SSSP 2019 Annual Meeting

Date: Sunday, August 11

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM

Session 115: Subversive and Embodied Sexualities
Room: Hudson Suite

Sponsors: Sexual Behavior, Politics, and Communities
Sport, Leisure, and the Body

Organizer, Presider &

Discussant: Chris Wakefield, University of Nevada

Papers:

“‘Once upon a Time, I Had Someone That I Cared About’: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Heteronormativity in ‘The Last of Us’,” Toria Kwan, University of South Florida

“Queering Labor: Multidirectional Flows of Bodily and Affective Labor in the Intimate Relationships of Trans/Nonbinary People,” alithia zamantakis, Georgia State University

“The Bodies of Tibetan Women: Subjugation through Socialization, Religion, Politics and Violence,” Tiffanie Vo, University of Oklahoma

“Theorizing Gendered Social Problems: Negotiating Psychology and Misogyny in Understandings of Pornography Addiction,” Lily Ivanova, University of British Columbia


Date: Sunday, August 11

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM

Session 116: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: #MeToo in the Workplace
Room: Promenade Suite

Sponsor: Labor Studies

Organizers: Jen Lendrum, Wayne State University
Tracy Lynn Vargas, University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Presider: Wendy Simonds, Georgia State University

Papers:

“‘Righteous’ Programming in Increasingly Fascist Times: Anti-discrimination Programs on U.S. Campuses,” Wendy Simonds and Rachael McCrosky, Georgia State University

“‘What, Was I Supposed to Give up My Career?’: The Working Worlds of Women in Casino Gaming Management,” Shekinah Hoffman, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

“Accelerant: Risk Exposure, Media Coverage, and Organizational Safety in the Forest Service,” Emily R. Haire, Colorado State University

“Gender in the Early ‘New Left’: Interpersonal Dynamics in SNCC, the Black Panther Party, and SDS/WUO,” Sarah M. Hanks, The Graduate Center, CUNY

“Sexual Harassment Narratives: Teaching #MeToo in the University,” Kimberly M. Murray and Jon D. Cool, Texas A&M University-Texarkana


Date: Sunday, August 11

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM

Session 117: Restorative Justice, Education, and Schools
Room: State Suite

Sponsors: Educational Problems
Law and Society

Organizer: Mollie Gambone, The Crefeld School

Presider &

Discussant: Odis Johnson Jr., Washington University in St. Louis

Papers:

“Policies of Social Control and Race: Moving toward Restorative Practices,” Maya Williams, Washington University in St. Louis

“Which Students’ Safety? Black Caribbean Youth Negotiating Police Surveillance in London and New York City,” Derron Wallace, Brandeis University

“Examining the Obstacles to Integrating Restorative Practices into the School Environment,” Tia Clinton, University of Michigan

“What is School No Attendance (SNA) in Japan? What Schooling Means to Children?” Kageki Asakura, Independent Academy and Shure University


Date: Sunday, August 11

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM

Session 118: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Community Engaged Teaching about Youth, Aging, and Matters of Life and Death
Room: Broadway Suite

Sponsors: Community Research and Development
Teaching Social Problems
Youth, Aging, and the Life Course

Organizer &

Presider: Perri S. Leviss, University of Massachusetts Boston

Description:  This critical dialogue session will include discussions of research and practice involving engaged teaching about issues and with populations across the life course. Presenters will share their experiences (best practices + failures) and address (when applicable) how race and gender differences impact the engaged teaching.

