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Calculating the Social

I’ve just come across this interesting looking collection Calculating the Social: Standards and the Reconfiguration of Governing edited by Vaughan Higgins and Wendy Larner. The editorial introduction is available open access here. Advertisements

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My review of Btihaj Ajana’s Governing Through Biometrics: The Biopolitics of Identity

My review of Btihaj Ajana’s excellent book Governing Through Biometrics: The Biopolitics of Identity has just been published on the early view section of Information, Communication & Society. [Update: the review is available open access to the first 50 people … Continue reading

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Flip-Flop: A Journey Through Globalisation’s Backroads

Caroline Knowles’ new book Flip-Flop: A Journey Through Globalisation’s Backroads is soon to be published by Pluto Books. I’ve used one of Caroline’s articles on this topic to explore the relations between fashion and globalisation. The book looks like it … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Stuart Elden’s Foucault’s Last Decade now has a web page

I’ve been enjoying following Stuart Elden’s updates on his current book project Foucault’s Last Decade. Stuart has been posting regular updates on his research and writing for the book, along with interesting discoveries and observations. It looks like a really … Continue reading

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