SSSP 2019 Annual Meeting

Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM

Committee on Social Action, 2018-19
Room: Beekman Suite

Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM

Racial and Ethnic Minorities
Room: Fashion Suite

Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM

Session 062: Reflexivity and the Self in Institutional Ethnography
Room: Hudson Suite

Sponsors: Institutional Ethnography
Sport, Leisure, and the Body

Organizer &

Presider: Jessica Braimoh, McMaster University


“More Than the Bare Minimum: How White Women Ethnographers Can Avoid Whitewashing Research,” Stephanie M. Baran, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

“School-based Ethnography: Building, Balancing, and (Not) Betraying Trust with Youth,” Nora Gross, University of Pennsylvania

“Death and Institutions: Embodied Experiences of Grief in Participatory Work on Homelessness,” Jayne Malenfant, McGill University

“Reconciling with the Religion of My Father,” Amir Marvasti, Penn State Altoona

“The Self in Autoethnography,” Giovanna Follo, Wright State University

Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM

Session 063: Rural Communities in the US and Beyond
Room: Plaza Suite

Sponsor: Community Research and Development

Organizer: Robert Francis, Whitworth University

Presider &

Discussant: Meghan Ashlin Rich, University of Scranton


“Contraceptive Use and Correlates of Condom Use in a Sample of Women Who Use Drugs and Were Recruited from Appalachian Jails,” Gretchen Ely, University at Buffalo, SUNY

“Imagining Rural America: Nostalgia and a Future Present,” Alice MillerMacPhee and Kirk Dombrowski, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

“OTP?: Structural Barriers for Homeless Youth in Metro-Atlanta,” Ana LaBoy, Georgia State University

“The Primary Motivation Factors of Visitors to the Keuka and Seneca Regions,” Melis Su Kural, Keuka College

Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM

Session 064: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Networking and Navigating at SSSP: Getting the Most Out of Conference Attendance
Room: Promenade Suite

Sponsor: Program Committee

Organizer &

Presider: Stephani Williams, Northern Arizona University


A. Javier Treviño, Wheaton College

Shirley A. Jackson, Portland State University

Glenn W. Muschert, Khalifa University of Science & Technology

Adriana Leela Bohm, Delaware County Community College

Luis Fernandez, Northern Arizona University

Chris Wellin, Illinois State University

Claire Renzetti, University of Kentucky

Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM

Session 065: Work in/and Family
Room: State Suite

Sponsors: Family
Labor Studies

Organizer &

Presider: Jennifer Haskin, Arizona State University


“Corporate Women and Public/Private Dichotomy: Problems, Solutions and Modifications,” Sreyashi Ghosh, Indian Statistical Institute

“Households and Work in Their Economic Contexts: State-level Variations in Gendered Housework Performance before, during, and after the Great Recession,” Shannon N. Davis, George Mason University

“Parenting and Artistic Occupations: The Influence of Race, Class, Gender, Age, and Marital Status on Balancing Work and Family in the Arts,” Abby I. Templer Rodrigues, Missouri State University

“The Valuation of Housework or, Where Have All the Housewives Gone?” Jill Niebrugge Brantley and Patricia Lengermann, The George Washington University

“‘We Practically Have No Family Time Together’: Work and Parenting Stressors among Mexican Immigrant Mothers,” Gabriela León-Pérez, Virginia Commonwealth University

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

Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM

Session 067: Gender and the Environment
Room: East End Suite

Sponsor: Environment and Technology

Organizer: Laura McKinney, Tulane University

Presider: Thomas J. Burns, University of Oklahoma


“A Cloud with no Silver Lining: The Bhopal Disaster and the Slow Violence of Social and Environmental Destruction,” Nikhil Deb, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Winner of the Environment and Technology Division’s Student Paper Competition

“Addressing Environmental Health Concerns of Community Residents of Kettleman City, CA: A Community-based Approach to Examining Exposure and Assessing Community Health,” Clare Cannon, University of California, Davis and University of the Free State, South Africa

“Coming out and Burning out: Farming Entry and Exit for Lesbian and Queer Agriculturalists,” Jaclyn Wypler, University of Wisconsin-Madison

“Ecospiritual Traditions Sustain Work for Ecojustice across Generations,” Finn McLafferty Bell and Glory Brar, University of Michigan

