Dmitri N. Shalin,

Books and Edited Volumes:

Russian Intelligentsia in the Age of Counterperestroika: Political Agendas, Rhetorical Strategies, Personal Choices. Special Double Issue of Russian Journal of Communication. Dmitri N. Shalin, ed. 2018. Vol. 10. No. 2-3.

Goffman in Las Vegas:  Gambling, Fatefulness, and Risk Society
.  Special issue of UNLV Gaming Research & Review Journal, Vol. 20, No. 1, Spring 2016. Edited by Dmitri N. Shalin.

Erving Goffman: Biographical, Historical, and Contemporary Perspectives
.  Special Issue of Symbolic Interaction, Vol. 37. No. 1. Spring 2014. Edited by Dmitri N. Shalin.

The Social Health of Nevada: Leading Indicators and Quality of Life in the Silver State
. Introduced and edited by Dmitri N. Shalin (UNLV: CDC Publications, 2012-2013).

Pragmatism and Democracy: Studies in History, Social Theory and Progressive Politics (New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers, 2011; Taylor & Frances, 2017).

Bios Sociologicus: The Erving Goffman Archives. Dmitri N. Shalin., ed. (UNLV: CDC Publications, 2008-2018).

The Social Health of Nevada: Leading Indicators and Quality of Life in the Silver State. Introduced and edited by Dmitri N. Shalin (UNLV: CDC Publications, 2006).

Russian Culture at the Crossroads: Art and Society. Introduced and edited by Dmitri N. Shalin (UNLV: CDC Publications, 2005).

Leading Social Indicators: Quality of Life in the Silver State. Edited by Dmitri N. Shalin (UNLV: CDC Publications, 2004).

The Law and Politics of Tort Reform: Local and National Developments. Edited by Dmitri N. Shalin (UNLV: CDC, 2003).

Judging the Judges: Should We Elect or Appoint Nevada Judges? Edited by Dmitri N. Shalin (UNLV: CDC, 2002).

Russian Culture at the Crossroads: Paradoxes of Postcommunist Consciousness. Introduced and edited by Dmitri N. Shalin (Boulder: Westview Press, 1996; Taylor & Frances, 2017).

Self in Crisis: Identity and the Postmodern Condition. Special Issue of Symbolic Interaction, Vol. 15 (Fall), introduced and edited by Dmitri N. Shalin (1993).

Habermas, Pragmatism, and Critical Theory. Special Issue of Symbolic Interaction, Vol. 14 (Fall), introduced and edited by Dmitri N. Shalin (1991).

Articles and Chapters:

Communication, democracy and intelligentsia. Russian Journal of Communication. 2018. Vol. 10, No. 2-3, pp. 110-146.

Russian intelligentsia in the age of counterperestroika. Russian Journal of Communication. 2018. Vol. 10, No. 2-3, pp. 212-224.

Tribute to and selected correspondence with Igor Kon. Monitoring of Public Opinion. 2018. No. 6, pp. 20-47.

Extended nind and embodied social psychology: Contemporary perspectives
. Society. 2017. Vol. 54, No. 3, pp. 279-290.

Extended mind and embodied social psychology: Historical perspectives. Society. 2017. Vol. 54, No. 2, pp. 171-186.

Erving Goffman, fateful action, and the Las Vegas gambling scene. UNLV Gaming Research & Review Journal. 2016. Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 1-38.

On being human in an inhuman world:  Remembering Vladimir Yadov, Global Dialogues. 2016. Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 20-22.

From dialogues between Vladimir Yadov and Dmitri Shalin. Public Opinion Monitor (in Russian). 2015. Vol. 19, No. 3-4, pp. 194-219.

Making the sociological canon:  The battle over George Herbert Mead’s legacy. The American Sociologist. 2015. Vol. 46, No. 4, pp. 313-340.

Interfacing biography, theory, and history: The case of Erving Goffman. Symbolic Interaction. 2014. Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 2-40. 

Goffman on mental illness: ‘Asylums’ and ‘The Insanity of Place’ revisited. Symbolic Interaction. 2014. Vol. 37. No. 1, 122-144. 

On memoir ethics and the validity of biographical interview (in Russian). Teleskop: Zhurnal po sotsiologii i marketingovym islledovaniiam. 2012, No 2, pp. 8-17.

