Stephen Pfohl: a list of selected publications.

A. Books

Predicting Dangerousness: The Social Construction of Psychiatric Reality. Lexington, MA D. C. Heath and Co., 1978, 251 pp.

Images of Deviance and Social Control: A Sociological History. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1985, 415 pp.

Death at the Parasite Cafe: Social Science (Fictions) and the Postmodern. New York: St. Martinís Press, 1992, 319 pp.

Images of Deviance and Social Control: A Sociological History, 2nd Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1994, 528 pp.

Venus in Video: Cybernetic Capital and Ultramodern Power, forthcoming.

B. Articles/Chapters

"Social Role Analysis: The Ethnomethodological Critique," Sociology and Social Research. Vol., 39, 3 (April, 1975), pp.243-265.

"Review Article on ëWho Becomes Delinquentí by D.J. West and D.P. Farrington." Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency. Vol.12, 2, (July 1975), pp.162-165.

"Criminal Violence and the Poor Black Male: A Review Article on Two Books by Lynn Curtis," Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency. Vol. 13, 1, (January 1976), pp. 96-101.

"The 'Discovery' of Child Abuse," Social Problems, Vol. 24, 3 (February 1977), pp.310-323.

Reprinted as "The 'Discovery' of Child Abuse," chapter 23 in Peter Wickman and Phillip Whitten (eds.) Readings in Criminology. Lexington, MA.: D.C. Heath and Co., 1978, pp.214-225.

Reprinted as "The 'Discovery' of Child Abuse," chapter 28 in Joanne Valient Cook and Roy Tyler Bowles, eds., Child Abuse: Commission and Omission. Toronto: Butterworths, 1980, pp.323-349.

Reprinted as "The 'Discovery' of Child Abuse," in Jack Douglas (ed.) Research in Deviance, 2nd ed. New York: Random House, 1984, pp. 103-114.

Excerpted from reprinted in Howard Freeman, Wyatt Jones and Lynn Zucker (eds.) Social Problems: A Policy Perspective. Chicago, Ill.: Rand McNally, 1980.

Reprinted as "The 'Discovery' of Child Abuse," Chapter 4 in Delos H. Kelly (ed.) Deviant Behavior, 2nd edition. NY: St. Martinís Press, 1984, pp.45-56.

Reprinted as "The 'Discovery' of Child Abuse," Chapter 4 in Delos H. Kelly (ed.) Deviant Behavior, 3rd Edition. NY: St. Martinís Press, 1988, pp. 40-51.

Reprinted as "The 'Discovery' of Child Abuse," in Henry N. Pontell, ed., Social Deviance: Readings in Theory and Research. Englewoods Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1993, pp. 34-48.

Reprinted as "The 'Discovery' of Child Abuse," in Henry N. Pontell, ed., Social Deviance: Readings in Theory and Research, 2nd Edition. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1995, pp. 21-32.

"Assessing Dangerousness: Comparing Psychiatric and Social Psychiatric and Social Psychological Models." Criminal Justice Columns, Vol. 2, 1, (Fall, 1978), pp. 3, 9.

"The Psychiatric Assessment of Dangerousness: Practical Problems and Political Implications," in S. Dinitz and J. Conrad (eds.), In Fear of Each Other: Studies of Dangerousness in America. Lexington, Mass.: Lexington Books, 1977, pp. 77-101.

Reprinted as "The Psychiatric Assessment of Dangerousness: Practical Problems and Political Implications," Chapter 19 in Sheldon L. Messinger and Egon Bittner (eds.), Criminology Review Yearbook, Vol. 1. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage Publications, 1979, pp.466-490.

"From Whom Will We Be Protected: Comparative approaches to the assessment of dangerousness," International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, Vol. 2 (1979), pp.55-78.

"Deciding on Dangerousness: Predictions of Violence as Social Control," Crime and Social Justice, Vol. 11 (Spring-Summer 1979), pp.29-40.

Reprinted as "Deciding on Dangerousness" in Tony Platt and Paul Takagi (ed.), Punishment and Penal Discipline. Berkeley, CA: Crime and Social Justice Associates, 1980, pp. 129-141.
"Teaching Critical Criminology: The Ethical Issues," Chapter 15 in James A. Inciardi (ed.), Radical Criminology: The Coming Crisis. Beverly Hills, CA: SAGE Publications, 1980, pp. 245-256.

"Labeling Criminals," Chapter 3 in H. Laurence Ross (ed.), Law and Deviance. Beverly Hills, CA: SAGE Publications, 1981, pp.65-97.

