Monthly Archives: March 2014

My review of Btihaj Ajana’s Governing Through Biometrics: The Biopolitics of Identity

My review of Btihaj Ajana’s excellent book Governing Through Biometrics: The Biopolitics of Identity has just been published on the early view section of Information, Communication & Society. [Update: the review is available open access to the first 50 people … Continue reading

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Developments at Big Data & Society

I posted about the new journal Big Data & Society and its blog a little while ago. The journal is now taking shape and the blog is being used to post the abstracts if forthcoming articles as well as other … Continue reading

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The history (and future) of sociology at Goldsmiths

As part of their 50th anniversary celebrations the sociology department at Goldsmiths have been posting various items about their history. They have just posted this really interesting exchange on the history if the department. The exchange involves a range of … Continue reading

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Flip-Flop: A Journey Through Globalisation’s Backroads

Caroline Knowles’ new book Flip-Flop: A Journey Through Globalisation’s Backroads is soon to be published by Pluto Books. I’ve used one of Caroline’s articles on this topic to explore the relations between fashion and globalisation. The book looks like it … Continue reading

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New blog for Sociology at York

A little while ago my department set up a blog, this has now been replaced with a redesigned and updated site. It can be accessed here. The new site contains information about the sociology department at York, with information on … Continue reading

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Two short pieces on neoliberalism…a glossary entry and a bibliographical review essay

In advance of the publication of his book The Limits of Neoliberalism, Will Davies has written two short pieces for the TCS site. The first is a short glossary entry and the second is a bibliographical review essay. These provide … Continue reading

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Jenny Diski on Noise

Jenny Diski offers some brief thoughts on her experiences and affective responses to noise.

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