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The radicalism of ethnomethodology: An assessment of sources and principles

Martyn Hammersley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526124623
eISBN:
9781526138996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526124623.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This book sketches the history, and outlines the character, of ethnomethodology, a distinctive approach to the study of the social world that emerged in U.S. sociology in the 1950s and 1960s.It ... More


Tacit Racism

Anne Warfield Rawls and Waverly Duck

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226703558
eISBN:
9780226703725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226703725.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

Every time we interact with another person, we draw unconsciously on a set of expectations to guide us through the encounter. What many of us in the United States—especially White people—do not ... More


Solitary Action: Acting on Our Own in Everyday Life

Ira J. Cohen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190258573
eISBN:
9780190258597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190258573.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory, Social Psychology and Interaction

This book presents a unique and engaging view of the world of behaviors individuals perform by themselves. The book’s central claim is that solitary action, in its many diverse and often highly ... More


Thinking with Imposters: The Imposter as Analytic

Else Vogel, David Moats, Steve Woolgar, and Claes-Fredrik Helgesson

in The Imposter as Social Theory: Thinking with Gatecrashers, Cheats and Charlatans

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529213072
eISBN:
9781529213119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529213072.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

What insights can the figure of the imposter provide into the social relations and cultural forms in the settings in which they emerge? How might ‘thinking with imposters’ be an important tool of ... More


Introduction

Martyn Hammersley

in The radicalism of ethnomethodology: An assessment of sources and principles

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526124623
eISBN:
9781526138996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526124623.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

The history of ethnomethodology is outlined, along with the context in which it arose. Responses to it from conventional sociologists are noted. The character of ethnomethodology is sketched, and the ... More


Was Schutz a positivist? Was he even a sociologist? Comparing the reception and inception of his work

Martyn Hammersley

in The radicalism of ethnomethodology: An assessment of sources and principles

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526124623
eISBN:
9781526138996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526124623.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

The phenomenology of Alfred Schutz was a major influence on ethnomethodology, and on some other developments in sociology during the 1950s and 60s, notably the work of Cicourel and Berger and ... More


Garfinkel and Goffman via Simmel: parallels and divergences

Martyn Hammersley

in The radicalism of ethnomethodology: An assessment of sources and principles

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526124623
eISBN:
9781526138996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526124623.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter compares the orientations of Garfinkel and Goffman. Their work is often regarded as similar, being concerned with the study of mundane patterns of social interaction. However, ... More


Why the Invisibility of Solitary Action?

Ira J. Cohen

in Solitary Action: Acting on Our Own in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190258573
eISBN:
9780190258597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190258573.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter presents an extensive discussion of how other social thinkers and theorists of social interaction regard solitary action, or better put, how they disregard it. The chapter examines a ... More


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