Publications

Books:
Smith, Keri Iyall, Louis Edgar Esparza, and Judith Blau (eds). 2017. Human Rights Of, By, and For the People: How to Critique and Change the US Constitution. Routledge.

Blau, Judith and Louis Edgar Esparza. 2016. Human Rights: A Primer (2nd Edition). Routledge.

Journal articles & book chapters:
Esparza, Louis Edgar, et. al. 2017. “Conditions of Cosmopolitanism: Conceptualizing Cosmopolitanism as in between the National and the Global.” Chuo Journal of the Faculty of Letters: Sociology/Socioinformatics 27: 1-12.

Esparza, Louis Edgar. 2015. “Rights for All: Response to Blau.” Sociological Forum 30(3).

Esparza, Louis Edgar and Rhiannan Price. 2015. “Convergence repertoires: anti-capitalist protest at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics.” Contemporary Justice Review.

Esparza, Louis Edgar. 2013. “Power and Authority in Social Movements: A Political Philosophy of Prefigurative Politics.”Partecipazione e Conflitto 6(2): 40-67.

Esparza, Louis Edgar & Judith Blau. 2012. “Wired Nation: How the Tea Party Drove an Anti-Immigrant Campaign.” Societies Without Borders 7(4): 426-446.

Shandra, John, Louis Edgar Esparza & Bruce London. 2012. “Non-Governmental Organizations, Democracy, and Deforestation: A Cross-National Analysis” Society & Natural Resources 25(3): 251-69.

Esparza, Louis Edgar. 2012. “Only a Monster: Neutrality and Ethics.” Societies Without Borders 7(2): 229-233.

Esparza, Louis Edgar. 2011. “Ensuring Economic & Social Rights in the US Constitution” in Sociology and Human Rights: A Bill of Rights for the Twenty-first Century by Judith Blau and Mark Frezzo (eds). Pine Forge. Pp. 35 -56.

Esparza, Louis Edgar. 2009. “Global Movement Coalitions: The Global South and the World Trade Organization in Cancun.” Societies Without Borders 4(2): 226-247.

Book Reviews & Essays:
Esparza, Louis Edgar. in press. “Starving for Justice: Hunger Strikes, Spectacular Speech, and the Struggle for Dignity.” Contemporary Sociology.

Esparza, Louis Edgar. 2015. “Missing Class: Strengthening Social Movement Groups by Seeing Class Cultures.” Mobilization.

Esparza, Louis Edgar. 2012. “La Violencia en el Centro del Valle del Cauca, 1948-1965.” Revista de Estudios Colombianos 39: 63.

Esparza, Louis Edgar. 2010. “God Can be Funny: Repertoires, Religion and Resistance.” Qualitative Sociology 33(1): 105 – 109.

Esparza, Louis Edgar. 2009. “To Rise in Darkness: Revolution, Repression, and Memory in El Salvador, 1920 – 1932.” Mobilization. 14(4):513-14.

Esparza, Louis Edgar. 2009. “Citizenship: Discourse, Theory and Transnational Prospects.” Contemporary Sociology 38(1): 60-61.

Esparza, Louis Edgar and Pablo Lapegna. 2007. “The Limits of the Connected Lives Theory.” Sociological Forum 22(4): 606-611.

Other professional publications:
Esparza, Louis. 2017. “What Is To Be Done? Response to Schwartz.” ASA Human Rights Section Newsletter. Spring: 4-6.

Esparza, Louis. 2012. “U.S. Must be for peace in Colombia.” La Prensa San Diego 36(49):6.

Esparza, Louis. 2012. “Time to Strike: Cross-Europe Solidarity Forging a Path Out of Austerity.” In These Times. November.

Esparza, Louis. 2012. “Why the Spanish are indignant.” In These Times. October.

Esparza, Louis. 2012. “How The New York Times became irrelevant on Latin America.” Echo Park Patch. October.

Gates, Gary J; et. al. 2012. “Letter to the editors and advisory editors of Social Science Research.” Social Science Research 41(6):1350-1.

Esparza, Louis. 2011. “Occupy Los Angeles and Beyond: As Big As It Gets.” Echo Park Patch. October.

Esparza, Louis Edgar. 2011. “Feminism and Democracy.” Human Rights and Human Welfare. March.

Esparza, Louis Edgar. 2011. “Spontaneity and Abeyance in Tunisia.” Human Rights and Human Welfare. February.

Esparza, Louis Edgar. 2011. “Bring Back Aristide.” Human Rights and Human Welfare. January.

Esparza, Louis Edgar. 2010. “In Colombia, A Little Blue Book Replaces a Little Red One.” News & Public Affairs. University of Denver. October.

Esparza, Louis Edgar. 2009. “Demanding Rights, Withholding Peace: The Colombian Sugarcane Workers Strike.” In Critical Solidarity Spring 2009.

Schwartz, Michael and Louis Esparza Edgar. 2008. “Social Movements” in Teaching the Sociology of Collective Behavior and Social Movements: A Curriculum Guide (3rd edition) by Wood, Lesley, Paul Almeida and Benita Roth (ed.). Washington, DC: American Sociological Association Teaching Resources Center.

Dreby, Joanna, Louis Esparza, Hilary Levey, Erynn Masi De Casanova, Owen Whooley and Elizabeth Williamson. 2007. “Discoveries: New and Noteworthy Research.” Contexts 6(4) 5-9.

Esparza, Louis, Hilary Levey, Erynn Masi de Casanova, Randa Serhan, and Owen Whooley. 2007. “Discoveries: New and Noteworthy Research.” Contexts 6(3): 6-9.

Schwartz, Michael and Louis Esparza. 2007. “Social Movements” in Teaching the Sociology of Peace, War, and Military Institutions: A Curriculum Guide (4th edition) by Ender, Morten G., Lynne Woerhle, and Ryan Kelty (ed.). Washington, DC: American Sociological Association Teaching Resources Center.

Esparza, Louis, Alwyn Lim and David Roelfs. 2006. “How We Became Intimate With Economic Sociology.” Accounts 5(2): 9-10.

Translations:
Moncada, Alberto. 2008. The Neoliberal Fallacy. Sociologists Without Borders White Paper. Translated by Louis Edgar Esparza.