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.
The 2016 SWS Summer Meeting will be held August 20-22nd in Seattle, WA in conjunction with the ASA Annual Meeting.
Please view the 2016 Summer Meeting page for further information.
Save the Date! The 2017 Winter Meeting will be held Thurs. Feb. 9 – Sun. Feb 12, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque.
“New Maternalisms”: Tales of Motherwork (Dislodging the Unthinkable) (2016): Roksana Badruddoja and Maki Motapanyane’s book explores the perceptions of those who engage in and/or research motherwork or the labour of caregiving – i.e. mothers. …read more
Power Interrupted: Antiracist and Feminist Activism inside the United Nations (2016): Sylvanna M. Falcón’s book redirects the conversation about UN-based feminist activism toward UN forums on racism. …read more
Labor of Love: Gestational Surrogacy and the Work of Making Babies (2016): Heather Jacobson offers the first book-length examination of gestational surrogacy in the United States in Labor of Love. …read more
Violence against Queer People (2015): Drawing on interviews with forty-seven victims of violence, Meyer shows that LGBT people encounter significantly different forms of violence—and perceive that violence quite differently—based on their race, class, and gender. …read more