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New article on EARLY VIEW: ‘Crisis Rhetoric, Stigma Play’ by Clara S. Lewis #sociology #sssi

Clara S. Lewis has conducted a study of undergraduate students who have selected humanities subjects and the impact of their selection on their status. In her investigations Lewis is concerned with how the students “renegotiate ideologies, practices, and resources in … Continue reading

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New article on Early View: ‘The Importance of ’empty gestures’ in Recovery’ #sssi #sociology

A new article has been published on Early View of Symbolic Interaction. In her paper “The Importance of ’empty gestures’ in Recover: Being Human Together” Astrid Skatvedt investigates the social processes through which ‘everydayness’ is accomplished in healthcare. Members of … Continue reading

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Review of Tim Highfield’s “Social Media and Everyday Politics” on Early View #sssi #sociology

Today we are all the more aware that Twitter is used by politicians and for political purposes. As Rituparna Patgiri writes in her review,  Tim Highfield “very beautifully highlights the role that social media plays in organizing or helping movements and protests. … Continue reading

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New article on Early View: Muir, Roosevelt, and Yosemite National Park as an Emergent Sacred Symbol #sssi #sociology

We have just published “Muir, Roosevelt, and Yosemite National Park as an Emergent Sacred Symbol: An Interaction Ritual Analysis of a Camping Trip” by Timothy J. Curry and Kiernan O. Gordon on Early View of the Symbolic Interaction. Abstract We argue … Continue reading

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New article on Early View: Lisa-Jo K. van den Scott “Collective Memory and Social Restructuring in the Case of Traditional Inuit Shamanism” #sssi #sociology

We have recently published Lisa-Jo K. van den Scott’s article “Collective Memory and Social Restructuring in the Case of Traditional Inuit Shamanism” on Early view. Members can access the article by clicking on the images below. To join SSSI and … Continue reading

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New on Early View- Chris Conner’s review of Monaghan/Atkinson’s “Challenging Myths of Masculinity” #sssi #sociology #masculinity

Chris Conner writes that Monaghan and Atkinson’s “Challenging Myths of Masculinity: Understanding Physical Cultures “is a highly sophisticated use of the interactionist perspective that challenges the taken for granted assumptions about gender and its performance”. Members can access his review of the … Continue reading

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New Article “Being Authentically American Indian” on Early View #sssi #sociology

We have just published an article on Early View that explores how people who did not previously identify as American Indian but are now reclaiming this racial-ethnic heritage. The article titled “Being Authentically American Indian: Symbolic Identity Construction and Social Structure among Urban New … Continue reading

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