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Jack Douglas by John M. Johnson

John M. Johnson “The Vision and Broken Heart of Jack D. Douglas” in Symbolic Interaction  (2015, preview). I have read the preview of this article and it told me a lot about the man and his background. What a hard … Continue reading

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Towards Interactionist Housing Sociology

It was my Housing Studies article “Defining Housing Reality” (1988) that encouraged me to work on an empirical interactionist study. The full reference and the Abstract are: 1988 “Defining housing reality: ideological hegemony and power in housing research” Housing Studies … Continue reading

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The Radical Roots of Symbolic Interactionism

Early symbolic interaction was strongly influenced by critical criminology. Edwin Sutherland was both a critical criminologist and a symbolic interactionist: “Edwin Hardin Sutherland (Gibbon, Nebraska August 13, 1883 – October 11, 1950 Bloomington, Indiana) was an American sociologist. He is considered as one of the most … Continue reading

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