Category Archives: university

Punk Sociology…hardback and discount

I’ve just received my author copies of Punk Sociology. It’s really nice to see it. The discount I posted about the other day is now live, so the hardback version is available at half-price for a few days. The details … Continue reading

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Researching code/coding research(ers)

In this blog post for the ‘Code Acts in Education’ initiative Ben Williamson offers some reflections on how algorithms and code are shaping research practices, outcomes and dissemination. Ben provides an overview of some of the literature in this area … Continue reading

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Punk Sociology…50% discount

I posted previously about the recent publication of my Punk Sociology book. To mark 12 weeks since I submitted the manuscript, the publishers are offering a 50% discount on the hardback. This offer is only available for 7 days. The … Continue reading

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Deborah Lupton on academic blogging

On her blog Deborah Lupton has posted a detailed overview if the research on academic blogging. The post is based upon the research she is doing for her forthcoming book on digital sociology. In this post Deborah surveys the various … Continue reading

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The History of Oxford University Press

Bernard Porter has an interesting review of The History of Oxford University Press Volume III: 1896-1970. The piece discusses the history of the press, its status and its apparent limitations.

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Punk Sociology…published

My book Punk Sociology has now been published. I posted previously about the content of the book and Les Back’s endorsement (and also linking to chapter 1 which is still available open access). The book can now be accessed through … Continue reading

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An invitation to punk sociology

Mark Carrigan kindly asked me to write a short piece about my Punk Sociology book (the first chapter of which is available open access here and the information about the book is here) for his Sociological Imagination site. Its a short piece, … Continue reading

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