandros Kyrtsis

Thinking Palestine by Lentin, Ronit
Reviewed by Gad Yair

After Optimism: Ireland, Racism and Globalisation by Lentin, Ronit and Robbie McVeigh
Reviewed by Martin Power

Books received