Category Archives: Analysis

New Article by M.J. Ghidina “Finding God in Grain” #sssi #sociology #religion

We have just published Marcia J. Ghidina’s article “Finding God in Grain: Crop Circles, Rationality, and the Construction of Spiritual Experience” on Early View of Symbolic interaction. Ghidina explores how “believers define crop circles  as spiritual using subjective and normative … Continue reading

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New Article on Theories of Self and Emotion in Symbolic Interactionism #sssi #sociology

In their article “Two Faces of Self and Emotion in Symbolic Interactionism: From Process to Structure and Culture—And Back” Linda A. Francis and Richard E. Adams trace the development of Affect Control Theory and Identity Theory and outline some paradigmatic … Continue reading

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Symbolic Interaction New Issue Vol.41(3) #sssi #sociology

ARTICLES Driving to Work: The Front Seat Work of Paramedics to and from the Scene Michael K. Corman Pages: 291-310   Generic Processes in Aligning the Multiple Bases of Identity: The Case of Becoming a Ministry Student Arthur McLuhan Pages: 311-333   … Continue reading

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New Article: ‘Audience Design and Context Discrepancy’ #sssi #socialmedia

We have just published Tony Zhiyang Lin’s and Xiaoli Tian’s article ‘Audience Design and Context Discrepancy: How Online Debates Lead to Opnion Polarization’ on Early View of Symbolic Interaction.  In their article Lin and Tian argue that due to the … Continue reading

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New Article out! Joel Best on the Sociology of Orrin E. Klapp #sssi #sociology

In a new article that we have just published on Early View of Symbolic Interaction Joel Best examines the sociology of Orrin E. Clapp who is attributed as a member of the Second Chicago School. One important concept of Klapp’s … Continue reading

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New Article: “No Room for Respectability” by Lily Liang #sssi #boundary-work #sociology

We have just published Lily Liang’s article “No Room for Respectability: Boundary Work in Interaction at a Shanghai Rental” in Symbolic Interaction (Vol.42(2). SSSI members can download the artice by clicking the image below. To join SSSI and subscribe to Symbolic Interaction … Continue reading

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Symbolic Interaction – New Issue Out! #sssi #sociology

Symbolic Interaction Vol. 41 No. 2 (2018)   Articles Cooperative Accounts: Avoiding Conflict and Repairing Social Relations Stephen C. Poulson, Timothy J. Carter & Daniel M. Crowley Pages: 143-164 Catching Babies in Prohibition States: Midwives’ Accounts for an Illegal Profession Alicia … Continue reading

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