Tag Archives: Andrew Abbott

Mad Men (and sociology)

I recently finished watching a DVD of Mad Men season 5. This year I’ve watched all of the seasons. Which is a good example of Scott Lash’s observation that DVD box sets are part of what he calls ‘intensive culture’. … Continue reading

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Using social media data to do social research

My article ‘Using Social Media Data Aggregators to do Social Research’ has been published in Sociological Research Online. This piece looks at how commercial forms of software can be used extract and analyse data from social media. I’ve tried to … Continue reading

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