“Influences of Gender, Age, Religiosity, and Income on Environmental Attitudes: Considering Interaction Effects,” Thomas J. Burns, University of Oklahoma

Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM

Session 068: Gender, Sexuality, and the Law
Room: Fifth Avenue Suite

Sponsors: Law and Society
Sexual Behavior, Politics, and Communities

Organizer &

Presider: Lloyd Klein, LaGuardia Community College, CUNY


“Pregnant Minors and the State: A Materialist Feminist Discourse Analysis of Mandatory Parental Consent Laws for Abortion,” Nikki McGary, Naugatuck Valley Community College

“Knowledge and Sentiment Regarding Roe v. Wade before and after the Confirmation of Justice Kavanaugh,” Brandon L. Crawford and Kristen N. Jozkowski, Indiana University

“Sexual Harassment Protection Regulations: Case Studies,” Brigitte S. Tag and Pete A. Hirsch, University of Zurich

“Title IX and Resource Allocation: Frame Transformation and Rhetoric in Contested Legal Economy,” Kathryn Hendricks, University of Chicago

“Sexual Indiscretions in the Workplace with Others: The Impact of Title IX and Anti-sexual Harassment Legislation,” Lloyd Klein, LaGuardia Community College, CUNY

Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM


Session 069: Teaching #METOO: Illuminating the Social in Patterns of Sexist Abuse
Room: Riverside Suite

Sponsors: Conflict, Social Action, and Change
Teaching Social Problems

Organizer, Presider &

Discussant: Lester Howard Andrist, University of Maryland


“Faultline, Blurred Line, Vanishing Line: Sociology of Sexual Consent in #MeToo Era,” Tanetta Andersson, Trinity College

“Speaking of Rape, Speaking of Race: Campus Title IX Coordinators’ Racial Frames in Conceptualizing Sexual Violence,” Ashley C. Rondini, Franklin & Marshall College

“#MeToo and the Unmaking of Sexist Habitus,” Lester Howard Andrist, University of Maryland

Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM

Session 070: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: From Childhood to Older Adulthood: Research Implications for State and National Public Policy
Room: Sutton Suite

Sponsors: Health, Health Policy, and Health Services
Sociology and Social Welfare
Youth, Aging, and the Life Course

Organizers: Kathleen Abrahamson, Purdue University
Laura M. Obernesser, University at Buffalo, SUNY

Presider: Kathleen Abrahamson, Purdue University


“Does Land Use Matter? Understanding Homicide Counts Beyond the Effects of Social Disorganization,” Alana R. Inlow, Washington State University

“Let Them Rest in Peace: The Importance of Aging in Place for [Displaced] Public Housing Residents,” Chandra Ward, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga

“Poor Management: The Use of Sanctions, Case Closings, and Application Denials to Manage Public Assistance Caseloads in New York State in the Twenty First Century,” Harry William Murray and Sarah Spano, Nazareth College

“The Fluid and Complex Living Arrangements of Unstably Housed Youth in Differing Social Service Contexts,” Susanna Curry, California State University, Sacramento

Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM

Session 071: PAPERS IN THE ROUND: Global
Room: Vanderbilt Suite

Sponsor: Global

Organizer: Apoorva Ghosh, University of California, Irvine

Roundtable #1 Title: Community Research and Development

Presider: Hesu Yoon, Stanford University


“‘Participatory’ Budgeting by, or, for the People? Public Consultation in Cities under Fiscal Stress,” Yen-Ting Hsu, University of California, San Diego

“Durable and Ephemeral Legacy in the Olympic City: From Los Angeles 1984 to the Bid for 2028,” Samuel Maron, Northeastern University

“Performing Authenticity: Entrepreneurial and Spatial Practices of Business Owners in Yeonnam-dong, Seoul,” Hesu Yoon, Stanford University

“Social Construction and Urban Space: Elaborating the Social Foundations of Urban Redevelopment in Mexico City,” Steven E. Schmidt, University of California, Irvine

Roundtable #2 Title: Women and Globalization

Presider: Basak Gemici, University of Pittsburgh


“Emergency Rule as a Spatial, Gendered, and Emotional Process: Case of Turkey in 2017,” Basak Gemici, University of Pittsburgh

