SSSP 2019 Annual Meeting

Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Accessibility Committee, 2018-19
Room: State Suite


Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Anti-Harassment Committee, 2018-19
Room: Beekman Suite


Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Disability
Room: State Suite


Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Drinking and Drugs
Room: Vanderbilt Suite


Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Family
Room: Vanderbilt Suite


Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Global
Room: Vanderbilt Suite


Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Health, Health Policy, and Health Services
Room: Vanderbilt Suite


Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Poverty, Class, and Inequality
Room: Vanderbilt Suite


Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Society and Mental Health
Room: Vanderbilt Suite


Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Sport, Leisure, and the Body
Room: Vanderbilt Suite


Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

THEMATIC

Session 073: Theorizing the Social in Social Problems
Room: Hudson Suite

Sponsor: Social Problems Theory

Organizer &

Presider: Arthur McLuhan, York University

Papers:

“Culture and Meaning-Making in the World-System: An Agenda for Theorizing Global Social Problems,” Jason C. Mueller and Steven E. Schmidt, University of California, Irvine

“Theorizing the ‘Social’ in Sustainability Initiatives: A Theoretical Evaluation Using a Case Study of Post-disaster Initiatives following Hurricane Harvey,” Amber M. Salamanca-Blazek, Texas A&M University

“Contrasting Georg Simmel’s and W.E.B. Du Bois’ Sociological Thinking through the Case of Zionism,” Ran Keren, Northeastern University

“Back to the Future-role Strain and the Rediscovery of ‘The Social’ in Social Problems: Reflections on the Case of Contingent Faculty,” Jill Niebrugge Brantley and Patricia Lengermann, The George Washington University

“Stigmatized Grief: Identity Repair among Families and Close Adult Peers Who Have Lost a Loved to a Drug Overdose,” Joshua Stout and Benjamin Fleury-Steiner, University of Delaware


Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Session 074: Education, Community, and Place
Room: Plaza Suite

Sponsors: Community Research and Development
Educational Problems

Organizer: Julia M. Miller, University of Kentucky

Presider &

Discussant: Anna Maria Santiago, Michigan State University

Papers:

“Homeownership, Educational Aspirations, and Community Belonging: Transitions during the Great Recession,” Bethany Smith, Baylor University

“Neighborhoods to Classrooms: The Deleterious Effects of Community Violence Exposure on High School Completion by Minority Youth,” Anna Maria Santiago, Michigan State University

“Oppositional and Affirmational Hope in Urban Education: Self-determination, Overstanding Trauma, and Community Commitment,” Trevor R. Auldridge, University of California, Santa Barbara


Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

THEMATIC

Session 075: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Pedagogies for the Marginalized: Teaching Strategies that Include Socially Marginalized Students
Room: Promenade Suite

Sponsor: Teaching Social Problems

Organizer &

Presider: Penny Harvey, Georgia State University

Papers:

“Crossroads: Using the Film, ‘Crash’, to Teach the Sociological Significance of Intersectional Identities,” Karen L. Porter, Alfred University and Rex Olson, Alfred State College of Technology, SUNY

“Love Is How the Magic Shows Up: Engaged Pedagogies for Marginalized Communities,” Sarah M. Pitcher, San Diego City College

“Mapping Social Spaces: The Divergent Experiences of First-generation Students in Graduate School,” Michael A. Miner, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Honorable Mention in the Educational Problems Division’s Student Paper Competition

“Professors and the Matriculation of First-generation Latinx Students into Doctoral Programs,” Maricela Bañuelos, University of California, Irvine

“Taking Students to the Field: Experiential Learning and Cultivating Future Sociologists,” Michelle Ronda and Robin G. Isserles, Borough of Manhattan Community College

“Trenzaweavers: Cultura, Conciencia y Lenguaje in the Preparation of Bilingual Teachers,” Mishelle L. Jurado, University of New Mexico

“WTH(eck): 88% of My Students Failed,” Omari Jackson, Morgan State University


Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

THEMATIC

Session 076: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: The Intersection Between Social Problems and Mass Incarceration
Room: Broadway Suite

Sponsors: Crime and Juvenile Delinquency
Sociology and Social Welfare

Organizer &

Presider: William Cabin, Temple University

Papers:

