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Is the use of social media becoming mainstream in sociology?

In a recent post on his blog, Mark Carrigan has asked if the use of social media is becoming mainstream in UK sociology. He suggests that he has seen a significant increase in sociologists using social media over the last … Continue reading

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Mark Carrigan on academic blogging

Following on from my previous post, Mark Carrigan offers some thoughtful reflections on academic blogging. He raises lots of issues here. The piece explores (and defends) the relative value of academic blogging and how it might fit into academic work. … Continue reading

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Mark Carrigan interviews Les Back about his academic diary book

One of my favourite publications of recent years is Les Back’s Academic Diary. It’s an online open access book that contains lots of short pieces on various aspects of academic life. It contains some lively sociological insights into the practices, … Continue reading

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