Tag Archives: digital sociology

Why should sociologists study digital media?

Deborah Lupton has posted a comprehensive and helpful list of the reasons why sociologists should study digital media. The post on her This Sociological Life blog argues for the centrality of digital media in a range of social processes, practices … Continue reading

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The New Circulations of Culture

My short article ‘The New Circulations of Culture’ has just been published in Berfrois. It’s a piece about the way that data circulations and new media infrastrcutures are reconfiguring culture (based upon my recent book).

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Deborah Lupton on the implications of digital sociology

On her great blog This Sociological Life, Deborah Lupton has offered some reflections on ‘Digital Sociology, Public Sociology, Private Sociology‘. The post responds to a recent event to think about the implications of digital sociology for the broader discipline and … Continue reading

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Digital Sociology study group website

The Digital Sociology study group, which is affiliated with the British Sociological Association, has a really lively and informative website. It’s updated regularly and also has a Twitter feed. The site is run by the group coordinators Mark Carrigan and … Continue reading

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What is digital sociology? An audio interview with Noortje Marres

Mark Carrigan has posted an audio interview with Noortje Marres. The interview is titled ‘What is digital sociology?’. Noortje discusses various aspects of digital sociology in the interview. She discusses the various problems and dilemmas raised by digital analytics. She … Continue reading

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Deborah Lupton on blogging (an audio interview)…

Deborah Lupton, who is really taking a lead on digital sociology, has been interviewed by Mark Carrigan for his Digital Sociologists series of podcasts. The interview is available here. This is the forth in the series. The previous contributors were … Continue reading

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What is holding digital sociology back?

A new issue of Fast Capitalism has been published, it includes a special section on Academia and the Internet. In response to this special section Antonio A. Casilli asks What is Holding Back Digital Sociology? His post works through some … Continue reading

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