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Studies in Symbolic Interaction Vol: 30

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25 Jul 2008
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
452 pages - 156 x 234 x 25mm
Studies in Symbolic Interaction


This book emphasizes critical approaches to the study of race, identity and self, as well as developments in interactionist theory, ethics and dramaturical studies.
Elaborating the discursive contexts of framing: discursive fields and spaces. Invited comment: Framing, Actions and Feedback. Celebrating work. Saving sociology. Rewriting the subject of knowledge: Contributions from the work of Patricia Ticineto Clough. Producing, consuming, and providing instruction on poetic texts in the classical roman era: the pragmatist contributions of Horace, Longinus, and Plutarch. Identities and involutes: some reflections on narrative ethics. Social symbolism: forms and functions – a pragmatist perspective. Responding to verbal ambiguity: the case of puns. The specter of whiteness. Dimensions of the postmodern self. Others in the making of selves. Symbolic spaces in dirty work: academic service as authentic resistance. Using myth to break oppression: an interactive investigation of Ecuador's Mestizo cultural identity. From Cosby's lips and through the media's filters: A framing analysis of Bill Cosby's remarks on the 50th anniversary of Brown v. Board of education and the journalistic response. Reconstructing relationships in the classroom: an autoethnographic tale of learning. My short and happy life as a decorated war hero. The home run: A Dramaturgical moment in time. Scorekeeping versus storytelling: Representational practices in the construction of “hate crime”. The use of critical life history inquiry as a methodology for studying the identity construction of activist educators. Community in a mobile subculture: the world of the touring motorcyclist. List of Contributors. Studies in symbolic interaction. Studies in symbolic interactionVolume 30. Copyright pagr.

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