Category Archives: identity

New Article on Theories of Self and Emotion in Symbolic Interactionism #sssi #sociology

In their article “Two Faces of Self and Emotion in Symbolic Interactionism: From Process to Structure and Culture—And Back” Linda A. Francis and Richard E. Adams trace the development of Affect Control Theory and Identity Theory and outline some paradigmatic … Continue reading

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New on Early View: Lee R. Blackstone on “The Aural and Moral Idylls of ‘Englishness’ and Folk Music” #sssi #music #sociology

We have just published a new article on Early View of Symbolic Interaction. Lee Robert Blackstone’s article explores ‘Englishness as a historical social construction’. Members of SSSI can access the article by clicking on the image below. The article comes with a … 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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       Performances, Structures and Eugene Halton #sssi #sociology

Below you’ll see Robert Perinbanayagam’s response to Eugene Halton’s review of his book “Identity’s Moments: The Self in Action and Interaction“. If you have read Robert’s book and/or Eugene’s review please do add your comments below.  Dirk (@dirkvl) ————– It must be; it … Continue reading

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Review of Robert Perinbanayagam’s “Identity Moments” by Eugene Halton #sssi #sociology #identity

Eugene’s review of Robert Perinbanayagam’s book “Identity’s Moments: The Self in Action and Interaction” (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2012, 206 pp.) has just been published on Early View of Symbolic Interaction.

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On Early View: “Identity Dilemmas: Toward a More Situated Understanding” by Jennifer Leigh Dunn and S.J. Creek #sssi #sociology #identity

In Symbolic Interaction there is a long-standing interest in “identity dilemmas”, i.e. when people experience “conflicting sets of normative expectations, and by the holding of “contradictory” identities”. In their article “Identity Dilemmas: Toward a More Situated Understanding” Jennifer Leigh Dunn and … Continue reading

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Book Review on Early View: Scott Grills – Becoming Professors: The Scholarly Life and the Liberal Arts Campus #sssi #education

According to Scott Grills of “Roads Taken: The Professional Life, Scholarship in Place, and the Public Good” edited by Roger Epp and Bill Spellman is an “eclectic volume [that] captures the personal narratives of scholars whose life and work has … Continue reading

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