Section on Crime, Law, and Deviance

Crime, Law, and Deviance Section at the ASA Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting

The 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association will take place from August 16-19 in San Francisco. Below you will find information about sessions and activities sponsored by the CLD Section. Members and potential members are encouraged to attend our joint reception with the Section on Sociology of Law on Monday August 18 at 6:30pm. Click here for more general information about the Annual Meeting.

Crime, Law, and Deviance Sessions at the Annual Meeting

The CLD Section is offering the following sessions at the 2014 meetings:

Session 1: Race, Criminal Justice, and Inequality (Monday, August 18, 8:30-10:10)

Organizer and Presider: Heather A. Schoenfeld
Panelists: Nicole Martorano Van Cleve, Emily Sue Knaphus, Anna Reosti, John Major Eason, Heather A. Schoenfeld

Session 2: Rap on Trial (Monday, August 18, 2:30-4:10)

Organizer and Presider: Charis E. Kubrin
Charis E. Kubrin, “For Every Rhyme I Write, It’s 25 to Life: Rap Lyrics Stand Trial.”
Travis L. Gosa, “Truth, Money, and Justice: The New Political Economy of Rap Lyrics.”
Andrea L. Dennis, “Poetic (In)Justice? Rap Music Lyrics as Art, Life, and Criminal Evidence.”
Discussant: Erik Nielson

Session 3: Section on Crime, Law, and Deviance Roundtables Sessions (Monday, August 18, 4:30-6:10)

Organizers: Lindsay Kahle and Anthony Peguero

Session 4: Social Networks and Crime (Tuesday, August 19, 10:30-12:10)

Organizer and Presider: Andrew V. Papachristos
Derek Allen Kreager, David R. Schaefer, Gary Zajac, Sara Wakefield, Martin Bouchard, Dana L. Haynie, and Jacob T.N. Young, “Toward a Sociology of Inmate Networks.”
Chris M. Smith, “The Shifting Structure of Chicago’s Organized Crime Network and the Women It Left Behind.”
John R. Hipp and Rebecca Leigh Wickes, “Social Distance and Its Consequences for Network Ties and Social Capital.”
Christopher R. Browning, Johnathan Dirlam, and Bethany Boettner, “Ecological Networks and Urban Crime: A New Approach to Neighborhood Effects on Offending.”

Regular, Thematic, and Presidential Sessions potentially of interest to CLD members

Saturday, August 16

Comparative criminology (8:30-10:10)
Violence (8:30-10:10)
Changing nature and impact of substance use among youth and young adults (10:30-12:10)
Presidential Panel: Hard times for Individuals’ Privacy: Surveillance since Snowden (4:30-6:10)

Sunday, August 17

Deviance and social control (8:30-10:10)
Prisons and prisoners 1 (8:30-10:10)
Homelessness (10:30-12:10)
Prisons and prisoners 2 (10:30-12:10)
Punishment and inequality 1 (12:30-2:10)
Thematic Session: A new deadly symbiosis? The alignment of law enforcement and social welfare agencies in the inner-city (12:30-2:10)
Presidential Panel: Young ethnographers: The police, surveillance, and violence: The next generation of ethnographic work (2:30-4:10)
Punishment and inequality 2 (2:30-4:10)

Monday, August 18

Peace and conflict (8:30-10:10)
Law and society I – When reforms meet routines (2:30-4:10)
Law and society II – Law, expertise, and the interplay of professions (4:30-6:10)

Tuesday, August 19

Criminology and inequality (2:30-4:10)