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The Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (SSSI) is an international professional organization of scholars interested in the study of a wide range of social issues with an emphasis on identity, everyday practice, and language.

Symbolic Interaction Table of Content Vol.40(4) #sssi #sociology

 November 2017 Volume 40, Issue 4 ARTICLES “If I Can Offer You Some Advice”: Rapport and Data Collection in Interviews Between Adults of Different Ages (pages 463–482) Jessica Vasquez-Tokos Version of Record online: 4 MAY 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/symb.305 Video Abstract … Continue reading

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New on Early View: Lily Liang ‘No Room for Respectability: Boundary Work in Interaction at a Shanghai Rental’ #sssi #sociology

We have just published Lily Liang’s article “‘No Room for Respectability: Boundary Work in Interaction at a Shanghai Rental” on Early View of our journal. The article comes with a Video Abstract. http://tinyurl.com/yath4o65 SSSI members can read the article by … Continue reading

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New on Early View: Suarez & Bolton “Catching Babies in Prohibition States: Midwives’ Accounts for an Illegal Profession” #sssi #sociology

We have just published a new article titled “Catching Babies in Prohibition States: Midwives’ Accounts for an Illegal Profession” by Alicia Suarez and Megan Bolton on Early View of our journal. SSSI members can read the article by clicking on … Continue reading

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New on Early View: Simon Gottschalk reviews David Altheide’s ‘Media Syndrome’ #sssi #sociology

Over the past few decades David Altheide has made enormous contribution not only of interactionist research on the media but on the sociology of the media more generally. In 2016 Altheide published ‘The Media Syndrome’, a book that uses twelve … Continue reading

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New on Early View: M. Lorek ‘The (Ir)relevance of the German Reunification in Autobiographical Narratives of East Germans’ #sssi #sociology

We have just published Melanie Lorek’s article “The (Ir)relevance of the German Reunification in Autobiographical Narratives of East Germans”. In her article Lorek examines the narratives of East Germans who reflect on the relevance of the German Reunificiation for their … Continue reading

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New on Early View: Book Review of Anthem Companion to Everett C. Hughes #sssi #sociology

We have just published Alex Dennis’ review of the Anthem Companion to Everett C. Hughes. Dennis writes that “Hughes’s genius was his ability to generate and manipulate concepts that brought the formal features of social phenomena into the foreground, providing for … Continue reading

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New on Early View: Review of G.A. Fine’s Players and Pawns #sssi #sociology

We have just published Taylor Price’s review of Gary Alan Fine’s ‘Players and Pawns. How Chess builds Community and Culture’. Taylor Price writes that “Gary Alan Fine provides an ethnographic account of chess as a soft and sticky cultural activity that “drips … Continue reading

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