Cumulative Bibliography

Everything I have ever published, listed chronologically, with links to documents when possible.


David Yamane, “Gun Culture 2.0 and the Great Gun-Buying Spree of 2020,” Discourse, 2 February 2021.


David Yamane, Jesse DeDeyne, and Alonso Octavio Aravena Méndez, “Who Are the Liberal Gun Owners?” Sociological Inquiry, published online ahead of print, 27 December 2020.

David Yamane, Paul Yamane, and Sebastian L. Ivory, “Targeted Advertising: Documenting the emergence of Gun Culture 2.0 in Guns magazine, 1955–2019,” Palgrave Communications 6, Article 61 (2020).

Keith Roberts and David Yamane, Religion in Sociological Perspective, 7th edition (Sage Publications).

David Yamane, Review of The Toughest Gun Control Law in the Nation: The Unfulfilled Promise of New York’s SAFE Act by James B. Jacobs and Zoe Fuhr, CHOICE 57:8 (April 2020).

David Yamane, Review of Guns in Law by Austin Sarat, Lawrence Douglas, and Martha Merrill Umphrey, CHOICE 57:6 (February 2020).


David Yamane, Sebastian L. Ivory, and Paul C. Yamane, “The Rise of Self-Defense in Gun Advertising: The American Rifleman, 1918-2017,” in Jennifer Carlson, Kristen Goss, and Harel Shapira, eds., Guns: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Politics, Policy, and Practice (New York: Routledge, 2019).

David Yamane, “’The First Rule of Gunfighting is Have a Gun’: Technologies of Concealed Carry in Gun Culture 2.0,” in Jonathan Obert, Andrew Poe, and Austin Sarat, eds., The Lives of Guns (New York: Oxford University Press, 2019).

David Yamane, “A Counterargument to ‘Virtue and Guns’,” Everyday Ethics Blog, Psychology Today (24 May 2019).

Review of Parkland: Birth of a Movement by Dave Cullen, CHOICE 57:1 (September 2019).

David Yamane, Review of In Defense of Gun Control by Hugh LaFollette, CHOICE 56:7 (March 2019).


David Yamane, Review of Gun Violence Prevention? The Politics Behind Policy Responses to School Shootings in the United States by Selina E.M. Kerr, CHOICE 56:3 (November 2018).

David Yamane, Review of Lock, Stock, and Barrel: The Origins of American Gun Culture by Clayton E. Cramer, CHOICE 56:3 (November 2018).

David Yamane, Review of How America Got Its Guns: A History of the Gun Violence Crisis by William Briggs, CHOICE 55:7 (March 2018).


David Yamane, “What’s Next? Understanding and Misunderstanding America’s Gun Culture,” pp. 157-68 in Craig Hovey and Lisa Fischer, eds., Understanding America’s Gun Culture (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2017).

David Yamane, “Sociology of Religion,” in Kathleen Korgen, ed., The Cambridge Handbook of Sociology (New York: Cambridge University Press).

David Yamane, Review of Debating Gun Control: How Much Regulation Do We Need? By David DeGrazia and Lester H. Hunt, CHOICE 54:9 (May 2017).

David Yamane, “The Sociology of U.S. Gun Culture,” Sociology Compass 11:7 (July 2017). DOI: 10.1111/soc4.12497

David Yamane, Review of Juvenile Offenders and Guns: Voices Behind Gun Violence by Diane Marano, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Books (May 2017).

David Yamane, Review of Good Guys with Guns: The Appeal and Consequences of Concealed Carry by Angela Stroud, American Journal of Sociology 122:6 (May 2017):2019-2021.

David Yamane, Review of Rampage Nation: Securing America from Mass Shootings by Louis Klarevas, CHOICE 54:7 (March 2017).


David Yamane, “Awash in a Sea of Faith and Firearms: Rediscovering the Connection between Religion and Gun Ownership in America,” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:3 (September 2016):622-636.

David Yamane, “Sport,” pp. 67-87 in David Yamane, ed., Handbook of Religion and Society (New York: Springer).

