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June 9, 2013 / C H Thompson

Interpretivist methodology

George Mead (1863-31) symbolic interactionism argues the ‘self‘ is constructed and reconstructed through interactive behaviour – hence the term interactionist. He argued sociologists need to understand the development of the self – the person who you are – and imagine yourself in other social roles. The job of the sociologist is to discover what these meanings are

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