American Sociological Association

Footnotes 1992

January 1992 (Volume 20, Number 1)

  • Action Alert: “Congressional Directive on Sexual Behavior Research: Your Letters Are Needed Now!”
  • Calling All ABDs: An Opportunity to Teach in Eastern Europe (Janet Mancini Billson)
  • The American Sociologist – Revised and Resubmitted (interview with Richard H. Hall)
  • The Open Window: Priorities for the Coming Year. (Felice J. Levine)
  • Wisconsin Sociologists Successfully Challenge Restrictive Bill (Janet Mancini Billson)
  • ASA State Licensing Monitor Program: An Opportunity to Serve (Janet Onnie)

 

February 1992 (Volume 20, Number 2)

  • 1992 Annual Meeting: “Plan for Pittsburgh . . . A City for Living” (Tracey Modic)
  • “ . . . Look Ahead to Miami: 1993 Annual Meeting Theme: Transition to Democracy” (Seymour Martin Lipset)
  • The Open Window: National Research Council Public Forum. (Felice J. Levine)
  • Open Forum: “Teachers for a Democratic Culture: Commentary and Apologies” (Dan McMurry, Paul Hollander, Carla B. Howery)
  • Stanley Lieberson Honored with Endowed Chair at Harvard (Wendy Hanson)
  • From Academia to the Market Place: “Sociologists in Business and Public Administration” (Lewis F. Carter)
  • Some Reflections on Sociology’s Future in California (Charles Hohm)
  • James E. Blackwell and Julian Samora Honored as Mentors
  • Revising the ASA Code of Ethics
  • Open Forum: “To the Editor” (Robert K. Merton); “Needed: Better Hiring Practices” (Ali-Akbar Mahdi); “To President James S. Coleman” (Donald F. Gildea)
  • Sociology of Aging Distinguished Scholar Award
  • Teaching: “Aging Course Promises and Delivers Time for Contemplation” (Donna Phillips)
  • Focus Group Workshop to Precede 1992 Annual Meeting (Janet Mancini Billson)
  • A Studious Retirement (Nancy Wick)
  • New Graduate Program at Humboldt State University (Betsy Watson)
  • Environment and Technology Award Winner – Kai Erikson (Allan Schnaiberg)
  • The Invisibility of Sociology: The State of Our Discipline (William A. Pearman)
  • Scientists Keep an Eye on Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Administration (ADAMHA) Reshuffle (Tina Adler)
  • The “Lost Generation” and Other Concerns: The ASA Committee on Employment (Thomas Lyson)
  • Deaths: Larry (Lucky) Baber, Nason Hall
  • Official Reports and Proceedings: Minutes of the first meeting of the 1991-92 Council (August 27, 1991)

 

March 1992 (Volume 20, Number 3) 

  • Marrett to Lead new Directorate at the National Science Foundation
  • Spivack Program Launched with Briefing Papers (Carla B. Howery)
  • 1992 Annual Meeting: “Plans for Pittsburgh: An American Renaissance” (Tracey Jill Modic)
  • The Open Window: Sociology Department at Yale University. (Felice J. Levine)
  • Walter W. Powell Wins the Max Weber Outstanding Scholarship Award of the Section on Organizations and Occupations
  • Teaching: New Thrust in Defining Scholarly Work; Four New Sections in the Making (Carla B. Howery)
  • Four New Sections in the Making: Alcohol and Drugs, Sociology of Children, Sociology of Law, Mental Health
  • Open Forum (Andrew Abbott)
  • Henry Etzkowitz and Mary Frank Fox Receive Major National Science Foundation Grant
  • Candidates for ASA President, Vice-President: William A. Gamson, Charles Tilly (President-Elect); Barrie Thorne, Charles V. Willie (Vice President-Elect)
  • The 1990 Census and the Politics of Apportionment (Patrick G. Feeney)
  • International Institute of Sociology Meets in Kobe, Japan
  • D’ Antonio Elected International Institute of Sociology President
  • Four Receive American Sociological Association/National Science Foundation Grants; June Deadline Nears
  • Observations on the Passing of the Soviet Empire (Wayne Youngquist)
  • Perestroika for Russian Health Care? (Donald W. Light)
  • ASA Officers, Council, Committee Members
  • Sociological Statement on War and Violence
  • Deaths: Theodore Miles, Charles Page, Morris Rosenberg, A. Donald Williams
  • Obituaries: Lucky Larry Baber
  • Official Reports and Proceedings: Section Reports

 

April 1992 (Volume 20, Number 4)

