Publications

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Completed/published

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“The Determinants of Public Policy: What Matters and How Much.” Policy Studies Journal (2020) 48 (1):207-30. Political Sociology, Public Policy, Social Movements
“Why Do Protest, Lobbying, and Other Forms of Advocacy Often Fail to Affect Policy? Some Possible Explanations,” presented at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, September, 2020 Political Sociology, Public Policy, Social Movements
“The Determinants of Public Policy: What Matters and How Much.” Policy Studies Journal (2020) 48 (1):207-30. Political Sociology, Public Policy, Social Movements
“Testing Theories about Advocacy and Public Policy.” Perspectives on Politics (2020) First View  doi:10.1017/S1537592719004663 Political Sociology, Public Policy, Social Movements
“Testing Theories about Advocacy and Public Policy.” Perspectives on Politics (2020) First View  doi:10.1017/S1537592719004663 Political Sociology, Public Policy, Social Movements, Sociological Theory
“The Influence of Public Opinion and Advocacy on Public Policy: Controversies and Conclusions,” Pp. 738-760 in The New Handbook of Political Sociology, edited by Thomas Janoski, Cedric de Leon, Joya Misra, and Isaac William Martin. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2020. Political Sociology, Public Opinion, Public Policy
Thomas, Loring J., Peng Huang, Fan Yin, Xiaoshuang Iris Luo, Zack W. Almquist, John R. Hipp, and Carter T. Butts (2020). "Spatial Heterogeneity Can Lead to Substantial Local Variations in COVID-19 Timing and Severity." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 117 (39) 24180–24187. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2011656117.  Big Data, Demography, Group Dynamics, Health, Human Ecology, Public Policy, Social Demography, Social Networks, Statistics
"The Influence of Organizations on Policy: Theory, Findings, Conclusions." Interest Groups & Advocacy (2019) 8(1):1-22 Political Sociology, Public Policy, Social Movements
“The Influence of Organizations on Policy: Theories, Findings, Conclusions,” Interest Groups & Advocacy (2019) 8:1-22. Political Sociology, Public Policy, Social Movements
AJS logo Flores, René D. 2017. "Do Anti-immigrant Laws shape Public Sentiment?: A Study of Arizona's SB 1070 using Twitter data." American Journal of Sociology.  Big Data, Data Driven Discovery, Immigration, Migration, Political Sociology, Public Opinion, Public Policy, Quantitative Methods
Flores, René D. 2015. "Taking the Law Into their Own Hands: Do Local Anti-Immigrant Ordinances Increase Gun Sales?” Social Problems. 62, no. 3: 363-390. Immigration, Public Policy, Quantitative Methods
Katherine Beckett and Alexes Harris. 2011. “On Cash and Conviction: Monetary Sanctions as Misguided Policy.”Criminology & Public Policy 10, 3: 505-37. Criminal Law and Punishment, Deviance and Social Control, Incarceration, Public Policy, Social Justice

Forthcoming

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Almquist, Z. W. (2020). Large-scale Spatial Network Models: An application to modeling information diffusion through the homeless population of San Francisco. Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science, 47(3), 523–540. Demography, Homelessness, Public Health, Public Policy, Social Demography, Social Networks
Bagozzi, B. E., D. Berliner, and Z. W. Almquist (forthcoming). When Does Open Government Shut? Predicting Government Responses to Citizen Information Requests. Regulation & Governance. Political Sociology, Public Opinion, Public Policy

In progress

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Burstein, Paul. 2020. “Why Do Lobbying, Protest, and Other Forms of Advocacy Often Fail to Affect Policy? Some Possible Explanations.” APSA Preprints. doi: 10.33774/apsa-2020-k78wc Political Sociology, Public Opinion, Public Policy, Social Movements
“From GDP Per Capita to Social Protest and Lobbying: the Many Determinants of Public Policy” (submitted for publication) Public Policy, Social Movements