Papers:

“Teaching Sociology of Aging: Challenges and Strategies,” Catherine Fobes, Alma College

“THE ‘OTHERS’: Counter-Stories of Black Girls’ Achievement,” Alannah S. Caisey, University of Pittsburgh

“Understanding Cultural Diversity While Addressing Inequality: College Students and the Social Construction of Identities,” Melinda Jackson Jefferson and Karla Chandler, Nicholls State University

“Teaching Gender as a Personal and Political Class,” Martha A. Easton, Elmira College


Date: Sunday, August 11

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM

Session 119: Race, Crimmigration and Policing III
Room: East End Suite

Sponsors: Law and Society
Racial and Ethnic Minorities

Organizers: Felicia Arriaga, Appalachian State University
Alice MillerMacPhee, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Presider &

Discussant: Felicia Arriaga, Appalachian State University

Papers:

“Crisis, Capital Accumulation, and ‘Carceral Keynesianism’ in the Aftermath of the Global Slump,” Jessica Evans, Ryerson University

“Legal Status Fluidity and Filipino Immigrants,” Daniela Pila, University at Albany, SUNY

“The Colonial/Modern Gender System of Migration: Intersections of Race, Patriarchy, and Criminalization,” Abigail Perez Aguilera and Leonardo Esteban Figueroa Helland, The New School and Debbie Samaniego, University of Sussex

“Carceral Migration as Theory and Method: The Sociologies of Race, Space, and Legal Punishment,” Susila Gurusami, University of Illinois at Chicago and Rahim Kurwa, University of California, Los Angeles


Date: Sunday, August 11

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM

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Session 120: Illuminating the Social: Chosen Families and Redefining Kinship
Room: Fashion Suite

Sponsor: Family

Organizer &

Discussant: Kristin J. Wilson, Cabrillo College

Presider: Jasmine L. Suryawan, University of Colorado Boulder

Papers:

“‘Yeah, Daddy’s Got Two Girlfriends.’ How People in Open Marriages Are Redefining Family,” Daniel J. Bartholomay, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

“Communities Transitioning from Gender-specific to Gender-inclusive Events,” Ezra J. Temko, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

“Same-sex Parenting Experiences: A Snapshot,” Allison Jendry James, Wayne State University


Date: Sunday, August 11

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM

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Session 121: Illuminating the Social Through Institutional Ethnography
Room: Fifth Avenue Suite

Sponsor: Institutional Ethnography

Organizer: Marjorie DeVault, Syracuse University (Emerita)

Presider: Liza McCoy, University of Calgary

Papers:

“Materialist Matters: Revisiting the Social Ontology of Institutional Ethnography,” Liza McCoy, University of Calgary

“What I Learned about Canvassing,” Paul C. Luken, University of West Georgia and Timothy Diamond, Retired

“The Ruling of Weight: An Institutional Ethnographic Exploration of Young People’s Experiences Growing up in Bodies Labelled as Overweight or Obese,” Alexa Rae Ferdinands, University of Alberta

“How Youth Banning Policies Shape the Lived Experiences of Homeless Youth,” Cynthia Puddu, MacEwan University

“On the Possibilities of an Institutional Ethnography of Noise,” Eric Mykhalovskiy, York University

“Rare Patient Healthwork in British Columbia,” Manda Ann Roddick, University of Victoria


Date: Sunday, August 11

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM

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Session 122: Illuminating the Social in Social Problems: Determinants of Health and Well-being in 2020
Room: Lexington Suite

Sponsor: Health, Health Policy, and Health Services

Organizers: Debora Paterniti, Sonoma State University
Lillian Walkover, Drexel University

Presider: Lillian Walkover, Drexel University

Description:  This panel will explore social determinants of health and well-being, using a variety of methodologies. A range of social and structural determinants of will be explored, including access to land and housing, immigration history, social networks and social identity.

Papers:

“Homelessness, Health, and the Natural Environment: The Hygiene and Sanitation Practices and Survival Strategies of Unhoused People Dwelling near the San Diego River,” Megan Welsh and Shawn Teresa Flanigan, San Diego State University

“From Health to Healing: Remediating Racial Trauma with Land and Liberation,” Bridget Harr, University of California, Santa Barbara

“Mental Health, Race, and Culture: Case of Asian American College Students,” Doreen Hsu, University of California, San Diego

“The Effects of Social Networks on Health Outcomes among Those in Old Age over Time,” Nicole M. Lehpamer, Michigan State University

“Binational Social Identities and Cognitive Frames among Mexican Immigrants: Implications for the SES-Health Gradient,” Danielle Raudenbush, University of California, San Diego


