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My review of Btihaj Ajana’s Governing Through Biometrics: The Biopolitics of Identity

My review of Btihaj Ajana’s excellent book Governing Through Biometrics: The Biopolitics of Identity has just been published on the early view section of Information, Communication & Society. [Update: the review is available open access to the first 50 people … Continue reading

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Joanna Hodge reviews Walter Benjamin: A Critical Life

Joanna Hodge has reviewed an important new book Walter Benjamin: A Critical Life by Howard Eiland and Michael W Jennings for Times Higher. As is mentioned in the review, this book is particularly notable because the authors edited the important … Continue reading

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Sarah Burton reviews C. Wright Mills and the Sociological Imagination: Contemporary Perspectives

Sarah Burton has reviewed John Scott and Ann Nilson’s edited collection on C.Wright Mills and the Sociological Imagination: Contemporary Perspectives for the LSE Review of Books.

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A second review of Punk Sociology

Last week I posted a link to Deborah Lupton’s review of Punk Sociology. A second review of the book has now been published, its by Jon Rainford and is available on his blog.

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Deborah Lupton reviews Punk Sociology

I’m really pleased to say that Deborah Lupton has written a review of Punk Sociology for her excellent This Sociological Life blog.

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The History of Oxford University Press

Bernard Porter has an interesting review of The History of Oxford University Press Volume III: 1896-1970. The piece discusses the history of the press, its status and its apparent limitations.

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David Runciman reviews Alex Ferguson’s autobiography

David Runciman has reviewed My Autobiography by Alex Ferguson for the London Review of Books.

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A review of Live Methods

I’ve posted before about Les Back and Nirmal Puwar’s Live Methods. Lisa Sugiara has now reviewed it for ICS.

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Collecting Simmel’s Thoughts

My piece Collecting Simmel’s Thoughts: Fragmentation, Consistency, Unity has been published in Berfrois. It’s a review piece that reflects upon Henry Schermer and David Jary’s recently published book Form and Dialectic in Georg Simmel’s Sociology: A New Perspective. As well … Continue reading

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A review of Teaching Politics Beyond the Book

Caroline Varin has reviewed Teaching Politics Beyond the Book: Film, Texts and New Media in the Classroom. Robert edited by W. Glober and Daniel Tagliarina for the LSE Impact blog. The book explores how alternative resources – from film, music, … Continue reading

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