Category Archives: metrics

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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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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Measurement, Circulation & Possibility (some notes for a forthcoming talk)

I’ve been asked to give a short presentation at an ISRF workshop, the details of the event are here. The workshop is on the theme of ‘Critique and Critiques’, with the second day focusing on critical theory in particular. The presentations … Continue reading

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Economy and Society event at York

York will be hosting an event on ‘Economy and Society in the West and Beyond’ on the 24th of April. The conference site is here and the outline is below: In the wake of the recent financial crisis, scholars have … Continue reading

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Values and Value

A website has now been setup for Bev Skeggs major project on the relations between values and value. This looks like it will be a really important project that expands Bev’s previous work on value into digital culture and other … Continue reading

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Current reading…Foucault and Ajana

Following the post earlier today on reading, I thought I’d return to posting about things I’ve read. I spent quite a bit of time last term working on a virtual special issue of Theory, Culture & Society on ‘Fiction & … Continue reading

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Predicting the future success of researchers and their research…academic moneyball

A bit of a scary article on the LSE Impact blog. It is a piece about using various metrics to predict which academics will achieve future success, and also to predict which journal articles will be most successful. The idea … Continue reading

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