“Gender-based Violence Prevalence in Tertiary Institutions, Ekiti State, South-Western Nigeria,” Comfort Yemisi Afolabi, Ekiti State University, Nigeria

“Gendered Anxiety: Marriage as a Mechanism of Uncertainty in East Asia,” Yuki Asahina, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa

“Interpersonal Violence Against Women in Electoral Processes: Implications to School Educators,” Arikelola Ayodele Omengala and Asma'u Sani Maikudi, Kaduna Polytechnic, Nigeria

“Unique Immigrant Beauty Labor for Black Women in Contemporary America,” Nicole D. Jenkins, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Roundtable #3 Title: The Global Migration Patterns and Implications

Presider & Discussant: Yao Lu, University of California, Davis


“‘Mail Order Brides’: Intersectional Social Vulnerability Unpacked,” Reema Sen, Case Western Reserve University

“Chinese Assimilation in Zambia: Testing Migration Theories in the South,” Yao Lu, University of California, Davis

“The Determinants of Remittances among Second-generation Mexicans and Filipino-Americans,” Armand R. Gutierrez, University of California, San Diego

“The Influence of Basic Human Values on Attitudes towards Immigrants among School Children in Switzerland and Poland,” Charlotte Clara Becker, University of Cologne and Eldad Davidov, University of Cologne, University of Zurich, and URPP Social Networks

Roundtable #4 Title: Labor and Employment

Presider & Discussant: Shengli Chu, University of Massachusetts Boston


“Beauty is Goodness: The Relationship between Attractiveness and Labor Market Outcomes,” Sara Abigail Barnes, University of South Alabama

“Muslim Scientists’ Perceptions of Inclusion in the Scientific Workplace: A Cross-national Study,” Elaine Howard Ecklund, Jauhara Ferguson and Sharan Kaur Mehta, Rice University

“Older Workers: A Cross-cultural Examination of Attitudes toward Older Employees and Their Effect on the Work Environment,” Tracy L. Dietz, University of North Texas

“Research Proposal: Bamboo Ceiling: Career Barriers for Native Chinese in the U.S,” Shengli Chu, University of Massachusetts Boston

Roundtable #5 Title: Politics, Law and Society

Presider & Discussant: Benjamin R. Weiss, University of Southern California


“‘Who Can We Tell Survivors to Call?’: The Institutionalization of Criminal-legal Interventions in a Domestic Violence Organization,” Benjamin R. Weiss, University of Southern California

“How Vicarious Experiences of Immigration Enforcement Shape Legal Attitudes,” Blanca Ramirez, University of Southern California

“Why Emerging States Win in the Face of Greater Powers: How Mongolia Gained Political Recognition from China Where Others Failed,” DaShanne Stokes, Independent Scholar

Roundtable #6 Title: The Cultural Portrayals of Racial/Ethnic Minorities

Presider: Cristian L. Paredes, Loyola University Chicago


“An Intersectional Analysis of Race and Gender in Popular Films: Problems (and Solutions) for Stereotypical Portrayals,” Elisha Marr, Calvin College

“Is Openness in Taste a Criterion of Tolerance? Exploring a Relationship between Highbrow and Lowbrow Leisure Consumption and Attitudes toward Immigrants,” Cristian L. Paredes, Loyola University Chicago

“News Media Race Portrayals of Criminal Trial Defendants,” Brianna Dale and Chastity Blankenship, Florida Southern College

“Portraying Feminism in Bollywood Cinema: Implications on Gender Violence in the Indian Diaspora,” Meghna Bhat, Independent Scholar

“The Embeddedness of Dyadic Ties and Triads: Ethnicity, Gender, and Motherhood in Toni Morrison’s Beloved,” Cynthia Baiqing Zhang, Central Washington University

Roundtable #7 Title: Global Patterns in Racialization

Presider: Caroline M. Schöpf, Hong Kong Baptist University


“Factors Associated with Ethnoracial Diversity in Los Angeles County Neighborhoods from 2000-2016,” Joseph F. Cabrera, University of La Verne

“How Diverging International Opportunity Structures are Exacerbating Racialization Results – a Comparative Analysis of Perceived Opportunities, Mobility Decisions, and Career Paths of Migrants in Hong Kong,” Caroline M. Schöpf, Hong Kong Baptist University

