New Article: A.E. McKinzie “Scared to Death: Reflections on Panic and Anxiety in the Field” #sssi #sociology

We have just published Ashley E. McKinzie’s article “Scared to Death: Reflections on Panic and Anxiety in the Field”. In her article McKinzie uses an autoethnographic approach to investigate the experience of panic attacks as result of fieldwork. She aims “to open a discussion about panic and anxiety attacks in the field”. Members can access the article by clicking the image below.

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New Book Review on Early View: David R. Gibson on Ira J. Cohen’s ‘Solitary Action’ #sssi #sociology

We have just published David R. Gibson’s review of Ira J. Cohen’s book “Solitary Action”. Members of SSSI can access the review by clicking on the image below.

Gibson on Cohen

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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.

Casey

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New on Early View: Beth Montemurro on Constructing and Deconstructing Narratives of Racialized Sexual Selves #sssi #sociology #gender

We have just published Beth Montemurro’s article ““The Way That I Look at Things [Is] Different Because It’s Me”: Constructing and Deconstructing Narratives About Racialized Sexual Selves” on Early View of the Journal. In her article Beth examines in-depth interviews to explore heterosexual women’s accounts of the interplay of race, gender, and sexualities. Members of SSSI can download the article by clicking the image below.

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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 negotiate their personal and social identity. Members of SSSI can access the article by clicking the image below.

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New on Early View – Natalia Ruiz-Junco’s Proposal for a Sociology of Empathy #sssi #sociology

We have just published Natalia Ruiz-Junco’s article “Advancing the Sociology of Empathy: A Proposal” on Early View of Symbolic Interaction. Natalia who is an expert on Charles Horton Cooley reviews existing interactionist studies of ’empathy’ and then develops a proposal for a sociology that investigates the social construction of empathy. Members of SSSI can access the article by clicking on the image below.

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Table of Content: Symbolic Interaction Vol.40(2) #sociology #sssi

The second issue of the 40th year of Symbolic Interaction has been published. Members of SSSI can access the table of content of the latest issue by clicking HERE.

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The running order of articles and book reviews is below.

Symbolic Interaction

Vol. 40 Number 2

 

Racial Authenticity and Familial Acceptance Among Transracial Adoptees: A Bothersome Bargain of Belonging (pages 147–168)Devon R. Goss, W. Carson Byrd and Matthew W. Hughey
Version of Record online: 28 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/symb.282

The Interactional Construction of Social Authenticity: “Real” Identities and Intergroup Relations in a Transylvania Internet Forum (pages 169–189)Csilla Weninger and J. Patrick Williams
Version of Record online: 3 APR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/symb.294

Embodied versus Disembodied Information: How Online Artifacts Influence Offline Interpersonal Interactions (pages 190–211)Xiaoli Tian
Version of Record online: 15 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/symb.278

“Phil’s Calling Grandma… ”: The Role of External Support in Human–Companion Animal Identity Pairings (pages 212–228)Andrea Laurent-Simpson
Version of Record online: 28 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/symb.281

Searching for a Narrative of Loss: Interactional Ordering of Ambiguous Grief (pages 229–246)Maja Sawicka
Version of Record online: 12 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/symb.270

Muir, Roosevelt, and Yosemite National Park as an Emergent Sacred Symbol: An Interaction Ritual Analysis of a Camping Trip (pages 247–262)Timothy J. Curry and Kiernan O. Gordon
Version of Record online: 21 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/symb.279
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INVITED REVIEW

Reconstituting the Pasts and Projecting New Futures: The New Legacy of G. H. Mead Promoted by Hans Joas and Daniel Huebner (pages 263–268) Peter Mandel Hall
Version of Record online: 28 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/symb.286

BOOK REVIEWS

The Astructural Bias and “Sociological Amnesia” in Contemporary Interactionism: An Invitation to a Debate (pages 269–271) Christopher T. Conner
Version of Record online: 18 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/symb.273

Making Sense of Everyday Life and Politics Through Social Media (pages 272–274) Rituparna Patgiri
Version of Record online: 7 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/symb.289

Social Media and Media Logics Shape Policing in the Digital Age (pages 275–277) Julie B. Wiest
Version of Record online: 10 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/symb.276

A Timely Study of Children’s Socialization Through the Lens of Initial Assessments and Their Responses (pages 278–281) Klara Skogmyr Marian
Version of Record online: 7 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/symb.287

Calling the Shots: How Individualism Is Damaging Mass Vaccination Strategies (pages 282–284) Pru Hobson-West
Version of Record online: 15 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/symb.275

No, It Is Not Naive to Think Communities Matter (pages 285–288)Noreen M. Sugrue
Version of Record online: 9 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/symb.277

Deconstructing Ethnography, Reconstructing Ethnomethodology? A Reflexive Note (pages 289–292) Philippe Sormani

 

 

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