Category Archives: Analysis

New article by Kathy Charmaz ‘Experiencing Stigma and Exclusion’ #sssi #sociology #illness #stigma #neoliberalism

In her latest article in Symbolic Interaction entitled ‘Experiencing Stigma and Exclusion: The Influence of Neoliberal Perspectives, Practices, and Policies on Living with Chronic Illness and Disability’ Kathy Charmaz examines pivotal experiences of chronically ill people and shows how neoliberalism … Continue reading

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New paper: ‘The Haunting of Shame: Autoethnography and the Multivalent Stigma of Being Queer, Muslim, and Single’ by Aliraza Javaid #sssi #sociology #stigma

We have just published a new article by Aliraza Javaid on Early View of Symbolic Interaction. In his article Aliraza examines multiple stigmas and dichotomies to illustrate the human lived experience of a gay Muslim single, who is silenced, invisibilized, … Continue reading

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Popular Papers in Symbolic Interaction #sssi #sociology #top20article @sijournal

Doing Gender Beyond the Binary: A Virtual Ethnography Just the “Typical College Diet-: How College Students Use Life Stages to Account for Unhealthy Eating Bathrooms, Boundaries, and Emotional Burdens: Cisgendering Interactions Through the Interpretation of Transgender Experience Stigmatized Identities: Too … Continue reading

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Out now: Saul Albert’s Review of ‘The Persistence of Taste’ edited by Malcolm Quinn et al.

Interactionists have studied the production and consumption of art at the latest since Howard Becker’s work on ‘Art Worlds’. Most recently  Gary Alan Fine published his book ‘Talking Art” in which he reveals how MFA programs have shifted the goal of … Continue reading

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On Early View: Katrina Kimport ” Pregnant Women’s Experiences of Crisis Pregnancy Centers” #sssi #sociology

We have just published Katrina Kimport‘s article “Pregnant Women’s Experiences of Crisis Pregnancy Centers: When Abortion Stigmatization Succeeds and Fails” in which she examines interviews with 25 women in the United States who visited crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs)—antiabortion organizations that … Continue reading

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Introduction to Thematic Issue on “Technology, The Internet and Social Media” #sssi #technology #socialmedia #analysis

We will soon publish a Thematic Issue on “Technology, The Internet and Social Media”. Scott R. Harris, the Editor of Symbolic Interaction” has written an introduction of this issue in which he briefly discusses its content and how it came … Continue reading

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Symbolic Interaction: Volume 42, Issue 1 Thematic Issue: Technology, the Internet, and Social Media #sssi #sociology #openaccess #free

We have jus published the latest issue of Symbolic Interaction (Vol 42/1). This issue of our journal is a Thematic Issue concerned with “Technology, the Internet and Social Media”. It includes Scott Harris’ introduction followed by 6 research articles, a … Continue reading

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