SSSP 2019 Annual Meeting

Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM

Session 066: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Sociolegal Approaches to Drugs and Drug Use in Marginalized Populations
Room: Broadway Suite

Sponsors: Crime and Juvenile Delinquency
Drinking and Drugs

Organizer &

Presider: Eric Victory, The University of Akron

Description:  This session will investigate sociological approaches to drug and alcohol use among marginalized populations, which include justice-involved populations, sexual, and ethnic/racial minorities.


“‘People, Places, and Things’: Facilitating Parental Sobriety in Family Drug Court,” Erik M. Wittrup and Anna Maria Santiago, Michigan State University

“Alcohol Abuse and Sexual Identity: The Moderating Effect of Marriage in a Nationally Representative Sample,” Eric Victory and Robert L. Peralta, The University of Akron

“Circumstances of Overdose among Street-involved Women: Drug, Set, and Setting,” Janna Ataiants and Stephen Lankenau, Drexel University

“Gender-specific Predictors of Recidivism among DUI Offenders,” Andrew J. Tatch, Mississippi State University

“Treatment Completion and Gender Disparities: Mandated versus Non-mandated Treatment Outcomes for Opioid Users,” Viviana X. Lucabeche, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania