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

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  1. P.J. Cook and K.A. Goss. The Gun Debate: What Everyone Needs to Know. Oxford University Press, April, 2014. [available here]
  2. K.A. Goss. The Paradox of Gender Equality: How American Women's Groups Gained and Lost Their Public Voice. University of Michigan Press, 2013. [available here]  [abs]
  3. K.A. Goss. Disarmed: The Missing Movement for Gun Control in America.  2006, 2009. [available here]

Journal Articles

  1. K.A. Goss. "Does the United States Still Need a Women’s Movement?." Politics & Gender 10 (2014).
  2. K.A. Goss, M.T. Heaney. "Organizing Women as Women: Hybridity and Grassroots Collective Action in the 21st Century,." Perspectives on Politics 8.1 (March, 2010). [K.A. Goss & M.T. Heaney, "Organizing Women as Women"[abs]
  3. K.A. Goss. "Civil Society and Civic Engagement: Towards a Multi-Level Theory of Policy Feedbacks." Journal of Civil Society 6.2 (2010): 119-143.
  4. K.A. Goss, D. Gastwirth, S. Parkash. "Research Service Learning: Making the Academy Relevant Again." Journal of Political Science Education 6.2 (2010). [Pre-Publication Manuscript[abs] [author's comments]
  5. K.A. Goss. "Never Surrender? How Women’s Groups Abandoned Their Policy Niche in U.S. Foreign Policy Debates, 1916–2000." Politics & Gender 5.4 (December, 2009): 453-489.  [abs]
  6. K.A. Goss. "Foundations of Feminism: How Philanthropic Patrons Shaped Gender Politics." Social Science Quarterly 88.5 (December, 2007): 1174-1191.
  7. K.A. Goss. "Policy, Politics, and Paradox: The Institutional Origins of the Great American Gun War." Fordham Law Review 73.2 (2004): 681-714.
  8. K.A. Goss. "Rethinking the Political Participation Paradigm: The Case of Women & Gun Control." Women & Politics 25.4 (2003): 83-118.
  9. K.A. Goss. "Volunteering and the Long Civic Generation." Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 28.4 (December, 1999): 378-415.

Chapters in Books

  1. 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
  2. K.A. Goss and S.L. Shames. "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
  3. K.A. Goss and Theda Skocpol. "Changing Agendas: The Impact of Feminism on American Politics." Gender and Social Capital. Ed. Brenda O'Neill and Elisabeth Gidengil New York: Routledge, 2006
  4. K.A. Goss. "Altruism." Encyclopedia of Community. Great Barrington: Mass.: Berkshire Publishing Group, 2003
  5. K.A. Goss. "Social Capital in the Workplace." Encyclopedia of Community. Great Barrington, Mass.: Berkshire Publishing Group, 2003
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. K.A. Goss. "Taking a Stand Against Sexism." The Compact Reader. Ed. Jane E. Aaron 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. K.A. Goss. Review of The U.S. Women’s Jury Movements and Strategic Adaptation.  Perspectives on Politics (forthcoming, 2014).
  2. K.A. Goss. Review of Gendered Money: Financial Organization in Women’s Movements, 1880-1933,.  Journal of Women, Politics & Policy 34.3 (2013): 290-91.
  3. K.A. Goss. Why Women Don't Run for Office.  Georgetown Public Policy Review 11.2 (Spring, 2006): 27-33.
  4. K.A. Goss. book review of Gun Violence in America: The Struggle for Control.  Political Science Quarterly 117.3 (Fall, 2002): 532-533.


  1. K.A. Goss. Turn Emotion Into Action.  New York Times (April 18, 2014). [turn-gun-violence-emotion-into-action]
  2. P.J. Cook and K.A. Goss. In School Rampages, the Weapon Matters. (April 11, 2014). [available here]
  3. K.A. Goss (interview). Up in Arms: The Political Science Behind Gun Control.  Georgetown Public Policy Review (March 25, 2013). [available here]
  4. K.A. Goss. Another View: How Military Leaders Can Change the Conversation on Guns.  January, 2013
  5. K.A. Goss. Why We Need to Talk About Guns.  Newsweek (January, 2013).
  6. K.A. Goss. NRA’s Vision of ‘Genuine Monsters. (December, 2012).
  7. K.A. Goss & D. Dees. Rallying for Gun Reform.  Tampa Bay Times; News & Observer (Raleigh) (December, 2012).
  8. K.A. Goss. Taking Aim at the Gun Debate.  Newark Star-Ledger; Atlanta Journal-Constitution; Raleigh News & Observer; (June 14, 16, 18, 2010).
  9. K.A. Goss. Is Tenure a Matter of Life or Death?.  Chronicle Review (Chronicle of Higher Education) (February 21, 2010).
  10. K.A. Goss. Good Policy, Not Stories, Can Reduce Violence.  Chronicle Review (Chronicle of Higher Education) (May 4, 2007).
  11. K.A. Goss. Do Personal Stories Help Shape Good Policy?.  Durham Herald-Sun (April 22, 2007).
  12. K.A. Goss. A Family Affair.  The Guardian (online) (April 18, 2007).
  13. K.A. Goss. Grassroots Gun Control Effort Needed.  Durham Herald-Sun (December 3, 2006).
  14. K.A. Goss. The Missing Movement for Gun Control.  The Chronicle Review (Chronicle of Higher Education) (October 20, 2006).
  15. K.A. Goss. "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. R.D. Putnam and K.A. Goss. Picking Up the Pieces -- What Bush Needs to Do Now: Restore Faith in Civic Action.  Newsday (December 17, 2000).
  17. R.D. Putnam and K.A. Goss. 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. K.A. Goss. "Better Together: Report of the Saguaro Seminar: Civic Engagement in America." Cambridge, Mass.. (December, 2000).
  2. Philip C. Cook and K.A. Goss. "A Selective Review of the Social-Contagion Literature." Terry Sanford Instiute Working Paper, Duke University. (1996).

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