Susan Olzak

Stanford University

Professor of Sociology

Stanford, CA 94305

United States

http://www.stanford.edu/dept/soc/people/slozak/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

7

DOWNLOADS

600

SSRN CITATIONS

3

CROSSREF CITATIONS

2

Scholarly Papers (7)

1.

“Does Protest Against Police Violence Matter? Evidence from U.S. Cities, 1980-2018.”

Forthcoming. “Does Protest Against Police Violence Matter? Evidence from U.S. Cities, 1980-2019.” American Sociological Review.
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 31 Aug 2021
Susan Olzak
Stanford University
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police violence, racial inequality, protest, social movements

2.

Friends or Foes? The Impact of Political Allies and Social Movement Activity on Environmental Legislation in Congress

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 25 Jan 2014
Stanford University, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University and Stanford University
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Social Movements, Congressional Legislation, Environmental Bills

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Going Green: Environmental Protest, Policy and CO2 Emissions, in U.S. States, 1990-2007

Sociological Forum, March 2018, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 18-30
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Jun 2018
John Munoz, Susan Olzak and Sarah Soule
Stanford University, Stanford University and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 54 (497,456)
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environmental movement, protest, climate change, social movmements

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Ideological Focus, Tactical Performance, and the Survival of Terrorist Organizations

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Jan 2021
Susan Olzak
Stanford University
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terrorist organizations, survival analysis, category spanning, ideology and terrorist organizations, organizational capacity and surival

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The Risk of Occupying a Broad Niche for Environmental Social Movement Organizations

Olzak, Susan and Erik W. Johnson. "The Risk of Occupying a Broad Niche for Environmental Social Movement Organizations." Mobilization: An International Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Oct 2018
Susan Olzak and Erik W. Johnson
Stanford University and Washington State University - Department of Sociology
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category spanning, environmental social movement organizations, organizational mortality, social movement theory

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The Effect of Category Spanning on the Lethality and Longevity of Terrorist Organizations

Olzak, Susan. 2016. "The Effect of Category Spanning on the Lethality and Longevity of Terrorist Organizations." Social Forces 95(2): 559-584.
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 03 Sep 2018
Susan Olzak
Stanford University
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Terrorism, Ideology, Category Spanning Theory

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Prisoners and Paupers: The Impact of Group Threat on Incarceration in Nineteenth Century American Cities

American Sociological Review 79 (3): 392-411, 2014
Posted: 22 Aug 2018
Susan Olzak and Suzanne Shanahan
Stanford University and Duke University - Department of Sociology

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Ethnic and Racial Competition, Group Threat, Social Control