Category Archives: interationism

Symbolic Interaction: Volume 42, Issue 1 Thematic Issue: Technology, the Internet, and Social Media #sssi #sociology #openaccess #free

We have jus published the latest issue of Symbolic Interaction (Vol 42/1). This issue of our journal is a Thematic Issue concerned with “Technology, the Internet and Social Media”. It includes Scott Harris’ introduction followed by 6 research articles, a … Continue reading

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SSSI Notes – Vol.47 No. 2 is out. #sssi #sociology

The latest SSSI Notes newsletter with information on the 2019 SSSI conference and much more can be downloaded HERE.

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Review of Alex Preda’s ‘Noise: Living and Trading in Electronic Finance’ by J. C. Jekat #sociology #sssi #economic-sociology

Over the past 40 years, there has been a profound revival of economic sociology. In recent years, interactionist research has shown a growing interest in this sociological field and produced a fascinating body of work including studies of sales and … 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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Symbolic Interaction Vol.40(1) is OUT! #sssi #sociology

The first issue of Symbolic Interaction for 2017 has just been published. Please see the Table of Content below. ARTICLES Parenting, Uncertainty, and Expert Advice: How Privileged American Families Work with Private Counselors in Their Children’s College Race (pages 3–24) Ken … Continue reading

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New on Early View: Jeffrey Nash’s review of Leslie Irvine’s “My dog always eats first” #sssi #sociology

Happy New Year to you all. We begin 2017 with the publication of Jeffrey Nash’s review of Leslie Irvine book “My Dog Always Eats First” in which the author explores the relationship between homeless people and their dog companions. Members … Continue reading

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New Issue is Out! – Symbolic Interaction Vol.39(4) #sssi #sociology

Table of Content – Vol.39(4) ARTICLES The Organization of Corrective Demonstrations Using Embodied Action in Sports Coaching Feedback (pages 525–556) Bryn Evans and Edward Reynolds “It’s Only Sport”—The Symbolic Neutralization of “Violence” (pages 557–576) Christopher R. Matthews and Alex Channon An Interactionist … Continue reading

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Renew SSSI Membership and Journal Subscription #sssi #sociology

Greetings from Colorado! This is to remind you that your membership in the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction expires at the end of the year. Renew now, and cross it off your list of things to do later. … Continue reading

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New Editor of Symbolic Interaction from 2017: Scott Harris (St Louis University) #sssi #sociology

The term of the current editorial team of Symbolic Interaction will come to end by the end of 2016. The new Editor of the journal will be Scott Harris (St Louis University). More information about the change of editorship will follow later … Continue reading

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Shyness and Interactionism #sssi #sociology #museums #shyness

On its website the BBC discusses Joe Moran’s latest book “Shrinking Violets” in which the cultural historian explores shyness in politics, literature and psychology. The discussion neatly dovetails with Susie Scott and colleague’s article “Goffman in the Gallery: Interactive Art … 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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Rescuing Interactionism by Paul Atkinson #sssi #sociology

Before you all head out for the weekend, sit back and read Paul Atkinson’s short paper “Rescuing Interactionism from Qualitative Research“. As a taster I give you a short quote: “they [interactionists] have for an equally long time known that … Continue reading

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