SWS Winter Meeting 2021

Sociologists for Women in Society Winter Meeting  - January 27-31, 2021

Ghassan Moussawi's Disruptive Situations: Fractal Orientalism and Queer Strategies in Beirut will be featured in Book Salon 1: Embodying the Nation (Jan 27 @ 7pm EST)

Heather McKee Hurwitz' Are We the 99%?: The Occupy Movement, Feminism, and Intersectionality will be featured in Book Salon 2: Legacies of Women’s Protest (Jan 27 @ 7pm EST)

If you would like to discuss your book proposal, please contact Ryan Mulligan.

Take 30% off these select titles as well as titles on our Sociology, Gender Studies. Race & Ethnicity and Women's Studies lists using TSWS21 through February 28, 2021 (also applies to ebooks).

Addressing Violence Against Women on College Campuses

What we know, what we are doing, and how we can improve our prevention of and response to violence against women on college campuses

Are We the 99%?

Intersectionality lessons for contemporary “big-tent” organizing

The Cost of Being a Girl

Traces the origins of the gender wage gap to part-time teenage work, which sets up a dynamic that persists into adulthood

Disruptive Situations

The first comprehensive study to employ the lens of queer lives in the Arab World to understand everyday life disruptions, conflicts, and violence Read a blog entry by the author


Challenging preconceived notions of the states that support working mothers

No More Invisible Man

Making visible the experiences of black professional men in white male-dominated occupations

On Intellectual Activism

From the author of the classic Black Feminist Thought, a book on the nature and value of the public intellectual

Q & A

A vibrant array of scholarly and personal essays, poetry, and visual art that broaden ideas and experiences about contemporary LGBTQ Asian North America

Taking Time

How flexible is the American workplace in supporting the family needs of employees, when it involves the temporary loss of their labor?

Under the Knife

How the pursuit of a “naturally” beautiful body plays out in cosmetic surgery

Whose Game?

How fantasy sport participants experience gendered power Read a blog entry by the authors

Women's Empowerment and Disempowerment in Brazil

What the rise and fall of Brazil’s first and only female president can teach us about women’s empowerment