David Yamane, “Introduction,” pp. 1-7 in David Yamane, ed., Handbook of Religion and Society (New York: Springer, 2016).

David Yamane, Editor. Handbook of Religion and Society (New York: Springer, 2016).

David Yamane, Review of Citizen-Protectors: The Everyday Politics of Guns in an Age of Decline by Jennifer Carlson, Contemporary Sociology 45 (June 2016):419-21.


Keith Roberts and David Yamane, Religion in Sociological Perspective, 6th edition (Sage/Pine Forge Press).

David Yamane, Review of Sacred Stories, Spiritual Tribes: Finding Religion in Everyday Life by Nancy Tatom Ammerman, American Journal of Sociology 120 (January 2015):1252-54.


David Yamane, Becoming Catholic: Finding Rome in the American Religious Landscape (Oxford University Press, 2014).

David Yamane (2014), “Initiation into America’s Original Megachurch,” “Reinventing Rites of Passage in Contemporary America,” and “Easter Rite of Initiation Bring Good News for American Catholics,” OUPblog (, April 18-20.

David Yamane, Review of Young Catholic America: Emerging Adults In, Out of, and Gone from the Church by Christian Smith, Kyle Longest, Jonathan Hill, and Kari Christoffersen, American Catholic Studies 125 (Fall 2014):56-57.

David Yamane, Review of Imprisoned Religion: Transformations of Religion during and after Imprisonment in Eastern Germany by Irene Becci, International Criminal Justice Review 24 (June 2014):198-200.


Associate Editor, Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion.


Keith Roberts and David Yamane, Religion in Sociological Perspective, 5th edition (Sage/Pine Forge Press).

David Yamane, “Initiation Rites in the Contemporary Catholic Church: What Difference Do They Make?” Review of Religious Research 54:4 (December):401-420.


David Yamane, “Review of The New Metaphysicals: Spirituality and the American Religious Imagination by Courtney Bender,” The Hedgehog Review13 (Summer):102-103.

David Yamane, “Thoughts on Teaching on the Occasion of Publishing a Sociology of Religion Textbook, or Textbook Pedagogy,” American Sociological Association Religion Section Newsletter 12 (Summer):6.


Editor, Sociology of Religion: A Quarterly Review, Volumes 68-71 (16 issues)


David Yamane, “Playing for Whom? Sport, Religion, and the Double-Movement of Secularization in America,” pp. 81-94 in Earl Smith, ed., Sociology of Sport and Social Theory (Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics).


“Welcome to Sociology of Religion 2.0,” Sociology of Religion 70(1):1-4.


“Review of Invitation to the Sociology of Religion by Phil Zuckerman,” Sociology of Religion 68(4):427-29.

“Introduction: Habits of the Heart at 20,” for a symposium on the 20th anniversary of Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life. Sociology of Religion 68(2):179-87.

“Review of Awesome Families: The Promise of Healing Relationships in the International Churches of Christ by Kathleen Jenkins,” Social Forces 85(4):1820-22.

“Beyond Beliefs: Religion and the Sociology of Religion in America.” Social Compass 54(1):33-48.

“Civil Religion,” pp. 506-7 in George Ritzer, ed., The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, Volume II. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.


“Religion in the Legislative Arena: Affiliation, Salience, Advocacy, and Public Policy-Making,” with Elizabeth Oldmixon. Legislative Studies Quarterly 31 (August):433-60.

“Course Preparation Assignments: A Strategy for Creating Discussion-Based Courses.” Teaching Sociology 34 (July):236-48.

“Religious Advocacy in the Wisconsin Statehouse,” pp. 151-76 in Edward Cleary, ed., Representing God at the Statehouse: Religion and Politics in the American States. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Real Stories of Christian Initiation: Lessons for and from the RCIA, with Sarah MacMillen and Kelly Culver. Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press.


The Catholic Church in State Politics: Negotiating Prophetic Demands and Political Realities. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.


“Representing Catholicism in the Statehouses,” American Catholic Studies Newsletter 31 (Spring):1, 7-10.  (Published by the Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism, University of Notre Dame).

