Category Archives: writing

Punk Sociology…cover, pre-orders, publisher’s site and an endorsement

My Punk Sociology book has a cover and is now available for pre-orders (for those who are interested the information on this is below). The process is moving at lightning speed. The book is due for publication on 7th January. … Continue reading

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Punk Sociology…now in production

I’ve just heard from the publisher that my Punk Sociology book has now gone into production. We are aiming for a January publication date. I posted about the book a little while ago, when I had a first draft of … Continue reading

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Current reading…Simmel, Globalization, Benjamin

I haven’t posted very much on here recently about the things I’ve been reading (this is one of the things I’ve used this blog for over the last couple of years, with me adding short reviews of articles and books). … Continue reading

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An interview with Shiloh Krupar

Stuart Elden has interviewed Shiloh Krupar for the Society and Space open site. The interview focuses on her excellent sounding new book Hot Spotter’s Report: Military Fables of Toxic Waste. The interview also discusses Krupar use of alternative styles and … Continue reading

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Les Back and Michael Bull discuss the tenth anniversary of the Auditory Culture Reader

The Auditory Culture Reader is a great book. I remember buying a copy at the British Sociological Association in 2004. I was working on my PhD at the time and the book really helped with the work I was trying … Continue reading

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Digital by-product data and the social sciences (my postgraduate module)

Over the last two or three weeks I’ve been working on my postgraduate module ‘Digital by-product data and the social sciences’. The module ran for the first time last year and I’ve been trying to develop the content a bit … Continue reading

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Discover Society is launched

Discover Society is a new online magazine that has just had its first issue published. This is a really important development. It is intended to be a magazine for open public social science. It’s open access and the pieces are … Continue reading

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