Tag Archives: digital sociology

An interview about digital data and the future of social research

The second interview I did with Mark Carrigan focused on questions around digital data and the future of social research. We focused on the importance of digital data, why I matters, how we can cope with it and what it … Continue reading

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Scraping the social? By Noortje Marres and Esther Weltevrede

Noortje Marres and Esther Weltevrede’s article ‘Scraping the Social? Issues in Live Social Research‘ has just been published in the Journal of Cultural Economy. I’ve been waiting for this piece to come out so that I can add it to … Continue reading

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Digital Sociology: Critical Perspectives is published

Digital Sociology: Critical Perspectives edited by Kate Orton-Johnson and Nick Prior has now been published (in both paperback and Hardback). I’ve got a chapter in here, co-authored with Roger Burrows, on ‘Rethinking Space: Urban Informatics and the Sociological Imagination’.

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What is digital sociology?

Noortje Marres has posted an interesting piece on the question ‘What is digital sociology?’ at the CSISP blog. Noortje draws in her experiences of running the MA in digital sociology and also on the various cutting-edge bits of research she … Continue reading

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Digital sociology online resources

Goldsmiths are now running a really exciting programme on digital sociology. It’s run by Noortje Marres. They’ve been posting some resources. They’ve just added a page with online resources for digital sociology. There’s some interesting stuff here already, including talks … Continue reading

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Digital Sociology: Critical Perspectives book

Digital Sociology: Critical Perspectives edited by Kate Orton-Johnson and Nick Prior will be published early next year. It can be pre-ordered now, and the paperback is moderately priced. Here is the information on the publishers site , and here is … Continue reading

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Dhiraj Murthy’s blog iSociology

Dhiraj Murthy has a blog called iSociology: sociology of new media. Dhiraj is particularly well known for a pathbreaking piece on digital ethnography that was published in the journal Sociology. He has also written a forthcoming book about Twitter. His … Continue reading

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