“Nuevos Pasos Hacia una Sociología de la Experiencia Religiosa: Comprensión del Significado a Través de la Narrativa,” pp. 51-72 in José Pérez Vilariño, ed., Religión y Sociedad en España y los Estados Unidos: Homenaje a Richard A. Schoenherr. Madid: Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas.


“Non-Hispanic Catholics in the 2004 Election,” Religion in the News 6 (Fall, Supplement): 5, 17.

“Review of The Transformation of American Religion: How We Actually Live Our Faith by Alan Wolfe,” Commonweal (7 November):36-38.

“Review of Surviving Diversity: Religion and Democratic Citizenship by Jeff Spinner-Halev,” Review of Religious Research 44 (June):435-36.

“The Bishops and Politics,” Commonweal (23 May): 17-20.

“Review of Contentious Curricula: Afrocentrism and Creationism in American Public Schools by Amy J. Binder,” American Journal of Sociology 108 (May):1413-15.


Editor of Richard A. Schoenherr, Goodbye Father: The Celibate Male Priesthood and the Future of the Catholic Church.  “Editor’s Introduction” (pp. xi-xxvi). New York: Oxford University Press.  Third Printing: February 2003; Paperback Edition: Summer 2004


Student Movements for Multiculturalism: Challenging the Curricular Color Line in Higher Education. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press. Paperback edition: 2002

“Review of Catholic Identity: Balancing Faith, Reason, and Power by Michele Dillon,” Contemporary Sociology 30 (March):53-54.


“Naked Public Square or Crumbling Wall of Separation? Evidence from Legislative Hearings in Wisconsin.” Review of Religious Research 42 (December):175-92.

“Narrative and Religious Experience.” Sociology of Religion 61 (Summer):171-89.


“Faith and Access: Personal Religiosity and Religious Group Advocacy in a State Legislature.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 38 (December):543‑50.


“A Sociologist Comments on Sommerville: The Whole is Less Than the Sum of Its Parts,” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 37 (June):254-56.

“Review of Rational Choice Theory and Religion: Summary and Assessment, edited by Lawrence Young,” Shofar: Interdisiplinary Journal of Jewish Studies 16 (Summer):154-57.


“Secularization on Trial: In Defense of a Neo-Secularization Paradigm.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 36 (March):107-20.

“Religious Experience,” “William James,” “Robert N. Bellah,” “Pentecostals,” “Charismatic Movement,” and 10 other entries in William Swatos, Jr., ed., Encyclopedia of Religion and Society. Walnut Creek, CA: Alta Mira Press.

“Where Angels Fear to Tread: Richard Schoenherr (1935-1996),” with Elizabeth Park. The American Sociologist 28 (Spring):136-42.


“The Battle of the Books at Berkeley: In Search of the Culture Wars in Debates Over Multiculturalism” in James L. Nolan, Jr., ed., The American Culture Wars: Current Contests and Future Prospects. Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia.

“Collaboration and Its Discontents: Steps Toward Overcoming Barriers to Successful Group Research Projects.” Teaching Sociology 24 (October):378-83.

“Life as a Seamless Garment: Richard Schoenherr (1935-1996),” with Elizabeth Park. Sociology of Religion 57 (Fall):319-21.

“Review of The Rise and Fall of Catholic Religious Orders: A Social Movement Perspective by Patricia Wittberg,” Social Forces 74:3 (March):1126-28.


“Reply to Scheff,” Teaching Sociology 23 (January):54-55.


“Ways of Seeing Ecstasy in Modern Society: Experiential-Expressive and Cultural-Linguistic Views,” with Megan Polzer. Sociology of Religion 55 (Spring):1-25.  (Reprinted in Sociology of Religion, edited by S. Monahan, W. Mirola, and M. Emerson [Prentice‑Hall, 2000]; Nominated for Outstanding Article Award, Society for the Scientific Study of Religion).

“Professional Socialization for What?” American Sociological Association Footnotes (March):7.

“The View from Below: A Student’s Response to Profscam,” Teaching Sociology 22 (January):81-86.