Articles and Book Chapters

Isaac Ariail Reed, “Between structural breakdown and crisis action: Interpretation in the Whiskey Rebellion and the Salem Witch Trials.” Critical Historical Studies. [Penultimate] [Published]

Isaac Ariail Reed, “What is Interpretive Explanation in Sociohistorical Analysis?” In Inheriting Gadamer: New Directions in Philosophical Hermeneutics, edited by Georgia Warnke. Edinburgh University Press. Forthcoming. [Penultimate]

Natalie B. Aviles and Isaac Ariail Reed, “Ratio via Machina: Three Standards of Mechanistic Explanation in Sociology.” Sociological Methods and Research. Published online before print. [Penultimate] [Published]

Isaac Ariail Reed, “Deep culture in action: resignification, synecdoche, and metanarrative in the moral panic of the Salem Witch Trials.” Theory and Society. 2015. [Penultimate] [Published]

Paul Lichterman and Isaac Ariail Reed “Theory and Contrastive Explanation in Ethnography” Sociological Methods and Research. (Published Online First, October 2014). [Penultimate] [Published]

Daniel Hirschman and Isaac Ariail Reed.  “Formation Stories and Causality in Sociology” Sociological Theory. 32(4): 259-282. 2014. [Penultimate] [Published]

Isaac Ariail Reed and Mayer N. Zald, “The Unsettlement of Communities of Inquiry,” in Theorizing in the Social Sciences, edited by Richard Swedberg. Stanford University Press. 2014. [penultimate] [Published]

Isaac Ariail Reed, “Power: Relational, Discursive, and Performative Dimensions” Sociological Theory. 31(3): 193-218. [Penultimate] [Published] Translated: “Poder: dimensões relacional, discursiva e performática.” Sociedade e Estado (Brasil). 27(2): 473-510. 2014. [Penultimate] [Published]

Isaac Ariail Reed “Charismatic Performance: A Study of Bacon’s Rebellion” American Journal of Cultural Sociology. 1(2): 1-35. 2013. [Penultimate] [Published]

Isaac Ariail Reed, “Cultural Sociology as a Post-positivist Research Program,” in The Oxford Handbook of Cultural Sociology, edited by Jeffrey Alexander, Philip Smith, and Ron Jacobs. New York: Oxford University Press. 2012. [Penultimate] [Published]

Isaac Reed and Benjamin Lamb-Books. “Hermeneutics and Sociology: Deepening the Interpretive Perspective. in New Directions in Sociology: Essays on Theory and Methodology in the 21st Century, edited by Michael DeCesare and Ieva Zake. Jefferson, NC: McFarland Publishers. [Penultimate] [Published]

Isaac Ariail Reed and Julia Adams “Culture in the Transitions to Modernity: Seven Pillars of a New Research Agenda.” Theory and Society. Volume 40: 247-272. 2011. [Penultimate] [Published]

Isaac Ariail Reed. “Epistemology Contextualized: Social-Scientific Knowledge in a Postpositivist Era.” Sociological Theory. 28 (1): 20-39. 2010. [Penultimate] [Published]

Isaac Ariail Reed and Jeffrey C. Alexander. “Social Science as Reading and Performance: A Cultural-Sociological Understanding of Epistemology.” European Journal of Social Theory. 12(1): 21-41. 2009. [Penultimate] [Published]

Isaac Ariail Reed, “Culture as Object and Approach in Sociology,” in Meaning and Method: The Cultural Approach to Sociology, edited by Isaac Reed and Jeffrey Alexander. Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers. 2009. [Penultimate][Published]

Isaac Ariail Reed.  “Maximal Interpretation in Clifford Geertz and the Strong Program in Cultural Sociology: Towards a New Epistemology” Cultural Sociology. 2(2): 187-200. 2008. [Penultimate] [Published] Reprinted in Jeffrey C. Alexander, Philip Smith, and Matthew Norton, eds. Interpreting Clifford Geertz: Cultural Investigations in the Social Sceinces. New York: Palgrave-Macmillan. 2011. [Penultimate] [Published]

IsaacReed. “Justifying Sociological Knowledge: From Realism to Interpretation,” Sociological Theory. 26 (2): 101-129. 2008.  [Published]

Isaac Reed “Why Salem Made Sense: Culture, Gender, and the Puritan Persecution of Witchcraft.” Cultural Sociology 1 (2), July: 209-234. 2007. [Penultimate] [Published] Translated: “El sentido de Salem: cultura, genero y la persecucion puritan de la brujeria,” pp. 45-82 in Claudio Benzecry, editor, Hacia una nueva sociologia cultural. Mapas, dramas y practicas. Buenos Aires: Universidad de Qulimes. 2012.

Isaac Reed.  “Social Dramas, Shipwrecks, and Cockfights: Conflict and Complicity in Social Performance,” in Social Performance: Symbolic Action, Cultural Pragmatics, and Ritual, edited by Jeffrey Alexander, Bernhard Giesen, and Jason Mast. New York: Cambridge University Press. 2006.  [Penultimate] [Published]