  • 1992 Annual Meeting: “Pittsburgh: A Region in Structural Change” (Burkart Holzner)
  • The Federal Network: A New Career Opportunity (Janet Mancini Billson)
  • 1992 Congressional Fellowship: June 1 Deadline
  • The Open Window:  Program on Research on the Profession (Felice J. Levine)
  • Council Briefs (Carla B. Howery)
  • Council Passes Policy on Exhibits, Ads, Sales
  • Special Funding Opportunities: National Science Foundation (NSF) Dissertation Research Grants; NSF Graduate Research Traineeships; Human Dimensions of Global Change; American Sociological Association/National Science Foundation Small Grants: June 15 Deadline
  • Open Forum: “Do Not Cite?” (Barry Wellman)
  • Teaching: Ethical Guidelines for Faculty (Carla B. Howery)
  • Three Sociologists Are Council for Advencement and Support of Education Top Teachers (Wendy Hanson)
  • North Carolina High School for Social Sciences (Carla B. Howery)
  • Teaching: A World of Gestures (Carla B. Howery)
  • Sociology of Children Section Approved (Gertrud Lenzer)
  • Federal Government Ethics Standards: “To Lunch or Not to Lunch?”
  • National Science Foundation Sociology Awards for 1991
  • Charles Price Loomis’ “Festgabe” (Julius Rivera)
  • Sociologists for Women in Society Holds Meeting on Social Policy (Carla B. Howery)
  • Obituaries: Paolo Ammassari, Hope Tisdale Eldridge, Peter Wayne Falkman, Marjorie E. Fiske, Morris Rosenberg
  • Official Reports and Proceedings: Committee Reports
  • Deaths: Marshall Sklare, Hans Zeisel

 

May 1992 (Volume 20, Number 5) 

  • 1992 Annual Meeting: “Plan for Pittsburgh: The Pleasantries of Pittsburgh” (Charles F. Hanna)
  • Winners of Major ASA Awards
  • ASA Joins National Mental Health Leadership Forum
  • The Open Window:  International Sociology (Felice J. Levine)
  • Sociologists Respond to Newsweek’s “Lonely Crowd”: “Sociology: An Idea Whose Time Has Come” (Earl Babbie); “Sociology’s Lonely Crowd – Indeed!” (William V. D’Antonio)
  • University of Chicago Sociology Department Celebrates Centennial (William Harms)
  • Dips in the Academic Job Market? (Janet Mancini Billson)
  • Sociologists Receive Honors and Awards: Lazarsfeld Award to Hans Zeisel (Clifford Clogg); Amy S. Hubbard Receives Student Paper Award (Elton Jackson); Aldrich Named Kenan Professor
  • Hate Crimes Task Force Compiles Materials
  • All About the 1992 Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh!
  • Teaching: Ethnic Diversity at Indiana University: A Tale of Eight Campuses (Barry V. Johnston)
  • Writing Tips for Sociologists: Keeping It Simple (Karen Feinberg)
  • MacArthur Travel Grants Approved for ASA Annual Meeting
  • Social Science and the Challenge of Global Environmental Change (Roberta Balstad Miller)
  • International News and Notes: The International Social Survey Program (Tom W. Smith); The Polish Sociological Association in Transition (Antoni Sulek); International Funding Opportunities (Laury Saligman); The Road to Acquafredda: An International Workshop on Academic-Industry Relations (Henry Etzkowitz)
  • Open Forum: “When Promotion Goes Too Far” (Robert J. Stevenson); “Professional Ethics Revisited” (Barbara Walters Altizar)
  • The Federal Bureau of Investigation and American Sociology (Mike Keen)
  • 1992 Annual Meeting: Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh Offers Much for Students (Kathy Rowell)
  • Official Reports and Proceedings: Editors’ Reports; Section Reports; Council Minutes: Minutes of the second meeting of the 1991-92 Council (January 30, 1992)
  • Deaths: Jay Artis, Carl Harter
  • Obituaries: Mhyra Schway Minnis, Robert W. O’Brien, Marshall Sklare, Hans Ziesel

 

August 1992 (Volume 20, Number 6)

