New Article on Editor’s Invitation: Matthew W. Hughey “How Blackness Matters in White Lives” #sssi #BLM #race #racialization @sociologylens

From time to time, the editor of Symbolic Interaction invites scholars with expertise in particular areas to write subject-specific articles. One of these invited pieces has just been published on Early View. In his article, Matthew W. Hughey notes that there is little symbolic interactionist research concerned with White engagement with Black Life Matters. To address this gap in research Hughey has undertaken research of all-White groups in New England. Through his analysis of ethnographic observations, in-depth interviews and content analysis data Hughey explores the relationship between White identity formation and White interpretations of the Black Lives Matter movement.

SSSI Members can download the article by clicking the image below or HERE. To join SSSI and subscribe to Symbolic Interaction from $35 (£30) please click HERE.

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