Ethical problems of natural experiment: Response to Andrey Alekseev, (in Russian). Teleskop:  Zhurnal po sotsiologii i marketingovym islledovaniiam. 2012 (92) No. 2, pp. 14-16.

'As an inner émigré, I always had to be on guard.'  Interview with Boris Rabbot. (in Russian). Pp. 34-54 in Lynn Visson and Vasiliy Arkanov eds.,  Boris Rabbot:  Man of the 1960s Who Was Not Heard. Article, Interviews, Memoirs (Moscow:  R. Valent, 2012).

George Herbert Mead, pp. 373-425 in George Ritzer and Jeffrey Stepnisky, eds., The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Major Social Theorists. Volume 1 - Classical Theorists (New York: Blackwell Publishers, 2011).

In search of a narrative identity:  A Contribution to the Dialogue of Andrey Alekseev and Dmitri Shalin (in Russian). Teleskop: Zhurnal po sotsiologii i marketingovym islledovaniiam. 2011. No. 3 (87), pp. 13-23.

The impossibility of living in Russia – That Was Our Tough Subject.  Interview with Boris Grushin and Natalia Kartseva (In Russian) Pp. 112-130 in Otkryyaia Grushina, Vol. 2. (Moskva:  Izdavetlstvo Moskovskogo Universityeta, 2011).

Encounters with Merton, pp. 179-181 in Sociology of Science and Technology. Special Issue on the Occasion of 100th Birthday of Robert Merton (in Russian). (St. Petersburg: Russian Academy of Sciences, 2011).

'I Tried to change this system many times'.  Interview with Igor Kon (in Russian).  Sotsiologicheskii zhurnal. 2011, No. 2. pp. 100-137.

Hermeneutics and prejudice: Heidegger and Gadamer in their historical setting.” Russian Journal of Communication.  2010. Vol. 3, No. 1-2, pp. 7-24 (html). 

As one matured, moral confrontation developed into political struggle (in Russian).  Interview with A. Alekseev, O. Bozhkov, G. Saganenko, and L. Keselman. Teleskop: Zhurnal po sotsiologii i marketingovym islledovaniiam. 2010. Vol. 82, No. 4, pp. 1-13.

Phenomenological foundations of theoretical practice: Biocritical notes on Yuri Levada (in Russian) Vestnik obshchestvennogo mnenia, 2008, No. 4 (96), pp. 70-104.

The public man: Reflections on the Harvard interview with Yuri Levada (in Russian). Sotsiologicheskii zhurnal. 2008. No. 1, pp. 126-154.

I thought it would Be unnatural to act in Any other way... (in Russian). Sotsiologicheskii zhurnal. 2008. No. 1, pp. 155-174.

Galina Saganenko i Valery Golofast: Reflections on the Harvard interview (in Russian) Teleskop: Zhurnal po sotsiologii i marketingovym islledovaniiam. 2008. Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 18-24.

Galina Saganenko, Valery Golofast: Conversations about Russian intelligentsia (In Russian) Teleskop: Zhurnal po sotsiologii i marketingovym islledovaniiam. 2008. Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 6-17.

Signing in the flesh: Notes on pragmatist hermeneutics. Sociological Theory 25 (Fall 2007): 193-224.

'Na etot raz oni budut ubivat na meste. . . .' (This time they will be shooting on the spot). Interview with Galina Starovoitova conducted and introduced by Dmitri Shalin, Teleskop: Zhurnal po sotsiologii i marketingovym islledovaniiam. 2007. No. 6, pp. 2-12.

The leading indicators project. The Social Health of Nevada: Leading Indicators and Quality of Life in the Silver State. Introduced and edited by Dmitri N. Shalin (Las Vegas: Center for Democratic Culture Publications, 2006).

Legal pragmatism, an ideal speech situation, and the fully embodied democratic process. Nevada Law Journal 5 (Winter 2005): 433-478.

Liberalism, affect control, and emotionally intelligent democracy. Journal of Human Rights 3 (December 2004): 407-428.

Introduction: The Law and Politics of Tort Reforms, Nevada Law Journal 4 (Winter 2004): 4:61-62.

Introduction: Judicial Selection and Evaluation, Nevada Law Journal 3 (Fall 2003): 377-379.

