Tag Archives: Jock Young

Chicago Sociology Includes Symbolic Interactionism

Posted on September 23, 2011 in jimsresearchnotes Thomas Theorem: “If men define situations as real, they are real in their consequences” W. I. Thomas, 1928 The Second Chicago School of Sociology is little known in urban studies. To be more accurate, Robert Park and Ernest Burgess and others – notably Louis Wirth and Herbert … Continue reading

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Symbolic Interaction in Housing Research

Even if Housing, Theory and Society has very little symbolic interaction evident this only reflects the lack of contributions in the perspective, which says more about the state of housing research than reflecting on the journal. But Keith Jacobs, Jim Kemeny … Continue reading

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Geoff Sharp

First Published in jimsresearchnotes 3 Oct 2011 One of the most interesting points Jock Young makes in The Criminological Imagination (p. 208) is that the early criminology literature was part of “the deconstructionist impulse” which began in the United States in the early … Continue reading

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National Deviancy Symposium 1968-1973

Before leaving the Department of Sociology at Aberdeen University I went to two meetings of the National Deviancy Symposium at York in 1969 and 1970. as well as publishing, together with Gerry Popplestone, an article on labelling theory. I had also bought three … Continue reading

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