Category Archives: sociology

New #article by Xiaoli Tian “Embodied versus Disembodied Information” in Symbolic Interaction #sssi #sociology

There has been a considerable interest in our journal to explore how interaction and communication via the internet influences social relationships. Xiaoli Tian argues that people increasingly bestow more trust in disembodied information than in information delivered in situations of … Continue reading

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New on Early View: C. McNamara ‘Responsibility-Shifting in a Gambling Environment’ #sssi #sociology

We have just published Cormac McNamara’s article “Responsibility-Shifting in a Gambling Environment” on Early view of Symbolic Interaction. The article explores how people who gamble in betting shops explain their failure to win by attributing them to external factors outside … Continue reading

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Renew your SSSI Membership & Journal Subscription #sssi #sociology

Greetings from Colorado! This is to remind you that your membership in the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction expires at the end of the year. Renew now, and cross it off your list of things to do later. … Continue reading

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Renew SSSI Membership and Journal Subscription #sssi #sociology

Greetings from Colorado! This is to remind you that your membership in the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction expires at the end of the year. Renew now, and cross it off your list of things to do later. … Continue reading

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Review of Dagmar Danko’s “Zur Aktualität von Howard S. Becker: Einführung in sein Werk” by Andrea Ploder #sssi #sociology

From time to time Symbolic Interaction has books reviewed that have been published i languages other than English. Recently, Dagmar Danko, a sociologist from the University of Freiburg in Germany, published a book to the contemporary relevance of Howard S. Becker. … Continue reading

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Free Access to Symbolic Interaction Special Issue on Erving Goffman #sssi #sociology

In February 2014, Symbolic Interaction published a Special Issue on Erving Goffman. As students return and everybody is getting ready for the new academic year the Special Issue might offer some good reading material, not only for sociology professors. The … Continue reading

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Why not Join SSSI? #sociology #sssi

Why not join SSSI? Membership starts at $30 annually. That’s a bargain. You get access to our journal ‘Symbolic Interaction’ and become part of a network of the most friendly and helpful academic colleagues you can imagine. To join, please … Continue reading

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