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New Article: “Group Styles of Justice or Service: How Ticket Inspectors Manage Contested Citizen Encounters” by Friis Camilla Bank https://doi.org/10.1002/symb.617 @sociologylens

We have just published Friis Camilla Bank’s article “Group Styles of Justice or Service: How Ticket Inspectors Manage Contested Citizen Encounters” on Early View of Symbolic Interaction. SSSI Members can download the article by clicking the image below or HERE. To join … Continue reading

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New Article: “Instantiated Recoupling in Principals’ Enactment of Teacher Evaluations” by by C.P. Duncan and J.G. Everitt #sssi #education #inhabited #institutionalism #sociology @sociologylens http://doi.org/10.1002/symb.612

Inhabited Institutionalism has found particular resonance in studies of education. The approach demonstrate the contribution (symbolic) interactionism can make to the fields of management and organization studies (McGinty 2014, 2019, 2021, 2022). In their article titled “Instantiated Recoupling in Principals’ … Continue reading

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New Book Review: Don Weenink discusses Anne Nassauer’s book “Situational Breakdowns” #sssi #violence #interaction #ritual #sociology #video http://doi.org/1002.10/symb.613 @sociologylens

In interactionism, there is considerable interest in violence and the use of video to study it. While many studies adopt an ethnomethodological perspective to study violence (cf. Watson and Meehan 2021) Anne Nassauer “applies a micro perspective to study bodily-emotional … Continue reading

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New Book Review: Casey Scheibling (@cscheibling) on Steven M. Ortiz’s “The Sports Marriage” #sssi #sociology #sport @sociologylens http://doi.org/10.1002/symb.609

We have just published Casey Scheibling’s review of Steven M. Ortiz’s book “The Sports Marriage: Who makes it Work”. Scheibling suggests that “[A]s a platform for future scholars, The Sport Marriage opens up many new avenues to interrogate the interweaving … Continue reading

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New Book Review: David Nock discusses Neil McLaughlin’s “Erich Fromm and Global Public Sociology” https://doi.org/10.1002/symb.592 #sssi #publicsociology #sociology

There is renewed interest in the Frankfurt School as well as a growing interest in public sociology and the impact of sociological research on policy and practice. Save for a Routledge companion to the Frankfurt School there are historic accounts … Continue reading

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New Review Essay: Krzysztof T. Konecki discusses “Just like Family” by Andrea Laurent-Simpson (@laurent_simpson) and “The Lives and Deaths of Shelter Animals” by Katja M. Guenther (@animalabolition) https://doi.org/10.1002/symb.590 @sociologlens #animals #society #sssi #sociology

There is currently plenty of discussion about animals in society. With a short series of book reviews discussing recently published book concerned with the treatment of animals in the human-world, Symbolic Interaction makes a small contribution to this debate. We … Continue reading

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Review of DeYoung (@SarahDeYoung2) and Farmer’s “All Creatures Safe and Sound” https://doi.org/10.1002/symb.582 @sociologylens #sssi #sociology #animals #disaster

In her excellent review of Sarah E. DeYoung and Ashley K. Farmer’s book “All Creatures Safe and Sound. The Social Landscape of Pets in Disasters” Jessica Austin writes that the book “should be required reading for emergency managers and policymakers … Continue reading

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Symbolic Interaction Vol.4(4) is out! #sssi #journal #sociology #TOC

ARTICLES The Art of the Spiel: Analyzing Donald Trump’s Tweets as Gonzo Storytelling Brian Monahan, R. J. Maratea Pages: 699-727 PDF “Meet Them Where They Are”: Attentional Processes in Social Movement Listening J. L. Johnson Pages: 728-747 PDF “Only Going to Get Worse”: … Continue reading

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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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New Article: “Desire/Desirability: Gender Asymmetries in Heterosexual Erotic Attention” by Gabrielle LaFleur https://doi.org/10.1002/symb.555 #sssi #sociology #gender @sociologylens

We have just published Gabrielle LaFleur’s article entitled “Desire/Desirability: Gender Asymmetries in Heterosexual Erotic Attention” on Early View of Symbolic Interaction. LaFleur “proposes to synthesize sexual social constructionism, radical feminism, and cognitive sociology in order to identify and analyze “gender … Continue reading

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New Article: “Performance of Agency in Real‐Life Encounters: Turning Unequal Power and Structural Constraint into Collaboration” by Nanna Mik‐Meyer (@mikmeyer) and Mark Haugaard #sssi #structure #power @sociologylens https://doi.org/10.1002/symb.528

We have just published Nanna Mik-Meyer’s and Mark Haugaard’s article “Performance of Agency in Real‐Life Encounters: Turning Unequal Power and Structural Constraint into Collaboration” on Early View of Symbolic interaction. Through their analysis of video-recorded placement meetings in homeless shelters … Continue reading

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Book review of Gary A Fine’s book “Players and Pawns” by Taylor Price #TheQueensGambit #sssi

Many of the readers here who are currently glued to their screens watching ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ might also be interested in Gary Alan Fine’s (2015) book “Players and Pawns: How Chess builds Community and Culture”. In 2017, Professor Fine’s book … Continue reading

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Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (SSSI): New Website #sssi

The Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction has a new website. Please click HERE or on the image below to visit the site.

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Book Review: Ross Haenfler on “Intersectionality as Critical Social Theory” by Patricia Hill Collins #sssi #sociology #intersectionality cc @sociologylens

In 2019, the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction invited Professor Patricia Hill Collins as Distinguished Lecturer to its Annual Meetings in New York. At the meetings, Professor Collins talked about her work in intersectionality which also the content … 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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New Article: “Framing Atmospheres: Goffman, Space, and Music in Everyday Life” by Eduardo de la Fuente and Michael James Walsh #sssi #sociology #senses cc @sociologylens https://doi.org/10.1002/symb.506

Another article that will be published in the Special Issue on ‘The Senses in Social Interaction’ has just been published on Early View of Symbolic Interaction. In “Framing Atmospheres: Goffman, Space, and Music in Everyday Life” Eduardo de la Fuente … Continue reading

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New Book Review: Christopher T. Conner reviews “Cultural or Critical Interactionism, Why Not Both” edited by Michael Hviid Jacobsen #sssi #teaching #sociology cc @sociologylens https://doi.org/10.1002/symb.509

Another excellent book that will help us when preparing for the coming academic year is Michael Hviid Jacobsen’s edited volume “Critical and Cultural Interactionism: Insights from Sociology and Criminology”. The book has been reviewed by Christopher T. Conner who describes … Continue reading

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New Book Review: In ‘Teaching Symbolic Interactionism’ J Sumerau (@jsumerau) reviews Charmaz, Harris and Irvine’s “The Social Self and Everyday Life” #sssi #sociology #teaching @sociologylens https://doi.org/10.1002/symb.510

As the new academic term is upon us we are hopeful again to find a good book we can use to introduce students to symbolic interactionism. With “The Social Self and Everyday Life: Understanding the World through Symbolic Interactionism” by … Continue reading

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