Date: Sunday, August 11

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM

Session 123: More than Market Forces: The Social Dimensions of Gentrification
Room: Riverside Suite

Sponsor: Conflict, Social Action, and Change

Organizer, Presider &

Discussant: Amie Thurber, Portland State University

Description:  The social dimensions of urban redevelopment in general, and gentrification in particular, are often overlooked. And yet, spacial transformations are driven, in part, by dominant social beliefs and preferences related to what constitutes a desirable place to live. The consequences of gentrification are also deeply social, as neighborhood changes may affect where people live, work, study, socialize, shop, congregate, agitate, worship, and bury their dead. This session centers the social in exploring the causes and consequences of—and resistances to—gentrification.

Papers:

“From Circumstance to Company: Landlord Context and Behaviors towards Tenants,” Doron R. Shiffer-Sebba, University of Pennsylvania, Winner of the Conflict, Social Action, and Change Division’s Student Paper Competition

“Homecoming: Motivations and Early Experiences of Residents Returning to a Gentrifying Neighborhood,” Amie Thurber, Portland State University

“Reframing Gentrification: How Tenant Shopkeepers’ Activism in Seoul Radically Reframed Gentrification,” Yewon Andrea Lee, University of California, Los Angeles

“Rootshock, Resistance and Resilience: Reactions to Redevelopment in Wooster Square,” Gina Petonito, Miami University


Date: Sunday, August 11

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM

THEMATIC

Session 124: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Crimes of the Powerful: A Global Social Problem
Room: Sutton Suite

Sponsors: Crime and Juvenile Delinquency
Global

Organizer &

Presider: Ashley K. Farmer, Illinois State University

Papers:

“Accounting for the Social Organization and the Influence of Power in Organized Crime: Lessons from the RICO Act,” Tim J. Berard, Kent State University

“Examining Caste Based Discrimination and Social Policies: An Analysis of Social Equality in Indian Society,” Krushna Chetty, Central University of Gujarat

“Postcolonial Passive Revolution: South Korean Civil-political Society’s Genocidal Consent to US Empire, 1945-1954,” Veda Hyunjin Kim, University of Massachusetts Amherst

“The Construction of Segregated Cities in India,” Trina Vithayathil, Providence College

“The Peace Corps and the American Empire? Framing and the Question of Concealment vs Benevolence,” DaShanne Stokes, Independent Scholar


Date: Sunday, August 11

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM

THEMATIC

Session 125: Illuminating the Social in Micro-aggressions
Room: Vanderbilt Suite

Sponsor: Program Committee

Organizer &

Presider: Stephani Williams, Northern Arizona University

Description:  During the days prior to this session, please share your experiences with micro-aggressions on the white boards located near the book exhibit. The panelists will incorporate members’ experiences and writings as part of the discussion during the session on micro-aggressions.

Panelists:

Katherine Caldwell, University of Illinois at Chicago

Silvia Dominguez, Northeastern University

David G. Embrick, University of Connecticut

Tina Paone, Monmouth University

Abigail B. Reiter, University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Angela L. Wadsworth, University of North Carolina at Wilmington


Date: Sunday, August 11

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM

THEMATIC

Session 126: Disability is Not the Problem: Moving Beyond the Social Model
Room: York Suite

Sponsor: Disability

Organizer &

Presider: Brian R. Grossman, University of Illinois at Chicago

Papers:

“‘It Was Just This Liberation’: The Acquisition of Disability Cultural Capital among Young Blind Adults,” Angela Frederick, University of Texas at El Paso

“‘We Are Both Not Responsible and Wholly Responsible’: Making Sense of Personal Experiences of Disruptive Chronic Illness in Light of Illness Identity Discourse,” Hwa-Yen Huang, National Dong-Hwa University, Taiwan

“Enhanced Psycho-social Intervention Improves Medicare Patient Mental Health Outcomes,” William D. Cabin, Temple University

“Suspicious Species: Assistance Animals and Visible Signs of Compliance,” Doron Dorfman, Syracuse University

“Disability, Health, and Human Development,” Sophie Mitra, Fordham University