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Ann MischeAnn Mische

Associate Professor of Sociology and Peace Studies
(PhD, New School for Social Research, 1998)
111 Hesburgh Center
574-631-7760
email: Ann.E.Mische.2@nd.edu
http://kroc.nd.edu/facultystaff/faculty/ann-mische

Geographic focus: Brazil, Latin America

Thematic interests: Social movements, political parties, civic organization, political communication, culture and cognition, social networks, organizations, deliberation and decision-making, sociological theory.

Current research:  I am working on several related projects: 1) a study of partisan ambivalence and the rejection of institutionalized politics in the recent protests in Brazil; 2) a study of future-oriented discourse in the contentious debates over the “green economy” in the United Conference of Sustainable Development (Rio+20) and the accompanying “People’s Summit”; and 3) a new book project on how individual and collective projections of future possibilities influence deliberation and decision-making. This study will compare the discursive and relational dynamics of future-oriented deliberation in local communities, social movements, and policy arenas.

Selected publications:

  • “Network Approaches and Social Movements” (with Mario Diani), in Donatella della Porta and Mario Diani, eds., Oxford Handbook of Social Movements (Oxford University Press, 2016)

  • “Partisan Performance: The Relational Construction of Brazilian Youth Activist Publics” in Federico M. Rossi and Marisa von Bülow, eds., Social Movement Dynamics: New Perspectives on Theory and Research from Latin America (Ashgate Publications, 2015)

  • “Fractal Arenas: Dilemmas of Strategy and Style in a Brazilian Student Congress,” in Jan Willem Duyvendak and James M. Jasper, eds., Players and Arenas: The Interactive Dynamics of Protest (Amsterdam University Press, 2014)

  • “Measuring Futures in Action: Projective Grammars in the Rio+20 Debates,” Theory and Society 43 (2014)

  • “Come to the streets, but without parties: The challenges of the new Brazilian protests,”  Mobilizing Ideas blog, September 4, 2013

  • Formations and Formalisms: Charles Tilly and the Paradox of the Actor” (with John Krinsky), Annual Review of Sociology 39 (2013)

  • “Relational Sociology, Culture and Agency, ”in The Sage Handbook of Social Network Analysis, edited by John Scott and Peter J. Carrington (2011)

  • “Projects and Possibilities: Researching Futures in Action,” Sociological Forum 24  (2009)

  • Partisan Publics: Communication and Contention across Brazilian Youth Activist Networks (Princeton University Press, 2008).  Awarded honorable mention for the Best Book Award of the American Sociology Association’s political sociology section (2009)

  • “Cross-Talk in Movements: Rethinking the Culture-Network Link,”  in Mario Diani and Doug McAdam, eds., Social Movements and Networks: Relational Approaches to Collective Action (Oxford University Press, 2003)

  • “Composing a Civic Arena: Publics, Projects, and Social Settings” (with Philippa Pattison), Poetics 27 (2000)


 

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