James teaches in the Ph.D. program in sociology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. A former editor of Contexts magazine, he holds a B.A. from Harvard and an M.A. and Ph.D. from theUniversity of California at Berkeley. His work centers on politics and culture, and his authored, coauthored, and co-edited books include Nuclear Politics, The Animal Rights Crusade, The Art of Moral Protest, Restless Nation, The Social Movements Reader, Rethinking Social Movements, Passionate Politics, Getting Your Way, and Contention in Context. More information is available on his website, www.jamesmjasper.org.