Stephen Ostertag’s work focuses on causes and sources of violence, violence prevention, violence in the media, state sanctioned and enacted violence, racism and class inequalities in violent behavior and in punishment/treatment.
Publications: Google Scholar
- Chen, X., Liang, N., & Ostertag, S. F. (2017). Victimization of children left behind in rural China. Journal of research in crime and delinquency, 54(4), 515-543.
- Ostertag, S. F., & Ortiz, D. G. (2013). The battle over meaning: Digitally mediated processes of cultural trauma and repair in the wake of hurricane Katrina. American Journal of Cultural Sociology, 1(2), 186-220.
Courses with violence related topics
- SOCI 1300 Criminology