Sexual Harassment Research

Crowley, Jocelyn Elise. Forthcoming. Sexual Harassment in Display Articles Work: The Case of the Modeling Industry.” Gender & Society.

Crowley, Jocelyn Elise. Forthcoming. “How Independent Contractors Respond to Sexual Harassment: The Case of the Modeling Industry.” Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal.

Family Policy Articles and Chapters

Crowley, Jocelyn Elise.  2019. "Does Everything Fall Apart? Life Assessments Following a Gray Divorce." Journal of Family Issues 40 (11): 1438-1461.
(Accepted manuscript with open access available at:

Crowley, Jocelyn Elise.  2019. “Once Bitten, Twice Shy? Gender Differences in the Remarriage Decision after a Gray Divorce.”  Sociological Inquiry 89 (1):150-176.
(Accepted manuscript with open access available at:

Crowley, Jocelyn Elise and Jessica Brand. 2019. “Should it Be Easy? Divorce Process Attitudes Among Those Who have Split up in Mid- Life.”Journal of Divorce & Remarriage 60 (1):47-68.
(Accepted manuscript with open access available at:

Crowley, Jocelyn Elise. 2019. “Gray Divorce: Explaining Mid-life Marital Splits.” Journal of Women & Aging. 31(1): 49-72.
(Accepted manuscript with open access available at:

Curenton, Stephanie, Jocelyn Elise Crowley, and Dawne Mouzon. 2018. “Qualitative Descriptions of Middle-Class, African American Mothers’ Child Rearing Practices and Values." Journal of Family Issues. 39(4): 868-895.
(Accepted manuscript with open access available at:

Crowley, Jocelyn Elise. 2018. “Incomplete Role Exit and the Alimony Reform Movement.” Sociological Inquiry. 88(1): 32-55.
(Accepted manuscript with open access available at:

Crowley, Jocelyn Elise. 2017. “Ambiguous Financial Responsibilities: Second Wives and Alimony Reform Activism in the United States.” Journal of Family Issues. 38(17): 2474–2494.
(Accepted manuscript with open access available at:

Santucci, Nancy and Jocelyn Elise Crowley. 2016. "Fatherhood Movements." In The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies, edited by Nancy Naples. Oxford: Wiley- Blackwell.

Crowley, Jocelyn Elise. 2015. "Unpacking the Power of the Mommy  Wars." Sociological Inquiry. 85(2): 217-238.
(Accepted manuscript with open access available at:

Crowley, Jocelyn Elise. 2014. "Staying at Home or Working for Pay? Attachment to Modern Mothering Identities." Sociological Spectrum. 34(2): 114-135.
(Accepted manuscript with open access available at:

Crowley, Jocelyn Elise, and Stanislav Kolenikov. 2014. "Flexible Work Options and Mothers' Perceptions of Career Harm." The Sociological Quarterly. 55(1): 168-195.
(Accepted manuscript with open access available at

Crowley, Jocelyn Elise. 2013. "Perceiving and Responding to Maternal Workplace Discrimination." Women's Studies International Forum. 40: 192-202.
(Accepted manuscript with open access available at:

Crowley, Jocelyn Elise. 2013. "What Mothers Need: Workplace Flexibility," in What Do Mothers Need? Motherhood Activists and Scholars Speak Out on Maternal Empowerment for the 21st Century, edited by Andrea O'Reilly, pp. 351-364. Bradford, Ontario: Demeter Press.

Crowley, Jocelyn Elise. 2012. "Strictly for Evangelical Parenting Support? The Case of Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS)." Review of Religious Research. 54(4): 421-444.
(Accepted manuscript with open access available at:

Crowley, Jocelyn Elise, Radha Jagannathan, and Galo Falchettore. 2012. "The Effect of Child Support Enforcement on Abortion in the United States." Social Science Quarterly. 93(1): 152-172.

Alger, Vanessa and Jocelyn Elise Crowley.  2012.  Aspects of Workplace Flexibility and Mothers' Satisfaction with Their Husbands' Contributions to Household Labor.”  Sociological Inquiry. 82(1): 78-99.

Crowley, Jocelyn Elise and Stephanie Curenton. 2011. “Organizational Social Support and Parenting Challenges among Mothers of Color: The Case of Mocha Moms.” Family Relations. 60(1): 1-14.

Crowley, Jocelyn Elise. 2009. “Taking Custody of Motherhood: Fathers’ Rights Activists and the Politics of Parenting.” Women’s Studies Quarterly. 37(3/4): 223-240. Reprinted in Exploring Masculinities: Feminist Legal Theory Reflections, edited by Martha Fineman and Michael Thomson. 2013. Farnham: Ashgate.

Crowley, Jocelyn Elise. 2009. “Fathers’ Rights Groups, Domestic Violence, and Political Countermobilization.” Social Forces. 88(2): 723-755.

Crowley, Jocelyn Elise. 2009. “Conflicted Membership: Women in Fathers’ Rights Groups.” Sociological Inquiry. 79(3): 328-350.

