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2018 SWS Winter Meeting is Next Week

SWSWinter Meeting in Atlanta January 25-28, 2018 The Whitley, a Luxury Collection Hotel Atlanta Buckhead   

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Meetings Update

Summer Meeting 2017
August 12-14th
Palais des Congrès
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Final Program

Winter Meeting 2018
January 25-January 28
Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead
Atlanta, GA

On Our Bookshelf

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









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