Category Archives: Public Sociology

New book review explores “a tension between unity and pluralistic social movements” – JL Johnson on R. Dunn’s “Toward a Pragmatist Sociology” #sssi #sociology

“Robert G. Dunn’s Toward a Pragmatist Sociology  demonstrates John Dewey’s influence on sociological imagination, arguing that a synthesis of Deweyan and Millsian social science could regain cultural relevance for sociology.” We have published J.L. Johnson’s review on Early view. SSSI … Continue reading

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New on Early View: “Institutionalizing Public Scholarship” by Jennifer M. Kilty & Charissa Crépault #sociology #sssi

The 2015 Annual SSSI Conference was devoted to “Public Sociology”. In light of our recent interest in this debate Symbolic Interaction has just published Jennifer M. Kilty and Charissa Crépault’s article “Institutionalizing Public Scholarship: Lessons from Feminism and Symbolic Interactionism” … Continue reading

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CfP – Special Issue on ‘Public Sociology

CALL FOR PAPERS: Special Issue on Public Sociology Guest Editor: Christopher J. Schneider In 2004 Michael Burawoy delivered his now widely cited and much discussed presidential address “For Public Sociology” to the American Sociological Association. Burawoy argued that public sociology … Continue reading

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