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Selected Publications

NCI has been able to contribute to scholarly research across disciplines through the work of our staff, supported faculty, students and visiting scholars. Below is just a sampling of our recent publications.

NCI Reports
Selected Publications by NCI Staff

Gender, Heteronormativity, and the American Presidency
Aidan Smith, Routledge Press, October 2017

Mediating Morality: The Politics of Teen Pregnancy in the Post-Welfare Era
Clare Daniel, University of Massachusetts Press, June 2017

Gender & Justice: Why Women in the Judiciary Really Matter
Sally J. Kenney, Routledge Press, July 2012

Book Review
Kang, A. (2015). Perspectives in Politics,13 (1), 231-233.

Choosing Judges: A Bumpy Road to Women's Equality and a Long Way to Go
Sally J. Kenney, Michigan State Law Review, Volume 2012

Case Studies on Women and Public Policy
Sally Kenney, Executive Director of Newcomb College Institute

Newcomb College, 1886-2006: Higher Education for Women in New Orleans
Susan Tucker and Beth Willinger, LSU Press, May 2012

Reconstituting Whiteness: The Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission
Jenny Irons. Vanderbilt University Press, 2010.

“Political Elites and the Culture of Social Movements.”
Jenny Irons. Sociology Compass 3(3): 459-474. 2009

“Who Rules the Social Control of Protest?: Variability in the State/Countermovement Relationship.”
Jenny Irons. Mobilization: An International Journal 11(2): 165-180. 2006.

“The Shaping of Activist Recruitment and Experience by Race and Gender: A Study of Women in the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement.”
Jenny Irons. Gender & Society 12 (6): 689-706. 1998.

“Women in the Civil Rights Movement.”
Jenny Irons. Encyclopedia entry for Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity and Society, edited by Richard Schaefer. Sage Publications: Thousand Oaks, CA. 2008.

Feminist Collections. “New Reference Works in Women’s Studies: Theory.”
(v. 34, nos. 1-2, Winter-Spring 2013). 31-32. Bea Calvert.

Women Pioneers in the Louisiana Environmental Movement
Peggy Frankland, with Susan Tucker. (University Press of Mississippi, 2013).

“Tacitly the Work of Women: Personal Archives and the Public Memory of Families,”
Susan Tucker, in Women’s Archives Reader, edited by Tanya Zanish-Belcher. (Chicago, Society of American Archivists, 2013).

Newcomb Pottery,” Susan Tucker, in A Unique Slant of Light: The Bicentennial History of Art in Louisiana,
ed. by Michael Sartisky, J. Richard Gruber, and John R. Kemp. (University Press of Mississippi, 2012). 

Don’t You Know—We’re Talking about a Revolution? Sounds like a zine!"
Beatrice Calvert, in Doing Feminist Theory, Oxford University, January 2012

Cookbooks of New Orleans
Bibliography by Culinary History Group, 2011

New Orleans Cuisine: Fourteen Signature Dishes and Their Histories
Susan Tucker, Editor. University of Mississippi Press, 2009

Gender, Memory, and History: In One Culture and Across Others
Susan Tucker & Svanhildur Bogadóttir. Journal of Archival Organization. Volume 6, Issue 4, 2008

Losing Ground but Finding the High Road: Teaching Women’s Studies in Post-Katrina New Orleans
Vicki Mayer, Beth Willinger, Pamela Jenkins, and  Susan Tucker. Feminist Formations, Volume 20, Number 3, Fall 2008

The Scrapbook in American Life
Susan Tucker, Katherine Ott, and Patricia Buckler, editors. Temple University Press, April 2006