SSSP 2019 Annual Meeting

Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 12:30 PM - 2:10 PM


Session 086: Social Problems and the Online Environment
Room: Hudson Suite

Sponsor: Social Problems Theory

Organizer: Michael Adorjan, University of Calgary

Presider &

Discussant: Brian Monahan, Baldwin Wallace University


“‘A Life Lived’: Marking Collective Memory and White Racial Framing in Online Opioid Obituaries,” Kevin D. Revier, Binghamton University

“Debating Social Problems on Right-wing YouTube Channels: Using Adorno to Study the Malicious Tactics of Rightist ‘Public Conversation’ Videos,” Sean Doody, George Mason University

“Guardianship and Crime in the Digital Age,” Karen G. Weiss, West Virginia University

“Debating Death: Emotion, Morality, and Capital Punishment Discourse in Cyberspace,” R. J. Maratea, Ryan Ricciardi and Elizabeth Mikstzal, George Washington University