Category Archives: gender

New paper: ‘The Haunting of Shame: Autoethnography and the Multivalent Stigma of Being Queer, Muslim, and Single’ by Aliraza Javaid #sssi #sociology #stigma

We have just published a new article by Aliraza Javaid on Early View of Symbolic Interaction. In his article Aliraza examines multiple stigmas and dichotomies to illustrate the human lived experience of a gay Muslim single, who is silenced, invisibilized, … Continue reading

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New Article: “Generic Processes in the Conditional Acceptance of Sexual and Gender Diversity” #sssi #sociology #gender

We have just published J Sumerau and Colleagues’ article “Oh My God, I Sound Like a Horrible Person”: Generic Processes in the Conditional Acceptance of Sexual and Gender Diversity” in Symbolic Interaction. Members of SSSI can access the article by … Continue reading

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New on Early View: Beth Montemurro on Constructing and Deconstructing Narratives of Racialized Sexual Selves #sssi #sociology #gender

We have just published Beth Montemurro’s article ““The Way That I Look at Things [Is] Different Because It’s Me”: Constructing and Deconstructing Narratives About Racialized Sexual Selves” on Early View of the Journal. In her article Beth examines in-depth interviews … Continue reading

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New on Early View: Mathers – ‘Bathrooms, Boundaries, and Emotional Burdens: Cisgendering Interactions Through the Interpretation of Transgender Experience’ #sssi #sociology

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New on Early View- Chris Conner’s review of Monaghan/Atkinson’s “Challenging Myths of Masculinity” #sssi #sociology #masculinity

Chris Conner writes that Monaghan and Atkinson’s “Challenging Myths of Masculinity: Understanding Physical Cultures “is a highly sophisticated use of the interactionist perspective that challenges the taken for granted assumptions about gender and its performance”. Members can access his review of the … 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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New Article on Early view: “Stories of Non-becoming” #sssi #sociology #identity

By taking asexual lives as an example Susie Scott, Liz McDonnell and Matt Dawson explore the negation of identity and the suspension of a trajectory. Their article “Stories of Non-becoming: Non-issues, Non-events and Non-identities in Asexual Lives” has just been … Continue reading

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