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Writing Fiction and Writing Social Science

In the third part of our special section on Sociology and Fiction, Rob Kitchin talks to our Digital Fellow Mark Carrigan about scholarly writing, fictional writing and the relationship between them.  Have you always written fiction? Or is it something that began once you were an established academic writer?  I wrote my first novel when I was twenty one.  I […]

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Launching Fiction @ The Sociological Review

Thinking and writing sociologically, as The Sociological Review’s manifesto outlines, has always been an art as much as a science. It ‘involves intricate and complex sets of sensitivities and sensibilities that require fostering and developing, orientated towards emerging issues as well as the perennial debates.’ We are seeking high quality fiction that is considered, reflective and attuned […]

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Making So Fi, a sociological fiction zine

So Fi, a sociological fiction zine, launched on June 24 2017 online and at the London Radical Bookfair. This zine brings together 21 sociologically-imaginative short stories from writers around the world. You can read the zine online at https://sofizine.wordpress.com. I decided to create the zine as part of my Endeavour Research Fellowship, part of the Australia […]

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Patricia Leavy on Social Fictions

In the fifth part of our special section on Sociology and Fiction, Patricia Leavy talks to our Digital Fellow Mark Carrigan about sociological writing and her work on social fictions. Originally posted 27th March 2016.

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