1. Risto Heiskala (2011). The Meaning of Meaning in Sociology. The Achievements and Shortcomings of Alfred Schutz's Phenomenological Sociology. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 41 (3):231-246.
    Phenomenological sociology was founded at the beginning of 1930s by Alfred Schutz. His mundane phenomenology sought to combine impulses drawn from Husserl's transcendental phenomenology and Weber's action theory. It was made famous at the turn of 1960s and 1970s by Garfinkel's ethnomethodology and Berger & Luckmann's social constructionism. This paper deals with the notable accomplishments of Schutz and his followers and then proceeds to a shared shortcoming, which is that the phenomenological approach is unable to understand meaning in any other (...)
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  2. Risto Heiskala (2009). Modernity and the Articulation of the Gender System: Order, Conflict, and Chaos. Semiotica 2009 (173):215-231.
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  3. Risto Heiskala (1999). From Goffman to Semiotic Sociology. Semiotica 124 (3-4):211-234.
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