“Articulating a Sociology of Absences in Criminal Justice System Reform Efforts: Evidence and Implications,” Maria D. Valdovinos, George Mason University

“Criminal Arrest and the Early Life Course of North American Indigenous Youth,” Kelley J. Sittner and Michelle L. Estes, Oklahoma State University

“Does the Sequence of Reentry Services Impact Client Success?” John C. Mero, Campbell University

“Entrepreneurship and Re-entry: Exploitation and/or Opportunity?” Fran Buntman, The George Washington University

“Intersecting Social Problems: Relating Mass Incarceration with Discriminatory Law Enforcement,” Tim J. Berard and James K. Meeker, Kent State University

“Prisoner Reentry and the Welfare State,” John M. Halushka, San Jose State University

“The Intersection of Race, Gender, and Power: How Incarcerated Women Interpret Conflict between Inmates and Prison Staff,” Rebecca Trammell, Metropolitan State University of Denver


Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Session 077: Urban Responses to Climate Change
Room: East End Suite

Sponsor: Environment and Technology

Organizers: Yuki Kato, Georgetown University
Alexis Econie, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Presider: Alexis Econie, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Papers:

“Deep Displacement: Nantucket Island, Touristic Gentrification, and Climate Change,” Elise Largesse, Boston College

“Habitus of Ignorance: Ease and Legitimation of Ignorance in the Advanced Bioenergy Center,” June Jeon, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Honorable Mention in the Environment and Technology Division’s Student Paper Competition

“Planning for Sustainability in Buenos Aires: Transnational NGOs and the Discourse of South-south Policy Circulation,” Jacob Lederman, University Of Michigan-Flint

“The Racially Unequal Effects of Natural Hazards and Federal Recovery Assistance on Self Employment,” Asia I. Bento, Rice University


Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Session 078: Complexities of Immigration
Room: Fashion Suite

Sponsor: Program Committee

Organizer: E. Brooke Kelly, University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Presider: Praveena Lakshmanan, Michigan State University

Papers:

“Is the US Really a Melting Pot or More of a Vegetable Tray? Consciousness Matrix vs Power of Assimilation,” Rafia Javaid Mallick, University of Oklahoma

“South Asian Migration to the U.S. South: Alternate Pathways in the Pursuit of the American Dream,” Praveena Lakshmanan, Michigan State University

“The Myth of Swedish National Identity and the Symbolic Politics of the Refugee,” Beiyi Hu, The Graduate Center, CUNY

“Forcibly Removed: Homeland Detachments of International and Indigenous Refugees,” Lory Janelle Dance, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

“Neither from Here nor There: A Mixed Methods Evaluation of the Impact of Discrimination on the Employment Prospects of Deported and Voluntary Return Migrants in Mexico,” Rodrigo Dominguez-Villegas, University of Massachusetts Amherst


Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Session 079: Gender, Sexuality, and the Law II
Room: Fifth Avenue Suite

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

Organizer: Lloyd Klein, LaGuardia Community College, CUNY

Presider &

Discussant: James R. Walker, LaGuardia Community College, CUNY

Papers:

“Sexual Regulation and Sexual Politics: Trans Femininity in California Men’s Prisons,” Joss T. Greene, Columbia University

“‘How Can Anyone Be That Incredibly Naive?’: How Prosecutors and Defense Attorneys Distinguish between Vulnerability, Responsibility, and Gullibility in Male Rape Cases,” Jamie L. Small, University of Dayton

“‘But What about the Children?’ Media Constructions of ‘Mothers’ Engaged in Group Offending,” Emma Milne, University of Plymouth and Angus Nurse, Middlesex University

“Toward a Typology of the ‘John’: Frequency and Market Choice among Purchasers of Sex Work,” Chris Wakefield, University of Nevada and Barbara Brents, University of Nevada, Las Vegas


Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Session 080: New Directions in Theory and Research among Advanced Undergraduates
Room: Lexington Suite

Sponsor: Program Committee

Organizer, Facilitator &

Discussant: Chris Wellin, Illinois State University

Description:  This session reflects the SSSP's commitment to recruit and integrate early career people--including advanced undergraduates--to the annual meetings. These members bring new, current ideas and controversies to bear, and have found presenting at the meetings to be a welcoming and valuable part of their intellectual and professional development.

