Publications & Presentations

Murray, Susan Bell

Publications & Presentations

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Conference Presentations

Murray, Susan. “Rearranging the ‘Master’s House’: Living and Learning through Feminist Pedagogy,”  Annual Meetings of the Pacific Sociological Association – San Deigo, CA: April 2009.

Murray, Susan and Baba, Yoko. “Home is Where Injustice Begins: A Pedagogy of Intimate Violence,” Annual Meetings of the Pacific Sociological Association – Hollywood, CA: April 2006.


Murray, Susan B. 2003    “A Spy, A Shill, A Go-Between, or a Sociologist: Unveiling the Observer in Participant Observer,” Qualitative Research,3(3), 379-397.

Baba, Yoko, Murray, Susan B. 2003    “Spousal Abuse: Vietnamese Children’s Reports of Parental Violence,” Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 30(3): 97-122.

 Baba, Yoko, Murray, Susan B. 2002    “Race and Domestic Violence: A Comparative Study of African-American, Latina, and White Women,” Free Inquiry in Creative Sociology, 30(2):165-175.

Murray, Susan B. 2001    “’When a Scratch Becomes a Scary Story’” The Social Construction of Micro Panics in Center-Based Child Care,” TheSociological Review, 49(4):512-529.

Murray, Susan B. 2000    “Getting Paid in Smiles: The Gendering of Child Care Work.” Symbolic Interaction,23(2):135-160.

Murray, Susan B.  1998   “Child Care Work: Intimacy in the Shadow of Family Life.” Qualitative Sociology, 21(2):149-168.

 Murray, Susan B. 1997     “‘It’s Safer this Way’: The Subtle and Not-So-Subtle Exclusion of Men in Child Care.”  Pp. 136-153 in Subtle Sexism: Current Practices and Prospects for Change, edited by N.V. Benokraitis and J.R. Feagin. New York: Sage.

 Murray, Susan B.  1996   “We All Love Charles: Men in Child Care and the Social Construction of Gender.” Gender & Society 10(4):368-385.

Murray, Susan B.  1988   “The Unhappy Marriage of Theory and Practice: An Analysis of a Battered Women's Shelter.” National Women’s Studies Association Journal1(1):75-92.