“Mixed Ethno-racial Identities and Community in Copenhagen, Denmark,” Mette Evelyn Bjerre, University of Notre Dame

“Progressive Sexual Ideals vs Religious Authenticity: Warring Identities among White Sikh Converts,” Simranjit Khalsa, Rice University

“The Brown Decision: Its Impact on the Black Educator and Student,” RL Booker, Jr., University of Kansas

Roundtable #8 Title: Social Policy and Change

Presider & Discussant: Christine A. Wernet, University of South Carolina


“Beyond Substantive Rights: Causes and Qualities of Fragile Social Citizenship among Women Internal Migrants in Lima, Peru,” Kyle Woolley, Loyola University Chicago

“Where do Government Policies Impact People the Most? Examining the Relationship between GNP and HDI,” Christine A. Wernet, University of South Carolina

“Water Sovereignty in the Age of Global Capitalism: A Cross-national Analysis of Latin American Policies,” Matthew J. Schneider, University of California, Irvine

Roundtable #9 Title: Conflict, Social Action, and Change

Presider & Discussant: Nadia Shapkina, Kansas State University


“‘I Am My Own Person,’ Women’s Agency Inside and Outside the Home in Rural Pakistan,” Sarah Ahmed, University of Oregon, Winner of the Family Division’s Student Paper Competition

“The Summer from Hell: Race, Violence, and Social Change in Baton Rouge,” Leslie T. Grover, Southern University

“Transnationalizing Resistance: Social Networks and Campaign against Sexual Violence in Ukraine and Russia,” Nadia Shapkina, Kansas State University

“Navigating Unseen Obstacles: Examining Marginalized Bodies within Parkour,” Chrischelle Borhani, Kansas State University

Roundtable #10 Title: Collective Identities and Struggles

Presider & Discussant: Jeffrey A. Gardner, Sam Houston State University


“Constructing Mam Socio-political Ties through Cross-border Experiences,” Jeffrey A. Gardner, Sam Houston State University

“Cultural and Political Organizations: Fostering Integration into Multiple Communities,” Mabel Ho, University of British Columbia

“Trump, Warren, and the Cherokee Nation: Competing White Racial Projects and the Management of Indigeneity in the 21st Century,” Enid Logan, University of Minnesota

Roundtable #11 Title: Youth and Education

Presider: Ragini Saira Malhotra, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Discussant: Melissa F. Weiner, College of the Holy Cross


“‘American’ Boundaries and the Internationalization of Higher Education,” Jinna J. Kim, University of California, Irvine

“Gendered Childhoods and Families: Precarity in Delhi’s Informal Communities,” Ragini Saira Malhotra, University of Massachusetts Amherst

“Palestinian Erasure and Zionist Supremacy in Mainstream US Jewish Education Curriculum,” Melissa F. Weiner, College of the Holy Cross

Roundtable #12 Title: Social Movements across the Globe

Presider & Discussant: Mary K. Ryan, Virginia Tech


“Eve of Destruction: Contextualizing the Potential Influence of U.S. Anti-war Music,” Jeneve R. Brooks, Rita K. Detrick and Anna Lindzy, Troy University

“Racial Justice as a Global Quest: Black Liberation, Justice, and Human Rights,” Mary K. Ryan, Virginia Tech

“Sociopolitics and the Rise of Far-right Populism,” LaTae Johnson, Arcadia University

“The Global LGBT Workplace Equality Movement,” Apoorva Ghosh, University of California, Irvine

Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM


Session 072: Illuminating the Social in Higher Education II
Room: York Suite

Sponsor: Educational Problems

Organizer: Patricia Morency, University of Arkansas

Presider &

Discussant: Linda M. Waldron, Christopher Newport University


“Better to be a Man, Best to be an Asian or White Man? How Social Comparison Processes in STEM Identify Those Who Belong,” Amanda J. Brockman, Vanderbilt University

“Community College Student Success,” Elisabeth Lackner, The Graduate Center, CUNY

“Mobility That Restrains: Stratified Course Instruction in the College Classroom,” Alma Nidia Garza, University of California, Irvine

“Teaching at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions: Managing Emotions inside and outside the Classroom,” Norma J. Anderson and Kimberly E. Fox, Bridgewater State University