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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.

2017 Annual SSSI Conference in Montreal – Final Program #sociology

Dear Friends and Colleagues the Final Program of our conference in Montreal has just been published on our website. Please follow the link below, have a look at the conference and then join SSSI in Montreal. Beth Montemurro has done a splendid job … Continue reading

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Latest Issue of #SSSI Notes Vol.46(1) – 2017

The latest issue of SSSI Notes has been published on our website. Please follow the link below to access the Notes. Thanks to Will Force for putting the newsletter together once again and to all those of you who … Continue reading

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New Article: ‘Playing the Interrogation Game’ by Gary David and colleagues #sssi #emca #sociology #policing

We have just published Gary David, Anne Rawls and James Treinum’s article “Playing the Interrogation Game: Rapport, Coercion, and Confessions in Police Interrogations” on Early View of Symbolic Interaction. In the article the authors show how police interrogations are organised … Continue reading

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Book Review by Alexander I. Stingl – The Sociology of Speed #sssi #bookreview

The sociology of speed is one of the hot topics in our discipline these days. It’s been discussed in academic journals as well as in the press. Alexander I. Stingl has just reviewed a volume on The Sociology of Speed … Continue reading

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Books for review #sssi #sociology #economic-sociology

I have received a couple of very interesting books that I would like to have reviewed in Symbolic Interaction. If you are interested in reviewing one of these books please contact me at Money Talks: Explaining How Money Really … Continue reading

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New Article on Early View: Janet A. Lorenzen ‘Social Network Challenges to Reducing Consumption’ #sssi #sociology

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New Book Review: David Altheide on Couldry/Hepp “The Mediated Construction of Reality” #sssi #sociology #media

Interactionists have always been interested in communication and the media. One of the scholars who have been at the forefront of interactionist research on the media over the past few decades has been David Altheide as his many articles in … Continue reading

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