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Akchurin, Maria and Gabriel Chouhy. Forthcoming. "Designing Better Access to Education? Unified Enrollment, School Choice, and the Limits of Algorithmic Fairness in New Orleans School Admissions." Qualitative Sociology.

Vivas Bastidas, Juanita, Maria Akchurin, Dana Garbarski, and David Doherty. 2024. “How Local Perceptions Contribute to Urban Environmental Activism: Evidence from the Chicago Metropolitan Area.” The Sociological Quarterly 65(1): 38-60.

Akchurin, Maria. 2023. "Environmental Justice at the Environmental Courts? Mining, Socioenvironmental Conflicts, and Environmental Litigation in Northern Chile.” Extractive Industries and Society. Part of Special Issue: Politics of Policy Implementation, edited by Zaraí Toledo Orozco and Eduardo Silva

Akchurin, Maria. 2022. "Contested Infrastructures: Water, Privatization, and Place-Based Protest in Greater Buenos Aires." City & Community 22(3):171-194.


Akchurin, Maria. 2020. "Mining and Defensive Mobilization: Explaining Opposition to Extractive Industries in Chile." Sociology of Development 6(1): 1-29.

Silva, Eduardo, Maria Akchurin, and Anthony Bebbington. 2018. "Policy Effects of Resistance Against Mega-Projects in Latin America." European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies 106: 23-46. 

Akchurin, Maria. 2015. “Constructing the Rights of Nature: Constitutional Reform, Mobilization, and Environmental Protection in Ecuador.” Law and Social Inquiry 40(4): 937-968.


Akchurin, Maria and Cheol-Sung Lee. 2013. “Pathways to Empowerment: Repertoires of Women’s Activism and Gender Earnings Equality.” American Sociological Review 78(4): 679-701.

Book reviews:

Akchurin, Maria. 2023. Book review of Peter Little's (2021), Burning Matters: Life, Labor, and E-Waste Pyropolitics in Ghana. Contemporary Sociology 52(3):255-257.


Akchurin, Maria. 2018. Book review of Erica Simmons’s (2016) Meaningful Resistance: Market Reforms and the Roots of Social Protest in Latin America. American Journal of Sociology 123(4):1228-1230.

Akchurin, Maria. 2017. Book review of Gonzalo Delamaza’s (2015) Enhancing Democracy Public Policies and Citizen Participation in Chile. International Journal of Comparative Sociology 58(1): 91-96.

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