Tag Archives: David beer

Popular Culture and New Media: The Politics of Circulation…has now been published

My new book Popular Culture and New Media: The Politics of Circulation has now been published. I’ve just received my copies in the post. The publishers site is here. Here is the blurb: Popular culture and new media are deeply … Continue reading

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The hidden dimensions of the musical field and the potential of the new social data

The article ‘The hidden dimensions of the musical field and the potential of the new social data‘, which I co-wrote with Mark Taylor, has now been published (open access) in the current issue of Sociological Research Online. In this piece … Continue reading

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Popular Culture, Digital Archives and the New Social Life of Data article is out (on online first)

The article ‘Popular Culture, Digital Archives and the New Social Life of Data‘, which I co-authored with Roger Burrows, has now been published in the online first section of the Theory, Culture & Society journal. The article will appear in … Continue reading

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Three more open access pieces added: social networking sites, Web 2.0 and the end of Top of the Pops

I’ve just added links to open access versions of three of my articles to the open access materials section of this blog. These are all quite old but they all made early interventions into developments that became known as social … Continue reading

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Another open access piece added: the sociological imagination as popular culture

Following my previous post on Mad Men and sociology, I’ve just added a link to the following chapter to the open access materials section: Beer, D. & Burrows, R. (2010) ‘The sociological imagination as popular culture’, in, Burnett, J., Jeffers, … Continue reading

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The chaos of music genres

My piece ‘The Chaos of Music Genres’ has just been published by Berfrois. Here’s a link.

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