"Ethnomethodology and Criminology: the social production of crime and the criminal," in C. Ronald Huff and Israel Barak (eds.) The Mad, the Bad, and the Different: Essays in Honor of Simon Dinitz. Lexington, Mass.: Lexington Books, 1981, pp.25-37.

"Social Structure, Social Consciousness and Social Control: An Interview with Stephen J. Pfohl," prepared and edited by Robert Menze, Canadian Criminological Forum, Vol. 4 (Fall) 1981, pp. 61-72.

"Predicting Dangerousness: A Sociological Deconstruction of Psychiatric Reality," Chapter 9 in Linda A. Teplin (ed.), Mental Health and the Law. Beverly Hills, CA: SAGE Publications, 1984, pp. 201-225.

"Toward a Sociological Deconstruction of Social Problems," Social Problems, Vol. 32, 3 (February, 1985), pp. 228-235.

"Criminological Displacements," with Avery Gordon, Social Problems, Vol. 33, 6 (October/December 1986), pp. S94-S113.

Reprinted as "Criminological Displacements," with photo stills from video-text, in Arthur Kroker and Marilouise Kroker (eds.), Body Invaders. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1987, pp. 224-254.

Reprinted as "Criminolgical Displacements," in Departement de Criminologie, eds., L'Intervention Psychosociale Au Sein Du Penal, Textes d'appui des conferenciers/ieres, Vol. III., (Ottawa: Departement de Criminologie, Universite D'Ottawa, 1991).


"Atoneichong und Kontrolle as Reflexion von Nicht" a Power Reflexive Interpretation of Deviance and Social Control," in Helmut F. Jannsen, Rainer Kaulitzki and Raymond Michalowski (eds.), Radikale Kriminologie - Themen and Theoretische Positioner der Amerikanischen. Radical Criminology. Biellefeld: Ajz Druck and Vevlag, 1988, pp.128-144.

"Letters in Excess," in Arthur Kroker and Marilouise Kroker (eds.), Body Invaders. New York: St. Martin's, 1987, pp. 255-262.

"Playing Politics with Policy: A Conversation with Stephen J. Pfohl," Interview prepared and edited by Maureen E. Kelleher, American Sociologist, Vol. 19, (Summer 1987), pp. 189-194.

"Hyper-Primitive Romance," R V Magazine, (Winter, 1989), pp.23-25.

"My First Confession," R V Magazine, (Spring, 1989), p. 24.

Reprinted as "My First Confession," in Arthur and Marilouise Kroker (eds.), The Hysterical Male: New Feminist Theory. New York: St. Martins Press, 1991, p. 187.
"Terror of the Simulacra: Struggles for Justice and the Postmodern," in School of Justice Studies, New Directions in the Study of Justice. New York: Plenum, 1989, pp. 207-45.

"Panic Reno Romance," in Arthur Kroker, Marilouise Kroker and David Cook, eds. Panic Encyclopedia: the Definitive Guide to the Postmodern Scene. New York: St. Martinís Press, 1989. pp. 193-200.

"Death of an Author: on Positivism, Pornography and Hyper-Photo-Realism," Version 90, Vol. 1 (1990), pp.102-113.

"Welcome to the Parasite Cafe: Postmodernity as a Social Problem," Social Problems, Vol. 37, 4 (November 1990), pp. 421-442.

"Future Directions for SSSP," SSSP Newsletter, Vol. 21, No. 3 (Fall 1990), pp. 13-15.

"Reforming the SSSP: questions of praxis," American Sociologist, Volume 21, No. 4 (Winter 1991), pp. 331-336.

"Orphans' Dreams: Panic, War and the Postmodern," with Jackie Orr, Version 90, No. 2 (1991), pp. 140-155.

"Postmodernity as a Social Problem: race, class, gender and the New World Order," SSSP Newsletter, Vol. 22, No. 3 (Fall 1991).

"Postmodern Pittsburgh: New World Disordered Conventions," SSSP Newlsetter, Vol. 22, No. 3 (Summer 1992).

"The Parasitic Subject of Ultramodernity: Computational Capital and the 'New World Order'," in Nyzda Correa De Jesus, Heidi J. Figueroa Sarriera and Maria Milagros Lopez, eds., Coloquio Internacional sobre el Imaginario Social Contemporaneo, San Juan, Puerto Rico, University of Pueto Rico, 1993, pp. 41-61.

"Twilight of the Parasites: Ultramodern Capital and the New World Order," Social Problems, Vol. 40, No. 2 (May 1993), pp. 801-827.

"Revenge of the Parasites: feeding off the ruins of sociological (de)construction," Chapter 19 in Gale Miller and James A. Holstein (eds.) Reconsidering Social Constructionism. New York: Aldine de Gruyter, 1993, pp. 403-440.

