Symbolic Interaction – CALL FOR PAPERS: Special Issue on Space and Time guest edited by Peter Hall

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CALL FOR PAPERS: Special Issue on Space and Time

Guest Editor: Peter Hall

Space and time are basic dimensions of societies and social life. Henri Lefebvre wrote they are distinctive but inseparable. Both together are infrequently addressed and separately have received le attention than they merit. Interactionists have contributed more to temporality than spatiality. Globalization, cyberspace, economic crises, and environmental challenges make imperative examining these developments in terms of space and time. Recent scholarship across a number of disciplines has addressed some of these issues. (For example, see the works of Henri Lefebvre, Barbara Adam, Doreen Massey, Robert Hassan, and Setha Low) Some even framed their work as social constructionist or pragmatist. Interactionists have not engaged this conversation. We have the perspective, concepts, and tools to contribute to this essential social domain and critical global issues. This call is intended to stimulate our entry into those discussions

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