Sofya Aptekar

University of Massachusetts Boston

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Boston, MA

United States

http://https://www.umb.edu/academics/cla/faculty/sofya_aptekar

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

7

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Scholarly Papers (7)

1.

Gifts Among Strangers: The Social Organization of Freecycle Giving

Social Problems, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Nov 2015
Sofya Aptekar
University of Massachusetts Boston
Downloads 85 (290,356)

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conscious consumption, sharing economy, Freecycle, altruism, environmentalism

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Making Sense of Naturalization: What Citizenship Means to Naturalizing Immigrants in Canada and the United States

Journal of International Migration and Integration, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Nov 2015
Sofya Aptekar
University of Massachusetts Boston
Downloads 52 (376,614)

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naturalization, citizenship, immigration, identity, Canada, United States

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Citizenship Status and Patterns of Inequality in the United States and Canada

Social Science Quarterly, Volume 95, Number 2, June 2014
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Nov 2015
Sofya Aptekar
University of Massachusetts Boston
Downloads 24 (492,099)
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naturalization, citizenship, immigration, United States, Canada

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Visions of Public Space: Reproducing and Resisting Social Hierarchies in a Community Garden

Aptekar, Sofya. 2015. “Visions of Public Space: Reproducing and Resisting Social Hierarchies in a Diverse Community Garden.” Sociological Forum 30(1): 209-227.
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Aug 2015
Sofya Aptekar
University of Massachusetts Boston
Downloads 20 (514,680)
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community gardens; conflict; culture; diversity; gentrification; inequality; public space

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Organizational Life and Political Incorporation of Two Asian Immigrant Groups: A Case Study

Ethnic and Racial Studies, Vol. 32, No. 9, November 2009
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Nov 2015
Sofya Aptekar
University of Massachusetts Boston
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Immigrants, Asian Americans, suburbs, political participation, racialization, model minority

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Contexts of Exit in the Migration of Russian Speakers from the Baltic Countries to Ireland

Aptekar, Sofya. 2009. “Contexts of Exit in the Migration of Russian Speakers from the Baltic Countries to Ireland.” Ethnicities 9(4):507-526.
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Aug 2015
Sofya Aptekar
University of Massachusetts Boston
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Estonia, international migration, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, minorities

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Naturalization Ceremonies and the Role of Immigrants in the American Nation

Citizenship Studies, Vol. 16, No. 7, 2012
Posted: 20 Nov 2015
Sofya Aptekar
University of Massachusetts Boston

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immigrant; identity; obligations; social construction; bad migrant; good migrant