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2018 SSSI Award Winners announced! #sssi #sociology

At the Banquet at the 2018 EUSSSI/Couch-Stone Symposium in Lancaster the President of the Society, Thomas DeGloma, presented the Society’s Awards. George Herbert Mead Life-Time Achievement Award: Robert Prus, Adjunct Professor in the Department of Sociology and Legal Studies at the … Continue reading

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New Book Review Out: R.J. Smith on David Calvey’s book on “Covert Research” #sssi #sociology #methods cc @sociologylens

Parallel to the discussions on research ethics sociologists further develop their research methods. With “Covert Research” David Calvey has published a book that explores how researchers can maintain their commitment to research ethics while conducting research without revealing their identity … Continue reading

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New Article out! “‘A Give Grief Kind of Guy’: Help‐Seeking, Status, and the Experience of Helpers at a University IT Help Desk” #sssi #sociology #organization cc @sociologylens

We have just published J. Lotus Seeley’s article “‘A Give Grief Kind of Guy’: Help‐Seeking, Status, and the Experience of Helpers at a University IT Help Desk” that explores how organizational status hierarchies develop independently of organizational rank or authority. SSSI members … Continue reading

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Dagmar Danko’s Review of H.S. Becker’s ‘Evidence’ #sssi #sociology

In recent years there has been plenty of debate about evidence in ethnographic and cognate research. Howard S. Becker has taken up this topic in his latest book that Dagmar Danko reviewed for Symbolic Interaction. SSSI members can download the review … Continue reading

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New Article on Early View: B.P. Battle – ‘Deservingness, Deadbeat Dads, and Responsible Fatherhood’ #sssi #sociology

We have just published a new article on Early View. SSSI members can download the article by clicking the image below. To join SSSI and subscribe to Symbolic Interaction from $31 (£23) please click HERE. 

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New Book Review on Early View: Neil Jenkings on Juergen Streeks’ ‘Self-Making Man’ #sssi #emca #sociology

We have just published Neil Jenkings’ review of Juergen Streeck’s book “Self-Making Man”. SSSI Members can download the review by clicking on the image below. SSSI members can download the review by clicking the image below. To join SSSI and subscribe … Continue reading

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Just out: Randall Collins’ review of Norbert Wiley’s book “Inner Speech and the Dialogic Self” #sssi #sociology

In his review of “Inner Speech and the Dialogical Self” Randall Collins (University of Pennsylvania) writes that Nobert Wiley “rejects the Durkheim/Goffman line of argument that the self is a socially created symbol and a social performance, and hence, there … Continue reading

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