News from the Department of Sociology

UHM SOC Professor David Johnson has published a book "The Culture of Capital Punishment in Japan" by @palgravecrim Available by open access http://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2F978-3-030-320...
His other book was published in Japanese, アメリカ人のみた日本の死刑 by @Iwanami_Shinsho http://www.amazon.co.jp/%E3%82%A2%E3%83%A1%E3%83%AA%E3%82%AB%E4%BA%BA%E3%81%AE%E3%81%BF%E3%81%9F%E6%97%A5%E6%9C%AC%E3%81%AE%E6%AD%BB%E5%88%91-%E5%B2%A9%E6%B3%A2%E6%96%B0%E6%9B%B8-David-T-Johnson/dp/4004317789

UHM Prof. Jennifer Darrah's co-authored article, “‘Because the World Consists of Everybody’: Understandings Parents’ Preferences for Neighborhood Diversity,” is published in the City & Community, the journal for the Community and Urban Sociology of the ASA https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/15406040

UHM Sociology PhD student David Riedman and his database (@K12ssdb) were quoted in the New York Times story titled "A Half-Century of School Shootings Like Columbine, Sandy Hook and Parkland." The full article can be accessed here:

A Half-Century of School Shootings Like Columbine, Sandy Hook and Parkland

A Times analysis of school shooting data identified hundreds of deaths and injuries across more than 100 episodes since 1970.

www.nytimes.com

UHM Sociology Ph.D student Jon Fernquest and Prof. David Johnson’s co-authored article “Governing Through Killing: The War on Drugs in the Philippines” received Honorable Mention recognition from the Asia Law & Society Association Distinguished Article Award Review Committee.

Tomorrow! Last sociology colloquium of the semester welcomes Dr. Eli Wilson, Assistant Professor of Sociology @UNM, who presents “Service Divides: Race, Class, and the Reproduction of Inequality in Los Angeles Restaurants" from 2-3PM followed by refreshments🍷🧀 at Saunders 244

'Suicided' in Hong Kong: From a Subway Exit to A Makeshift Shrine on Saturday 9th from 5pm at UHM Art Building #101. The Chinese University of Hong Kong Prof. Sealing Cheng speaks about protests against authoritarian rule in Hong Kong which have challenged the Chinese government

@UHM_Sociology @uhmanoa Big thanks to our host, Scott, a @uhmanoa student, who gave us a tour of the area, told us its history, and showed us how to prep the loʻi for taro planting with an eye to malāma aina and sustainability.

UHM Professor Dr. Jennifer Darrah offers one of the best classes on race and ethnicity @uhmanoa!!

Many important talk events are happening on campus this weekend. @UH_DURP’s housing presentation is happening after our sociology colloquium. Make your Friday a full of learning day! Both events are free and all is welcome to talk AND Pau Hana🍷🧀

UHM Sociology Professor Nandita Sharma has published an online article “Goodbye to borders” from @thefabians. “A world without borders might seem like an impossible feat, but it is the only way to truly protect the rights and liberties of working people.”

Goodbye to borders | Fabian Society

Fabian Society

fabians.org.uk

Spotted UHM Professor Nandita Sharma as a panelist at the Open Borders conference! #openborders2019

Tomorrow! UHM SOC Dept Colloquium presents - Femininities, Masculinities, and the “Gender Lens” by Dr. Terrell Carver on 10/22 from 3pm at Crawford 115. @TerrellCarver is a political theorist at @SPAISBristol specialized in Marx, Engels and Marxism. 🍷🧀 reception will follow

UHM SOC graduate students/@socbreakdown co-hosts Ellen and @OmarTBird run a workshop "Podcasting and Public Sociology: Alternative Forms of Knowledge"at the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology conference over this weekend in Portland. The workshop was a great success!

Widely share in your network! The Hawai‘i Sociological Association’s(HSA) 41st Annual Conference to be held at the University of Hawai’i, Hilo Feb. 22-23, 2020. The submission deadline is 11/25, and the online form and more info can be found on the website http://hawaiisociologicalassociation.org

UHM Sociology professor Ashley Rubin (@ashleytrubin) was quoted in a recent article in the Honolulu Civil Beat (@CivilBeat) titled, Honolulu’s Property Crime Problem: ‘Toursists Make Great Victims’. The full article can be accessed here:

Honolulu’s Property Crime Problem: ‘Tourists Make Great Victims’

Violent crime is down but property crime is climbing, new FBI data shows.

www.civilbeat.org

UHM SOC Prof Krysia Mossakowski, graduate students Omar Bird & Noreen Kohl, and their colleagues have published a research article: Does the Health of Adult Child Caregivers Vary by Employment Status in the United States? in the Journal of Aging and Health https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0898264318782561

My @AnnualReviews in Law and Social Science piece (on where early US prison history has gone since Rothman's Discovery of the Asylum) is officially published now. If anyone is interested and wants a copy, DM or email me at my new UH address (not the one below).

NEXT WEEK! UHM SOC Dept Colloquium presents - Femininities, Masculinities, and the “Gender Lens” by Dr. Terrell Carver on Tues 10/22 from 3pm at Crawford 115. Dr. Carver is a political theorist at @SPAISBristol specialized in Marx, Engels and Marxism.

Publication Alert! UHM Sociology Professor Manfred Steger has published another new book, “Globalisms: Facing the Populist Challenge, Fourth Edition” from #Rowmanlittlefield
Congratulations, Dr. Steger!

Globalisms: Facing the Populist Challenge, Fourth Edition

Providing a comprehensive overview of the changing ideological landscape in the age of globalization, Manfred Steger explores the clashing political b...

rowman.com

October 7 & 8: Hooker Distinguished Visiting Professor Dr. Nandita Sharma, and author of Home Rule, will be giving two talks.

Learn more: https://bit.ly/2kys0z3
Hosted by @McMaster_IGHC and the Department of Sociology.

UHM Sociology Graduate student Jon Fernquest’s article, State Killing, Denial, and Cycles of Violence in the Philippines, will be published in the Philippine Sociological Review Volume 66 under the special issue theme “Sociology of Justice”. Congratulations, Jon!

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