Category Archives: Garfinkel

Review of Harold Garfinkel’s ‘The History of Gulfport Field 1942’ by Neil Jenkings #EMCA #SSSI https://doi.org/10.1002/symb.536 @sociologylens

Over the past years, the work in the archive of Harold Garfinkel’s material has gathered pace and led to a number of publications, such as “Harold Garfinkel: Parsons’ Primer” edited by Anne W. Rawls, and more recently of a book … Continue reading

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Martyn Hammersley: The Practice of Misrepresentation: A response to Jenkings’ review of ‘The Radicalism of Ethnomethodology’

In his review of my book The Radicalism of Ethnomethodology, Neil Jenkings (Early View) accuses me of engaging in ‘the practice of misrepresentation’, thereby not only alleging that I misrepresented ethnomethodology but also that I intended to do so in … Continue reading

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Special Symposium published: “The Impact of Agnes: Reflections on Garfinkel’s Notion of the Managed Achievement of Sex and Gender” #sssi #emca

At the 2015 ASA Conference in Chicago, the ASA Section Ethnomethodology & Conversation Analysis organised a Thematic Session related to Harold Garfinkel’s famous paper on the “Passing and the managed achievement of sex status in an intersexed person”; the paper … Continue reading

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“The Importance of Being Agnes” on Early View of Symbolic Interaction #sssi #sociology

At the 2015 ASA Conference in Chicago, the ASA Section Ethnomethodology & Conversation Analysis organised a Thematic Session related to Harold Garfinkel’s famous paper on the “Passing and the managed achievement of sex status in an intersexed person”; the paper … Continue reading

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Early View: Andrew P Carlin’s Review of ‘Harold Garfinkel. The Creation and Development of Ethnomethodology.’

Ethnomethodology has been seen as difficult to digest and access by students. Moreover, those pursuing ethnomethodology have been dissatisfied with the characterisation of their sociological attitude and with the view by some sociologists that ethnomethodology is a marginal and peripheral area … Continue reading

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