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    Theory Construction in Qualitative Research.Stefan Timmermans & Iddo Tavory - 2012 - Sociological Theory 30 (3):167-186.
    A critical pathway for conceptual innovation in the social is the construction of theoretical ideas based on empirical data. Grounded theory has become a leading approach promising the construction of novel theories. Yet grounded theory-based theoretical innovation has been scarce in part because of its commitment to let theories emerge inductively rather than imposing analytic frameworks a priori. We note, along with a long philosophical tradition, that induction does not logically lead to novel theoretical insights. Drawing from the theory of (...)
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    Of Yarmulkes and Categories: Delegating Boundaries and the Phenomenology of Interactional Expectation. [REVIEW]Iddo Tavory - 2010 - Theory and Society 39 (1):49-68.
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    A Theory of Resonance.Terence E. McDonnell, Christopher A. Bail & Iddo Tavory - 2017 - Sociological Theory 35 (1):1-14.
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    The Question of Moral Action: A Formalist Position.Iddo Tavory - 2011 - Sociological Theory 29 (4):272 - 293.
    This article develops a research position that allows cultural sociologists to compare morality across sociohistorical cases. In order to do so, the article suggests focusing analytic attention on actions that fulfill the following criteria: (a) actions that define the actor as a certain kind of socially recognized person, both within and across fields; (b) actions that actors experience—or that they expect others to perceive—as defining the actor both intersituationally and to a greater extent than other available definitions of self; and (...)
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    Molds and Totems.Colin Jerolmack & Iddo Tavory - 2014 - Sociological Theory 32 (1):64-77.
    The role of nonhumans in social life has recently generated significant scholarly interest. The two main paradigms for explaining the sociological significance of nonhumans are constructivism and actor-network theory. We propose a pragmatist synthesis inspired by George Herbert Mead, demonstrating how interactions with nonhumans help constitute the social self—that is, the identity one constructs by imaginatively looking upon oneself as others would. Drawing upon observations of humans interacting with objects, animals, and nature, we identify two complementary ways that nonhumans organize (...)
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    Experiential Careers: The Routinization and de-Routinization of Religious Life.Iddo Tavory & Daniel Winchester - 2012 - Theory and Society 41 (4):351-373.
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    The Situations of Culture: Humor and the Limits of Measurability.Iddo Tavory - 2014 - Theory and Society 43 (3-4):275-289.
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    Sex Work and the Construction of Intimacies: Meanings and Work Pragmatics in Rural Malawi.Iddo Tavory & Michelle Poulin - 2012 - Theory and Society 41 (3):211-231.
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    Patterns of Engagement: Identities and Social Movement Organizations in Finland and Malawi.Eeva Luhtakallio & Iddo Tavory - 2018 - Theory and Society 47 (2):151-174.
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    Causality and the Cognitive.Iddo Tavory - 2016 - Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 46 (1):27-31.
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  11. Abductive Analysis: Theorizing Qualitative Research.Iddo Tavory & Stefan Timmermans - 2014 - University of Chicago Press.
    In _Abductive Analysis_, Iddo Tavory and Stefan Timmermans provide a new navigational map for constructing empirically based generalizations in qualitative research. They outline an accessible way to think about observations, methods, and theories that nurtures theory-formation without locking it into predefined conceptual boxes. The authors view research as continually moving back and forth between a set of observations and theoretical generalizations. To craft theory is to then pitch one’s observations in relation to other potential cases, both within and without one’s (...)
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