Category Archives: interactionsm

       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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Virtual Issue of Symbolic Interaction: The European Contribution to Symbolic Interactionism #sssi #sociology

While the European SSSI Conference is still in progress at the University of Salford in the UK, a Virtual Issue of Symbolic Interaction has been announced.  Edited by Emma Engdahl (University of Gothenburg) and Thaddeus Müller (Lancaster University) the Virtual … Continue reading

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Review of the Czech translation of Peter Auer’s ‘Linguistic Interaction’ #sssi #sociology

There is a considerable interest in symbolic interactionism and related sociological orientations in non-English speaking countries. To give a flavour of the work that is done in those countries I have commissioned a small number of reviews of books published … Continue reading

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Troubled by travel experiences? Read Ginna Husting “The Flayed and Exquisite Self of Travelers” #sssi #sociology

When travelling across linguistic and cultural boundaries we often encounter challenging situations that require us to negotiate “new milieux”. These situations threaten our identity and sense of self. Ginna Husting, in her article “The Flayed and Exquisite Self of Travelers: … Continue reading

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On Early View Russell Kelly’s Review of “Pandemics and Emerging Infectious Diseases: The Sociological Agenda Edited” by Robert Dingwall, Lily M. Hoffman, and Karen Staniland #sssi

Just out on Early View is Russell Kelly’s review of two books, “Qualitative Health Research: Creating a New Discipline” by Janice M. Morse and “Pandemics and Emerging Infectious Diseases: The Sociological Agenda” edited by Robert Dingwall, Lily M. Hoffman, and Karen Staniland. Kelly’s review of Morse’s … Continue reading

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