Category Archives: Symbolic Interaction

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

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New Video Abstracts on #SSSI YouTube Channel #sociology

There are new video abstracts on our YouTube Channel. The video clips are with regard to recently and forthcoming articles in Symbolic Interaction. – The first one is related to the following article: The Aural and Moral Idylls of “Englishness” … Continue reading

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Symbolic Interaction on WeshareScience.com #sssi #sociology

Please do visit our We Share Science site for videos related to articles published in the journal and to interactionism more broadly.    

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Invited Review by Peter Hall on recent publications on Mead

Peter M. Hall has written an excellent Review of a number of books that are concerned with and by George Herbert Mead. The books include the new “The Definite Edition of ‘Mind, Self and Society’” edited by Daniel R. Huebner … 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 on Neighbourhood Identity Early View #sssi #sociology #ethnography

In sociology, there is a growing interest in urban ethnography. Recently, our journal Symbolic Interaction published reviews of Matthew Desmond’s “Evicted“, Emma Jackson’s “Young Homeless People and Urban Space“, and Alice Goffman’s “On the Run“. In her artile “Looking Forward, … Continue reading

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CfP SSSI annual Meetings 2017

The Call for Papers for the 2017 SSSI Annual meetings has just been published on our website. For the call, please go here: https://sites.google.com/site/sssinteraction/home/conferences-events/sssi-annual-Conference/sssi2017-cfp

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Looking for Reviewers books on Migration #sssi #symbolicinteraction #sociology

I have 2 books related to the topic of migration. I look for one or two scholars with expertise in the area who will review the book for Symbolic Interaction. Please get in touch with me at dirk.vom_lehn@kcl.ac.uk

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Symbolic Interaction Journal Online

Dear Interactionists, after Friday’s list of websites etc. for the Society, here now the list for online sites of the journal. Symbolic Interaction at Wiley https://emea01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3a%2f%2fonlinelibrary.wiley.com%2fjournal%2f10.1002%2f(ISSN)1533-8665&data=01%7c01%7cdirk.vom_lehn%40kcl.ac.uk%7c1591cd4885a64b739dbc08d3d88f0ead%7c8370cf1416f34c16b83c724071654356%7c0&sdata=n8jOBRAMB1Z7iznxLkcGmNCRHjiPOa%2b%2bdXn8ROfxJaY%3d Symbolic Interaction Early View at Wiley https://emea01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3a%2f%2fonlinelibrary.wiley.com%2fjournal%2f10.1002%2f(ISSN)1533-8665%2fearlyview&data=01%7c01%7cdirk.vom_lehn%40kcl.ac.uk%7c1591cd4885a64b739dbc08d3d88f0ead%7c8370cf1416f34c16b83c724071654356%7c0&sdata=MHWIQ7xYpeZKioFescsrRjl57qmdqycDBLYizNjesoY%3d Symbolic Interaction Journal blog https://emea01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3a%2f%2fsijournal.wordpress.com&data=01%7c01%7cdirk.vom_lehn%40kcl.ac.uk%7c1591cd4885a64b739dbc08d3d88f0ead%7c8370cf1416f34c16b83c724071654356%7c0&sdata=CkesJtnkvpjctrkXkVPayTl5AeTyGdsK1xafRF0xt2Q%3d Symbolic Interaction YouTube … Continue reading

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Review of Nigel Dodd’s “The Social Life of Money

Although we are several decades into the development of the new economic sociology there still is relatively little sociological interest in “money”. Most authors refer to Georg Simmel’s “Philosophy of money” that despite having been written more than 100 years ago … Continue reading

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“Young Homeless People and Urban Space: Fixed in Mobility” book review by Waverly Duck

There is lots of interest in urban ethnography these days. In Symbolic Interaction, for example, Jacob Avery recently reviewed Alice Goffman’s “On the Run”. Whilst many of the urban ethnographies focus on US-American cities, in Europe and the UK urban … Continue reading

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       Performances, Structures and Eugene Halton #sssi #sociology

Below you’ll see Robert Perinbanayagam’s response to Eugene Halton’s review of his book “Identity’s Moments: The Self in Action and Interaction“. If you have read Robert’s book and/or Eugene’s review please do add your comments below.  Dirk (@dirkvl) ————– It must be; it … Continue reading

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New on Early View: “Seeing (Transitions to) Adulthood” #sssi #sociology

This journal has a long tradition in publishing articles concerned with life-course development, biography and status passages. Jason Torkelson’s article “Seeing (Transitions to) Adulthood in Youth (Sub)cultural Studies Through the Eyes of Former Straightedge Adherents“. In his paper Torkelson reports … Continue reading

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New articles and Book Reviews on Early View of Symbolic Interaction

10 new articles and book reviews are out on Early view of Symbolic Interaction. I’ll try and cover them all here over the next couple of weeks, if I get to it. You can access them on the Early View … Continue reading

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Now on Early View: Review of Kotarba’s Baby Boomer Rock ‘n’ Roll Fans #sssi #music #sociology #bookreview

Gretchen Larsen’s (University of Durham, UK) review of Joe Kotarba’s “Baby Boomer Rock ‘n’ Roll Fans: The Music Never Ends” has just been published on Early View. Larsen’s focuses her review on the question that is central to Kotarba’s book … Continue reading

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New Article on Early View: “Moral Identity in Friendships between Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Students and Straight Students in College” #sssi

Symbolic Interaction has just published Koji Ueno and Haley Gentile’s article “Moral Identity in Friendships between Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Students and Straight Students in College” on Early View. Abstract People construct moral identities for being a supportive affiliate of stigmatized … Continue reading

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Mervyn Horgan’s Review of “Drama of Social Life” edited by Charles Edgley #sssi

I was lucky enough to be invited to contribute to Charles Edgley’s fabulous edited volume “Drama of Social Life”. In the most recent (November 2014) issue of Symbolic Interaction Melvyn Horgan reviews Edgley’s volume. He highlights in particular the unconventional departure … Continue reading

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“Understanding Drug Worlds” – Book review by Arthur McLuhan out on Early View

In 2012 Patricia Adler, Peter Adler and Patrick O’Brien published “Drugs and the American Dream: An Anthology” with John Wiley & Sons. This edited volume now has been reviewed by Arthur McLuhan who describes the anthology as “a most enabling anthology … Continue reading

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