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Building Reality Through Language

In “Symbols and the Creation of Reality” Kent Sandstrom draws upon the sociological perspective known as symbolic interactionism which emphasizes that because we use and rely upon symbols, we do not respond to stimuli in a direct or automatic way but rather, trough symbols we give meaning to stimuli and act toward them based on that meaning. 951 more words

The symbolic meaning of X-mas decorations and...., nothing

One of my three part-time jobs, in this wrecked working-class culture of Wisconsin, has me recently toiling in Down Town Janesville, Wisconsin.  Starting this new downtown project, I had little time to notice the latest nuances of said fair city. 615 more words

Economic Misery -the Facilitators Of

Neighbors

When I was in grade one, my parents decided that it was time for a change and bought a new house near the old PNR station in Junction, Mayondon. 824 more words

Thoughts

Symbolic Interactionism in the field..

As I read more on symbolic interactionism theory, I can’t help but be mindful of peace work I had participated in with Peaceful Schools International in Northern Ireland. 245 more words