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Hans Bakker’s review of ‘The Social Life of Nothing’ by Susie Scott #sssi #sociology – https://doi.org/10.1002/symb.489

I guess if Susie Scott would write her book “The Social Life of Nothing. Silence, Invisibility and Emptiness in Tales of Lost Experience” now in the middle of the Covid-19 crisis while we all ponder and share tales of lost experiences … Continue reading

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Review of P Sormani’s ‘Respecifying Lab Ethnography’ by Goetz Hoeppe #sssi #sociology #emca

In interactionism as well as in ethnomethodology there has been a long standing concern with and interest in science and technology study. At the recent SSSI Annual Conferences in New York (2013) and Chicago (2015), for example, the Distinguished Lectures were … Continue reading

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Looking for Book reviewers #sssi @sijournal #sociology

I have a few books that I’d like to have reviewed in the journal over the next few months: Ira J. Cohen. 2015. Solitary Action on our own in Everyday Life. Oxford/New York: OUP. Paul Atkinson. 2014. For Ethnography/ London: … Continue reading

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Review of K. Folkert’s ‘Artistic Lives’ #sssi #bookreview #sociology

In symbolic interactionism there is a long-standing concern with the arts and art worlds. Most emblematic for this concern probably is Howard Becker’s ‘Art World’ (1982). Yet, throughout its history this journal has published articles concerned with value creation in the … Continue reading

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More books to Review: Innovative Ethnographies #sssi

Phillip Vannini (Royal Roads University) gave the 2014 Distinguished Lecture at the SSSI Conference in San Francisco. In his talk Phillip presented findings from his research on people living off the grid in Canada. This research now has been published … Continue reading

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The Sociology of Medical Regulation – Book Review

We have a few new entries on early view. Amongst the new items is Ruth Horowitz’s excellent review of John Chamberlain’s book The Sociology of Medical Regulation: an Introduction. You can find the review here and download it, if you are a member … Continue reading

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