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Swimming Upstream: Sociology Beyond Description

By Nicholas Gane In this special series for The Sociological Review website, innovative sociologists reflect on the challenges and opportunities facing the discipline today. In thefifth essay, Nicholas Gane, Professor of Sociology at the University of Warwick, reflects on the alleged failure of Sociology to address the causes of the financial crisis.  On the eve of the […]

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On Doing Words With Things: Citizens, Claims and Digital Acts

By Evelyn Ruppert In this special series for The Sociological Review website, innovative sociologists reflect on the challenges and opportunities facing the discipline today. In the third essay, Evelyn Ruppert, Professor of Sociology at Goldsmiths College, considers the questions which the internet poses for political subjectivity and the challenge this raises for Digital Sociology. Who is […]

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