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“Digitalization as “an Agent of Social Change” in a Supermarket Chain: Applying Blumer’s Theory of Industrialization in Contemporary Society” by Dirk vom Lehn (@dirkvl) https://doi.org/10.1002/symb.502 cc @sociologylens

Over the past two decades or so, the media have discussed how modern society is impacted by ‘digitalization’. It is argued that the deployment of emerging digital technology is changes how we live and work and build relationships with each … Continue reading

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Norbert Wiley on ‘Interviewing Herbert Blumer’

Herbert Blumer is one of the founding fathers of Symbolic Interactionism. As we learn from Norbert Wiley’s article in Symbolic Interaction Blumer was hesitant to talk about his private life and personal background. Yet, in this article Norbert Wiley who … Continue reading

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