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Book Review: The Public and their Platforms: Public Sociology in an Era of Social Media by Mark Carrigan and Lambros Fatsis

Rose Deller , July 21st, 2021


In The Public and their Platforms: Public Sociology in an Era of Social Media, Mark Carrigan and Lambros Fatsis explore the discipline of sociology at a time when public…


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Inside Number 9: The Evolution of a Sociology Textbook

Rose Deller , April 20th, 2021


In this feature essay, Phil Sutton takes readers inside the writing of the ninth edition of Polity’s flagship sociology textbook, Sociology, co-authored with Anthony Giddens. He discusses the…


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Podcast # 2 is online! Guest: Aleeha Ali

standplaatswereld , November 12th, 2020


In this episode, Puck de Boer talks with Aleeha Ali, who studied sociology in Pakistan, did a research master’s in anthropology in the UK and is currently a…


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Rural women in Kazakhstan: double vulnerability, by Kamila Kovyazina (Independent Scholar)

Kamila Kovyazina , April 10th, 2020


This blog presents some of the results of the study of rural women’s economic possibilities in Kazakhstan, conducted by the Applied Economics Research Centre in April 2019. The…


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The Corona Diaries 

Ian M. Cook , March 26th, 2020


How do we socially and culturally adapt to isolation? How do we experience empty spaces? Are new forms of solidarity emerging? How does it feel to have to…


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“Sociology is a combat sport”

Allegra , March 6th, 2020


On February 20th, Allies Julie Billaud, Alessandro Chidichimo, Miriam Odoni, Marie-Claire Peytrignet, together with other members of the Swiss-based non-profit association Programme Indépendant de Rec…


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Marxism is amphetamines, biopolitics is cocaine: Social science theories as drugs.

Hilary Agro , October 22nd, 2019


Okay so hear me out, I have a new bit: Social science theories as drugs. Biopolitics is cocaine. I like it in small doses, and I can see…


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Searching, Studying and Doing Sociology in the Medico-Legal Borderlands by Laura Bisaillon

Laura Bisaillon , March 29th, 2019


Medico-legal borderlands? What is this nebulous sounding compound concept, “medico-legal borderlands”? How has it been used by social scientists whose ethnographic studies scratch at itches in the…


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How Race & Gender Interact To Shape Inequality

Shay-Akil , March 19th, 2019


INTRODUCTION Inequality can be best understood in the context of how humans conceptualize ‘equality’.  In the United States, a nation that projects an image of democracy and fairness,…


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Liquor Store Mind Bender Puzzle

Would sobriety coins be an acceptable form of payment at the liquor store?

Book Review: Strangers in their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right by Arlie Russell Hochschild

Rose Deller , January 14th, 2019


In Strangers in their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right, Arlie Russell Hochschild explores the ‘deep story’ behind the rise of the Tea Party and Donald Trump…


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Book Review: Strangers in their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right by Arlie Russell Hochschild

Rose Deller , January 14th, 2019


In Strangers in their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right, Arlie Russell Hochschild explores the ‘deep story’ behind the rise of the Tea Party and Donald Trump…


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Author Interview: Mary Evans, Sarah Moore and Hazel Johnstone on Detecting the Social: Order and Disorder in Post-1970s Detective Fiction

Rose Deller , January 11th, 2019


In their new book, Detecting the Social: Order and Disorder in Post-1970s Detective Fiction, Mary Evans, Sarah Moore and Hazel Johnstone show how twenty-first-century detective fiction offers insight…


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Author Interview: Mary Evans, Sarah Moore and Hazel Johnstone on Detecting the Social: Order and Disorder in Post-1970s Detective Fiction

Rose Deller , January 11th, 2019


In their new book, Detecting the Social: Order and Disorder in Post-1970s Detective Fiction, Mary Evans, Sarah Moore and Hazel Johnstone show how twenty-first-century detective fiction offers insight…


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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: Masters of Craft: Old Jobs in the New Urban Economy by Richard E. Ocejo

Rose Deller , May 14th, 2018


In Masters of Craft: Old Jobs in the New Urban Economy, Richard E. Ocejo explores four traditionally working-class jobs – barbering, bartending, distilling and butchery – that have been…


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Book Review: Among Wolves: Ethnography and the Immersive Study of Power by Timothy Pachirat

Rose Deller , April 10th, 2018


In Among Wolves: Ethnography and the Immersive Study of Power, Timothy Pachirat offers an experimental contribution to scholarship on social science methodology. Written in the form of a play,…


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Book Review: The Sociology of Intellectuals: After ‘The Existentialist Moment’ by Simon Susen and Patrick Baert

Rose Deller , February 14th, 2018


With The Sociology of Intellectuals: After ‘The Existentialist Moment’, Simon Susen and Patrick Baert make a collaborative effort to build upon Baert’s preceding book, The Existentia…


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Book Forum––Des Fitzgerald’s Tracing Autism: Uncertainty, Ambiguity, and the Affective Labor of Neuroscience by Todd Meyers

Todd Meyers , February 6th, 2018


  Des Fitzgerald writes of his book, Tracing Autism, “This is a book about scientists talking about their own practice, in tones that are beset by ambiguity, uncertainty, complexity,…


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Book Review: Routledge Handbook of International Political Sociology edited by Xavier Guillaume and Pinar Bilgin

Rose Deller , January 24th, 2018


In Routledge Handbook of International Political Sociology, editors Xavier Guillaume and Pinar Bilgin bring together contributors to explore methodologies, theories and sites of analysis emerging out …


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Book Review: The Sociology of Food: Eating and the Place of Food in Society by Jean-Pierre Poulain

Rose Deller , January 15th, 2018


In The Sociology of Food: Eating and the Place of Food in Society, Jean-Pierre Poulain offers an account of how food has emerged as a new field within sociological…


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Book Review: Building Better Societies: Promoting Social Justice in a World Falling Apart edited by Rowland Atkinson, Lisa McKenzie and Simon Winlow

Rose Deller , January 4th, 2018


In Building Better Societies: Promoting Social Justice in a World Falling Apart, editors Rowland Atkinson, Lisa Mckenzie and Simon Winlow make a compelling moral case for the social sciences to challe…


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Activity theory

John Postill , July 7th, 2017


Extract from Ruijer, E., Grimmelikhuijsen, S., & Meijer, A. (2017). Open data for democracy: Developing a theoretical framework for open data use. Government Information Quarterly, 34(1), 45-52. A…


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