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Some reflections on The Future of Social Theory

It is just coming up to 10 years since Nick Gane‘s The Future of Social Theory was published. At the time I was in the middle of my PhD and I found this book to be a real inspiration, it … Continue reading

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Cultural Speed-up

Cultural Speed-up is an issue that comes up quite a bit in my teaching. Students often discuss the speed of the transformations they are observing. The discussions we have of Georg Simmel’s piece is often a source for thinking about … Continue reading

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A new book on Max Weber and Contemporary capitalism

My colleague Nick Gane has just had his new book Max Weber and Contemporary Capitalism published by Palgrave McMillan. I read the first two chapters yesterday and the were brilliant. I’m going to work through the rest. It really takes … Continue reading

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