Category Archives: research paper

New on Early View: Mathers – ‘Bathrooms, Boundaries, and Emotional Burdens: Cisgendering Interactions Through the Interpretation of Transgender Experience’ #sssi #sociology

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New Article on Neighbourhood Identity Early View #sssi #sociology #ethnography

In sociology, there is a growing interest in urban ethnography. Recently, our journal Symbolic Interaction published reviews of Matthew Desmond’s “Evicted“, Emma Jackson’s “Young Homeless People and Urban Space“, and Alice Goffman’s “On the Run“. In her artile “Looking Forward, … Continue reading

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“Young Homeless People and Urban Space: Fixed in Mobility” book review by Waverly Duck

There is lots of interest in urban ethnography these days. In Symbolic Interaction, for example, Jacob Avery recently reviewed Alice Goffman’s “On the Run”. Whilst many of the urban ethnographies focus on US-American cities, in Europe and the UK urban … Continue reading

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Research Paper in the News: Junhow Wei on American Idol

Junhow Wei’s article ““I’m the Next American Idol”: Cooling Out, Accounts, and Perseverance at Reality Talent Show Auditions” that has just been published in the February 2016 Issue of Symbolic Interaction has been picked up by Tracy Swartz (@tracyswartz) from the Chicago … Continue reading

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New Publications on Early View (updated) #sssi #sociology

New articles and book reviews have been published on Early View. They include articles by Dellwing and Manning on Goffman and many more. To access them please go here:    

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New Article on the intersection between G.H. Mead and Cognitive Science #sssi #sociology #neuro

In interactionism, there has been a long-standing interest in the relationship between cognitive processes and the social. This is reflected, for example, in the recent publication of book reviews by Simon Gottschalk on Rose and Abi-Rachette’s “Neuro”, Patrick Watson’s review … Continue reading

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“Talking about Beauty” by Lucia Ruggerone and Neil Jenkings #sssi #sociology #aesthetics

There is a long standing interactionist concern with art and aesthetics. Save for the famous works by Howard Becker, such as “Art Worlds” and his studies of jazz music and musicians there also are a considerable number of articles in our … Continue reading

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