ASA 2017

Section Meeting and Reception

Saturday, August 12

6:30-8:30 p.m.
Joint Reception: Section on Race, Gender, and Class; Section on Asia and Asian America; and Section on Sociology of Sex and Gender, Hotel Intercontinental, 360 Rue Saint Antoine Ouest, Montréal, QC H2Y 3X4

Monday, August 14

5:30-6:10 p.m.
Section on Sociology of Sex and Gender Business Meeting — Palais des congrès de Montréal, 517C

Section Sessions

Monday, August 14

8:30-10:10 a.m.
333. Section on Sociology of Sex and Gender. Gender, Politics, and Power Palais des congrès de Montréal, 516A

Session Organizer: James W. Messerschmidt

Presider: James W. Messerschmidt,

Double-Duty Politics: How Electing Ethnic Minority Women Can Keep Ethnic Majority Men in Power. Melanie M. Hughes, University of Pittsburgh

Forced Disappearance as a Gendered Form of State Violence. Amina Zarrugh, Texas Christian University

How Feminicidio Became the Language of State Responsibility in Mexico. Paulina Garcia del Moral, University of Toronto

Revisiting the Feminist Theory of the State. Cinthya Johanna Guzman, University of Toronto

Discussant: Catherine I. Bolzendahl, University of California, Irvine


10:30 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
368. Section on Sociology of Sex and Gender. Feminist Perspectives on Science and Technologies Palais des congrès de Montréal, 515B

Session Organizer: Emily S. Mann, University of South Carolina

Presider: Miranda R. Waggoner, Florida State University

A Tilted Playing Field: Expertise and the Institutional Reproduction of Sex Difference. Madeleine Pape, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Am I pregnant? Technology, self-management, and power. Joan H. Robinson, Columbia University

Care in the Lab: A Feminist Analysis of Environmental Epigenetics. Martine Lappe, Columbia University

Digitally Divided Citizenship: Black Women’s Negotiation of Felony Disenfranchisement in the Digital Era. Susila Gurusami, University of California, Los Angeles

Doing Gender Differently: Race and Resistance in Hormonal Contraceptive Use. Krystale Littlejohn, Occidental College

Discussant: Miranda R. Waggoner, Florida State University


2:30-4:10 p.m.
405. Section on Sociology of Sex and Gender. Doing Gender: 30 Years Later Palais des congrès de Montréal, 513D

Session Organizer: Laurel Westbrook, Grand Valley State University

Presider: Jamie Louise Budnick, University of Michigan

Alpha, Omega, and the Letters in Between: Gender Politics in the LGBT Conservative Christian Movement. Dawne Moon, Marquette University; Theresa Tobin, Marquette University, Department of Philosophy

Men’s central and women’s peripheral unemployment: how couples reproduce gender inegalitarian norms during unemployment. Aliya Hamid Rao, Stanford University

Masculine Undercompensation and the Achievement of Masculine Balance. Kathryne M. Young, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Sheep in Wolf’s Clothes: Gendered Organizational Culture & Undoing Structural Equity Initiatives in the Finance Sector. Hazel Hollingdale, University of British Columbia

Discussant: Catherine Connell, Boston University


4:30-5:30 p.m.
439. Section on Sociology of Sex and Gender Refereed Roundtable Session, Palais des congrès de Montréal, 517C

Roundtables: Session Organizers: Kirsten A. Dellinger, University of Mississippi Patti A. Giuffre, Texas State University

Table 01. Changing Attitudes about Gender

Table Presider: D’Lane R. Compton, University of New Orleans

Comparison of gender roles attitudes of young men and women in urban China. Odalia Ho Wong, Hong Kong Baptist University; Gina Lai, Hong Kong Baptist University

Converging or Diverging: Changing Gender Attitudes in Five Asian Societies. Wenjie Liao, North Carolina State University; Liying Luo, The Pennsylvania State University

Table 02. Development

Table Presider: Valeria Bonatti, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Gender and Social Reproduction in Sub-Contracting Garment Production. Natascia Rose Boeri, The Graduate Center at the City University of New York

Generational narratives and women’s changing agency in indigenous Lenca communities of Western Honduras. Rebecca J Williams, University of Florida; Marilyn E Swisher, University of Florida

The Making of the “Third World” Gendered Technological Subject in Development. Firuzeh Shokooh-Valle, Northeastern University

Table 03. Embodiment and Surveillance

Table Presider: Abigail T. Brooks, Providence College

Acculturation, Body Dissatisfaction and Eating Disorder Symptoms among Latinas. Edith Ramirez, University of Nevada, Reno; Marta Elliott, University of Nevada, Reno

Gentle Cages: Benevolent Sexism and the Gendered Structures of Punishment. Allison Gorga, University of Iowa

