The Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction
 The Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction is a social science professional organization of scholars interested in qualitative, especially interactionist, research. The society organizes panels and sessions at annual conferences such as the American Sociological Association and Midwest Sociology Society Annual Meetings, and each Spring holds the Couch-Stone Symposium.

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Symbolic Interaction

Symbolic Interaction

Editor(s): Simon Gottschalk
Published for: The Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction
Online Access
As the main voice of the Symbolic Interactionist perspective, Symbolic Interaction brings you articles which showcase empirical research and theoretical development that resound throughout the fields of sociology, social psychology, communication, education, nursing, organizations, mass media, and others.

Now in its 28th year of publication, Symbolic Interaction is ranked among the top 25 journals in its category, and has consistently presented well-cited and highly respected scholarship, some of which has explored the following themes:
  • Emotion management
  • Human-Animal interactions
  • Political movemments and subcutlures
  • Stigma, crime, mental illness, prisons, self-help groups, rehabilitation
  • The subjective dimensions and experiences of health and illness
  • Ageing
  • Homelessness
  • Inequality
  • Popular Culture (TV, magazines, newspapers, the net, radio, movies, popular music) and Art
  • Cyber-communities and electronic relations
  • Leisure, Sport, Consumption
  • Racial and ethnic relations
  • The self in a mass-mediated environment
  • Sexual orientations, the body, gender relations, family relations
  • Organizations
  • Power
  • Communication

For further information about Symbolic Interaction, please visit the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction homepage.

Symbolic Interaction
ISSN: 0195-6086
eISSN: 1533-8665
Frequency: Quarterly
Published: February, May, August, November

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