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Digital Sociology

Critical Perspectives

Editors: Orton-Johnson, K., Prior, N. (Eds.)

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Sociology and our sociological imaginations are having to confront new digital landscapes spanning mediated social relationships, practices and social structures. This volume assesses the substantive challenges faced by the discipline as it critically reassesses its position in the digital age.

About the authors

STUART ALLAN Professor of Journalism in the Media School, Bournemouth University, UK DAVID BEER Senior Lecturer in Sociology in the Department of Sociology at the University of York, UK ROGER BURROWS Professor of Sociology at the University of York, UK ALLISON CAVANAGH is a Lecturer and Researcher in Communications at the University of Leeds, UK KAREN EVANS is Senior Lecturer at the University of Liverpool, UK DEBRA FERREDAY is a Lecturer in Media and Cultural Studies at Lancaster University, UK EILEEN GREEN is Emeritus Professor of Sociology at Teesside University, UK LYNN JAMIESON is Professor of Sociology at the University of Edinburgh, UK JUAN PABLO PARDO-GUERRA is Lecturer at the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK JOËLLE KIVITS Researcher at the University of Nancy, France DAVID LYON Director, Surveillance Studies Centre, Queen's Research Chair in Surveillance Studies, Professor of Sociology, Professor of Law, Queen's University, Canada DONALD MATHESON is Lecturer in Media and Communication at the University of Canterbury, Aotearoa, New Zealand NEIL SELWYN is a Researcher at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK CARRIE SINGLETON is a Research Fellow at Teesside University, UK JAN VAN DIJK is Professor of Communication Science at the University of Twente, The Netherlands ANDREW WEBSTER IS Professor in the Sociology of Science and Technology at the University of York, UK

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Orton-Johnson, Kate (et al.)

    Pages 1-9

  • Personal Relationships, Intimacy and the Self in a Mediated and Global Digital Age

    Jamieson, Lynn

    Pages 13-33

  • ‘Gendering the Digital’: The Impact of Gender and Technology Perspectives on the Sociological Imagination

    Green, Eileen (et al.)

    Pages 34-50

  • Afterword: Digital Relationships and Feminist Hope

    Ferreday, Debra

    Pages 51-57

  • Rethinking Space: Urban Informatics and the Sociological Imagination

    Burrows, Roger (et al.)

    Pages 61-78

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Digital Sociology
Book Subtitle
Critical Perspectives
Editors
  • K. Orton-Johnson
  • N. Prior
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-29779-2
DOI
10.1057/9781137297792
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-22282-3
Softcover ISBN
978-0-230-22283-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 249
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