Tag Archives: Thomas Scheff

Paranoia and the Dynamics of Exclusion

This is the subject of a lecture given by Geoff Sharp in the late 1960s. I dedicate it to his memory. Paranoia and the Dynamics of Exclusion Posted on February 10, 2011 by jimsresearchnotes Classic “mental illness” explanations and beyond: Edwin M. Lemert was one of … 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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Examples of Ethnographic Research: Introduction

In looking at particular case studies of ethnographic research I want to give a sense of the richness and variety of the symbolic interactionist tradition of empirical research in urban sociology. It is a tradition that, with the very one-sided … Continue reading

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