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The history (and future) of sociology at Goldsmiths

As part of their 50th anniversary celebrations the sociology department at Goldsmiths have been posting various items about their history. They have just posted this really interesting exchange on the history if the department. The exchange involves a range of … Continue reading


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Finding sociology’s future in its history

I recently finished reading Chris Renwick’s excellent book British Sociology’s Lost Biological Roots: A History of Futures Past. It’s a detailed history of the development of British sociology in the early twentieth century. The book focuses upon Francis Galton, Patrick … Continue reading

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A special issue on ‘a decade of Internet time’

An interesting looking issue of Information, Communication & Society on ‘a decade of Internet time’ has just been published. Looks like there could be some important pieces here that reflect back over crucial issues from the last ten years of … Continue reading

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Punks and hippies

Another article here on punk. This time on its historical origins and relations to the hippy movement. It seems that they might not have been all that different, although from what I’ve heard the music was.

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