Tag Archives: social science

Michael Billig on what is wrong with social science writing

Michael Billig has a short opinion piece in Times Higher Education on writing in the social science. He raises a number of problems and concerns. He has also recently published a book on this topic. Here is a short excerpt … Continue reading

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Mad Men (and sociology)

I recently finished watching a DVD of Mad Men season 5. This year I’ve watched all of the seasons. Which is a good example of Scott Lash’s observation that DVD box sets are part of what he calls ‘intensive culture’. … Continue reading

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Data and visualisation blogs (a list)

Here, at flowing data, is a account of the top data and visualisation blogs. Here there are lots of examples of the sociological imagination in action and also opportunities for developing new research methods. It’s surprising how vibrant this type … Continue reading


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