The Hidden & The Absent: A Document Analysis of a Health Department’s Sex Education “Toolkit”. Orlaith Heymann, University of Cincinnati

Table 04. Feminism

Table Presider: Marcia Texler Segal, Indiana University Southeast

Between “Fact and Fiction”: Gender Theorizing in Virginia Woolf. Sarah L. MacMillen, Duquesne University; Bridget Fitzpatrick, Boston University

Ways feminist theories can add insights to issues of (transnational) power in political sociology. Jamie Lynn Palmer, University of Georgia

Women’s Contributions to the Sociology of Social Class in Early American Sociology. Joyce E. Williams, Professor Emeritus Texas Woman’s University; Vicky MacLean, Middle Tennessee State University

Fighting back on a slippery slope: a ‘feminist empowerment’ approach to self-defence teaching. Bell Alicia Murphy, University of Otago

Table 05. Fertility and Infertility

Table Presider: Rene Almeling, Yale University

Gender ideology and Fertility intentions: the case of Japan. Yuko Hara, University of Maryland

Masculinity, Infertility and Cancer: How Gender Impacts Men’s Mental Health and Desire for Social Support. Skye Miner, McGill University; Davis Daumler, University of Michigan; Phyllis Zelkowitz, McGill University, Institute for Community and Family Psychiatry Jewish General Hospital, Lady Davis Institute

Table 06. Gender and Violence

Table Presider: Jessica Penwell Barnett, Wright State University

Gender-Based Violence and Socially Excluded Populations in Kenya. Elizabeth Swart, University of Southern California

Sexual Violence, Legal Reforms, and Forensic Reports: The Emerging Medico-Legal Discourse and Practice in Turkey. Tugce Ellialti-Kose, University of Pennsylvania

Social factors in help-seeking: Stigma, bystander action, and disclosure among survivors of gender based violence. Jessica Penwell Barnett, Wright State University; Eleanor Maticka-Tyndale, University of Windsor

The Disparity in Socio-economic Status between Spouses and its Effect on Domestic Violence in Korea. Ki Tae Park, University of Hawaii, Manoa; Yean-Ju Lee, University of Hawaii

Table 07. Gendered Work

Table Presider: Sharon R. Bird, Oklahoma State University

The Financialized Ideal Worker: A Wager on Employment in the New Economy. Megan Tobias Neely, University of Texas at Austin

Female Managers and Work–Family Conflict among Their Subordinates. Makiko Fuwa, Tokyo Metropolitan University

Gender Inequality in High-Tech: An Organizational Logic in Transition. Ethel Mickey, Northeastern University

Table 08. Higher Education

Table Presider: Kirsten A. Dellinger, University of Mississippi

Faculty Assessment of the Clarity of Tenure Expectations: Does Gender Matter? Rodica Lisnic, University of Arkansas; Anna Zajicek, University of Arkansas; Brinck Kerr, University of Arkansas

Fitting in Diversity and Gender Politics: Empirical Findings from Transformation Plans of German Universities. Kathrin Zippel, Northeastern University; Anke Lipinsky, GESIS-Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Monitoring Society and Social Change, Center of Excellence Women and Science CEWS

The Diffusion of Title IX Sexual Harassment Complaints across U.S. College and Universities, 1994-2014. Celene Raymer Reynolds, Yale University

Table 09. Intersections: Sexualities and Genders

Table Presider: Kate Henley Averett, University at Albany, SUNY

Americans’ Gender Attitudes at the Intersection of Sexual Orientation and Gender. Eric Anthony Grollman, University of Richmond

Laboring to Fit?: LGBTQ Gender Labor in the Increasingly “Inclusionary” U.S. Military. Courtney Caviness, University of California Davis

Medical Comfort at the Intersection of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity. Zelma Lizeth Tuthill, Rice University; Bridget K. Gorman, Rice University

Table 10. Men and Masculinities

Table Presider: C.J. Pascoe, University of Oregon

Framing a Movement with Memes: The Men’s Rights Subreddit. Chelsea Starr, Eastern New Mexico University

Swallowing the Red Pill: Collective Masculinities in an Online Space. Pierce Alexander Dignam, Florida State University

The Age of Misandry: Frames Utilized by Men’s Rights Organizations and the Reproduction of Inequality. Zachary D. Palmer, Purdue University

Table 11. Motherhood

Table Presider: Harmony Danyelle Newman, University of Northern Colorado

Mothers without Choice: Woman’s Subject Position in the Ukrainian Policy Discourses. Oleksandra Tarkhanova, Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology

Opt Out or Push out? Mothering and Identity in Taiwan and America. Wen-hui Anna Tang, National Sun Yat-sen University

Reflexive Motherhood: Ideology, Identity, and the Meaning-Making Work of New Mothers. Sara Brooke Moore, Salem State University

