Category Archives: Book Review

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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New Book Review: David Altheide on Couldry/Hepp “The Mediated Construction of Reality” #sssi #sociology #media

Interactionists have always been interested in communication and the media. One of the scholars who have been at the forefront of interactionist research on the media over the past few decades has been David Altheide as his many articles in … Continue reading

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New Book Review on Early View: David R. Gibson on Ira J. Cohen’s ‘Solitary Action’ #sssi #sociology

We have just published David R. Gibson’s review of Ira J. Cohen’s book “Solitary Action”. Members of SSSI can access the review by clicking on the image below. To join SSSI and subscribe to Symbolic Interaction from $31 (£23) please click … Continue reading

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New Book Review on Early View: R. Fitzgerald on Stephen Hester’s “Descriptions of Deviance” #sssi #emca #sociology

We have just published a new book review on Early View. Richard Fitzgerald (University of Macau) discusses “Descriptions of Deviance: A Study in Membership Categorization Analysis By Stephen Hester edited by Peter Eglin and Dave Francis. The book is available online … Continue reading

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New on Early View: Daina Cheyenne Harvey’s Review of ‘Narratives of Crisis’ by Seeger & Sellnow #sssi #sociology #narrative

There is lot of interest in narrative analysis in sociology. Daina Cheyenne Harvey who recently published an article concerned with discourses related to the aftermath of hurricane Katrina review Mathew W. Seeger and Timothy L. Sellnow’s ‘Narratives of Crisis’. His review of … Continue reading

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Whose Mead?

Recently, we published Peter M. Hall’s review essay that examined the broader project pursued by Daniel Huebner and Hans Joas’ work on Mead. Gary Alan Fine’s review of Huebner and Joas’ “The Timeliness of George Herbert Mead” adds to this … Continue reading

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