Chicago, jazz and marijuana:Howard Becker on outsiders

Muller, Thaddeus (2014) Chicago, jazz and marijuana:Howard Becker on outsiders. Symbolic Interaction, 37 (4). pp. 576-594. ISSN 1533-8665

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Abstract

In this article on the social production of Outsiders I will situate its making in the daily practice of the social worlds Becker was involved in. Therefore I focus on the relations, interactions and situations which were relevant for the form, content and success of Outsiders. The fragments from my email communication with Becker, the collected interviews and other publications show that Becker demystifies Outsiders. In fact my contribution here is that I use Becker to demystify the ethnographic practice of Outsiders and describe it's mundane backstage reality, which is described by Fine as “the underside” of ethnography (1993).

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Journal Article
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Symbolic Interaction
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25 Jan 2016 11:26
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