Tag Archives: Joseph Gusfield

Symbolic Interaction and Power: structure versus agency

Symbolic Interaction and Power: structure vs agency (First published in jimsresearchnotes 17 Dec 2009). This is part 9 in a series of research notes on Structure vs Agency in urban research The heritage of the Gouldner critique One of the most … Continue reading

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Alcohol Research: Joseph Gusfield

Gusfield’s book Symbolic Crusade: status politics and the American Temperance Movement Urbana University of Illinois Press (1963) was to set the tone for future research. It became more symbolic interactionist with time. His article just five years after publication “Moral Passage: the symbolic … Continue reading

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