Learn from social research relevant to such important topics as families and sexuality, work and the economy, politics and public policy, so you can be more informed and active on the issues.
We, Sociologists for Women in Society, are delighted to acknowledge our 2016 Feminist Activism Awardee Dr. Kris De Welde who is prepared to visit a U. S. campus in the coming months. She will deliver a talk entitled: The Relevance, Reward, and Risk of Feminist Activism in the Academy.
Summer Meeting 2017
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Winter Meeting 2018
January 25-January 28
Caring for Red: A Daughter’s Memoir (2016): Mindy Fried’s moving and colorful account about caring for her ninety-seven-year-old father, Manny- actor, writer, labor organizer, and survivor of political persecution during the McCarthy Era- in the final year of his life. Caring for Red brings a personal …read more.
Women Doing Life (2016): Lora Bex Lempert examines the carceral experiences of women serving life sentences, presenting a typology of the ways that life-sentenced women grow and self-actualize, resist prison definitions, reflect on and “own” their criminal acts, and ultimately …read more.
Calling the Shots: Why Parents Reject Vaccines (2016): Jennifer Reich has been studying the phenomenon of vaccine refusal from the perspectives of parents who distrust vaccines and the corporations that make them …read more
Good Guys with Guns: The Appeal and Consequences of Concealed Carry (2016): Angela Stroud utilizes in-depth interviews with permit holders and on field observations at licensing courses, examined how social and cultural factors …read more
Social Dynamics of Family Violence (second edition, 2016): Angela Hattery and Earl Smith examine all forms of family violence–child abuse, elder abuse, intimate partner violence, violence in LGBTQ families…read more