Emotion, agency, and the social production of affect. A research note.Newsletter of the Sociology of Emotion Section of the American Sociological Association. 2001. No. 4, pp. 2-5.

George Herbert Mead," Pp. 302-344 in George Ritzer, ed., The Blackwell Companion to Major Social Theorists (New York: Blackwell Publishers, 2000).

Soviet civilization and its emotional discontents," International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy. 1996. Vol. 16 pp. 21-52.

Intellectual culture, Pp. 41-98 in Russian Culture at the Crossroads: Paradoxes of Postcommunist Consciousness. Edited by Dmitri N. Shalin (Boulder: Westview Press, 1996).

Introduction: Continuity and change in Russian culture, Pp. 1-10 in Russian Culture at the Crossroads: Paradoxes of Postcommunist Consciousness. Edited by Dmitri N. Shalin (Boulder: Westview Press, 1996).

Mead, George Herbert." Pp. 439-440 in A Companion to American Thought, edited by Richard Fox and James Kloppenberg (Cambridge: Blackwell Publishers, 1995).

Skazkobyl: Zametki o retsessivnykh genakh russkoi kultury, (A true fairy tale: Notes on the recessive genes of Russian culture) Zvezda. 1995. No. 6 pp. 192-198.

Emotions and Democracy." Newsletter of the ASA Sociology of Emotions Section. 1995. Vol. 8, No. 4.

O retsessivnykh genakh russkoi kultury, Evropeets. 1994. No. 4, pp. 3-6.

Modernity, postmodernism, and pragmatist inquiry: An introduction, Symbolic Interaction. 1993. Vol. 15, pp. 303-332.

Critical theory and the pragmatist challenge. American Journal of Sociology. 1992. Vol. 98, pp. 237-279.

Introduction: Habermas, pragmatism, interactionism. Symbolic Interaction. 1992, Vol. 14, pp. 251-259.

The pragmatic origins of symbolic interactionism and the crisis of classical science. Studies in Symbolic Interaction. 1991. Vol. 11, pp. 226-258.

Sociology for the glasnost era: Institutional and substantive change in Recent soviet sociology.Social Forces. 1990. Vol. 68, pp. 1-21.

The impact of transcendental idealism on early German and American sociology. Current Perspectives in Social Theory. 1990. VOl. 10, pp. 1-29.

Mead, behaviorism and indeterminacy. Symbolic Interaction. 1989. Vol. 12, pp. 37-41.

G. H. Mead, socialism, and the progressive agenda. American Journal of Sociology 92 (1988): 913-951. Reprinted in Philosophy, Social Theory, and the Thought of George Herbert Mead, edited by Mitchell Aboulafia. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1991.

Socialism, democracy and reform: A letter and an article by George H. Mead. Symbolic Interaction. 1987. Vol 10, pp. 267-277.

Pragmatism and social interactionism. American Sociological Review. 1986. Vol. 51 No. 2, pp. 9-30. Reprinted in Jeffrey Alexander et al, The Classical Tradition in Sociology (SAGE Publications, 1997).

Romanticism and the rise of sociological hermeneutics. Social Research. 1986. Vol. 53 pp. 77-123.

Housing in the Soviet Union." Environmental Sociology. Newsletter of the Environmental Section of the American Sociological Association. 1985. Vol. 43, pp.7-13.

The romantic antecedents of Meadian social psychology. Symbolic Interaction. 1984. Vol. 7, pp. 43-65.

Behavioral and post-behavioral methodologies in communist studies. Soviet Union 1981, Vol. 8, pp. 186-222.

Marxist paradigm and academic freedom.Social Research. 1980. Vol. 47, pp. 361-82.

Between the ethos of science and the ethos of ideology. Sociological Focus. 1979. Vol. 12, pp. 175-93.

The genesis of social interactionism and differentiation of macro- and microsociological paradigms. Humboldt Journal of Social Relations. 1978. Vol. 6, pp. 3-38.

The development of soviet sociology, 1956-1976.Annual Review of Sociology. 1978, Vol. 4, pp. 171-91.

On Current Trends in Soviet Sociology. La Critica Sociologica. 1976. Vol. 38,pp. 173-84.

Dzhordzh Gerbert Mid. Bolshaia Sovetskaia Entsiklopediia, Vol. 16 (1974). Transl. "George Herbert Mead." Great Soviet Encyclopedia, Vol. 16. (New York: Macmillan).

