Papers on Capitalism

Papers Relevant to Evolving a Nurturing Capitalism

Alavosius, M.P., Newsome, W. D., Houmanfar, R., & Biglan, A. (2016). A functional contextualist analysis of the behavior and organizational practices relevant to climate change. Handbook of contextual behavior science. New York, NY: Wiley & Sons.

Biglan, A. (2016). The need for a more effective science of cultural practices. The Behavior Analyst, 39(1), 97-107.

Biglan, A., Lee, J., & Cody, C. (2016). The evolution of capitalism. In R. Zettle, S.C. Hayes, A. Biglan, & D. Barnes-Holmes (Eds.), The Wiley handbook of contextual behavioral science (Chapter 24). New York, NY: Wiley & Sons.

Biglan, A., & Levin, M.E. (2016). Contextual analysis and the success of translational research. In D. Fishbein (Ed.), “The full spectrum of translational prevention science,” special issue of Translational Behavioral Medicine, 483

Wilson, D.S., Hayes, S.C., Biglan, A., & Embry, D.D. (2014a). Evolving the future: toward a science of intentional change.  Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 37, 395-416.

Biglan, A., & Cody, C. (2013). Integrating the human sciences to evolve effective policies. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 90S, S152-S162.

Biglan, A. & Embry, D.D. (2013). A framework for intentional cultural change. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 2, 95-104.

Biglan, A., & Glenn, S.S. (2013). Toward prosocial behavior and environments: Behavioral and cultural contingencies in a public health framework. In G. J. Madden, W. V. Dube, T. D. Hackenberg, G. P. Hanley, & K. A. Lattal (Eds.), APA handbook of behavior analysis, Vol. 2: Translating principles into practice (pp. 255-275). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Biglan, A., Flay, B., Embry, D.D., & Sandler, I. (2012). Nurturing environments and the next generation of prevention research and practice. Special issue of American Psychologist, 67, 257-271.

Biglan, A. (2011). Corporate externalities: A challenge to the further success of prevention science. Prevention Science, 12, 1-11.

Komro, K.A., Flay, B.R., Biglan, A., & The Promise Neighborhoods Research Consortium (2011). Creating nurturing environments: a science-based framework for promoting child health and development within high-poverty neighborhoods. Clinical Child and Family Review, 14, 111-134.

Pechmann, C., Biglan, A., Grube, J., & Cody, C. (2011). Transformative consumer research for addressing tobacco and alcohol consumption. In D. G. Mick, S. Pettigrew, C. Pechmann, & J. L. Ozanne (Eds.), Transformative consumer research for personal and collective well-being (pp. 353-389). New York: Routledge.

Biglan, A., Hinds, E., & Cody, C. (2010). Building healthy communities to promote successful development. In M.R. Shinn, & H.M. Walker (Eds.), Interventions for achievement and behavior problems in a three-tier model including RTI (pp. 79-100). Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists. (Invited chapter)

Biglan, A. (2009). The role of advocacy organizations in reducing negative externalities. Journal of Organizational Behavioral Management, 29, 1-16.

Biglan, A. (2009). Increasing psychological flexibility to influence cultural evolution. Behavior and Social Issues, 2009, 15-24. Retrieve at

Biglan, A. & Hinds, E. (2009). Evolving prosocial and sustainable neighborhoods and communities. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 5, 169-196.

Embry, D.D. & Biglan, A. (2008). Evidence-based kernels: Fundamental units of behavioral influence. Clinical Child and Family Psychology. 11(3), 77-113.

Biglan, A. & Taylor T. (2000a). Why have we been more successful in reducing tobacco use than violent crime? American Journal of Community Psychology, 28(3), 269-302.

Biglan, A., Glasgow, R.E., & Singer, G. (1990). The need for a science of larger social units: A contextual approach. Behavior Therapy, 21, 195-215.

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