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Archives - November 2021
November 30, 2021
Strengthen this important organization as we work toward social justice
SSSP membership provides access to member only areas on the Society’s website providing up-to-date information on current events, call for submissions and conferences, awards, fellowship, and scholarship public policy development, and divisional newsletters. The Society regularly participates in calls to action on various social justice issues. Consider joining us in this worthwhile endeavor by becoming a member
11/30/2021, 03:47 PM
November 24, 2021
SSSP’s Commitment to Graduate Students and new PhDs
The Society for the Study of Social Problems, one of the oldest and most respected social justice social science organizations, invites you to join us, to be active in the organization, and to submit papers to and attend our annual meeting in Los Angeles, August 5-7, 2022.
Membership for students is only $33 and $50 for first-time professional members. Click here to Join or Renew.
11/24/2021, 12:12 PM
November 23, 2021
General Election Ballot Preview
The 2022 General Election Ballot Preview is available for viewing! Candidates have prepared online resume forms featuring publications and candidate statements to acquaint the membership with their qualifications for the positions. Click here to view the 2022 General Election Ballot Preview.
11/23/2021, 02:47 PM
November 18, 2021
“Buy One, Get One Free” Promotion for Divisional Memberships
There has never been a better time to renew your SSSP membership and to add a new Division. The Board of Directors has approved a “Buy One, Get One Free” Promotion for Divisional Membership for “early birds” who join or renew their membership between October 1 and December 31, 2021 for the 2022 calendar year. For a list and explanations of the 23 SSSP Divisions, visit https://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/m/21/Divisions/. To add a division, login at https://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/m/410/locationSectionId/0/Member_Login. The “Purchase a Division” link is under the “Divisions” section, https://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/m/253/Membership/#Divisions.
11/18/2021, 02:38 PM
November 15, 2021
Narrative as Topic and Method in Social Research
Interested in narrative research? Former SSSP President Donileen Loseke’s book, “Narrative as Topic and Method in Social Research,” is now available from Sage Publishing! https://us.sagepub.com/en-us/nam/narrative-as-topic-and-method-in-social-research/book278198
Post written by Dr. Carley Geiss, Moffitt Cancer Center, Membership and Outreach Committee
11/15/2021, 11:36 AM
November 11, 2021
SSSP Call for Papers
The Call for Papers for our 72nd Annual Meeting to be held August 5-7, 2022 at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza in Los Angeles, CA, is available. The program theme, selected by President Noreen M. Sugrue is The Sociological Reimagination: From Moments to Momentum. Join us in Los Angeles – the city of angels – in order to further a dialogue aimed at social change and action rooted in data and theory. The deadline for paper submissions is 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Time) on January 15, 2022.
11/11/2021, 03:41 PM
November 09, 2021
2022 Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Fellowship
SSSP is soliciting applications for the 2022 Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Fellowship. Persons identified as American Indian or Alaska Native, Arab/Middle Eastern/North African, Asian/Asian-American, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latinx, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, or, including Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) from one of the aforementioned groups, accepted into an accredited doctoral program in any one of the social and/or behavioral sciences so as to expand their perspectives in the pursuit and investigations into social problems are invited to apply for the $15,000 fellowship. Applications must be received in their entirety no later than February 1, 2022. All applicants must be a current SSSP member at the time of their application. With the exception of DACA students, who are also eligible, applicants must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
11/09/2021, 03:58 PM
November 04, 2021
SSSP Executive Officer Search (application deadline: 12/15/21)
The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) is seeking applicants for the position of Executive Officer. Interested SSSP members in good standing may apply. Applications must be sent to the SSSP’s Administrative Officer and Meeting Manager, Michele Koontz, at email@example.com. Applications received by December 15, 2021 will receive full consideration.
11/04/2021, 02:49 PM
November 02, 2021
Understanding Human Need, Second Edition, by Hartley Dean – FREE CHAPTER and DISCOUNT
“Venturing beyond a standard revision, this book develops a novel radical humanist vision of need and outlines a ‘needs-first’ ethic.” Ian Gough, The London School of Economics and Political Science
“This book will be the standard reference work on human need for many years to come.” James Midgley, University of California
This new edition of Understand Human Need by Hartley Dean differs significantly from the previous edition. It takes an approach encompassing both the global North and South and models existing practical and theoretical approaches to human need while also proposing a radical alternative.
This book is available on inspection for lecturers considering adopting it on their reading lists.
11/02/2021, 05:54 PM
- Submit a Paper for the SSSP 2023 Annual Meeting–Extended Deadline 1/31/23
- SSSP: Introducing the New Executive Officer
- Thank You, 2022 SSSP Contributors!
- Renew Your Membership for 2023
- New Virtual Issue: The Precarious State of Abortion in America
- Deadline Extended for the 2023 Call for Papers and the Student Paper Competitions – New Deadline–1/31/23
- The Federal Trade Commission wants to Ban Noncompete Employment Clauses
- Apply to be the next Editor of Social Problems – Deadline 1/15/23
- Questions You May Have About the SSSP Annual Meeting
- Your Donation is Tax Deductible
- Give the Gift of SSSP
- End of the Year Reminders
- Call for Books for the 2023 Annual Meeting – Author Meets Critics Sessions Deadline Quickly Approaching 12/15/22
- In Case You Missed it! "Lessons Learned in Navigating the Applied Workplace"
- C. Wright Mills Award Nomination Deadline is Quickly Approaching 12/15/22
- Webinar: Lessons Learned in Navigating the Applied Workplace (TODAY!)
- Member Report on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
- SSSP: Search for the Next Social Problems Editor – Application Deadline 1/15/23
- Gender-based Violence and a Global Agenda for Social Justice