Category Archives: Book Review

Symbolic Interaction Table of Content Vol.40(4) #sssi #sociology

 November 2017 Volume 40, Issue 4 ARTICLES “If I Can Offer You Some Advice”: Rapport and Data Collection in Interviews Between Adults of Different Ages (pages 463–482) Jessica Vasquez-Tokos Version of Record online: 4 MAY 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/symb.305 Video Abstract … Continue reading

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New on Early View: Book Review of Anthem Companion to Everett C. Hughes #sssi #sociology

We have just published Alex Dennis’ review of the Anthem Companion to Everett C. Hughes. Dennis writes that “Hughes’s genius was his ability to generate and manipulate concepts that brought the formal features of social phenomena into the foreground, providing for … Continue reading

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New on Early View: Review of G.A. Fine’s Players and Pawns #sssi #sociology

We have just published Taylor Price’s review of Gary Alan Fine’s ‘Players and Pawns. How Chess builds Community and Culture’. Taylor Price writes that “Gary Alan Fine provides an ethnographic account of chess as a soft and sticky cultural activity that “drips … Continue reading

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New Book Review on Early View – Christopher T. Conner on J. Sumerau’s social fiction ‘Cigarettes & Wine’ #sssi #sociology

We have just published Christopher T. Conner’s review of J. Sumerau’s ‘Cigarettes & Wine’. J. who also is the editor of the SSSI music Blog has published ‘Cigarettes & Wine’ as a piece of social fiction that “blurs the lines between … Continue reading

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Book Review: ‘War and Conflict Commemoration” by Neil Jenkings #sssi #sociology #war #conflict

We have just published Neil Jenking’s review of two books: Memory, Place and Identity: Commemoration and Remembrance of War and Conflict. Edited by Danielle Drozdzewski, Sarah Di Nardi, and Emma. Waterton. Abingdon, Oxon. 2016. Remembering the Falklands War. By Sarah Maltby. London: … Continue reading

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Book Review by Alexander I. Stingl – The Sociology of Speed #sssi #bookreview

The sociology of speed is one of the hot topics in our discipline these days. It’s been discussed in academic journals as well as in the press. Alexander I. Stingl has just reviewed a volume on The Sociology of Speed … Continue reading

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Books for review #sssi #sociology #economic-sociology

I have received a couple of very interesting books that I would like to have reviewed in Symbolic Interaction. If you are interested in reviewing one of these books please contact me at dirk.vom_lehn@kcl.ac.uk Money Talks: Explaining How Money Really … Continue reading

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