SSSP 2019 Annual Meeting

Date: Friday, August 9

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM

Session 001: PAPERS IN THE ROUND: Youth, Aging, and the Life Course Research
Room: Grand Ballroom

Sponsor: Youth, Aging, and the Life Course

Organizers: Robyn L. Young, Dartmouth College
Perri S. Leviss, University of Massachusetts Boston

Description:  This session includes two roundtables from the YALC Division. One focuses on research broadly across the life course from the political identity of iGens to the aging of women, women + work, and the representation of adult immigrants in research. The other round table presents research about adolescents to emerging adulthood including issues of identity development, substance use, religiosity, and the informal work economy.

Roundtable #1 Title: Research Across the Life Course

Presider & Discussant: Lea T. Marzo, Georgia State University


“A Theoretical Examination of Diverging Sibling Trajectories,” Melissa R. Maxey, University of Oklahoma

“Girls Work, Too: Structures of Work for Women and Girls in Financially Unstable White Families,” Annaliese Grant, University of Wisconsin-Madison

“Talking about Our Generation: Politics, Identity, and Conflicting Perceptions of MILLENiGENS of Color in Southern California,” Mary Yu Danico, Faye Wachs, Amairani Ramos and Yvonne Rivera, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

“To Choose to Not Be Included is to Belong: A Dialogue about Representation and Agency in Research with Adult Immigrants,” Katherine E. Entigar, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Roundtable #2 Title: Youth, Adolescence, and Emerging Adult Research

Presider & Discussant: Perri S. Leviss, University of Massachusetts Boston


“Adolescent Religiosity and Substance Use,” Zhen Yang, Texas Tech University

“From Distant Problems to Close Solutions: Determinants of Global Issue Concern among Youngsters in 22 Countries,” Hester Ina Mennes, University of Amsterdam

“Incarcerated Young Fathers and the Informal Economy,” Janet Muñiz, University of California, Irvine

“Mode of Marijuana Consumption and Other Drug Use among Adolescents,” Corey Pomykacz and Jason Ford, University of Central Florida