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Table of Contents – Symbolic Interaction Vol. 43, No. 2 #sssi #sociology cc @sociologylens

Symbolic Interaction   Vol. 43, No. 2   Articles Foreclosing Fluidity at the Intersection of Gender and Sexual Normativities   E. Sumerau, Lain A. B. Mathers and Dawne Moon Pages: 205-234 Abstract Full text PDF Emotions into Disorder: Anxiety Disorders and … Continue reading

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New Article: “The Body in Mind: Mead’s Embodied Cognition” by Ryan McVeigh #sssi #body #sociology #Mead

Over the past few decades sociology has increasingly explored how the body relates to the social. This has been reflected in debates in the burgeoning sociology of health and illness. As Ryan McVeigh’s article “The Body in Mind: Mead’s Embodied … Continue reading

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Blog Post re “Distributed Selves: Shifting Inequities of Impression Management in Couples Living with Dementia” by James Rupert Fletcher #sssi #sociology

Blog Post in regard to: James Rupert Fletcher 2019 (Online First). “Distributed Selves: Shifting Inequities of Impression Management in Couples Living with Dementia.” Symbolic Interaction. If you had dementia, would you tell people? This question is at the heart of … Continue reading

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New Book Review: A.H. Vinson on “Lesson Plans” by Judson Everitt

In symbolic interactionism there is a renewed interest in management and organisational analysis. Over the past years, for example, Timothy Hallett has pointed out the neglect of interaction within management fields and argued for the study of “inhabited institutions”. This concept … Continue reading

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New Article: “Negotiated Discretion: Redressing the Neglect of Negotiation in ‘Street‐Level Bureaucracy'” by Lars E. F. Johannessen #sssi #sociology #organisation

We have just published Lars E. F. Johannessen’s article “Negotiated Discretion: Redressing the Neglect of Negotiation in “’Street‐Level Bureaucracy’”” on Early View of Symbolic Interaction. In this article Johannessen explores how public policy is translated into ‘street-level bureaucracy’. SSSI Members … Continue reading

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New Book Review out! “Signing the Drama of Dialogue” by Robert Wade Kenny – review of “The Rhetoric of Signs” By Robert Perinbanayagam #sssi #sociology

We have just published Robert Wade Kenny’s review of Robert Perinbanayagam’s book “The Rhetoric of Signs” in our journal. Professor Kenny has written an extended version of that review that we publish below. SSSI Members can download the original review … Continue reading

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CfP – Special Issue – “Celebrating and Interrogating the Blumerian Legacy” #sssi #SymbolicInteraction

Special Issue Call For Papers Jacqueline Low and Gary Bowden (Eds.) Celebrating and Interrogating the Blumerian Legacy   Deadline to Submit Papers: September 30, 2019   As we mark the 50th  Anniversary of the publication of Blumer’s (1969) pivotal work … Continue reading

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New Article out: ‘TipWork: Examining the Relational Dynamics of Tipping beyond the Service Counter’ by Eli R. Wilson #sssi #sociology #service

There is a sustained interest in economic sociology and economic interaction. In the light of this burgeoning body of research we have just published Eli R. Wilson’s article “TipWork: Examining the Relational Dynamics of Tipping beyond the Service Counter” that … Continue reading

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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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Symbolic Interaction Vol.41 (4) is Out!

ARTICLES Full Access Deservingness, Deadbeat Dads, and Responsible Fatherhood: Child Support Policy and Rhetorical Conceptualizations of Poverty, Welfare, and the Family Brittany Pearl Battle Pages: 443-464 Abstract Full text PDF Full Access “They Are Just Like You and Me”: Cultivating … Continue reading

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New Article by M.J. Ghidina “Finding God in Grain” #sssi #sociology #religion

We have just published Marcia J. Ghidina’s article “Finding God in Grain: Crop Circles, Rationality, and the Construction of Spiritual Experience” on Early View of Symbolic interaction. Ghidina explores how “believers define crop circles  as spiritual using subjective and normative … Continue reading

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Symbolic Interaction New Issue Vol.41(3) #sssi #sociology

ARTICLES Driving to Work: The Front Seat Work of Paramedics to and from the Scene Michael K. Corman Pages: 291-310   Generic Processes in Aligning the Multiple Bases of Identity: The Case of Becoming a Ministry Student Arthur McLuhan Pages: 311-333   … Continue reading

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New on Early View: M. Lorek ‘The (Ir)relevance of the German Reunification in Autobiographical Narratives of East Germans’ #sssi #sociology

We have just published Melanie Lorek’s article “The (Ir)relevance of the German Reunification in Autobiographical Narratives of East Germans”. In her article Lorek examines the narratives of East Germans who reflect on the relevance of the German Reunificiation for their … Continue reading

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New on Early View: Book Review of Anthem Companion to Everett C. Hughes #sssi #sociology

We have just published Alex Dennis’ review of the Anthem Companion to Everett C. Hughes. Dennis writes that “Hughes’s genius was his ability to generate and manipulate concepts that brought the formal features of social phenomena into the foreground, providing for … 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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New Article on Early View: ‘Narrative Manhood Acts’ by D. Schrock and colleagues #sssi #sociology

A new article has been published on Early View of Symbolic Interaction. SSSI Members can download the article by clicking on the image below. To join SSSI and subscribe to Symbolic Interaction from $31 (£23) please click HERE. Abstract We analyze … Continue reading

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New Article: “Driving to Work: The Front Seat Work of Paramedics to and from the Scene” by M. K. Corman #sssi #sociology

We have just published Michael K. Corman’s article “Driving to Work: The Front Seat Work of Paramedics to and from the Scene” on Early View of Symbolic Interaction. Members of SSSI can access the article by clicking the image below. … Continue reading

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New Article: “Central Bank Transparency as a Dialogical Accomplishment” by Petr Kaderka et al. #sssi #emca

We have just published Petr Kaderka, Ivan Leudar and Jiri Nekvapil’s article “Central Bank Transparency as a DialogicalAccomplishment” on Early View of Symbolic Interaction. Members of SSSI can access the article by clicking the image below. To join SSSI and subscribe … Continue reading

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New Book Review out: R. Wade Kenny on R. Perinbanayagam’s ‘The Rhetoric of Emotions’ #sssi #sociology #emotion

Emotions have been of central concern to discussion in Symbolic Interaction for decades. With his most recent book “The Rhetoric of Emotions” Robert Perinbanayagam has continued interactionist research in this area. Robert Wade Kenny has produced a fascinating review of … 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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