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New Article on the intersection between G.H. Mead and Cognitive Science #sssi #sociology #neuro

In interactionism, there has been a long-standing interest in the relationship between cognitive processes and the social. This is reflected, for example, in the recent publication of book reviews by Simon Gottschalk on Rose and Abi-Rachette’s “Neuro”, Patrick Watson’s review … Continue reading

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New on Early View: P. Stroebaek Let’s have a cup of coffee!

  Those of you who have attended the SSSI 2013 conference in New York may have seen Pernille  Stroebaek’s wonderful presentation relating to her paper that has  just come out on Early View. In the paper, she explores the importance … Continue reading

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Now on Early View: Revisiting Impartiality: Social Media and Journalism at The BBC

Valérie Bélair-Gagnon’s article “Revisiting Impartiality: Social Media and Journalism at The BBC” has just been published on Early View. The author draws on David Altheide’s framework of ‘Ecology of Communication’ to examine how the influx of “techies” in the BBC … 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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Good News for Symbolic Interaction

The latest Journal Citation Reports have just been published.  They show that the journal has recovered from last year’s dip in its impact factor to 0.400 and registered its best result in the last five years to record a score of 0.811.  … Continue reading

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Strangers on a Bus – Media coverage of Esther Kim’s paper on travelling on Greyhound buses

Esther Kim’s article (SI August 2012) “Nonsocial Transient Behavior: Social Disengagement on the Greyhound Bus” received extraordinary media coverage in a large number of countries. Here is a small selection of links to relevant papers. http://healthland.time.com/2012/08/02/this-seats-taken-a-study-of-antisocial-traveler-behavior/ http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2182519/The-hate-stare-phone-check-Researchers-reveals-tactics-daily-commute.html http://www.wz-newsline.de/home/politik/sitznachbar-unerwuenscht-die-tricks-in-bus-und-bahn-1.1065283 http://pansci.tw/archives/23835  

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Great Media Coverage for Sandy To’s recent article in Symbolic Interaction

The current issue of Symbolic Interaction (Vol.36, 1) features Sandy To’s (杜先致) article “Understanding Sheng Nu (“Leftover Women”): the Phenomenon of Late Marriage among Chinese Professional Women“. The article investigates the “leftover women” phenomenon, i.e. the rise in unmarried professional Chinese. It … Continue reading

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Tax and Morality: Media Coverage of Jeffrey Kider and William Martin’s recent article in SI

Jeffrey Kidder and William Martin’s article “What We Talk About When We Talk About Taxes” published in the May issue of Symbolic Interaction received media coverage in the Huffington Post. In her article that appeared in the Business Section of … Continue reading

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