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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.

CfP – Special Issue – “Celebrating and Interrogating the Blumerian Legacy” #sssi #SymbolicInteraction

Special Issue Call For Papers Jacqueline Low and Gary Bowden (Eds.) Celebrating and Interrogating the Blumerian Legacy   Deadline to Submit Papers: September 30, 2019   As we mark the 50th  Anniversary of the publication of Blumer’s (1969) pivotal work … Continue reading

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New Article by Gary Alan Fine and Iddo Tavory “Interactionism in the Twenty-First Century: A Letter on Being-in-a-Meaningful-World” #sssi #interactionism #sociology

There are long-standing debates about the relationship between interactionism and wider sociology. Some have argued that interactionism has diffused into all areas of sociology and that “we are all interactionists now” (Atkinson and Housley 2003). In their “letter on being-in-a-meaningful-world” … Continue reading

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‘The Senses in Social Interaction’ – CfP Symbolic Interaction

Co-edited by Will Gibson (University College London, Institute of Education) & Dirk vom Lehn (King’s College London) Extended Deadline: 25 August 2019 Symbolic Interaction invites submissions for a Special Issue exploring the role of the senses in social interaction. Our … Continue reading

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Symbolic Interaction Vol 42, No. 2 published #sssi #sociology

Symbolic Interaction Vol. 42 No. 2   ARTICLES Learning from the Religious Experiences of Bi+ Trans People J. E. . Sumerau, Lain A. B. Mathers & Nik Lampe Pages: 179-201   Displaying Gender: Transgender People’s Strategies in Everyday Life Ana Cristina … Continue reading

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Review of Gary Alan Fine’s ‘Talking Art’ published #sssi #sociology #art

We have just published Amanda Koontz review of Gary Alan Fine’s book “Talking Art: The Culture of Practice and the Practice of Culture in MFA Education”. Professor Koontz writes that “Talking Art offers interesting insight into the tensions that derive … Continue reading

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Andrew P. Carlin’s review of “Bringing War to Book” by R. Woodward and Neil. K. Jenkings #sssi #military #sociology

Andrew P. Carlin writes that “The business of sociologists is reading books about books—internal debates on the value of this or that theory, ad infinitum. Bringing War to Bookis about books too, but in a refreshingly different manner: the core … Continue reading

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Jennifer Millard Boyle’s review of “Bikes and Bloomers” by Kat Jungnickel #sssi #materiality #sociology

We have just published Jennifer Millard Boyle’s review of Kat Jungnickel’s “Bikes and Bloomers. Women Inventors and their Extraordinary Cycle Wear” on Early View of Symbolic Interaction. SSSI Members can download the review by clicking the image below. To join … Continue reading

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