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New Article: “Orchestrating Multi‐sensoriality in Tasting Sessions: Sensing Bodies, Normativity, and Language” by Lorena Mondada #sssi #sociology #interaction #senses

In light of the burgeoning interest in the sociology of the senses symbolic interactionist also have shown a growing concern with studies of how the senses feature in people’s social life. Relatively few studies however explore how the senses, sense … Continue reading

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‘Unpacking the Unspoken’ by Stephanie Peña-Alves – #sssi @sijournal #myths #objects #object-mediated-communication #semiotics

Blog Post in regard to: Stephanie Peña-Alves. 2019 (Online First). “Outspoken Objects and Unspoken Myths: The Semiotics of Object‐Mediated Communication.” Symbolic Interaction Unpacking the Unspoken Stephanie Peña-Alves There is a kind of romance to things understood, but unspoken, things “said,” … Continue reading

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2019 Maines Award for Schrock, McCabe, and Vaccaro’s paper “Narrative Manhood Acts” #sssi @sijournal #narrative

Douglas Schrock (Florida State University), Janice McCabe (Dartmouth College), and Christian Vaccaro (Indiana University of Pennsylvania) won the 2019 Maines Award for their work published in Symbolic Interaction, “Narrative Manhood Acts: BattererIntervention Program Graduates’ TragicRelationships”  In this article, the authors … Continue reading

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New Book review: Clayton Childress on “Art Rebels” by Paul Lopes #sssi #music #art

In symbolic interactionism and our journal there is a long-standing interest in art and music. For example, in 2015 we published Wenchao Lu’s interview with Howard Becker “Sociology and Art” and Lucia Ruggerone’s and Neil Jenkings’s article “Talking About Beauty“, … Continue reading

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New Article: “The Unlived Life Is Worth Examining: Nothings and Nobodies behind the Scenes” by Susie Scott #sssi #sociology

Over the past few years Susie Scott (University of Sussex, UK) has undertaken an impressive work on “nothings”. Her work has led to the publication of a book on “The Sociology of Nothing” and various articles. Her latest article drawn … Continue reading

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New Book Review: Martin Harbusch and Michael Dellwing on “Psychiatric Hegemony” by Bruce M. Z. Cohen #sssi #sociology #psychiatry

We have just published Martin Harbusch’s and Michael Dellwing’s review of Bruce M. Z. Cohen’s book “Psychiatric Hegemony. A Marxist Theory of Mental Illness”. SSSI Members can download the article by clicking the image below or HERE. To join SSSI and subscribe … Continue reading

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New paper: ‘The Haunting of Shame: Autoethnography and the Multivalent Stigma of Being Queer, Muslim, and Single’ by Aliraza Javaid #sssi #sociology #stigma

We have just published a new article by Aliraza Javaid on Early View of Symbolic Interaction. In his article Aliraza examines multiple stigmas and dichotomies to illustrate the human lived experience of a gay Muslim single, who is silenced, invisibilized, … Continue reading

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“Connecting Practical Doings to Cultural Meanings: Exploring theWork of Moral Mediators in Human Service Organizations” by Carley Geiss Winner of ASA Section Sociology of Emotions Graduate Student Award! #sssi #sociology @asanews @carleygeiss

Carley Geiss’s article “”Connecting Practical Doings to Cultural Meanings: Exploring the Work of Moral Mediators in Human Service Organizations” was awarded The Graduate Student paper of 2019 Award of the ASA Section Sociology of Emotion! Congratulations, Carley! In her article, … Continue reading

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Symbolic Interaction Vol 42, No. 2 published #sssi #sociology

Symbolic Interaction Vol. 42 No. 2   ARTICLES Learning from the Religious Experiences of Bi+ Trans People J. E. . Sumerau, Lain A. B. Mathers & Nik Lampe Pages: 179-201   Displaying Gender: Transgender People’s Strategies in Everyday Life Ana Cristina … Continue reading

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Andrew P. Carlin’s review of “Bringing War to Book” by R. Woodward and Neil. K. Jenkings #sssi #military #sociology

Andrew P. Carlin writes that “The business of sociologists is reading books about books—internal debates on the value of this or that theory, ad infinitum. Bringing War to Bookis about books too, but in a refreshingly different manner: the core … Continue reading

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On Early View: Katrina Kimport ” Pregnant Women’s Experiences of Crisis Pregnancy Centers” #sssi #sociology

We have just published Katrina Kimport‘s article “Pregnant Women’s Experiences of Crisis Pregnancy Centers: When Abortion Stigmatization Succeeds and Fails” in which she examines interviews with 25 women in the United States who visited crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs)—antiabortion organizations that … Continue reading

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J Raclaw’s Review of “Embodying Family Choreography” by Marjorie Goodwin and Asta Cekaite #sssi #emca #sociology

Goodwin and Cekaite’s book “Embodying Family Choreography “is arguably many things at once, though not to its detriment: it is a powerful resource for scholars in childhood studies and the sociology of the family to see how families collaboratively move through … Continue reading

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Review of Emma Engdahl’s “Depressive Love” published on Early View. #sssi #sociology #love #freeaccess

We have just published a review of Emma Engdahl’s book “Depressive Love” on Early View of Symbolic Interaction. In her review Irene Psaroudakis writes that “current, refined, and interesting not only for scholars, but for everyone who experiences relationships lacking … Continue reading

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CfP – ‘The Senses in Social Interaction’ – Symbolic Interaction #sssi #sociology

Special Issue – The Senses in Social Interaction   Co-edited by Will Gibson (University College London, Institute of Education) & Dirk vom Lehn (King’s college London) Deadline: August, 25th 2019 Symbolic Interaction invites submissions for a Special Issue exploring the … Continue reading

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New Book Review out! Carley Geiss on Michael K. Corman’s’ Paramedics on and Off the Streets’ #sssi #sociology #ethnography

There is a substantial interest in ethnographies of work, not only in sociology but also by practitioners who are subject of ethnographic studies. In her review of Michael K. Corman’s ‘Paramedics On and Off the Streets’ Carley Geiss (University of South … Continue reading

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SSSI Notes Vol.47 No.1 is out! #sssi #sociology

The latest issue of the SSSI Newsletter Notes, Vol.47, No.1 has just been published on the Society’s website. To access the newsletter please click the image below.

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Symbolic Interaction – New Issue Out! #sssi #sociology

Symbolic Interaction Vol. 41 No. 2 (2018)   Articles Cooperative Accounts: Avoiding Conflict and Repairing Social Relations Stephen C. Poulson, Timothy J. Carter & Daniel M. Crowley Pages: 143-164 Catching Babies in Prohibition States: Midwives’ Accounts for an Illegal Profession Alicia … Continue reading

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New on Early View: Emily S. Mann & Patrick R. Granzka “Agency-without-Choice: The Visual Rhetorics of Long-Acting Reversible Contraception Promotion” #sssi #advertising

We have just published Emily S. Mann and Patrick R. Granzka article that explores ‘the visual rhetorics of long-acting reversible contraception promotion’. The authors have produced a very insightlful video-abstract where they discuss the key points of their analysis. SSSI … Continue reading

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Symbolic Interaction Table of Content Vol.40(4) #sssi #sociology

 November 2017 Volume 40, Issue 4 ARTICLES “If I Can Offer You Some Advice”: Rapport and Data Collection in Interviews Between Adults of Different Ages (pages 463–482) Jessica Vasquez-Tokos Version of Record online: 4 MAY 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/symb.305 Video Abstract … Continue reading

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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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