Section on Crime, Law, and Deviance

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

The 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association will take place from August 22-25 in Chicago. Below you will find information about sessions and activities sponsored by the CLD Section. 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 2015 meetings:

Session 423: CLD Section Classic and Emerging Perspectives

Mon, August 24, 2:30 to 4:10pm, Palmer House Hilton, Sixth Floor, Hancock Parlor, Sixth Floor
Organizer: Jukka Savolainen, University of Nebraska
Accounting for Actions: Techniques of Neutralization and the Maintenance of Identity Among Perpetrators of Genocide. Emily Philipp, Boston University; Emily Schulz, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Hollie Nyseth Brehm, The Ohio State University; Christopher Uggen, University of Minnesota 
Understanding the Social Context of New Parochialism. Andrea M. Leverentz, University of Massachusetts Boston; Monica Williams, Weber State University 
A Network Approach to Social Reintegration: Network Inequality among Men in Transition from Prison to Community. Robert Riggs, New York University 
Gender Moderation and Delinquency in the Moving to Opportunity Intervention: The Role of Extended Neighborhoods. Corina Graif, Pennsylvania State Universityd

Session 536: The End of the Beginning or the Beginning of the End? Race and Decarceration

Tue, August 25, 10:30am to 12:10pm, Palmer House Hilton, Sixth Floor, Spire Parlor, Sixth Floor
Session Organizer: John Major Eason, Texas A&M University 
Penal Excess in the Age of Decarceration: Implications for Racial Inequality. Heather A. Schoenfeld, Northwestern University 
Prisoner Reentry as a social institution. Reuben Miller, University of Michigan 
Reforming Mass Incarceration? An Agonistic Perspective on Contemporary Criminal Justice. Michelle S. Phelps, University of Minnesota; Joshua Aaron Page, University of Minnesota; Phil Goodman, University of Toronto

Session 570: Sex, Gender, & Crime, Law and Deviance
Tue, August 25, 10:30am to 12:10pm, Palmer House Hilton, Sixth Floor, Spire Parlor, Sixth Floor
Session Organizer: Andrea M. Leverentz, University of Massachusetts-Boston
The Societal Normative Context and the Gender Gap in Delinquency: Evidence from a Cross-National SurveyJukka Savolainen, University of Nebraska,  Samantha Applin, State University of New York-Albany, Steven F. Messner, State University of New York,  Lorine Hughes, University of Nebraska-Omaha
Delinquency, Religion, and Reciprocation: Effects of Social Control across the Early Life Course. Ty Miller, Purdue University, Michael Vuolo, The Ohio State University
Gender Inequality and Cross-National Homicide: An Analysis of 146 Countries. Katie E. Corcoran, Baylor University
From Failed to Rehabilitated Femininity: Women’s Narratives and Images of Personal Transformation Post-Incarceration. Cesraea Rumpf, Fayetteville State University.

Session 600: CLD Roundtables

Tue, August 25, 2:30 to 4:10pm, Palmer House Hilton, Sixth Floor, Monroe Ballroom, Sixth Floor
Organizer and Presider: Hollie Nyseth Brehm

Table 1. Reentry and Reintegration
Table Presider: Miriam Joy Northcutt Bohmert, Indiana
University-Bloomington
Cohesion of Security, Surveillance, and Service
Provision in a Prisoner Reentry Organization.
Francis Bruce Prior, University of Pennsylvania
Returning “Home?” The Meaning of Housing for
Desistance Efforts of Women exiting Jail. Amanda
Ward, University of Wisconsin-Madison
An Unexamined Dimension of Community
Supervision: Transportation Deprivation. Miriam
Joy Northcutt Bohmert, Indiana UniversityBloomington
 
Table 2. Police Representation, Crime, and Communities
Table Presider: David Michael Ramey, Pennsylvania
State University
Diversifying the Police: Changing Police Culture
through Leadership. Hillary Picker, Webster
University; Maggie Nagle, Webster University
Minority Police Representation and Crime across
Different Racial/Ethnic Neighborhoods. David
Michael Ramey, Pennsylvania State University
Policing in Israel: Sentiments of Police Relations with the Local Populace. Janet Garcia, State
University of New Jersey-Rutgers; Kashea
Pegram, State University of New Jersey-Rutgers
Ferguson and Beyond: A Theoretical and Empirical
Assessment of How Race and Place Matter for
Arrest. Lora A. Phillips Lassus, The Ohio State
University
 
Table 3. Deviant and Delinquent Identities
Table Presider: Rebecca Rodriguez Carey, University of Missouri Pregnant and Imprisoned: Formerly Pregnant Inmates
Make Sense of the Stigma. Rebecca Rodriguez
Carey, University of Missouri
Work Wisdom: Negotiating the Barriers to
Employment through Interaction and Identity.
John Michael Halushka, New York University
 
Table 4. Incarceration
Table Presider: Elaine Enriquez, Princeton University
Religion as a Framework among Incarcerated
Women. Rachel Ellis, University of Pennsylvania
The Relational Economics of Prison. Elaine
Enriquez, Princeton University
From Prison to the Street and Back: Cultural Capital
and Cycles of Incarceration. Liam Martin, Boston
College
 
