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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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Carley Geiss’s article “Exploring Cultural Conventions of Compassionate Healthcare through Virtual Narrative Ethnography” wins 2019 Couch Award! #sssi #sociology #award #Couch cc @carleygeiss

Carley Geiss (University of South Florida) won the 2019 Couch Award for her work, “Exploring Cultural Conventions of Compassionate Healthcare through Virtual Narrative Ethnography.”  In this study, Geiss illustrates how public organizational narratives about compassionate healthcare reflect and reinforce cultural … 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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New Article: “A Year Then Forever: Personal Resolution Making and the Temporal Bridge of the Near Future” by Jamie L. Mullaney #sssi #sociology #identity #time

We have just published a new article on Early View of Symbolic Interaction. The article entitled “A Year Then Forever: Personal Resolution Making and the Temporal Bridge of the Near Future” by Jamie L. Mullaney examines in-depth interviews to explore the … Continue reading

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New article by Nataliya Thell “Childhood‐Grounded Explanations for Personal Troubles” #sssi #sociology #EMCA

On Early View of Symbolic Interaction we have just published Nataliya Thell’s Article “Childhood‐Grounded Explanations for Personal Troubles. Social Problems Work in Radio Counseling”. Using conversation analysis this article explores how images of unfortunate childhoods are invoked to make sense … Continue reading

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Popular Papers in Symbolic Interaction #sssi #sociology #top20article @sijournal

Doing Gender Beyond the Binary: A Virtual Ethnography Just the “Typical College Diet-: How College Students Use Life Stages to Account for Unhealthy Eating Bathrooms, Boundaries, and Emotional Burdens: Cisgendering Interactions Through the Interpretation of Transgender Experience Stigmatized Identities: Too … Continue reading

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New Article by Gary Alan Fine and Iddo Tavory “Interactionism in the Twenty-First Century: A Letter on Being-in-a-Meaningful-World” #sssi #interactionism #sociology

There are long-standing debates about the relationship between interactionism and wider sociology. Some have argued that interactionism has diffused into all areas of sociology and that “we are all interactionists now” (Atkinson and Housley 2003). In their “letter on being-in-a-meaningful-world” … Continue reading

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