Tag: social theory

Ori Schwarz on his book, Sociological Theory for Digital Society

| , January 3rd, 2022


https://www.wiley.com/en-us/Sociological+Theory+for+Digital+Society%3A+The+Codes+that+Bind+Us+Together-p-9781509542963 Interview by: Dan M. Kotliar Dan Kotliar: There is something very conv…


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Bradd Shore on his new book, Shakespeare and Social Theory

| , September 13th, 2021


https://www.routledge.com/Shakespeare-and-Social-Theory-The-Play-of-Great-Ideas/Shore/p/book/9781032017167 Interview by Rob Shore Rob Shore: Using the lens of social science on Shakespeare…


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Book Review: British Social Theory: Recovering Lost Traditions Before 1950 by John Scott

Rose Deller , October 2nd, 2018


In British Social Theory: Recovering Lost Traditions Before 1950, John Scott revisits the history of social theory and explores the works of many obscure, overlooked or neglected theorists born in…


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Book Review: Social Theory Now edited by Claudio E. Benzecry, Monika Krause and Issac A. Reed

Rose Deller , June 25th, 2018


With Social Theory Now, editors Claudio E. Benzecry, Monika Krause and Issac A. Reed bring together contributors to provide an outlook on the current state of social theory and…


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Time-ing Out of Old Age with Marc Augé #ageing

Carrie Ryan , December 20th, 2016


I have carried Marc Augé’s book Everyone Dies Young (New York: Columbia University Press 2016), with me everywhere these past two months. When walking through a meadow or…


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#Review: Anthropology and Development: Challenges for the Twenty-First Century

Arba Bekteshi , June 21st, 2016


The second book by Gardner and Lewis, Anthropology and Development: Challenges for the Twenty-First Century, is both an update and a rewrite of their 1996 publication, Anthropology, Development…


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“Snapshots of Change” – How Focusing on Change Affects Perspectives on Research Material

Thiruni Kelegama , May 24th, 2016


Ever since the multiplication of protest movements that have gained prominence since 2011, the issue of change and its assessment has become a recurring topic in scientific research….


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Knowing Economies, Doing Economies: How Sociologists of Markets Have Acknowledged the Legacy of #Pragmatism

Antti Silvast , March 1st, 2016


In her new book, South Korean Civil Movement Organisations: Hope, Crisis and Pragmatism in Democratic Transition, Amy Levine shows us how a commitment to American pragmatism crosses disciplinary…


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14. Field theory, media change and the new citizen movements

John Postill , March 5th, 2015


This draft article is the fourteenth post in the freedom technologists series. Field theory, media change and the new citizen movements: the case of Spain’s ‘real democracy turn’,…


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