The Hard Work of Feeding the Baby: Breastfeeding and Intensive Motherhood in Contemporary Urban China. Amy Hanser, University of British Columbia; Jialin Camille Li, University of Illinois at Chicago

Table 12. Non-traditional Contexts

Table Presider: Kumiko Nemoto, Kyoto University of Foreign Studies

The Missing and Needed Male Nurse: Discursive Hybridization in Professional Nursing Texts. Marci D. Cottingham, University of Amsterdam

The work of women real estate agents. Gender as subversion and skill. Eliza Benites-Gambirazio, University of Arizona

There are No Female Marines: Comparing Recruiting Images from WWII and Present Day. Erica C. Bender, UC San Diego

Table 13. Occupational Segregation

Table Presider: Patti A. Giuffre, Texas State University

Bringing Work Home: How Occupational Sex Composition Influences Traditional Gender Roles. Christopher Quiroz, University of Notre Dame; Elizabeth Aura McClintock, University of Notre Dame

Structural Accommodations of Classic Patriarchy: Women and Workplace Gender Segregation in Qatar. Rania Salem, University of Toronto Scarborough; Hanan Abdul Rahim, Social and Economic Survey Research Institute, Qatar University; Kathryn M. Yount, Department of Sociology, Emory University

Gender Gap in STEM by College Programs. Yun Cha, University of Pennsylvania

Table 14. Politics

Table Presider: Caner Hazar, University of Connecticut

Female Political Leadership and the 2016 Presidential Election. Susan Hagood Lee, Boston University

She Can’t Work Alone: Female Leadership and Women’s Wellbeing in 133 Countries, 1990-2013. SZU-MIN YU, ; Thung-hong Lin, Academia Sinica; Ya-Hsuan Chou, Academia Sinica

Table 15. Popular Culture

Table Presider: Neal King, Virginia Tech

Feminism in Comedy: is “Raunch” Combating Sexism? Jack Nix, I Just Want to be Bad: Differing Viewer Perceptions of Female and Male Transgressive Characters. Evan Cooper, Farmingdale State College

Millennials on Raunch Culture: An Unqualified Critique. Bernadette Barton, Morehead State University

Table 16. Queering Gender

Table Presider: Debarun Majumdar, Texas State University – San Marcos

Queering Abortion Rights: Notes from Argentina. Barbara Sutton, University at Albany – SUNY; Elizabeth Borland, The College of New Jersey

Sleeping with the Enemy: Television, the Male Gaze and the Acceptance of Same-Sex Marriage. William Cory Albertson, Georgia State University

’Life Has Actually Become More Clear’: An Exploration of Resiliency among LGBTQ Young Adults. Rachel M. Schmitz, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley; Kimberly A Tyler, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Table 17. Religion

Table Presider: Cristina Khan, University of Connecticut

Patriarchal Attitudes in Turkey: The Influence of Religion and Political Conservatism. Ceylan Engin, Texas A&M University; Heili Pals, Texas A&M University

Social Structures, Religion, and Values in Veiling Preference in the Middle East and North Africa. Mansoor Moaddel, University of Maryland; Julie de Jong, University of Michigan

Table 18. Sexual Violence

Table Presider: Mindy Stombler, Georgia State University

Accounting for Rape: Forty Years of Scientific Knowledge Production in the United States and Canada. Ethan Czuy Levine, Temple University

Conceptualizing Consent: How American Prosecutors Assess Desire, Victimization, and Harm in Sexual Assault Cases Involving Teenagers. Jamie L Small, University of Dayton

Federal Intervention in Campus Sexual Assault: Title IX Investigations and the “It’s On Us” Campaign. Molly Sapia, Temple University

Sexual Assault History, Attribution of Blame, and Psychology Well-Being. Ann E. Jones, University of Nevada, Reno; Marta Elliott, University of Nevada, Reno

Table 19. The Lifecourse

Table Presider: Heather E. Dillaway, Wayne State University

Adolescent Religiosity and Sexual Self-Efficacy. Brianna McCaslin, University of Notre Dame

Do Rich People Have Better Sex: The Role SES in the Sex Life of Older Adults. XiaoYu Annie Gong, McGill University; José Ignacio Nazif-Muñoz, McGill University

Does Being an Early-Bloomer Harm School Performance? Pubertal Timing and Academic Achievement Among Boys. Eitan Tye, Duke University

Gender Conventions, Sexual Self-Efficacy, and Sexual Frequency. Daniel L. Carlson, University of Utah; Brian Soller, University of New Mexico

Table 20. Transgender Studies

Table Presider: Laurel Westbrook, Grand Valley State University

On identity politics and its discontents: between gender recognition and disembodied communities. Sofia Aboim, Institute of Social Sciences, Univ. of Lisbon

