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November/December 2017

The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP)

The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) invites submissions for the 68th Annual Meeting, August 10-12, 2018, Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel. This year’s theme selected by President Luis A. Fernandez is “Abolitionist Approaches to Social Problems.” SSSP is an interdisciplinary community of scholars, practitioners, advocates, and students interested in the application of critical, scientific, and humanistic perspectives to the study of vital social problems. Deadline: January 31, 2018. Contact: For more information, visit

January 31, 2018