SSSP 2019 Annual Meeting

Date: Friday, August 9

Time: 12:30 PM - 2:10 PM

Session 033: Contested Territories: Negotiated Spaces of Health and Family
Room: Lexington Suite

Sponsors: Family
Health, Health Policy, and Health Services

Organizers: Doris J. Ravotas, Western Michigan University
Derek P. Siegel, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Presider: Derek P. Siegel, University of Massachusetts Amherst


“Cultural Factors Influencing Complementary Feeding Practices in Nigeria,” Oludare Olakitan Anuodo, Ayotunde Titilayo and Asa Sunday Soladoye, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria

“Parenting and Caregiving Structures and the Positive Development of Adolescents: The Social Capital of Extended Family Members in Low-income Singaporean Families,” Jin Yao Kwan, University of California, Los Angeles

“Queering the Clinic: Constructing Gender and Sexuality in LGBT Healthcare,” Emily Allen Paine, Columbia University

“The Enemy Within: Women’s Problems with an Implanted Sterilization Device,” Valerie Leiter, Simmons University

“Traumatic Birth: Expectations, Separation, and Smoldering Rage,” Claudia Tillman, Georgia State University