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Review of Hannah Wohl’s book “Bound by Creativity” #SSSI #sociology https://doi.org/10.1002/symb.578 @sociologylens

There is a long-stanidng interest in the arts and creativity within Symbolic Interactionism. With her book “Bound by Creativity: How Contemporary Art is Created and Judged” Hannah Wohl contributes to this body of work. In his review of the book, … Continue reading

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Review of Max Besbris book “Upsold: Real Estate Agents, Prices, and Neighborhood Inequality” by Scott Grills #sssi #economicsociology @sociologylens https://doi.org/10.1002/symb.568

We have just published Scott Grills’ review of Max Besbris’ book “Upsold: Real Estate Agents, Prices, and Neighborhood Inequality”. In this book Besbris examines real estate agents’ interactional work to achieve and sustain their authority in relation to clients and … Continue reading

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New Issue out: Symbolic Interaction (@sijournal), vol. 44/3 #sssi #sociology @sociologylens

ARTICLES “It’s Not a Pattern of Behavior”: Proxy Deflection of Eviction Stigma by Community Care Providers Garrett L. Grainger Pages: 479-503 PDF Performance of Agency in Real-Life Encounters: Turning Unequal Power and Structural Constraint into Collaboration Nanna Mik-Meyer, Mark Haugaard Pages: 504-532 PDF … Continue reading

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Review of Adams & Anderson “Policing in Natural Disasters” by Patrick Parnaby #sssi #policing https://doi.org/10.1002/symb.500 cc @sociologylens

We have just published Patrick Parnaby’s (University of Guelph) review of Terri M. Adams and Leigh R. Anderson’s book “Policing in Natural Disasters: Stress, Resilience, and the Challenges of Emergency Management” on Early View of Symbolic Interaction. Parnaby writes that … Continue reading

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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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