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My Academic Diary: Michaela Benson

By Michaela Benson In this audio academic diary, our Managing Editor Michaela Benson reflects on her fieldwork experiences with the Brexit Brits Abroad project. Carrying out live sociology on such a fast-moving topic poses particular challenges, calling for reflection on the rhythms and routines of our scholarship. Originally posted 15th November 2017.

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Life Methods

By Des Fitzgerald Panic on the streets of Swansea In May 2016, in its online ‘Cities’ section, the Guardian reported on a survey about the rate of panic attacks in a range of different UK cities. The article partly caught my eye because, according to the survey, South Wales (where I live!) is the most […]

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The Future Imagination: Going Live, Getting Real, DIY

Special Section on Future Sociologies By Kirsteen Paton Today’s post-crash era of financial capitalism affects everyday life in profound and mundane ways. We are submitted to the logic and language of value, measured by big data, subject to metrics and, under austerity, we are forced to shoulder the problem of public debt, individually. All of […]

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