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August 06, 2020

2020 SSSP Virtual ½-day Annual Meeting Reminder

The 2020 ½-day Virtual Annual Meeting is almost here! Don’t forget to join us tomorrow from August 7 from 12:00pm–5:00pm (EDT). This program is offered as a complimentary benefit to current SSSP members.

Schedule of Events:

SSSP Business Meeting: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Presidential Address: 1:15pm-2:15pm

Awards Recognition: 2:30pm-3:15pm

Plenary Pandemic Focused Session: 3:30pm-5:00pm

Click here for more information.

08/06/2020, 04:20 PM

2019 C. Wright Mills Award Finalists

The 2019 C. Wright Mills Award Finalists have been selected.

The committee reviewed 85 nominated books to select the five finalists. The winner will be announced at the Awards Recognition on Friday, August 7 during the SSSP ½-day Virtual Annual Meeting. All finalists will be recognized on the SSSP website and at the Awards Recognition.

To an outstanding degree, each of the finalists met the criteria for the award:

  • Critically addresses an issue of contemporary public importance
  • Brings to the topic a fresh, imaginative perspective
  • Advances social scientific understanding of the topic
  • Displays a theoretically informed view and empirical orientation
  • Evinces quality in style of writing
  • Explicitly or implicitly contains implications for courses of action

To view the list of finalists, visit: https://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/m/834/2019_C_Wright_Mills_Award_Finalists/.

08/06/2020, 12:13 PM

 

August 05, 2020

Agenda for Social Justice: Solutions for 2020

The Justice 21 Committee is pleased to announce the publication of the volume Agenda for Social Justice: Solutions for 2020. This publication provides accessible insights into some of the most pressing social problems in the United States and proposes public policy responses to those problems. It offers recommendations for action by elected officials, policymakers, and the public regarding key issues for social justice, including a discussion of social problems related to racism, health disparities, educational inequalities, criminal justice issues, and the environment. For worldwide open access download, visit: https://www.sssp1.org/file/Agenda_for_Social_Justice_2020.pdf.

08/05/2020, 10:55 AM

 

August 04, 2020

2020 SSSP Virtual Book Exhibit

The Scholar’s Choice has a long and successful history of managing academic book exhibits, and we welcome them to our virtual ½-day annual meeting. They are pleased to present discounted books from 14 of their publishers. Please click here and scroll to the end for an order form.

08/04/2020, 09:41 AM