Category Archives: sociology

New on Early View: Suarez & Bolton “Catching Babies in Prohibition States: Midwives’ Accounts for an Illegal Profession” #sssi #sociology

We have just published a new article titled “Catching Babies in Prohibition States: Midwives’ Accounts for an Illegal Profession” by Alicia Suarez and Megan Bolton on Early View of our journal. SSSI members can read the article by clicking on … Continue reading

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New on Early View: Simon Gottschalk reviews David Altheide’s ‘Media Syndrome’ #sssi #sociology

Over the past few decades David Altheide has made enormous contribution not only of interactionist research on the media but on the sociology of the media more generally. In 2016 Altheide published ‘The Media Syndrome’, a book that uses twelve … Continue reading

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New on Early View – Natalia Ruiz-Junco’s Proposal for a Sociology of Empathy #sssi #sociology

We have just published Natalia Ruiz-Junco’s article “Advancing the Sociology of Empathy: A Proposal” on Early View of Symbolic Interaction. Natalia who is an expert on Charles Horton Cooley reviews existing interactionist studies of ’empathy’ and then develops a proposal for a sociology … Continue reading

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New on Early View: Weninger & Williams – ‘Interactional Construction of Social Authenticity: “Real” Identities and Intergroup Relations in a Transylvania Internet Forum’ #sssi #sociology

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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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