The Science of Human Connection / Books & Publications

Aronson, J.  &  Steele, C.M. (2005). Stereotypes and the fragility of human competence, motivation, and self-concept. In C. Dweck & E. Elliot (Eds.), Handbook of Competence & Motivation, (pp. 436-456). New York: Guilford.  

Baumeister, R. F. & Leary, M. R. (1995). The need to belong: Desire for interpersonal attachments as a fundamental human motivation. Psychological Bulletin117(3), 497-529. 

Bellah, R.N., Madsen, R., Sullivan, W.M., Swidler, A., & Tipton, S.M. (2007). Habits of the heart: Individualism and commitment in American life. New York: Harper & Row.

Brown, L. & Gilligan, C. (1992). Meeting at the crossroads: Women’s psychology and girls’ development. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Brown, L. M. (1999). Raising their voices: The politics of girls’ anger. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Brown, L. M. (2003). Girlfighting: Betrayal and rejection among girls. New York: New York University Press.

Chaudry, A., Morrissey, T., Weiland, C., & Yoshikawa, H. (2017). Cradle to kindergarten: A new plan to combat inequality. New York: Russell Sage Foundation. 

Chu, J. Y. (2014). When boys become boys: Development, relationships, and masculinity. New York: New York University Press.

Cacioppo, J. T., & Patrick, W. (2008). Loneliness: Human nature and the need for social connection. New York: WW Norton & Company.

Damasio, A. R. (1999). The feeling of what happens: Body and emotion in the making of consciousness. New York: Harcourt, Inc.

Damasio, A. R. (2005). Descartes’ error: Emotion, rationality and the human brain. New York: Penguin Books. 

De Waal, F. (2010). The age of empathy: Nature’s lessons for a kinder society. New York: Three Rivers Press.

Dumas, M.J. & Nelson, J.D. (2016). (Re)Imagining Black boyhood. Harvard Educational Review, 86(1), 27-47.

Eliot, L. (2010). Pink brain, blue brain. Oxford: Oneworld Publications.

Fine, M., & Sirin, S. (2008). Muslim American youth. New York, NY: New York University Press.

Freire, P. (2000). The pedagogy of the oppressed. New York, NY: Bloomsbury.

Gilligan, C. (1982). In a different voice. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Gilligan, C., Lyons, N., & Hanmer, T. (Eds.). (1990). Making connections: The relational worlds of adolescent girls at Emma Willard School. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 

Gilligan, C. (2002). The birth of pleasure: A new map of love. New York: Random House. 

Gilligan, C. (2013). Joining the resistance. Cambridge, MA: Polity Press. 

Gilligan, C. (2014). Moral injury. Journal of Social Philosophy, 45(1), 89-106.

Gilligan, C., & Richards, D. A. (2008). The deepening darkness: Patriarchy, resistance, and democracy’s future. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Gordon, M. (2009). Roots of empathy: Changing the world child by child. New York: Workman Publishing.

Hrdy, S.B., (2011). Mothers and others: The evolutionary origins of mutual understanding. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

hooks, b. (2000). All about love: New visions. New York: HarperCollins.

hooks, b. (2014). Teaching to transgress. New York: Routledge.

Jack, D. C. & Ali, A. (2010). Culture, self-silencing and depression: A contextual-relational perspective. In Silencing the Self Across Cultures: Depression and Gender in the Social World (D. C. Jack & A. Ali, Eds.). New York: Oxford University Press.

Kimmel, M. (2008). Guyland: The perilous world where boys become men. New York: HarperCollins.

Kirkland, D. (2013). A search past silence: The literacy of young Black men. New York: Teachers College Press.

Lamb, S., & Brown, L. M. (2007). Packaging girlhood: Rescuing our daughters from marketers’ schemes. New York: St. Martin’s Press.

Lang, P., & Miller, sj. (2016). Educators Queering Academia: Critical Memoirs (Social Justice Across Contexts in Education). New York: Peter Lang Publishing.

Leadbeater, B. J. R., & Way, N. (Eds.). (1996). Urban girls: Resisting stereotypes, creating identities. New York: New York University Press.

