Barbara Tomaskovic-Devey

Senior Lecturer, Honors Coordinator

Education

Ph.D., Sociology, Boston University, 1988

Research Areas

Gender, The Social Construction of Childhood, The Social Construction of Love, Marriage and Family, Culture

Selected Publications

Barbara Tomaskovic-Devey and Donald Tomaskovic-Devey, “The Social Structural Determinants of Ethnic Group Behavior: Single Ancestry Rates Among Four White American Ethnic Groups.” American Sociological Review 53:650-659, 1988.

S. M. Miller, Barbara Tomaskovic-Devey, and Donald Tomaskovic-Devey, “Capitalism, Welfare State Theory and the Neo-Marxists.” A.G. Zdravomyslov (ed.), Developments in Marxist Sociological Theory: Modern Social Problems and Theory. Beverly Hills: Sage Press, 1986.

S. M. Miller, Barbara Tomaskovic-Devey, and Donald Tomaskovic-Devey, “Pilot and Demonstration Projects as Political Events.” In Stanislaus Kennedy (ed.), Poverty in Ireland. Dublin: Fornoe Press, 1982.

Current Courses

  • Sociology of the Family
  • Sociology of Childhood
  • Sociology of Love
  • Gender in Society