Category Archives: Book Review

Review of Emma Engdahl’s “Depressive Love” published on Early View. #sssi #sociology #love #freeaccess

We have just published a review of Emma Engdahl’s book “Depressive Love” on Early View of Symbolic Interaction. In her review Irene Psaroudakis writes that “current, refined, and interesting not only for scholars, but for everyone who experiences relationships lacking … Continue reading

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Joel O. Powell’s Review of “Social Psychology: Individuals, Interaction, and Inequality” by Karen A. Hegtvedt and Cathryn Johnson #sssi #sociology #socialpsychology cc @SocialPsych

We have just published Joel O. Powell’s critical review of Karen A. Hegtvedt and Cathryn Johnson’s textbook “Social Psychology: Individuals, Interaction, and Inequality” on Early View of Symbolic Interaction. SSSI members can download Joel O. Powell’s review by clicking the … Continue reading

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Review of Waskul/Eaton ‘The Supernatural in Society, Culture, and History’ #sssi #bookreview

We have just published Nathan W. DeVenne’s review of Dennis Waskul and Marc Eaton’s book “The Supernatural in Society, Culture, and History’ on Early View of Symbolic Interaction. DeVenne states that Wasku and Eaton’s book “offers a robust interdisciplinary approach … 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 book review explores “a tension between unity and pluralistic social movements” – JL Johnson on R. Dunn’s “Toward a Pragmatist Sociology” #sssi #sociology

“Robert G. Dunn’s Toward a Pragmatist Sociology  demonstrates John Dewey’s influence on sociological imagination, arguing that a synthesis of Deweyan and Millsian social science could regain cultural relevance for sociology.” We have published J.L. Johnson’s review on Early view. SSSI … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Nash’s Review of “Microsociological Perspectives for Environmental Sociology” published – #sssi #sociology

The environment is often discussed in macrosociological terms. Bradley H. Brewster and Antony Puddephatt’s edited collection “Microsociological Perspectives for Environmental Sociology” “demonstrates how micro‐perspectives address matters previously within the domain of macro‐analytic research, and how such analysis can inform theory and … Continue reading

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New Book Review: Lee Blackstone reviews three books on music and wellbeing #sssi #music

There is plenty of interest in music and music related topics within interactionist sociology. Save for the large amount of research articles and book reviews in Symbolic Interaction we have the SSSI Music blog where J Sumerau and others explore … Continue reading

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