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New Article: “Reframing ‘Dirty Work’: The Case of Homeless Shelter Workers” by Julian Torelli and Anthony Puddephatt #sssi #sociology cc @sociologylens

There is a long-standing tradition in symbolic interactionism to investigate the work with vulnerable people. Recently (Vol.42(4)), for example, we published Carley Geiss’s paper “Connecting Practical Doings to Cultural Meanings: Exploring the Work of Moral Mediators in Human Service Organizations” … Continue reading

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Review of Jean Peneff’s book “Howard Becker: Sociology and Music in the Chicago School” #sssi #sociology https://doi.org/10.1002/symb.496 cc @sociologylens

The history of this journal “Symbolic Interaction” is closely intertwined with Howard Becker, not only because he was our inaugurating editor in 1977. Lot’s has been written by Howard Becker over the decades, including his books “Evidence” reviewed by Dagmar … Continue reading

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Edmonds and Greiffenhagen “Configuring Prospective Sensations: Experimenters Preparing Participants for What They Might Feel” https://doi.org/10.1002/symb.485 #sssi #emca #sociology #sensations #psychologicalexperiments cc @sociologylens

In their paper “Configuring Prospective Sensations: Experimenters Preparing Participants for ‘What They Might Feel’” David M. Edmonds and Christian Greiffenhagen investigate how in cognitive neuroscience experimenters describe and demonstrate prospective sensations for participants. In their study they show that experimenters often … Continue reading

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New paper by Staci Newmahr – ‘Eroticism as an Emotional Experience’

In her article “Eroticism as Embodied Emotion: The Erotics of Renaissance Faire” Staci Newmahr uses the Renaissance Faire as “a case of an erotic field” to explore erotic experience as a social phenomenon that “is rooted in its social structure and … Continue reading

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