Category Archives: Journal

New article on Early View: Lisa-Jo K. van den Scott “Collective Memory and Social Restructuring in the Case of Traditional Inuit Shamanism” #sssi #sociology

We have recently published Lisa-Jo K. van den Scott’s article “Collective Memory and Social Restructuring in the Case of Traditional Inuit Shamanism” on Early view. Members can access the article by clicking on the images below. To join SSSI and … Continue reading

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New Article “Being Authentically American Indian” on Early View #sssi #sociology

We have just published an article on Early View that explores how people who did not previously identify as American Indian but are now reclaiming this racial-ethnic heritage. The article titled “Being Authentically American Indian: Symbolic Identity Construction and Social Structure among Urban New … Continue reading

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New on Early View: Maja Sawicka ‘Searching for a Narrative of Loss. Interactional Ordering of Ambiguous Grief’ #sssi #sociology

Maja Sawicka’s article “Searching for a Narrative of Loss. Interactional Ordering of Ambiguous Grief” conceptualizes the experience of grief arising from miscarriage/stillbirth as both culturally “disembedded”—not regulated by a coherent set of feeling and display rules, and interactionally “disenfranchised”—framed by the … Continue reading

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New on Early View: C. McNamara ‘Responsibility-Shifting in a Gambling Environment’ #sssi #sociology

We have just published Cormac McNamara’s article “Responsibility-Shifting in a Gambling Environment” on Early view of Symbolic Interaction. The article explores how people who gamble in betting shops explain their failure to win by attributing them to external factors outside … Continue reading

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New on Early View: “Constructing Hybridized Authenticities in the Gourmet Food Truck Scene” by Cate Irvin #article #sssi #authenticity

There currently is great interest in authenticity in various social scientific disciplines, including sociology, marketing, and consumer studies. With her recent article “Constructing Hybridized Authenticities in the Gourmet Food Truck Scene” Cate Irvin contributes to these debates. Irvin’s analysis particularly highlights … Continue reading

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Books for Review #sssi #sociology

I have various books on my shelf that I would like to have reviewed in Symbolic Interaction. If you are interested please get in touch at dirk.vom_lehn@kcl.ac.uk        

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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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