Elliot B. Weininger, Ph.D
Professor and Chair
Office: Hartwell Hall 204 A
I am presently in the process of writing up various papers from a project analyzing the role of schooling considerations in the residential decision-making of families with young children. One paper from this project was included in the 2014 edited volume Choosing Homes, Choosing Schools, published by the Russell Sage Foundation. My colleague Annette Lareau was the primary investigator on the project, and funding came from the Spencer Foundation.
In addition, I was a member of both the 2014 and 2015 program committees of the American Sociological Association. Previously, I was the session organizer for the sociology of education special interest group at the 2007 meeting of the American Education Research Association.
- PhD, Sociology, Graduate Center, City University of New York
- BA, Magna Cum Laude, Special Honors Program, Hunter College, City University of New York
- Introduction to Sociology (100)
- Social Statistics (200)
- Sociological Theory (300)
- Sociology of Culture (302)
- Methods of Sociological Research (310)
- Sociology of Violence (395)
- Sociology of Education (412)
- Lareau, Annette, Elliot B. Weininger, and Catherine Warner. Forthcoming. “Structural Constraints and the School Choice Strategies of Black American Middle-Class Parents.” British Journal of the Sociology of Education.
Weininger, E. B., A. Lareau, and O. Lizardo, eds. 2018. Ritual, Emotion, Violence: Studies on the Micro-Sociology of Randall Collins. London and New York: Routledge. (Introduction by Weininger and Lizardo.)
- Lareau, A., E. B. Weininger, and A. B. Cox. 2018. “Parental Challenges to Organizational Authority in an Elite School District: The Role of Cultural, Social, and Symbolic Capital.” Teachers College Record. Vol. 120, No.1, pp. 1-46.
- Lareau, A., E. B. Weininger, and A. B. Cox. 24 June 2018. “How Entitled Parents Hurt Schools.” Op-ed based on TCR article, published simultaneously in the New York Times and on the website of The Hechinger Report.
Weininger, E. B., and A. Lareau. 2018. “Pierre Bourdieu’s Sociology of Education: Institutional Form and Social Inequality.” Pp. 253-273 in T. Medvetz and J. J. Sallaz, eds., Oxford Handbook of Pierre Bourdieu. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
Weininger, E. B., A. Lareau, and D. Conley. 2015. “What Money Doesn’t Buy: Class Resources and Children’s Participation in Organized Extracurricular Activities.” Social Forces. Vol. 94, No. 2, pp. 479-503.
Weininger, E. B. 2014. “School Choice in an Urban Setting.” Pp. 268-294 in A. Lareau and K. Goyette, eds., Choosing Homes, Choosing Schools. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.
- Lareau, A., and E. B. Weininger. 2008. “Time, Work, and Family Life: Reconceptualizing Gendered Time Patterns through the Case of Children’s Organized Activities.” Sociological Forum. Vol. 23, No. 3 (September), pp. 419-454.
Weininger, E. B. 2005. “Foundations of Pierre Bourdieu’s Class Analysis.” Pp. 82-118 in E. O. Wright, ed., Approaches to Class Analysis. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
- Spanish translation: “Fundamentos del análisis de clases de Pierre Bourdieu.” Pp. 121-166 in E. O. Wright, ed.,Modelos de análisis de clases. Trans. Andrés Cotalero Jiménez. Tirant lo Blanch (2015).
- Turkish translation: “Bourdieu’nün Sınıf Analizinin Esasları.” Pp. 111-156 in E. O. Wright, ed., Sınıf Analizine Yaklaşımlar. Trans. Gökçen Ertuğrul. Nota Bene Yayınları (2014).
- Lareau, A., and E. B. Weininger. 2003. “Cultural Capital in Educational Research: A Critical Assessment.” Theory and Society. Vol. 32, No. 5/6 (December), pp. 567-606.
- Reprinted in After Bourdieu: Influence, Critique, Elaboration. Ed. D. L. Swartz and V. L. Zolberg. Dordrecht: Kluwer (2004). Pp. 105-144.
- Horvat, E. M.,E. B. Weininger, and A. Lareau. 2003. “From Social Ties to Social Capital: Class Differences in the Relations between Schools and Parent Networks.” American Educational Research Journal. Vol. 40, No. 2 (Summer), pp. 319-351.
- Reprinted inEducation, Globalization, and Social Change. Ed. Hugh Lauder, Phillip Brown, Jo-Anne Dillabough and A. H. Halsey. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press (2006).