SSSP 2018 Annual Meeting

Date: Sunday, August 12

Time: 2:30 PM - 4:10 PM


Session 139: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Resistance: Individual, Community, and Organizational Responses to Racial Oppression in the Criminal Justice System
Room: Independence C

Sponsor: Crime and Juvenile Delinquency

Organizer &

Presider/Discussant: Stephani Williams, Northern Arizona University


“Copwatching: The Rise of Technology against Oppressive Policing,” Ashley K. Farmer, Illinois State University

“Expressing Resistance to Police Oppression: An Analysis of Social Media Commentary,” Stephani Williams and Meredith Brown, Northern Arizona University

“Resisting Racialized Policing: A Case Study of Mothers Against Police Brutality,” Anna Chatillon and Beth Schneider, University of California, Santa Barbara

“Unfriending the Policing Culture: Mindfulness and the Reawakening of Black Dharma,” Tony Gaskew, University of Pittsburgh

“Complicating Complicity: Cops, Queers, Coercion, and Conditional Resistance,” Lydia Dana, University of Illinois at Chicago

“Resources, Navigation and Punishment in the Criminal Courts,” Matthew Clair, University of Pennsylvania Law School/Stanford University

“Queer Abolitionist Praxis in the Era of Mass Incarceration,” S.M. Rodriguez, Hofstra University

“Why Public Education Campaigns Probably Will Not Reduce Support for the Death Penalty,” Steven E. Barkan, University of Maine