SOCI 608 Symbolic Interactionism

Explores the perspective within social psychology known as symbolic interactionism. Includes discussion of the work of pioneering scholars in the field, as well as recent theoretical and empirical studies. Topics to be covered include the self, socialization, identity, social interaction, the dramaturgical metaphor, human nature, social structure, and the definition of the situation.

pre-rec: SOCI 304 and SOCI 322 or approval of instructor.