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Whatever Happened to Aberdeen Symbolic Interactionism?

Raymond Illsley had a programme grant from the Medical Research Council (MRC). There was never any doubt that he would get it. Aberdeen already had a large and thriving group of teachers and students interested in symbolic interactionism. It is … Continue reading

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Robert Prus on The New (Constructionist) Sociology of Science

In Symbolic Interaction and Ethnographic Research (pp. 94-98, 1996) Robert Prus examines the Sociology of Science that Mike Mulkay pioneered. Originating in the work of Robert Merton (1957, 1973) and Thomas Kuhn (1962), Mulkay developed a post-Mertonian sociology of Science. … Continue reading

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