Crowley, Jocelyn Elise. 2008. “On the Cusp of a Movement: Identity Work and Social Movement Identification Processes within Fathers’ Rights Groups.” Sociological Spectrum. 28(6): 705-724.

Crowley, Jocelyn Elise, Margaret Watson, and Maureen R. Waller. 2008. "Understanding “Power Talk”: Language, Public Policy, and Democracy." Perspectives on Politics. 6(1): 71-88.

Crowley, Jocelyn Elise. 2007. "Friend or Foe? Self-Expansion, Stigmatized Groups, and the Researcher-Participant Relationship." Journal of Contemporary Ethnography. 36(6): 603-630.

Book Review: Creating Gender: The Sexual Politics of Welfare Policy. By Cathy Marie Johnson, Georgia Duerst-Lahti, and Noelle Norton. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Press, 2007, for Politics and Gender. 3(4): 546-548.

Crowley, Jocelyn Elise. 2006. "Adopting 'Equality Tools' from the Toolboxes of their Predecessors: The Fathers' Rights Movement in the United States." in Fathers' Rights Activism and Law Reform in Comparative Perspective, edited by Richard Collier and Sally Sheldon, pp. 79-100. Oxford: Hart Publications.

Crowley, Jocelyn Elise. 2006. "Organizational Responses to the Fatherhood Crisis: The Case of Fathers' Rights Groups in the United States." Marriage and Family Review. 39(1/2): 99-120. Reprinted in Families and Social Policy: National and International Perspectives, edited by Linda Haas and Steven K. Wisensale. 2006. New York: Haworth Press.

Crowley, Jocelyn Elise. 2003. "The Gentrification of Child Support Enforcement Services, 1950-1984." Social Service Review. 77(4):585-604.

Crowley, Jocelyn Elise. 2002. "The Rise and Fall of Court Prerogatives in Paternity Establishment." Justice System Journal 23(3):363-376.

Crowley, Jocelyn Elise. 2001. "Who Institutionalizes Institutions? The Case of Paternity Establishment in the United States." Social Science Quarterly. 82(2): 312-328.

Crowley, Jocelyn Elise. 2000. "Supervised Devolution: The Case of Child Support Enforcement." Publius: The Journal of Federalism. 30(1/2):99

Other Articles

Weiner, Marc D., Orin T. Puniello, Paul C. Siracusa, and Jocelyn Elise Crowley. 2017. “Recruiting Hard-to-Reach Populations: The Utility of Facebook for Recruiting Qualitative In-Depth Interviewees.” Survey Practice. 10(1): 1-13.
(Accepted manuscript with open access available at:

Combs, Kathryn L., Jocelyn Elise Crowley, and John A. Spry. 2014. “The Effect of New Jersey Lottery Promotions on Consumer Demand and State Profits.” Eastern Economic Journal. 40(3): 326-348.
(Accepted manuscript with open access available at:

Gano, Gretchen, Jocelyn Elise Crowley, and David Guston. 2007. “‘Shielding’ the Knowledge Transfer Process in Human Service Research.” Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. 17(1): 39-60.

Crowley, Jocelyn Elise, Brian Roff, and Jeneve Lynch. 2007. "Encouraging at Risk, HIV Populations to Respond to Research Surveys: Does a Community Identity Link Help or Hurt?" Health Education and Behavior. 34(1): 55-70.
(Accepted manuscript with open access available at:

Crowley, Jocelyn Elise. 2006. "Moving beyond Tokenism: Ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment and the Election of Women to State Legislatures." Social Science Quarterly. 87(3): 519-539.

Crowley, Jocelyn Elise. 2004. "When Tokens Matter." Legislative Studies Quarterly. 29(1):109-136.

Spry, John A. and Jocelyn Elise Crowley. 2004. "Assessing the Implications of Monopoly Toll Road Service Areas." Eastern Economic Journal. 30(3):381-398.

Crowley, Jocelyn Elise and Theda Skocpol. 2001. "The Rush to Organize: Explaining Associational Formation in the United States, 1860s-1920s." American Journal of Political Science. 45(4):813-829.


Crowley, Jocelyn Elise. 2018. Gray Divorce: What We Lose and Gain from Mid-Life Splits. Oakland, CA: University of California Press. 
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Crowley, Jocelyn Elise. 2013. Mothers Unite! Organizing for Workplace Flexibility and the Transformation of Family Life. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.
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Crowley, Jocelyn Elise. 2008. Defiant Dads: Fathers' Rights Activists in America. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.
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Crowley, Jocelyn Elise. 2003. The Politics of Child Support in America. New York: Cambridge University Press.
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Featured Report on Mothers' Organizations in the United States and Workplace Flexibility:

Crowley, Jocelyn Elise with Marc Weiner. 2010. “What Mothers Want: Workplace Flexibility in the Twenty-First Century.” Report to the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, New York, New York.


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