FAU
Department of Sociology



Dr. Marina Karides

Associate Professor of Sociology

Telephone
(954) 236-1053


Research and teaching interests:

Undergraduate courses:
Caribbean Inequalities
Class, Status, Power
Globalization and Fashion
Globalization and Social Movements
Qualitative and Comparative Historical
Methods
Global Cities
Global Perspectives on Racism and Sexism
Sexuality and Social Change
Urban Community

Graduate courses:
Gender and Sexuality
Globalism and the Post-Colonial Condition
Seminar in Advance Qualitative Methods
Seminar in Urbanization


Grants and Awards:

2010           

“Alternative Food Production and Distribution in South Florida: A Political  Economic Analysis.” Faculty Research Mentoring Program, Division of Research, Florida Atlantic University (mentee: Patricia Widener, mentor: Marina Karides)

2010           

“Sappho’s Legacy? Women’s Enterprises in Lesvos, Greece.” Scholarly and Creative Accomplishments Fellowship, College of Arts and Letters, Florida Atlantic University (one semester release from teaching)

2009           

“Women in Local Economies in Lesvos, Greece. Morrow Fund Research Grant. Department of Sociology.” Florida Atlantic University (1200$)

2008           

“A New Movement or An Old Tradition: Cooperatives and Globalization in Greece.” Fulbright Research Scholar (Greece)


Selected Publications:

2010
Marina Karides, Walda Katz-Fishman, Jerome Scott, Alice Walker, and Rose Brewer
(editors). The United States Social Forum: Perspectives of a Movement. Changemaker Publications.

2010
Marina Karides. "The Rise of Micro-enterprise Development: A Grounded Theory in Caribbean Context", Journal of World System Research 17:2:192-216.

2010
Marina Karides. "What's Going On? The USSF, Grassroots Activism, and Situated Knowledge" Uses of a Whirlwind: Movement, Movements and Contemporary Radical Currents in the United States. AK Press, 2010.

2009
Jackie Smith, Marina Karides, Marc Becker, Christopher Chase Dunn, Dorval Brunelle, Donnatella Della Porta, Rosalba Icaza, Jeffrey Juris, Lorenzo Mosca, Ellen Reese, Jay Smith, Rolando Vasquez. “Globalization and the Emergence of the World Social Forums.” Chapter in Globalization: The Greatest Hits, A Global Studies Reader, edited by Manfred B. Steger Paradigm Publishers: Boulder, CO.  (Chapter reprinted from The World Social Forums and Challenges for Global Democracy)

2008
Judith Blau and Marina Karides (editors). The World and US Forums: Another World is Possible and Necessary. Leiden, Boston, Tokyo: Brill Publishers.

        Reprinted, Judith Blau and Marina Karides (editors). The World and US      
        Forums: Another World is Possible and Necessary
. Lexington Books,
        2009.

2008
Jackie Smith, Marina Karides, Marc Becker, Christopher Chase Dunn, Dorval Brunelle, Donnatella Della Porta, Rosalba Icaza, Jeffrey Juris, Lorenzo Mosca, Ellen Reese, Jay Smith, Rolando Vasquez. The World Social Forums and the Challenges for Global Democracy. Paradigm Publishers: Boulder, CO.

2008
Marina Karides and Thomas Ponniah. “The Achievements of WSF VII.” Societies Without Borders 3:1:20-34.

        Reprinted in Judith Blau and Marina Karides’ The World and US Forums:        
        Another World is Possible and Necessary
. Leiden, Boston, Tokyo: Brill
        Publishers, 2008.

2008
“'We are the Ones We have been Waiting For': The U.S. Social Forum in Context." by Jackie Smith, Jeffrey S. Juris, and the Social Forum Research Collective (collective member) Mobilization 13:4: 373-394.

2008
Marina Karides. “Human Rights and the WSF.” Chapter in The Leading Rogue State: The US and Human Rights? edited by Judith Blau, Cathy Zimmer, and David Brunsma. Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers.


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