Tag Archives: Peter M. Hall

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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Peter M. Hall

Peter M. Hall received his Sociology Ph.D. from Minnesota University in 1963 (see his University of Missouri home page, and his Colorado State University CV. An early publication by Hall was “A Symbolic Interactionist Analysis of Politics”  Sociological Inquiry 1972 42, … Continue reading

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Symbolic Interaction in Process: Introduction

Two symbolic interactionists who did their Ph.D.s at Minnesota University in the early 1960s, are Harvey A. Farberman and Peter M. Hall. I was corresponding with Harvey Farberman over his 1975 article on Criminogenic Markets, which I will examine in another … Continue reading

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