Publications of Kristin A. Goss    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:

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  1. Cook, PJ; Goss, KA. The Gun Debate: What Everyone Needs to Know. Oxford University Press, April, 2014. 280 pages pp. [available here]  [abs]
  2. Goss, KA. The Paradox of Gender Equality. University of Michigan Press, December, 2012. 240 pages pp.  [abs]
  3. Goss, KA. The paradox of gender equality: How American women's groups gained and lost their public voice. The Paradox of Gender Equality: How American Women's Groups Gained and Lost Their Public Voice. University of Michigan Press, 2013. 1-240 pp. [available here]  [abs]
  4. K.A. Goss. Disarmed: The Missing Movement for Gun Control in America.  2006, 2009. [available here]
  5. Goss, KA. Disarmed: The Missing Movement for Gun Control in America. Princeton University Press, 2006.  [abs]

Journal Articles

  1. Farley, KEW; Goss, KA; Smith, SR. "Introduction to Advancing Philanthropic Scholarship: The Implications of Transformation." PS - Political Science and Politics 51.01 (January, 2018): 39-42. [doi]
  2. Siegel, M; Xuan, Z; Ross, CS; Galea, S; Kalesan, B; Fleegler, E; Goss, KA. "Easiness of Legal Access to Concealed Firearm Permits and Homicide Rates in the United States.." American journal of public health 107.12 (December, 2017): 1923-1929. [doi]  [abs]
  3. Smith, VM; Siegel, M; Xuan, Z; Ross, CS; Galea, S; Kalesan, B; Fleegler, E; Goss, KA. "Broadening the Perspective on Gun Violence: An Examination of the Firearms Industry, 1990-2015.." American Journal of Preventive Medicine 53.5 (November, 2017): 584-591. [doi]  [abs]
  4. Díez, C; Kurland, RP; Rothman, EF; Bair-Merritt, M; Fleegler, E; Xuan, Z; Galea, S; Ross, CS; Kalesan, B; Goss, KA; Siegel, M. "State Intimate Partner Violence-Related Firearm Laws and Intimate Partner Homicide Rates in the United States, 1991 to 2015.." Annals of internal medicine 167.8 (October, 2017): 536-543. [doi]  [abs]
  5. Siegel, M; Pahn, M; Xuan, Z; Ross, CS; Galea, S; Kalesan, B; Fleegler, E; Goss, KA. "Firearm-Related Laws in All 50 US States, 1991-2016.." American journal of public health 107.7 (July, 2017): 1122-1129. [doi]  [abs]
  6. Goss, KA. "The Socialization of Conflict and Its Limits: Gender and Gun Politics in America*." Social Science Quarterly 98.2 (June, 2017): 455-470. [doi]  [abs]
  7. Carlson, J; Goss, KA. "Gendering the second amendment." Law and contemporary problems 80.2 (January, 2017): 103-128.
  8. Goss, KA. "Defying the odds on gun regulation: The passage of bipartisan mental health laws across the states.." American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 85.3 (May, 2015): 203-210. [doi]
  9. Goss, KA. "Does the United States Still Need a Women's Movement? Introduction." Politics and Gender 10.2 (June, 2014): 265-301. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  10. Goss, KA. "The U. S. Women's Jury Movement and Strategic Adaptation.." Perspectives on Politics 12.1 (March, 2014): 188-190. [doi]
  11. Goss, KA. "Response to Holly McCammon’s review of The Paradox of Gender Equality: How American Women’s Groups Gained and Lost Their Public Voice." Perspectives on Politics 12.01 (March, 2014): 187-188. [doi]
  12. Goss, KA. "Gendered Money: Financial Organization in Women's Movements, 1880-1933.." Journal of Women, Politics and Policy 34.3 (July, 2013): 290-291. [doi]
  13. Goss, KA. "Disarmed: The missing movement for gun control in America." Disarmed: The Missing Movement for Gun Control in America (December, 2010): 1-282.  [abs]
  14. Goss, KA; Heaney, MT. "Organizing Women as Women: Hybridity and Grassroots Collective Action in the 21st Century,." Perspectives on Politics 8.1 (March, 2010). [repository]  [abs]
  15. Goss, KA. "Civil society and civic engagement: Towards a multi-level theory of policy feedbacks." Journal of Civil Society 6.2 (2010): 119-143. [doi]  [abs]
  16. Goss, KA; Gastwirth, DA; Parkash, SG. "Research service-learning: Making the academy relevant again." Journal of Political Science Education 6.2 (2010): 117-141. [repository], [doi]  [abs] [author's comments]
  17. Goss, KA. "Never Surrender? How Women's Groups Abandoned Their Policy Niche in US Foreign Policy Debates, 1916-2000." Politics and Gender 5.4 (December, 2009): 453-489. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs]
  18. Goss, KA. "Foundations of feminism: How philanthropic patrons shaped gender politics." Social Science Quarterly 88.5 (December, 2007): 1174-1191. [doi]  [abs]
  19. Goss, KA. "Policy, politics, and paradox: The institutional origins of the great American gun war." Fordham law review / edited by Fordham law students 73.2 (2004): 681-714.
  20. Goss, KA. "Rethinking the Political Participation Paradigm: The Case of Women and Gun Control." Women and Politics 25.4 (2003): 83-118. [doi]  [abs]
  21. Goss, KA. "Volunteering and the long civic generation." Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 28.4 (December, 1999): 378-415.  [abs]

