Category Archives: Stigma

New article by Kathy Charmaz ‘Experiencing Stigma and Exclusion’ #sssi #sociology #illness #stigma #neoliberalism

In her latest article in Symbolic Interaction entitled ‘Experiencing Stigma and Exclusion: The Influence of Neoliberal Perspectives, Practices, and Policies on Living with Chronic Illness and Disability’ Kathy Charmaz examines pivotal experiences of chronically ill people and shows how neoliberalism … 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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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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New on Early View: Stigmatized Identities #sssi #sociology #stigma

We have just published Patrick Michael Casey’s article on ‘Stigmatized Identities’ on Early View. In his article Casey examines the complexities of ‘Muslim identity’ in the USA. Members of SSSI can download the article by clicking the image below. To … Continue reading

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New Article on Early View – Wagner et al. on Neutralization Techniques by Gamblers #sssi #sociology

Gambling is often conceived as a major social problem as it entails huge cost for individuals and their families as well as for society. Jascha Wagner and colleagues have undertaken a fascinating study exploring the techniques that gamblers use to … Continue reading

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New on Early View: Ritter & Ueno – ‘Construction and Management of Stigma Based on a Voluntary-Achieved Status’ #sssi #sociology

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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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