Table 5. Incarceration and Health
Table Presider: Lauren Porter, University of Maryland
Variations in Drug and Alcohol Treatment Utilization
across Men's Prisons. Kathryn Marie Nowotny,
University of Colorado-Boulder
Beyond the Incarceration Dichotomy: Length of Time
Behind Bars and Mental Health. Lauren Porter,
University of Maryland
Parental incarceration and offspring’s negative selffeelings:
The role of attachment and other
mediators. Xavier Serna, Texas A&M University
 
Table 6. Adolescence, Crime, and Deviance
Table Presider: Chivon H Fitch, Indiana UniversityPennsylvania
Trajectories of Social Cohesion and Delinquency in
Early Adolescence. Jaemin Lee, Duke University
Shaming, Criminal Offending, and Conformity: The
Role of Shame Acknowledgement. Chivon H
Fitch, Indiana University-Pennsylvania
The Differing Effects of Juvenile Arrest on
Employment: How Race, Class, and Arrest Type
Matter. Mariam Ashtiani, University of CaliforniaIrvine
 
Table 7. Global Criminology and International Law
Table Presider: Danielle MacCartney, Webster
University
State Crime, Social Injury, and LGBT Victimization in
Russia and Sweden. Danielle MacCartney,
Webster University; Hillary Picker, Webster
University; Maggie Nagle, Webster University
The European Court of Human Rights, German
National Belonging, and the Prevention of Sexual
Violence. Paulina Garcia del Moral, University of
Toronto
Cross-National Variation in Incarceration: The role of
Left Political Parties, the Welfare State, and
Economic Structure. Aaron Joseph Gottlieb,
Princeton University
Security policies in Italy and Spain: Just a maquillageeffect?
Veronica Moretti, University of Bologna
 
Table 8. Constructing Crime and Victimhood
Table Presider: Ryan Ceresola, Southern Illinois
University
The U.S. Government’s Framing of Corruption: A
Content Analysis of 35 Years of DOJ Reports.
Ryan Ceresola, Southern Illinois University
Creating the Victim of Environmental Harm: An
Interactionist Perspective. Jize Jiang, University
 of Illinois-Chicago
Collective Memories of the War on Drugs in NYC:
Toward a Discourse of Responsibility and
Victimhood. Vanessa Lynn, State University of
New York Stony Brook
The Whiteness of White Collar Crime: Race, Culture
and White Collar Crime. Tracy Sohoni, College of
William & Mary; Melissa Rorie, University of
Nevada-Las Vegas
 
Table 9. Gender, Violence, and Public Space
Table Presider: Justine Eatenson Tinkler, University of
Georgia
Gender, Law, and Sexual Aggression in Public
Drinking Settings in Singapore and the United
States. Mary Nell Trautner, State University of
New York-Buffalo; Sarah Becker, Louisiana State
University; Justine Eatenson Tinkler, University of
Georgia; Swede White, Louisiana State University
Context and Intimate Partner Violence: Bangladesh,
Haiti, and Ukraine. Jennifer Balliet, University of
Colorado-Boulder
County over Content: Governing Factors of Civil
Protection Orders. Anne Groggel, Indiana
University
 
Table 10. Origins and Effects of Policies
Table Presider: Emily Horowitz, St. Francis College
The Demographic Origins of Curfew Laws: A
Longitudinal Hazard Analysis. Portia Allen-Kyle,
State University of New Jersey-Rutgers
Do Sex Offender Registries Protect Children? The
Impact of New York’s Sex Offender Registration
Act. Emily Horowitz, St. Francis College
The ICE Secure Communities Program: Legal Issues,
Community Rejection and “Priority Enforcement”
Restructuring. Judith Ann Warner, Texas A&M
International University; Rohitha Goonatilake,
Texas A&M International University
 
Table 11. Innovations in Methodology and Analysis
Table Presider: Timothy L O'Brien, University of
Evansville
Models for Pooled Cross-Section Time-Series Data.
Lawrence E. Raffalovich, State University of New
York-Albany; Rakkoo Chung, State University of
New York-Albany
The Ecology of Crime and Deviance: Identifying Gang
Membership Using Blau Status Analysis. Michael
Genkin, Singapore Management University;
Matthew E. Brashears, Cornell University
Beyond Reliable: Challenging Expert Witness
Admissibility in United States Courts. Timothy L
O'Brien, University of Evansville
 
Table 12. Deviant and Delinquent Identities II
Table Presider: Julie Lynn Fennell, Gallaudet University
Fifty Shades of Deviant: Normal Relationships in the BDSM Subculture. Julie Lynn Fennell, Gallaudet
University
The Whore Paradox: Rational Condom Use Decisions
among Prostitutes considering Stigma and
Patriarchal Bargaining. Maggie Stone, Marshall
University
Delinquent Identities: An Intersectionality Approach.
Andrew Craig McNeely, Texas A&M University