Papers:

“An Investigation of the Relationship between Personal Appearance, Exercise Practices, and Exposure to Social Media among College Students,” Chastity Blankenship and Jaimee Rudick, Florida Southern College

“Assess This: The Impact of Sociology Capstone Courses on the Lifelong Learner,” Kelsea MacIlroy, Colorado State University

“How Calvin Klein Models Affect the Average Joe: An Examination of Masculine Media Representations,” Kate Freeman, Miami University


Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Session 081: Organizing Labor
Room: Riverside Suite

Sponsors: Conflict, Social Action, and Change
Labor Studies

Organizer &

Presider: Erin M. Evans, San Diego Mesa College

Discussants: Amelia L. Fortunato, The Graduate Center, CUNY
Joseph R. van der Naald, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Description:  This session focuses on issues related to organizing workers across labor sectors.

Papers:

“De-unionization within the ‘Blue Wall’: The Declining Currency of the Union Voter Premium,” Amelia L. Fortunato and Joseph R. van der Naald, The Graduate Center, CUNY

“Gender and Organizing,” Mary L. Dungy-Akenji, Loyola University Chicago

“Making Space: Space and the Experience of Work in Family Child Care,” Kimberly Lucas, Brandeis University


Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Session 082: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Turning It Upside Down: The Power of Race, Culture, and Ethnicity in Youth and Emerging Adulthood
Room: Sutton Suite

Sponsors: Institutional Ethnography
Racial and Ethnic Minorities
Youth, Aging, and the Life Course

Organizers: Lauren E. Eastwood, SUNY Plattsburgh
Saher Selod, Simmons University

Presider: Lauren E. Eastwood, SUNY Plattsburgh

Papers:

“Blackness Renegotiated: Second-generation Haitians’ Identity Construction in Chicago,” Herrica Telus, University of Illinois at Chicago

“Scaling Social Movements through Social Media: The Case of Black Lives Matter,” Marcia D. Mundt, University of Massachusetts Boston

“Youth of Color and the Neglecting of Explicit Race-gender Analysis of Criminalization in the Life Course,” De Andre' T. Beadle, University of Minnesota


Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Session 083: PAPERS IN THE ROUND: Law and Social Problems
Room: Vanderbilt Suite

Sponsor: Law and Society

Organizer: Felicia Arriaga, Appalachian State University

Roundtable #1 Title: Law and Social Problems

Presider: Felicia Arriaga, Appalachian State University

Discussant: Ian Lowell Heller, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Papers:

“Recognizing Economic Hardship as a Suspect Class,” Ian Lowell Heller, The Graduate Center, CUNY

“Rethinking Pluralism in the Context of Political Participation, Policy, and Social Change,” Alan W. Barton, New Mexico Highlands University and Debarashmi Mitra, Central New Mexico Community College

“Understanding the Effects of Enhanced Immigration Enforcement on Mixed-Status Families,” Gabriela Gonzalez, University of California, Irvine

“Worthy of Justice: Veterans Treatment Courts,” Jamie Rowen, University of Massachusetts Amherst


Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Session 084: New Perspectives on Activism and Political Participation
Room: York Suite

Sponsor: Program Committee

Organizer, Presider &

Discussant: Marcos Emilio Perez, Washington and Lee University

Description:  Recent years have witnessed both a series of global events challenging established assumptions about mobilization and an increase in the number of scholars developing creative approaches to activism. This session aims to respond to these trends by providing a space to discuss innovative views about political participation. What aspects of people’s involvement in collective action should we reconsider? Which understudied processes explain the diverse trajectories of activists? What can we learn from recent experiences of protest in different countries?

Papers:

“Allyship through Self-exclusion: How Whiteness Prevents Liberation in the Rainbow Community,” Sylvia Grills, Queen's University

“Restorative Kinship: Mothers of Color Transforming Family Relationships through Local Community Organizing,” Jennifer E. Cossyleon, Johns Hopkins University

“World Society in Action: Mobilizing the International in South Korean LGBT Movement,” Minwoo Jung, University of Southern California