Category Archives: Journal

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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