Category Archives: web cultures

Critical Theory and the Digital by David Berry

David Berry’s new book Critical Theory and the Digital has just been published by Bloomsbury. It looks excellent. I’ve ordered a library copy and I hope to get a review copy. The book looks ideal for teaching on theories of … 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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A music timeline (using big data)

Flowing data have some information about the use of data to create historical music timelines. The above shows the consumption of music genre over time.

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Social Media: A Critical Introduction

This looks like an important resource for teaching and research on contemporary media developments. Sage have recently published Christian Fuchs’ Social Media: A Critical Introduction. This builds on Christians earlier work on media, and especially his attempts to theorise media … 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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2 years and 526 posts

(A Lego mock-up of my office) It is just coming up to two years since I started this blog. I began around mid-January 2012. This is my 526th post. I’m actually quite surprised that it has lasted this long and … Continue reading

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Editing the Theory, Culture & Society open site

I’ve posted previously about Theory, Culture & Society‘s new open site. Recently I’ve taken on the role of co-editor of the site. It’s a really exciting opportunity and I’m really pleased to be taking it on. The role is still … Continue reading

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