Tag Archives: ethnography

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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New Article: “Negotiating Medical Authority: Shared Decision‐Making in the ICU” by Jason Rodriquez https://doi.org/10.1002/symb.514 #ethnography #care #medicalsociology #sssi cc @sociologylens

Symbolic interactionism has a long-standing interest in health care and interaction in hospitals. In his article “Negotiating Medical Authority: Shared Decision-Making in the ICU” Jason Rodriquez shows the interactional strategies ICU clinicians as a team used to bring family surrogates’ … Continue reading

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Review Essay by Anthony Puddephatt discussing Braden T. Leap’s book “Gone Goose. The Remaking of an American town in the Age of Climate Change” #sssi #environment #climate cc @sociologylens

In light of the pandemic and the forthcoming election in the USA discussions of climate change and its impact on all our lives seems often forgotten. Anthony Puddephatt’s review essay discussing Braden T. Leap’s book “Gone Goose. The Remaking of … 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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New article: “Fragments of Modernization: Domestic Spaces Indicating Traditional Dialects in a Modern Speech” by Ozge Merzali Celikoglu

Ozge Merzali Celikoglu’s article “Fragments of Modernization” that was just published on Early View examines recent changes in Turkish domestic spaces and in particular the increasing featuring of lace that can be found in both ‘traditional’ and ‘modern’ domestic settings. … Continue reading

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Applied Ethnography – Call for Book Reviewer

Joe Kotarba’s recent article “Symbolic Interaction and Applied Research” in Symbolic Interaction is very timely and coincides with the publication of a number of very interesting applied ethnographies. The field of applied ethnography of course is not a new area … Continue reading

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