"Male Mas(s)ochism and Cybernetics," abridged version of "Venus in Microsoft," Chapter 14 in Arthur and Marilouise Kroker (eds.), The Last Sex, New York: St. Martin's Press, 1993, pp. 184-197.

"Venus in Microsoft: Male Mas(s)ochism and Cybernetics," in Canadian Journal of Political and Social Theory, Vol. 16, no. 1-3 (1993), pp. 82-123.

"'Stolen Childhoods Redreamed': review essay on My Mother: Demonology, by Kathy Acker," Canadian Journal of Political and Social Theory, Vol. 16, numbers 1-3 (1993), pp. 153-157.

"A Brief HIStory of the Parasite Cafe," Chapter 7 in Michael Ryan and Avery Gordon, (eds.), Body Politics: Disease, Desire and the Family. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 1994, pp.97-103.

"Seven Mirrors of Sade: Sex, Death, Capital and the Language of Monsters," in PLI/ Warwick Journal of Philosophy, (February, 1994), pp. 7-37.

Reprinted, and revised, as "Seven Mirrors of Sade," in Deepak Sawhney, ed. Reconfiguring Sade, New York: Humanities Press, 1999, forthcoming.
"Orphans' Dreams: Panic Wars and the Postmodern," with Jackie Orr, revised and expanded version of "Orphans' Dreams," Chapter 6 in Body Politics: Disease, Desire and the Family. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 1994, pp. 76-93.

"Images of Deviance," Chapter 1 in Alex Thio and Thomas Calhoun, eds., Readings in Deviant Behavior, New York: Harper Collins, 1995, pp. 12-16.

"We Go Round and Round in the Night and Are Consumed by Fire," Canadian Journal of Political and Social Theory, Vol. 18 (1995), pp. 55-67.

"Moral Impulses and the Ethics of Postmodernity: An Ambivalent Response to Zygmunt Bauman," Humanity and Society, Vol. 19., No. 3 (August, 1995), pp. 109-116.

"The Cybernetic Delirium of Norbert Wiener," in Canadian Journal of Political and Social Theory, Vol. 20 (1997), pp. 57-87.

Reprinted as "The Cybernetic Delirium of Norbert Wiener," in Arthur and Marilouise Kroker, eds. Digital Delirium. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997, pp. 114-131.
"No Gulf War: a featured essay on Jean Baudrillard's The Gulf War Did Not Take Place," Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 26, No. 2, (March 1997), pp. 138-141.

"Theses on the Cyberotics of History: Venus in Microsoft, remix," in Joan Broadhurst Dixon and Eric J. Cassidy, ed. Cyberotics: Virtual Futures, Technology and Post-Human Pragmatism, New York: Routledge, 1998, pp. 11-29.

"Sacrificial Doublings and the Gift of Excess: Mauss, Bataille and Poststructuralist Theory," Epoche: a Journal of Religion, Vol. XXII (Fall 1998), pp. 15-29.
 
 

C. Reviews

"Review of Psychiatry Observed, by Geoff Baruch and Andrew Treacher," Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 8, 3 (May, 1979), pp. 429-431.

"Review of The Politics of the Criminal Justice System: An Organizational Analysis, by Ralph A. Rossum," Social Science Quarterly, Vol. 61, No. 1 (June 1980), pp. 165-167.

"Review of The Struggle to be Human: Crime, Criminology and Anarchism, by Larry L. Tifft and Dennis Sullivan." Insurgent Sociologist, Vol. 10, 4 - Vol. 11, 11 (Summer/Fall 1981), pp. 237-239.

"Review of Architects of Adjustment: The History of the Psychological Profession in the United States, by Donald S. Napoli," Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 11, 2 (March 1982), pp. 237-239.

"Review of The Sociology of Knowledge in America: 1883-1915, by Ellsworth R. Fuhrman," Social Forces, Vol. 61, No. 1 (Sept.1982), pp. 302-305.

"Review of Predicting Violent Behavior: An Assessment of Clinical Techniques, by John Monahan," Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 12, No. 2 (March 1983), pp. 174-175.

"Review of Dangerousness: Problems of Assessment and Prediction, by John W. Hinton," (ed.), Contemporary Psychology, Vol. 2, 3 (March 1984), pp. 244-45.

"Review of Recovery from Schizophrenia: Psychiatry and Political Economy, by Richard Warner," Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 14, No. 5 (Sept. 1985), pp. 880-881.

"Review of Theoretical Methods in Criminology by Robert F. Meier (ed.)," Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 16, 4 (July 1987), pp. 527-528.
 
 
 
 

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