Below is a list of my work that has been published in peer-reviewed journals. You can follow the links below to the actual articles.
Since copyright laws and the state of academic publishing is a mess right now, I'm not sure I can post copies of the articles for free. Email me and I am happy to provide pre-print versions of these articles as I am able.
Malone, Chad and Trent Steidley. 2019. “Determinants of Variation in State Concealed Carry Laws, 1970-2016.” Sociological Forum 34(2).Steidley, Trent and David M. Ramey. 2019. “Police Militarization in the United States.” Sociology Compass 0(0):e12674.Steidley, Trent. 2019. “The Effect of Concealed Carry Weapons Laws on Firearm Sales.” Social Science Research 78:1–11.Ramey, David M. and Trent Steidley. 2018. “Policing Through Subsidized Firepower: An Assessment of Rational Choice and Minority Threat Explanations of Police Participation in the 1033 Program.” Criminology 56(4):812–56.Steidley, Trent. 2018. “Big Guns or Big Talk? How the National Rifle Association Matters for Conceal Carry Weapons Laws.” Mobilization: An International Quarterly 23(1):101–25.Steidley, Trent and Martin T. Kosla. 2018. “Toward a Status Anxiety Theory of Macro-Level Firearm Demand.” Social Currents 5(1):86–103.Steidley, Trent, David M. Ramey, and Emily A. Shrider. 2017. “Gun Shops as Local Institutions: Federal Firearms Licensees, Social Disorganization, and Neighborhood Violent Crime.” Social Forces 96(1):265–98.Steidley, Trent and Cynthia G. Colen. 2017. “Framing the Gun Control Debate: Press Releases and Framing Strategies of the National Rifle Association and the Brady Campaign.” Social Science Quarterly 98(2):608–27.