“The Importance of Being Agnes” on Early View of Symbolic Interaction #sssi #sociology

At the 2015 ASA Conference in Chicago, the ASA Section Ethnomethodology & Conversation Analysis organised a Thematic Session related to Harold Garfinkel’s famous paper on the “Passing and the managed achievement of sex status in an intersexed person”; the paper was published in .Garfinkel’s (1967) Studies in Ethnomethodology.

The session “The Impact of Agnes: Reflections on Garfinkel’s Notion of the Managed Achievement of Sex and Gender” organised by Thomas DeGloma and Robert Dingwall as discussant featured Sarah Fenstermaker (University of Michigan), Jody O’Brien (Seattle University), and Kristen Schilt (University of Chicago).

Today, the first of the three presentations from that event, Kristen Schilt’s “The Importance of Being Agnes” was published on Early View of Symbolic Interaction.

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