Other Publications

Chapters in Books (Selected)

Benokraitis, Nijole V., “The Changing Ethnic Profile of U.S. Families in the Twenty-First Century,” pp. 1-14 in Nijole Benokraitis, ed., Contemporary Ethnic Families in the United States: Characteristics, Variations, and Dynamics (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2002).

Benokraitis, Nijole V. and Joe R. Feagin, “Women of color: fighting sexism and racism,” pp. 28-43 in Adalberto Aguirre, Jr. and David V. Baker, eds. Structured Inequality in the United States: Discussions on the Continuing Significance of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender (Prentice Hall, 2000).

Benokraitis, Nijole V., “How Family Wars Affect Us: Four Models of Family Change and Their Consequences,” pp. 14-24 in Benokraitis, Nijole V., ed. Feuds about Families: Conservative, Centrist, Liberal, and Feminist Perspectives (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1999).

Benokraitis, Nijole V., “Working in the Ivory Basement: Subtle Sex Discrimination in Higher Education,” pp. 3-36 in Lynn Collins, Kathryn Quina, and Joan C. Chrisler, eds., Career Strategies for Women in Academe: Arming Athena (Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 1998).

Benokraitis, Nijole V., “Sex Discrimination in the 21st Century,” pp. 5-33 in Nijole V. Benokraitis, ed., Subtle Sexism: Current Practices and Prospects for Change (Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 1997).

Benokraitis, Nijole V. and Joe R. Feagin, “Sex Discrimination–Subtle and Covert,” pp. 334-343 in James M. Henslin (ed.), Down to Earth Sociology, 6th edition (New York: The Free Press, 1991); pp. 334-343 in 7th edition, 1993.

Also reprinted in John Macionis and Nijole Benokraitis (eds.), Seeing Ourselves: Classic, Contemporary and Cross-Cultural Readings in Sociology (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2006); and Patricia A. Adler and Peter Adler (eds.), Constructions of Deviance: Social Power, Context, and Interaction (New York: Wadsworth Press, 1994).

Benokraitis, Nijole and Melissa Gilbert, “Federal Employment of Women,” pp. 65-80 in Fletcher A. Blanchard and Faye J. Crosby (eds.), Affirmative Action in Perspective (New York: Springer-Verlag, 1989).

Feagin, Joe, Nijole Benokraitis, Marie Crane and Rosa Beth Shelton, “Race and Sex Discrimination Today: Conceptual and Research Studies,” pp. 185-241 in Joe Feagin and Clairece Booher Feagin, Discrimination American Style: Institutional Racism and Sexism (Florida: Krieger Publishing Company, 1986).

Benokraitis, Nijole, “The Father in Two-Earner Families,” pp. 243-265 in Shirley M. Hanson and Frederick W. Bozett (eds.), Dimensions of Fatherhood (Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 1985).

Benokraitis, Nijole, “Employment Problems of Women: Federal Government Examples,” pp. 223-246 in Karen W. Feinstein (ed.), Working Women and Families, Volume 4, Sage Yearbooks in Women’s Policy Studies (Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 1979).

Benokraitis, Nijole and Joe Feagin, “Institutional Racism: A Perspective in Search of Clarity and Research,” pp. 121-143 in Charles V. Willie (ed.), Black/Brown/White Relations: Race Relations in the 1970s (New Jersey: Transaction Books, 1977).

Published Journal and Other Articles (selected)

Benokraitis, Nijole V. 2003. Article on aunts and uncles in James J. Ponzetti, Jr., ed. International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family, 2nd Ed, pp. 126-7, 1675-1676. New York: Macmillan.

Shaw-Taylor, Yoku and Nijole V. Benokraitis, “The Presentation of Minorities in Marriage and Families Textbooks,” Teaching Sociology, 23 (April 1995): 122-135.

Gilbert, Melissa and Nijole V. Benokraitis, “The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1989: One Step Forward and Two Steps Back?” Family Perspective 23 (March 1989): 57-73.

Benokraitis, Nijole and Joe Feagin, “Subtle and Covert Mechanisms of Sex Discrimination: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis,” National Journal of Sociology (Fall 1987): 208-236.

Benokraitis, Nijole, “Older Women and Reentry Problems: The Case of Displaced Homemakers,” Journal of Gerontological Social Work 10 (March/April 1987): 75-92.

Cheatwood, Derral and Nijole Benokraitis, “Making the Most of Bad Times: Integrating Media, Funding and Teaching,” Teaching Sociology 10 (April 1983): 337-351.

Benokraitis, Nijole V., “Racial Exclusion in Juries,” The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science (January 1982): 29-47.

Benokraitis, Nijole and Joyce A. Griffin-Keene, “Prejudice and Jury Selection,” Journal of Black Studies (June 1982): 427-449.