Passing With Care: When and How Transmen Disclose Their Gender Identity. Tristen Kade, Portland State University

There’s No Fieldtrip to Transgenderland”: AntiBullying, Transphobia, and The Limits of Tolerance. Sarah A. Miller, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Table 21. Urban Settings

Table Presider: Jenny Lendrum, Wayne State Univesrity

Gender and Land Grabs in Comparative Perspective. Michael Levien, Johns Hopkins University

Why Do Cities Tend to Disrupt Gender Ideologies and Inequalities? . Alice Evans, University of Cambridge; Liam Swiss, Memorial University

Table 22. Work and Family

Table Presider: Caitlyn Collins, Washington University in St. Louis

Against the odds? Keeping a non-traditional division of domestic work after first parenthood. Marta Dominguez Folgueras, Sciences Po; Teresa Jurado-Guerrero, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia; Carmen Botía-Morillas, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Seville

Husbands’ Economic Dependency and Allostatic Load at Midlife. Joeun Kim, Pennsylvania State University; Jonathan Daw, Pennsylvania State University; Nancy Luke, Pennsylvania State University

Rationalizing essentialism: Adapting to a stalled revolution. Sarah Ashwin, London School of Economics; Olga Isupova, Higher School of Economics, Institute of Demography

Tuesday, August 15

8:30-10:10 a.m.
485. Section on Sociology of Sex and Gender. Conceptualizing, Operationalizing and Measuring Gendered and Sexual Violence
Palais des congrès de Montréal, 513B, 8:30-10:10am

Session Organizers: Mary Blair-Loy, University of California-San Diego and Jennifer A. Reich, University of Colorado Denver

Presider: Lisa D. Brush, University of Pittsburgh

The Gender of Police Violence: An Intersectional Analysis. Nikki Jones, Univ of California, Berkeley

Precarious Migrants: Domestic Workers in Dubai. Rhacel Salazar Parrenas, University of Southern California

The Paradox of “Ethical” Protectionism: Research on Child Sexual Violence. Heather R. Hlavka, Marquette University

Immeasurable: Feminist Reflections on Sexual Violence within Mexican Families. Gloria Gonzalez-Lopez, University of Texas at Austin

The Challenges of Using Online Sampling Platforms in Studies of Violence Against Women. Claire M. Renzetti, University of Kentucky

10:30 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
518. Section on Sociology of Sex and Gender. Gender and Social Justice in a Global Context
Palais des congrès de Montréal, 513C, 10:30am-12:10pm

Session Organizer: Rachel A. Rinaldo, University of Colorado, Boulder

Presider: Gul Aldikacti Marshall, University of Louisville

Disruptive Bodies: Queer Resistance, Muslim Piety and the Embodied Politics of Women’s Soccer in Senegal. Beth D. Packer, EHESS

Opportunity, Vulnerability, and Duty: Women’s Experiences as Elected Lay Judges on Rwanda’s Gacaca Courts. Allison Nobles, University of Minnesota; Christopher Uggen, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities; Hollie Nyseth Brehm, The Ohio State University

Rethinking Gender, Land and Corruption in Africa and Asia. Kristy Kelly, Columbia University/Drexel University

Untangling the Impact of Institutions and Resources on Attitudes Towards Domestic Violence. Lacey Caporale, Case Western Reserve University

Discussant: Rachel A. Rinaldo, University of Colorado, Boulder


12:30-2:30 p.m.
549. Section on Sociology of Sex and Gender. Struggles over Difference and Inclusivity in Higher Education
Palais des congrès de Montréal, 513D, 12:30-2:10pm

Session Organizer: Tressie Cottom, Virginia Commonwealth University

Presider: Tressie Cottom, Virginia Commonwealth University

Another Kabyle House: Bourdieuian Approach towards Gendered Higher Education in the United States and South Korea. Yun Kyung Cho, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Critical Race Theory and Intersectionality for Contextualizing Race-Gender-Class “Achievement Gaps” in Higher Education. Nancy Lopez, University of New Mexico; Christopher Erwin, University of New Mexico; Melisa Binder, University of New Mexico; Mario Javier Chavez, University of New Mexico

Neutralizing the Harm of Sexist and Racist Jokes among Undergraduate Students. Maria R. Lowe, Southwestern University; Reginald Anthony Byron, Southwestern University; Holly O’Hara, Southwestern University; Dakota Cortez, Southwestern University

Why Do Students Go into STEM? Race, Gender and SES Stratification in STEM Learning Opportunities. Martha Cecilia Bottia, University of North Carolina at Charlotte; Roslyn A. Mickelson, University of North Carolina at Charlotte; Cayce Jamil

ASA 2016 Sex and Gender Sessions

ASA 2015 Sex and Gender Sessions