Category Archives: history of sociology

Bev Skeggs on values beyond value

In a previous post I mentioned some of the reading I was doing, I’ve now had chance to read Bev Skegg’s article ‘Values beyond value? Is anything beyond the logic of capital?‘ in detail. I found it to be genuinely … Continue reading

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Audio interviews on 50 years of sociology at Goldsmiths

I’ve posted links to some of the materials celebrating 50 years of sociology at Goldsmiths. They’ve now posted four audio interviews reflecting on the development of sociology at Goldsmiths, and also how the department has influenced individual careers and broader … 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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Talks on Territory and Foucault

Stuart Elden has posted some audio recordings of his recent talks. These include a talk on his book The Birth of Territory – I’ve been reading this and it’s an amazing scholarly work. The talk gives an overview of some … Continue reading

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Social Science Research Questions & Methodological Challenges in the 21st Century

The University of Sheffield are hosting a seminar series over the coming months on the topic of ‘Social Science Research Questions and Methodological Challenges in the 21st Century’. The seminars will take place in the ICOSS building and are being … Continue reading

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Will Davies responds to Nick Gane’s piece on the ‘Emergence of Neoliberalism’

The neoliberalism debate is continuing on the Theory, Culture & Society open site (with more to follow soon). In this piece Will Davies responds to Nick Gane’s recent TCS article ‘The Emergence of Neoliberalism’. It’s an excellent piece that further … Continue reading

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A third review of Punk Sociology

It’s been great to see people using blogs and the like to respond to Punk Sociology. A third review has just been published on Tracey Yeadon-Lee’s blog (I posted about the previous two reviews here and here). I understand that a … Continue reading

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