Monthly Archives: December 2012

Graham Scambler on getting published in sociology

I just came across this really interesting post by Graham Scambler about getting published in sociology. Graham offers various tips about getting published but he sets this within the broader changing university context. Graham uses some biographical details to flesh … Continue reading

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Material Participation book launch audio

The Centre for the Study of Invention and Social Process at Goldsmiths has an audio of the book launch of Material Participation by the always fascinating Noortje Marres. Noortje speaks about the book and the file also contains some detailed … Continue reading

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Another open access paper added…

I’ve uploaded the below open access piece to the Open Access and Audio Materials section of the blog: Beer, D. (2012) ‘Open Access and Academic Publishing: Some lessons from music culture‘, Political Geography 31(8): 479-480.

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Towards a sociological understanding of social media by Dhiraj Murthy

I recently posted about Dhiraj Murthy’s new book on Twitter. He’s also got an article in the current issue of Sociology titled ‘Towards a sociological understanding of social media: theorizing Twitter‘. Here is the abstract: This article presents the first … Continue reading

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Thinking urban worlds event audio

The audio of the talks from the recent Thinking Urban Worlds workshop are now available. The speakers included Colin McFarlane, Andy Merrifield, Stuart Elden, Simon Marvin and Gordon MacLeod.

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Reviews of Media Archaeology

It has been quite a few months now since I took over the role of reviews editor for the journal Information, Communication & Society. And over the last couple of months I’ve seen some of the reviews I’ve commissioned beginning … Continue reading

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Making friends with Jarvis Cocker article

I’ve just put a link to an open access version of my article ‘Making friends with Jarvis Cocker: Music culture in the context of Web 2.0‘ on the open access materials section of this blog. This was a piece from … Continue reading

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