Mead is a curious contributor to psychology and sociology alike as he wrote considerably little during his life. Despite this, from unpublished manuscripts and his students’ lecture notes, five books were published after his death. 1,573 more words
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It’s none of my business what other people think of me.
My therapist told me this. When she initially said it, she prefaced it with, “I don’t want you to take this the wrong way, but it’s none of your business what other people think of you.” It was, as Oprah would say, an “aha” moment. 577 more words
Earlier this afternoon, I had a really fun time going around Davie Street, Vancouver. I sincerely felt so happy walking around the neighbourhood, seeing the pride flag crosswalks at Bute Street as pictured above, the numerous pride flags scattered across the street, the dessert and food places that I love (!!), and simply what felt like an aura of open acceptance of LGBTQ+ identity in this geographic location. 336 more words
I am currently re-reading some foundational texts on Symbolic Interactionism (the school of sociology) for my thesis. One of the most influential is Herbert Blumer’s 607 more words
Across the social sciences as well as some of the technical sciences like CSCW or HCI there is great interest in “interaction”. Studies explore interaction between systems, interaction between human beings, often called “users”, and systems, interaction between two or more people and much more. 180 more words