  • William A. Gamson Elected ASA President; Barrie Thorne is Vice President
  • 1992 Annual Meeting: “Plans for Pittsburgh: The Many Faces of Religion in Pittsburgh” (Paula Kane)
  • William Sims Bainbridge Appointed Sociology Program Director at National Science Foundation
  • The Open Window: Executive Officer’s Report: The Challenges Ahead (Felice J. Levine)
  • San Diego State University’s Sociology Department Faces Cuts (Carla B. Howery)
  • Edward J. Lawler Succeeds Karen Cook as Social Psychology Quarterly Editor (Morris Zelditch, Jr.)
  • Learning the Right Lessons From Yale (Kai Erikson)
  • 1992 Annual Meeting: Child Care Corner: Pittsburgh (Janet Onnie)
  • SLAPPs (Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation): Democratic Rights and Professional Risks (Penelope Canan)
  • 1992 Annual Meeting: Pittsburgh’s Ethnic Heritage (Tracey Modic)
  • Open Forum: “In Support of TDC and Freedom of Expression” (Peter M. Blau); “Sociologists Are in TDC” (Barbara J. Risman); “More on NAS and TDC” (Monroe Lerner); Putting It Into Perspective” (Martin Oppenheimer); Denouncing the NOW Boycott” (Ted G. Goertzel); “The State of Sociology” (John E. Glass); “Sociology’s Identity Crisis” (Jack Nusan Porter); “The Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS) Survey: A Supplement” (Florence Bonner); “The SWS Survey: Single-Issue Politics” (Jack P. Gibbs)
  • Deaths: Fr. Paul H. Furfey, Marvin E. Olsen
  • Obituaries: Jay W. Artis, Carl L. Harter, Helen MacGill Hughes, Alfred McClung Lee, Charles Hunt Page, Chester Levon Rash

 

September 1992 (Volume 20, Number 7) 

  • Profile of the ASA President: “Seymour Martin Lipset: The World Is His Oyster” (Mildred Schwartz)
  • Catherine White Berheide New Congressional Fellow (Carla B. Howery)
  • Update on San Diego State University (Carla B. Howery)
  • The Open Window: Keep the American Sociological Foundation Congressional Fellowship Thriving (Felice J. Levine)
  • Cora Marrett Organizes New Directorate
  • Marta Tienda to Lead National Science Foundation Advisory Board
  • Joan Huber Appointed Vice-President and Provost at Ohio State University (William Martineau)
  • ASA Research Program Progresses (Carla B. Howery)
  • Sociology at Tulane Celebrates 90th Anniversary (James D. Wright)
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences Awards Prize to Daniel Bell
  • Stephen Cole New Editor of Sociological Forum
  • Riley E. Dunlap Named Gallup Fellow
  • International News and Notes: Gender and Perestroika: A Personal Account (Barbara Risman); International Funding Opportunities (Laury Saligman); Sociology and Change in the Former U.S.SR (Michael Swafford); International Network on Personal Relationships (Steven Duck); Sociologists Respond to Call for International Teaching Opportunity (Janet Mancini Billson); International Institute of Sociology Centenary Congress at the Sorbonne (William V. D’Antonio); Suggestions for International Book Donations (S. “Meena” Meenakshy); News from Abroad About a Special Relationship (Vaneeta-marie D’Andrea)
  • Sociologists Play Key Roles with U.S. Commisssion on Women in the Military (H. Lovell Smith)
  • Massachusetts Sociological Association Becomes New England Sociological Association (Walter F. Carroll)
  • Teaching: Think Science Education, Think NSF (National Science Foundation)! (Carla B. Howery)
  • Phyllis Moen Named Director of New Life Course Institute of the College of Human Ecology at Cornell University
  • Congratulations to Departmental Prize Winning Students (Departmental Prize for Outstanding Sociology Students)
  • 1991 ASA Audit: Limited Resources, Good Financial Health
  • Obituaries: Paul Hanly Furfey, Aaron Lipman, Marvin E. Olsen, Lee M. Wiggins, Jr.

 

October 1992 (Volume 20, Number 8) 

  • Major ASA Awards Presented at 1992 Annual Meeting: Daniel Bell, Career of Distinguished Scholarship Award; Foundations of Social Theory by James S. Coleman, Distinguished Publication Award; Theodore C. Wagenaar, Distinguished Contributions to Teaching Award; Matilda White Riley and Elliot Liebow, Distinguished Career Award for the Practice of Sociology; Andrew Billingsley, Dubois-Johnson-Frazier Award; Elizabeth Mitchell, ASA Dissertation Award
  • ASA Ceases Publication of Sociological Practice Review
  • Suggestions Solicited for 1994 Program: “Theme: The Challenge of Democratic Participation”
  • The Open Window: Enhancing the Stature of Sociology in the Academy (Felice J. Levine)
  • San Diego Layoffs Rescinded (Carla B. Howery)
  • Annual Meeting Tops Attendance Record
  • Scenes from the 1992 Annual Meeting
  • Report of the ASA Secretary: A Successful Stewardship for the Future (Beth B. Hess)
  • Eight Receive ASA/NSF Grants; November Deadline Next
  • Section Award Winners Honored at Annual Meeting
  • Annual Meeting 1993 Call for Papers: Open Submission Topics, Section Organizers Announced
  • Space for Other Activities at the 1993 Annual Meeting
  • ASA Committee on the Freedom of Research and Teaching Confronts Barriers
  • Nominations Invited for Journal of Health and Social Behavior, Sociological Methodology, Sociological Theory Editors
  • Which Campus Will Host Minority Opportunity Summer Training?
  • Council Briefs
  • Open Forum: “Gender Equality is Relevant” (Steve Derne); “SWS Questions Assess Inclusiveness” (Leonard Gordon)
  • Deaths: M. Patricia Golden, Joseph S. Himes, Walter Jewell
  • Obituaries: Nason E. Hall, William Maxwell McCord, John C. McKinney, Edmund Howell Volkart, Sister Frances Jerome Woods, CDP
  • Official Reports and Proceedings: Representative Reports