Psichologicheskoe Napravlenie v Amerikanskoi Sotsiologii Kontsa 19 Nachala 20 Vekov (Psychological Orientation in American Sociology of the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries). Dissertation Abstract (USSR Academy Science Institute of Sociological Research, Moskva, 1973, pp. 29).

K poniatiiu 'Rol' v Sotsiologii. (With Edvard V. Beliaev). Sotsialnye Issledovaniia 7 [1971] 1981, 170-86. Transl. "Toward the Concept of 'Role' in Sociology," pp. 97-112 in Z. Iman, ed., Towards the Concept of "Role" in Siology. New Deli: Concept Publishing Co.

Metodika dlia Opredeleniia Izberatelnosti v Dosuge" (Measurement of the Selectivity Level of Leisure Activity). (With V. V. Vadzinskaia). Informatsionnyi Bulleten Instituta Konkretnykh Sotsiologicheskikh Issledovanii AN SSSR 19 (1969): 89-20.

D. G. Mid i problema chelovecheskogo Ia (G. H. Mead and the Problem of the Human Self). (With Igor S. Kon). Voprosy Filosofii 12 (1969): 85-95.

Reviews and Review Essays:

Ira J. Cohen, solitary action: Acting on Our own in everyday life, New York:  Oxford University Press, 2015. 223 pp. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 122, No. 3, November 2016, pp. 987-989.

George Herbert Mead as a macro-sociologist:  The promise unfulfilled? Review of Jean-François Côté. George Herbert Mead’s concept of society. A critical reconstruction,'” London: Paradigm Publishers, 2015. 192 pp." Contemporary Sociology 2016, Vol. 45, No. 3, 270-272.

Oittinen, Vesa, ed.  Max Weber and Russia.  Aleksanteri Series 2/2010. (Helsinki: Aleksanteri Institute, 2010). Russian Review, 2011. July.   

Olga Shevchenko, crisis and the everyday in postsocialist Moscow (Bloomington and Indianapolis:  Indiana University Press, 2009). Society, 2009, Vol. 46, No. 6, pp. 546-548.

Mikhail A. Alexseev, immigration phobia and the security dilemma:  Russia, Europe, and the United States (Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 2006). Canadian American Slavic Studies, 2009, Vol. 44, No. 1/2, pp. 255-259.

Larissa Remennick, Russian Jews on three continents: Identity, integration, and conflict (New Brunswick: Transactions Publishers, 2007). Contemporary Sociology, 2009, Vol. 38 pp. 239-240.

E. I. Kravchenko, Dzhordzh Gerbet Mid: Filosof, psikholog, sotsiolog (George Herbert Mead: Philosopher, Psychologist, Sociologist). (Moskovskii Gosudarstvennyi Lingvistsicheskii Uuniversitet: Moskva 2006. 286 pp. Symbolic Interaction, 2008, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 225-227.

Angela Brintlibger and Ilya Vinitsky, eds. Madness and the mad in Russian culture (Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 2006. 331 pp.). Russian Journal of Communication, 2008, Vol.1, No. 1, pp. 100-103.

Herbert Blumer, George Herbert Mead and human conduct, ed. by Thomas J. Morrione (Walnut Creek: AltaMira Press, 2004).” Contemporary Sociology, 2005, Vol. 34, pp. 563-564.

Alena V. Ledeneva, Russia’s economy of favours: Blat, networking, and informal exchange (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998).” Contemporary Sociology 28 (September 1999): 558-560.

Alexander Etkind, Eros of the Impossible: The History of Psychoanalysis in Russia (Bolder: Westview Press, 1997). Russian History (1998).

Gernot Graber and David Stark, eds., Restructuring networks in post-socialism. Legacies, linkages, and localities (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997.) Social Forces76 (June 1998): 1546-1548.

Nancy Ries, Russian talk: Culture and conversation during perestroika (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1997). Slavic Review 57 (Fall 1998): 676-678.

Thomas Cushman, notes from the underground: Rock music counterculture in Russia (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1995), and Bruce Grant, "In the Soviet House of Culture: A Century of Perestroikas (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1995). Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 25 (1996): 397-402.

Renee Baigell and Matthew Baigell. eds., Soviet dissident artists: Interviews after perestroika (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1995).” Slavic Review 55 (October 1996): 713-714.

