Category Archives: Blumer

New Special Issue: ‘Special Issue:Celebrating and Interrogating the Blumerian Legacy’ #sssi #sociology #Blumer @sociologylens

Special Issue – Vol. 43 No. 4 Table of Contents INTRODUCTION An Embattled Yet Enduring Influence: Introduction to a Special Issue on Blumerian Symbolic Interactionism Jacqueline Low Gary Bowden Pages: 575-596 ARTICLES The Spirit of Blumer’s Method as a Guide to … Continue reading

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New Article “A Blumerian Approach to Storytelling” by Matthew J. Cousineau – #sssi #sociology #Blumer cc @sociologylens

We progressively publish articles for the Special Issue on ‘Blumerian Symbolic Interactionism’. The latest article is Matthew J. Cousineau’s (Auburn University) “A Blumerian Approach to Storytelling”. In the article Cousineau revisits Blumer’s work on life histories and symbolic interactionism and … Continue reading

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Introduction to Special Issue on ‘Blumerian Symbolic Interactionism’ #sssi #sociology cc @sociologylens

Just over 50 years ago, in 1969 Herbert Blumer published his book “Symbolic Interactionism. Perspective and Method”. Over the past months, Jacqueline Low and Gary Bowden put together a Special Issue on “Blumerian Symbolic Interactionism. The introduction to this Special … Continue reading

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New Article: “Cognition in Situations” by Taylor Price (@trpdrpr) #cognition #sociology #sssi cc @sociologylens

In his article “Cognition in Situations” Taylor Price (@trpdrpr) draws on Blumer’s epistemological statements and the interactionist tradition more broadly to consider how dual process models of cognition could be applied to naturally occurring situations. SSSI Members can download the … Continue reading

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New Article: “The Spirit of Blumer’s Method as a Guide to Sociological Discovery” #sssi #Blumer #sociology

In this article Michale Schwalbe explores Herbert Blumer’s methodological contribution to interactionism and sociology. Schwalbe argues that Blumer’s essay “The Methodological Position of Symbolic Interactionism” “voices a spirit of research that is ardently empirical, sociological, and creative”. Michael Schwalbe’s article … Continue reading

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CfP – Special Issue – “Celebrating and Interrogating the Blumerian Legacy” #sssi #SymbolicInteraction

Special Issue Call For Papers Jacqueline Low and Gary Bowden (Eds.) Celebrating and Interrogating the Blumerian Legacy   Deadline to Submit Papers: September 30, 2019   As we mark the 50th  Anniversary of the publication of Blumer’s (1969) pivotal work … Continue reading

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Review of Lonnie Athens’ volume “Radical Interactionism on the Rise” by Yves Laberge

Lonnie Athens has recently published a fascinating volume “Radical Interactionism on the Rise“. The book has just been reviewed by Yves Laberge who describes it as “very strong” and “refreshing”, a book “that intelligently actualizes G.H. Mead’s intuitions”.

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