 

November 1992 (Volume 20, Number 9)

  • Commission to Study the Future of National Science Foundation (Carla B. Howery)
  • Judith Blau to Edit ASA Rose Monograph Series (Howard E. Aldrich and Kent Redding)
  • 1993 Annual Meeting: “Make it to Miami!” August 13-17, Fontainbleau Hilton; Theme: Transition to Democracy (Seymour Martin Lipset)
  • The Open Window: ASA Speaks to National Science Foundation Commission (Felice J. Levine)
  • Strengthening the State of Sociology on Campus: Creativity and Consensus: Building a Sociology Department (Mike Otten); Strengthening the Position of Sociology Within the University (Lois B. DeFleur); Some Virtues of Sociology (Herbert J. Gans); Temporaries in Sociology (Beth Hartung)
  • GRE Scores and Graduate School Success (James L. Wood and Amy C. Wong)
  • Writing Tips for Sociologists: Using Verbs to Add Strength (Karen Feinberg)
  • International News and Notes: Resident Peoples and National Parks (Patrick C. West and Steven R. Brechin)
  • The Job Market in Sociology (Dan Clawson and Kathleen Holmes)
  • Resources for Teaching and Research at Sociometrics (Elinore Lurie)
  • Hunter College Social Research Graduate Program in 20th Year (Michael Wood)
  • Senior Sociologists’ View of ASA (James G. Hougland, Jr. and Joyce M. Iutcovich)
  • Minority Fellowship Program Announces Fellows for 1992-93
  • Deaths: Louis M. Beck
  • Obituaries: Ford W. Cleere, Joseph S. Himes, Edward E. McKenna, James A. Peterson, Nora K. Stewart

 

December 1992 (Volume 20, Number 10)

  • 1993 Annual Meeting: “Miami: Crossroads of the Americas”
  • Candidates for ASA Offices, Council, Committees
  • Deadline March 15: 1993 Congressional Fellowship
  • ASA President Seynour Martin Lipset Part of Mandate for Change
  • The Open Window: ASA Represented on Committee to Protect Children as Research Subjects (Felice J. Levine)
  • Inside 1722: Sulakshana “Sulu” Ghoting Has Your (Membership) Number (Maru Corrada and Carla Howery)
  • William Julius Wilson Elected Consortium of Social Science Association President
  • Judy Auerbach Will Become Senior Program Officer with the Institute of Medicine’s Division of Biobehavioral Sciences and Mental Disorders of the National Academy of Sciences and National Research Council
  • Nominations Requested for 1994 Major ASA Awards
  • International News and Notes: The East is Sociological (Clarence Y.H. Lo); The First European Conference of Sociology (Haldun Gulalp)
  • Opportunities with the General Social Survey (Barbara Reskin)
  • Open Forum: “Gibbs and Gordon Differ on SWS Questionnaire” (Jack P. Gibbs, Leonard Gordon)
  • ASA Section News: Section on Law Invities New Members; Section on Latino/a Sociology (Julia E. Curry); Section on Rational Choice Begins Activities; Sociology of Children Section Interfaces with Other Groups (Gertrud Lenzer); Kathleen S. Crittenden Receives Mauksch Award (Henry Olsen); Herbert Gans Receives Lynd Award (Terry Nichols Clark); Susan Cott Watkins Wins Duncan Award (Douglas S. Massey); Section Awards—It’s Time to Nominate
  • Award-Winning Teachers: Paul J. Baker Named Distinguished Professor; Keith Farrington Named Professor of the Year; Hal Charnofsky Honored by California State University System; Harriet Presser Honored by George Washington University
  • Deaths: John P. Conrad, Howard E. Freeman, Charles Grigg, William Philips, Jr.
  • Official Reports and Proceedings: Council Minutes: Minutes of the Third Meeting of the 1991-92 Council (August 23, 1992); Minutes of the first meeting of the 1992-93 Council (August 24, 1992)