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About Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction - Blog

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.

New Article (Open ACCESS) Mark Perry et al. “Visual Narrative and Temporal Relevance: Segueing Instant Replay into Live Broadcast TV” #sssi #emca #sociology

In symbolic interactionism there is a long-standing interest in the media and their production. In this journal we have published a large number of articles by renowned authors like  David Altheide and Joel Best and more recently Chris Schneider and … Continue reading

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New Article: D. Schweingruber & D.W. Wahl ‘Whither the Internal Conversation?’ #sssi #sociology

Based on a review of sociological and non-sociological research on the ‘internal conversation’ David Schweingruber and David W. Wahl “argue that interactionists ought to conduct research of our own to examine claims we have been making and to better understand … Continue reading

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Chris Julien “Couch Revisited: A Theoretical Treatment of The Information‐Technological Media of Imgur, Reddit, and Twitter” #sssi #socialmedia #internet #technology #freeaccess

Symbolic Interaction will soon publish a thematic issue broadly concerned with technology, the internet and social media. Chris Julien’s article “Couch Revisited: A Theoretical Treatment of The Information‐Technological Media of Imgur, Reddit, and Twitter” is the first article from that … Continue reading

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Review of Emma Engdahl’s “Depressive Love” published on Early View. #sssi #sociology #love #freeaccess

We have just published a review of Emma Engdahl’s book “Depressive Love” on Early View of Symbolic Interaction. In her review Irene Psaroudakis writes that “current, refined, and interesting not only for scholars, but for everyone who experiences relationships lacking … Continue reading

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Joel O. Powell’s Review of “Social Psychology: Individuals, Interaction, and Inequality” by Karen A. Hegtvedt and Cathryn Johnson #sssi #sociology #socialpsychology cc @SocialPsych

We have just published Joel O. Powell’s critical review of Karen A. Hegtvedt and Cathryn Johnson’s textbook “Social Psychology: Individuals, Interaction, and Inequality” on Early View of Symbolic Interaction. SSSI members can download Joel O. Powell’s review by clicking the … Continue reading

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CfP – ‘The Senses in Social Interaction’ – Symbolic Interaction #sssi #sociology

Special Issue – The Senses in Social Interaction   Co-edited by Will Gibson (University College London, Institute of Education) & Dirk vom Lehn (King’s college London)   Symbolic Interaction invites submissions for a Special Issue exploring the role of the … Continue reading

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Just out: Jacqueline Low’s article “Symbolic Interactionism in Canada” #sssi #sociology

There is sustained interest in the history and future of Symbolic Interactionism. About a year ago, we published reviews of books by Hans Joas and Daniel Huebner that discuss and further develop Mead’s work and heritage; “Who’s Mead?” by Gary … Continue reading

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