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Symbolic Interactionism

An examination of the major principles and arguments of symbolic interactionist theory and its applications. Symbolic interactionism is an approach to studying the social world that privileges micro-level phenomena. Particular attention is paid to interactional accomplishments of self and identity, the nature, structure, and norms of social interaction, and interactional regulation of bodies and emotions (Not offered 2021-22).

Prerequisite: Sociology 228 and Sociology 229; or consent of instructor.

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Symbolic Interactionism aims to comprehend the concepts and arguments of symbolic interactionalist theory. Students will focus on interactional accomplishments of self and identity, and interactional regulation of bodies and emotions, among other concepts.
Symbolic Interactionism
An examination of the major principles and arguments of symbolic interactionist theory and its applications. Symbolic interactionism is an approach to studying the social world that privileges micro-level phenomena. Particular attention is paid to interactional accomplishments of self and identity, the nature, structure, and norms of social interaction, and interactional regulation of bodies and emotions
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