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January 19, 2021

Census Bureau Stops Work on Trump’s Request for Unauthorized Immigrant Count

As an organization committed to the promotion and protection of sociological research, the recent actions by the Census Bureau, to halt the Trump-directed exclusion of unauthorized immigrants from population counts, is a victory for those tirelessly working to uphold the political power of immigrants regardless of legal status. During a time when so many in these same communities are suffering the double burden of COVID-19 and the precarity of legal status, which in some cases threatens to put them in “the back of the line” for a vaccine, efforts to ensure the quality of life and social welfare of this group remain necessary.

https://www.npr.org/2021/01/13/956352495/census-bureau-stops-work-on-trumps-request-for-unauthorized-immigrant-count

For more on SSSP’s efforts to pursue social justice, please consider joining or renewing your SSSP membership.

https://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/m/427/fuseaction/ssspmember.portal/userid/6896

Post written by Alessandra Bazo Vienrich, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Worcester State University, Membership and Outreach Committee

01/19/2021, 01:12 PM

 

January 15, 2021

Deadline Extended for the 2021 Call for Papers and the Student Paper Competitions – New Deadline–1/31/21

The Board of Directors has approved extending the submission deadline for the Call for Papers and Student Paper Competitions to January 31 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Time). They feel this is the most prudent and responsible thing to do given the pandemic and events of January 6th. This will ensure the best possible virtual meeting this summer.

The Divisions are pleased to announce the 2021 Student Paper Competitions and Outstanding Scholarship Awards. In order to be considered for any of the Student Paper Competitions, applicants are required to submit their papers through the Annual Meeting Call for Papers, prior to the 1/31/21 extended submission deadline.

 

01/15/2021, 10:38 AM

 

January 14, 2021

Student Paper Competitions and Outstanding Scholarship Awards–Upcoming Deadlines

Apply for one of the SSSP Division’s Student Paper Competitions and Outstanding Scholarship Awards, https://sssp1.org/2021_SPC_and_OSAThe deadline for all Student Paper Competitions is 11:59p.m. (Eastern Time) tomorrow, January 15, 2021. In order to be considered for any of the Student Paper Competitions, applicants are required to submit their papers through the Annual Meeting Call for Papers, https://www.sssp1.org/2021_Call_for_Papers. This will ensure that winning papers are both designated and included in the program. Please note that students may only submit to one division and that each division has its own submission process. Papers are not eligible for presentation or division competitions or awards/scholarships/fellowships if they have been published or accepted for publication before being submitted for consideration. Papers are not eligible if they have been presented previously at SSSP or presented or accepted for presentation at other professional meetings, unless they have been revised substantially with new data, findings, or theoretical contributions. Click here to view previous award winners and paper abstracts. The deadline for Outstanding Scholarship Awards varies across divisions.

01/14/2021, 11:23 AM

 

January 13, 2021

Virtual Event: SSSP Justice 21 Committee Webinar: A Panel Discussion: Social Problems in the Age of COVID-19

Please join the Center for Social Science Research (CSSR) on January 28, 2021 (12:00-1:15 EST) for a lively conversation with SSSP Justice 21 Committee members, Kristen Budd, David Lane, Glenn Muschert, Jason Smith and SSSP President Corey Dolgon as they offer sociological insight and understanding of COVID-19’s impact on social problems, both old and new, and offer recommendations for action by citizens, elected officials, policy makers, and the public.

Click here to register for the event. For more information about the event and panelists, please visit the CSSR website (https://cssr.gmu.edu/events/11653).

Hashtags to utilize:

#soctwitter #GMUCSSR

01/13/2021, 08:38 AM

 

January 12, 2021

2021 marks the 70th Anniversary of the Founding of SSSP

2021 marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of SSSP. If you value the connections and community you have made at SSSP, please join me, Cameron Whitley (Membership and Outreach Committee Member) to donate $70 to SSSP. If you cannot donate $70, please donate what you can. Whatever that amount is, I assure you that it will be greatly appreciated! SSSP is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization so your donation is tax deductible. If you have questions about donations, please do not hesitate to contact SSSP.

Give to SSSP:  https://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/m/584/locationSectionId/0/Give_to_the_SSSP

01/12/2021, 01:54 PM

 

January 07, 2021

Submit a paper for the SSSP 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting–Deadline 1/15/21

Submit a paper for the 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting, https://www.sssp1.org/2021_Call_for_PapersThe submission deadline is 11:59p.m. (Eastern Time) on January 15, 2021.

Apply for one of the SSSP Division’s Student Paper Competitions and Outstanding Scholarship Awards, https://sssp1.org/2021_SPC_and_OSAThe deadline for all Student Paper Competitions is 11:59p.m. (Eastern Time) on January 15, 2021. In order to be considered for any of the Student Paper Competitions, applicants are required to submit their papers through the Annual Meeting Call for Papers, https://www.sssp1.org/2021_Call_for_Papers. This will ensure that winning papers are both designated and included in the program. Please note that students may only submit to one division and that each division has its own submission process. Papers are not eligible for presentation or division competitions or awards/scholarships/fellowships if they have been published or accepted for publication before being submitted for consideration. Papers are not eligible if they have been presented previously at SSSP or presented or accepted for presentation at other professional meetings, unless they have been revised substantially with new data, findings, or theoretical contributions. Click here to view previous award winners and paper abstracts. The deadline for Outstanding Scholarship Awards varies across divisions.

01/07/2021, 12:19 PM

 

January 05, 2021

Call for Applications for the Agenda for Social Justice – Application Deadline – January 15, 2021

The Editorial and Publications Committee of the Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) solicits applications for two positions on the Editorial Team of the volume, Agenda for Social Justice. For more information visit: https://www.sssp1.org/file/Call_for_Applications_Agenda_for_Social_Justice.pdf

01/05/2021, 12:09 PM

 
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