Tag Archives: The Wire

Returning to The Wire…is it the answer?

On his blog on the sociological imagination, Jon Rainford has responded to an article I wrote with Rowland Atkinson on the TV show The Wire. The article, which is titled ‘The Ivorine Tower in the City: Engaging Urban Studies after … 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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A book on The Wire

It’s interesting that the TV show The Wire is still proving to be such a rich source if social commentary and analysis. I just came across this post about a new book on The Wire: Race, Class and Genre. A … Continue reading

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City journal blog, loads of urban culture materials

Those who have read the journal CITY will not be surprised that the journal’s blog has lots if interesting materials. Some of it provides insights into the journal content, others are posts for the site. Lots of interesting visual materials … Continue reading

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More on The Wire

Here is a link to another article on the TV show The Wire.

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Zizek on The Wire

Zizek on The Wire, here is a link to the audio of the talk (I got this from Stuart Elden’s blog). For another social science take on The Wire see this article.

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