Category Archives: interactionism

New Article out! Joel Best on the Sociology of Orrin E. Klapp #sssi #sociology

In a new article that we have just published on Early View of Symbolic Interaction Joel Best examines the sociology of Orrin E. Clapp who is attributed as a member of the Second Chicago School. One important concept of Klapp’s … Continue reading

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New book review out! “Tragedy of a Breakthrough: The Iowa School of Symbolic Interaction in Autobiographical Narratives” by Andrea Ploder

In today’s interactionist research the important work conducted by ‘The Iowa School’ is often forgotten. A few years ago, the late Dan Miller wrote an excellent overview about the motivation of scholars like Carl Couch in conducting highly innovative work … 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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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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New Article on Early View ‘Helpers ‘Here on the Front Lines” by Taylor et al #sssi #sociology

We have just published Tiffany Taylor and colleagues’ article “Helpers ‘Here on the Front Lines’: Welfare-to-Work Managers’ Moral Identity Work. Members of SSSI can access the article by clicking the image below. To join SSSI and subscribe to Symbolic Interaction … Continue reading

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New on Early View: ‘Rapport and Data Collection in Interviews’ by Jessica Vasquez-Tokos #sssi #sociology #methods

We have just published a new article on Early View. In her article Jessica Vasquez-Tokos reflexively analyses how her interviewees responded to her social identity categories. Members of SSSI can access the article by clicking on the image below. The … 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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