Kazimierz Z. Poznanski (ed). Constructing capitalism: The reemergence of civil society and liberal economy in the post-communist World (Westview Press, 1992). Contemporary Sociology 22 (May 1993): 398-399.

The Heidegger controversy. A critical reader, edited by Richard Wolin (New York: Columbia University Press, 1991). American Journal of Sociology 98 (September 1992): 409-411.

Jane Addams and the men of the Chicago school, 1892-1918, by Mary Jo Deegan (New Haven and London: Yale University Press). Theory and Society 19 (1990): 127-132.

The cunning of reason, by Martin Hollis. Contemporary Sociology 8 (March 1989): 301-303.

G. H. Mead. A Contemporary reexamination of his thought, by Hans Joas. Symbolic Interaction 9 (1986): 273-276.

O ponimanii cheloveka chelovekom (On interpersonal understanding). A. A. Bodalev, "Formirovanie Poniatiia o Drugom Cheloveke Kak Lichnosti, 1973).” Novyi Mir 8 (1974).

Public Sociology:

Barack Obama and the promise of liberal pragmatism
The Communitarian Network Open Forum, July 30, 2013.

Vladimir Putin: Instead of communism, he embraces KGB capitalism. Las Vegas Review Journal, 2007, Tuesday, October 24.

NATO expansion could topple Yeltsin regime. Las Vegas Review Journal, 1997, Sunday, April 13.

The case for Yeltsin, given the alternative. Los Angeles Times, 1996, Monday, June 10.

Can Solzhenitsyn break a deadlock, Los Angeles Times, 1994, Monday, May 16 (With B. Paramonov).

Emotional barriers to democracy are daunting, Los Angeles Times, 1993, Wednesday, October 27.

Yielding the Centerstage, Las Vegas Review-Journal, 1993, Thursday, October 7.

Yeltsin Deserves Our Support. Los Angeles Times, 1993, Thursday, March 2.

Former communists may never reach the promised land. Las Vegas Review-Journal, 1992, Sunday, December 13.

Yeltsin's Federation Feels Nationalistic Tremors. Christian Science Monitor. 1991, Tuesday, December 10.

Can Yeltsin Be Trusted. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 1991, Thursday, November 21.

Sexual Counter-Revolution in the U.S.S.R. Boston Globe . 1991, Monday, August 19.

All U.N. edicts are not created equal. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 1991, Sunday, May 5.

Ethics of survival. Christian Science Monitor. 1990, Tuesday, December 4.

A Malaise that plagues the Soviets. Chicago Tribune, 1990, October 19.

Perestroika's ugly brother, anti-semitism. Los Angeles Times, 1990, July 25.

Why economic reforms have failed. Chicago Tribune, 1990, May 30.

The Limits on Gorbachev's Power. Christian Science Monitor, 1990, Tuesday, April 3.

A Giant headache for mother Russia. Los Angeles Times, 1990, Sunday, February 25,

Glasnost and sex. New York Times, 1990, Tuesday, January 24.

No meat, no soap – and now, a crime wave. Wall Street Journal, 1990, Friday, January 5.

Settling old accounts. Christian Science Monitor. 1989, Friday, December 29.

Soviet economy advancing to the rear. Los Angeles Times, 1989, Friday, July 21.

For Soviets to master the land, land must be given to masters. Los Angeles Times, 1989, Thursday, March 16.

After 13 years apart, an airport reunion... Los Angeles Times, 1989, Friday, February 3.

From lies to half-truth in the USSR. Chicago Tribune, 1988, Thursday, August 25.

For Marxism, A problem of national proportions. Los Angeles Times, 1988, Tuesday, March 22.

Democracy in the hands of the people. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 1988, Friday, February 26.

A Test for the Moscow Spring. Los Angeles Times, 1987, Sunday, November 8.

...But also the immutable past. Chicago Tribune, 1987, Friday, October 16.

Gorbachev's openness is for real. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Sunday1987, July 5.

'Amerika': An uncertain trumpet. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 1987, Tuesday, February 24.

'Reforms in the USSR: Muckraking, Soviet style. Chicago Tribune, 1987, Monday, February 16.

How about some real dialogue with Soviets? SIU Courier, 1986, January 24.

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