Chapters in Books

  1. Goss, KA. "Policy Plutocrats: How America’s Wealthy Seek to Influence Governance."  July, 2016: 442-448. [doi]
  2. Goss, K. "Gender identity and the shifting basis of advocacy by US women’s groups, 1920–2000." Nonprofits and Advocacy: Engaging Community and Government in an Era of Retrenchment. Ed. Pekkanen, RJ; Smith, SR; Tsujinaka, Y JHU Press, January, 2014: 170-201.
  3. Jazwinski, SM; Yashin, AI. "Introduction."  2014: VII-XII.
  4. K.A. Goss. "Gender Identity and the Shifting Basis of U.S. Women’s Groups’ Advocacy, 1920-2000." Nonprofit Advocacy. Bokutakusha (Tokyo); Johns Hopkins (USA), Forthcoming 2012/13
  5. Goss, KA; Shames, SL. "Political Pathways to Child Care Policy: The Role of Gender in Statebuilding." Women and Politics around the World: Comparative History and Survey. Abc-clio, 2009
  6. Goss, KA; Skocpol, T. "Changing agendas: The impact of feminism on American politics." Gender and Social Capital. Ed. Brenda O'Neill and Elisabeth Gidengil New York: Routledge, 2006: 323-356. [doi]
  7. Goss, KA. "Social Capital in the Workplace." Encyclopedia of Community. Great Barrington, Mass.: Berkshire Publishing Group, 2003
  8. Goss, KA. "Altruism." Encyclopedia of Community. Great Barrington, Mass.: Berkshire Publishing Group, 2003
  9. R.D. Putnam and K.A. Goss. "Introduction." Democracies in Flux: The Evolution of Social Capital in Contemporary Society. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002
  10. Robert D. Putnam with the assistance of K.A. Goss. "Section IV: So What?." Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community. Ed. Robert D. Putnam New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000
  11. Putnam, RD; Goss, KA. "Section IV: So What? (With the assistance of KA Goss)." Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community. Ed. Putnam, RD New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000
  12. Goss, KA. "Taking a Stand Against Sexism." The Compact Reader. Ed. Aaron, JE 2nd ed.New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1987 Also in Rise B. Axelrod and Charles R. Cooper, The St. Martin's Guide to Writing, 2nd ed. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1988; and J. Karl Nicholas and James R. Nicholl, Effective Argument: A Writer's Guide with Readings, 2nd ed. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1998

Book Reviews

  1. Goss, KA. Review of The U.S. Women"s Jury Movements and Strategic Adaptation.  Perspectives on Politics (forthcoming, 2014).
  2. Goss, KA. Review of Gendered Money: Financial Organization in Women's Movements, 1880-1933,.  Journal of Women, Politics & Policy 34.3 (2013): 290-91.
  3. Goss, KA. Review: Why Women Don’t Run for Office.  Georgetown Public Policy Review 11.2 (Spring, 2006): 27-33.
  4. Goss, KA. Review: Gun Violence in America: The Struggle for Control.  Political Science Quarterly 117.3 (Fall, 2002): 532-533.


  1. Goss, KA. Two years after Sandy Hook, the gun control movement has new energy.  Washington Post - MonkeyCage Blog (December, 2014). [available here]
  2. Cook, PJ; Goss, KA. In School Rampages, the Weapon Matters. (April 11, 2014). [available here]
  3. Goss, KA. Turn Emotion Into Action.  New York Times (April 18, 2014). [turn-gun-violence-emotion-into-action]
  4. interview, KAG. Up in Arms: The Political Science Behind Gun Control.  Georgetown Public Policy Review (March 25, 2013). [available here]
  5. Goss, KA. Why We Need to Talk About Guns.  Newsweek (January, 2013).
  6. Goss, KA. Another View: How Military Leaders Can Change the Conversation on Guns.  January, 2013
  7. Goss, KA; Dees, D. Rallying for Gun Reform.  Tampa Bay Times; News & Observer (Raleigh) (December, 2012).
  8. Goss, KA. NRA's Vision of Genuine Monsters. (December, 2012).
  9. Goss, KA. Is Tenure a Matter of Life or Death?.  Chronicle Review (Chronicle of Higher Education) (February 21, 2010).
  10. Goss, KA. Taking Aim at the Gun Debate.  Newark Star-Ledger; Atlanta Journal-Constitution; Raleigh News & Observer; (June 14, 16, 18, 2010).
  11. Goss, KA. Good Policy, Not Stories, Can Reduce Violence.  Chronicle Review (Chronicle of Higher Education) (May 4, 2007).
  12. Goss, KA. A Family Affair.  The Guardian (online) (April 18, 2007).
  13. Goss, KA. Do Personal Stories Help Shape Good Policy?.  Durham Herald-Sun (April 22, 2007).
  14. Goss, KA. Grassroots Gun Control Effort Needed.  Durham Herald-Sun (December 3, 2006).
  15. Goss, KA. "Keeping Arms Behind Our Backs".  Newark Star-Ledger; Atlanta Journal-Constitution; Des Moines Register; Raleigh News & Observer; Pittsburgh Post-Gazette; Jackson Clarion-Ledger (October, 2006). [stm]
  16. Goss, KA. The Missing Movement for Gun Control.  The Chronicle Review (Chronicle of Higher Education) (October 20, 2006).
  17. Putnam, RD; Goss, KA. Picking Up the Pieces – What Bush Needs to Do Now: Restore Faith in Civic Action.  Newsday (December 17, 2000).
  18. Putnam, RD; Goss, KA. It’s About Time: Who Has Time to Enjoy Family Life, Connect with the Community or Be an Active Citizen?.  San Francisco Chronicle (September 24, 2000).


  1. Goss, KA. "Better Together: Report of the Saguaro Seminar: Civic Engagement in America." Cambridge, Mass.. (December, 2000).
  2. Goss, KA; Cook, P. "A Selective Review of the Social-Contagion Literature." Terry Sanford Instiute Working Paper, Duke University. (1996).

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