Leadbeater, B. J., & Way, N. (Eds.). (2007). Urban girls revisited: Building strengths. New York: New York University Press.

Lieberman, M. (2011). Social: Why our brains are wired to connect. New York: Broadway Books.

McCartney, K., Yoshikawa, H., & Forcier, L. (Eds.). (2014). Improving the odds for America’s children: Future directions in policy and practice. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press. 

Noguera, P. (2003). City schools and the American dream: Reclaiming the promise of public education (Vol. 17). Teachers College Press.

Noguera, P. A. (2009). The trouble with black boys: … And other reflections on race, equity, and the future of public education. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Pickett, K. & Wilkinson, R. (2011). The spirit level: Why greater equality makes societies stronger. New York: Bloomsbury.

Putnam, R. (2001). Bowling alone: The collapse and revival of American community. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Rifkin, J. (2009). The empathic civilization: The race to global consciousness in a world in crisis. New York: Penguin Books.

Rogers, L. O., & Way, N. (2016). “I have goals to prove all those people wrong and not fit into any one of those boxes”: Paths of resistance to stereotypes among Black adolescent males. Journal of Adolescent Research31(3), 263-298.

Rogers, L. O., Scott, M. A., & Way, N. (2015). Racial and gender identity among Black adolescent males: An intersectionality perspective. Child Development86(2), 407-424.

Shinn, M., & Yoshikawa, H. (2008). (Eds.). Toward positive youth development: Transforming schools and community programs. New York: Oxford University Press. 

Steele, C. M. (2010). Whistling Vivaldi: And Other Clues to How Stereotypes Affect Us. New York: W W Norton & Co.

Steele, C.M. & Aronson, J. (1995). Stereotype threat and the intellectual test performance of African Americans. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 69(5), 797-811.

Tatum, B. D. (2017). Why are all the Black kids sitting together in the cafeteria?: And other conversations about race. New York: Basic Books.

Tolman, D. (2002) Dilemmas of Desire: Teenage girls talk about sexuality. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 

Tomasello, M. (2009). Why we cooperate. Camrbidge, MA: MIT Press.

Turkle, S. (2012). Alone together: Why we expect more from technology and less from each other. New York: Basic Books.

Turkle, S. (2016). Reclaiming conversation: The power of talk in a digital age. New York: Penguin Books.

Ward, J. V. (1996). Raising resisters: The role of truth telling in the psychological development of African American girls. In Leadbeater, B. J. R., & Way, N. (Eds.). (1996). Urban girls: Resisting stereotypes, creating identities. NYU Press, 85-99.

Way, N. (1998). Everyday courage: The lives and stories of urban teenagers. New York: New York University Press.

Way, N. (2011). Deep secrets: Boys’ friendships and the crisis of connection. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Way, N. (2004). Intimacy, desire, and distrust in the friendships of adolescent boys. Adolescent boys: Exploring diverse cultures of boyhood, 167-196.

Way, N., & Rogers, L. O. (2017). Resistance to dehumanization during childhood and adolescence: A developmental and contextual process. New Perspectives on Human Development, 229.

Way, N., Hernández, M. G., Rogers, L. O., & Hughes, D. L. (2013). “I’m not going to become no rapper”: Stereotypes as a context of ethnic and racial identity development. Journal of Adolescent Research28(4), 407-430.

Way, N., Santos, C., Niwa, E. Y., & Kim-Gervey, C. (2008). To be or not to be: An exploration of ethnic identity development in context. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development2008 (120), 61-79.

Way, N., Cressen, J., Bodian, S., Preston, J., Nelson, J., & Hughes, D. (2014). “It might be nice to be a girl… Then you wouldn’t have to be emotionless”: Boys’ resistance to norms of masculinity during adolescence. Psychology of Men & Masculinity15(3), 241.

Wilkinson, R., & Pickett, K. (2011). The spirit level: Why greater equality makes societies stronger. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing.

Yoshikawa, H. (2011). Immigrants raising citizens: Undocumented parents and their young children. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.