Category Archives: Media

More books for Review #sssi #sociology

Here is a second bunch of books that some of you might be interested in reviewing. Please drop me an email if you are interested in reviewing any of these. dirk.vom_lehn@kcl.ac.uk

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New Article on Early View: “Triangulating the Self: Identity Processes in a Connected Era” by Jenny L. Davis

With new social networking sites like Ello become sites where we spend more and more of our time it is no surprise that Symbolic Interaction features articles that explore “the affects processes of self and identity in theoretically and empirically interesting … Continue reading

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Now on Early View: Revisiting Impartiality: Social Media and Journalism at The BBC

Valérie Bélair-Gagnon’s article “Revisiting Impartiality: Social Media and Journalism at The BBC” has just been published on Early View. The author draws on David Altheide’s framework of ‘Ecology of Communication’ to examine how the influx of “techies” in the BBC … Continue reading

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Strangers on a Bus – Media coverage of Esther Kim’s paper on travelling on Greyhound buses

Esther Kim’s article (SI August 2012) “Nonsocial Transient Behavior: Social Disengagement on the Greyhound Bus” received extraordinary media coverage in a large number of countries. Here is a small selection of links to relevant papers. http://healthland.time.com/2012/08/02/this-seats-taken-a-study-of-antisocial-traveler-behavior/ http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2182519/The-hate-stare-phone-check-Researchers-reveals-tactics-daily-commute.html http://www.wz-newsline.de/home/politik/sitznachbar-unerwuenscht-die-tricks-in-bus-und-bahn-1.1065283 http://pansci.tw/archives/23835  

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Great Media Coverage for Sandy To’s recent article in Symbolic Interaction

The current issue of Symbolic Interaction (Vol.36, 1) features Sandy To’s (杜先致) article “Understanding Sheng Nu (“Leftover Women”): the Phenomenon of Late Marriage among Chinese Professional Women“. The article investigates the “leftover women” phenomenon, i.e. the rise in unmarried professional Chinese. It … Continue reading

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Tax and Morality: Media Coverage of Jeffrey Kider and William Martin’s recent article in SI

Jeffrey Kidder and William Martin’s article “What We Talk About When We Talk About Taxes” published in the May issue of Symbolic Interaction received media coverage in the Huffington Post. In her article that appeared in the Business Section of … Continue reading

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