Monthly Archives: September 2013

A Review of Imogen Tyler’s Revolting Subjects

Antipode are publishing some great reviews in their new open access review section, covering lots of different types of texts with really detailed and considered reviews. Tom Slater has reviewed Imogen Tyler’s groundbreaking book Revolting Subjects: Social Abjection and Resistance … Continue reading

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Review of Taking-Place: Non-Representational Theories and Geography

Antipode have published a review of Ben Anderson and Paul Harrison’s edited collection Taking-Place: Non-Representational Theories and Geography. The review is by Katrinka Somdahl-Sands and is published in Antipode’s online open access review series. The book has been out for … Continue reading

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Popular Culture, Media & Society (my undergraduate module)

This summer I’ve spent quite a bit of time reflecting on my undergraduate module ‘Popular Culture, Media & Society’. It’s a year-long second year module that I co-ordinate, I also do most of the teaching on it (I’m doing 15 … Continue reading

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Negotiating Morbid Spaces: a symposium

My colleague Ruth Penfold-Mounce has organised and event on Negotiating Morbid Spaces. The poster is above and further details are available on Ruth’s blog or via the York sociology blog.

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Stuart Elden’s The Birth of Territory is published

Stuart Elden’s excellent sounding and substantial new book The Birth of Territory has just been published by Chicago University Press.

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The special issue on ‘Field Analysis in Cultural Sociology’ is currently open access

The special issue of Cultural Sociology on ‘Field Analysis in Cultural Sociology‘ edited by Mike Savage and Elizabeth B. Silva is currently available open access. This includes all of the articles in the special issue. My piece on ‘Genre, Boundary … Continue reading

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The mix tape and digital culture

Kieran Fenby-Hulse has posted a really interesting and detailed set post on ‘Recreating the mixtape experience: Emotional attachment and digital music platforms‘ on his blog. The piece focuses in the different references to the old mixtape in digital music platforms. … Continue reading

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