Category Archives: Analysis

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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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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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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