Category Archives: Analysis

New article on Early View: Lisa-Jo K. van den Scott “Collective Memory and Social Restructuring in the Case of Traditional Inuit Shamanism” #sssi #sociology

We have recently published Lisa-Jo K. van den Scott’s article “Collective Memory and Social Restructuring in the Case of Traditional Inuit Shamanism” on Early view. Members can access the article by clicking on the images below. To join SSSI and … Continue reading

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New Article “Being Authentically American Indian” on Early View #sssi #sociology

We have just published an article on Early View that explores how people who did not previously identify as American Indian but are now reclaiming this racial-ethnic heritage. The article titled “Being Authentically American Indian: Symbolic Identity Construction and Social Structure among Urban New … Continue reading

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New Article on Neighbourhood Identity Early View #sssi #sociology #ethnography

In sociology, there is a growing interest in urban ethnography. Recently, our journal Symbolic Interaction published reviews of Matthew Desmond’s “Evicted“, Emma Jackson’s “Young Homeless People and Urban Space“, and Alice Goffman’s “On the Run“. In her artile “Looking Forward, … Continue reading

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New on Early View: Maja Sawicka ‘Searching for a Narrative of Loss. Interactional Ordering of Ambiguous Grief’ #sssi #sociology

Maja Sawicka’s article “Searching for a Narrative of Loss. Interactional Ordering of Ambiguous Grief” conceptualizes the experience of grief arising from miscarriage/stillbirth as both culturally “disembedded”—not regulated by a coherent set of feeling and display rules, and interactionally “disenfranchised”—framed by the … Continue reading

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New on Early View: C. McNamara ‘Responsibility-Shifting in a Gambling Environment’ #sssi #sociology

We have just published Cormac McNamara’s article “Responsibility-Shifting in a Gambling Environment” on Early view of Symbolic Interaction. The article explores how people who gamble in betting shops explain their failure to win by attributing them to external factors outside … Continue reading

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New Issue is Out! – Symbolic Interaction Vol.39(4) #sssi #sociology

Table of Content – Vol.39(4) ARTICLES The Organization of Corrective Demonstrations Using Embodied Action in Sports Coaching Feedback (pages 525–556) Bryn Evans and Edward Reynolds “It’s Only Sport”—The Symbolic Neutralization of “Violence” (pages 557–576) Christopher R. Matthews and Alex Channon An Interactionist … Continue reading

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New Article on Early View: Corrective Demonstratons in Sports Coaching by Evans & Reynolds #sssi #emca #sociology

I (@dirkvl) was lucky enough to meet Bryn Evans some time ago when he visited London where he shared with a small group video-taped recordings of basketball coaching. I am delighted to see that this research now has been published … Continue reading

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