New Books in Sociology

Interviews with Sociologists about their New Books

https://newbooksnetwork.com/category/politics-society/sociology/

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episode 222: Deborah Lupton, "The Quantified Self" (Polity, 2016)


Lupton critically analyses the social, cultural and political dimensions of contemporary self-tracking and identifies the concepts of selfhood...


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episode 62: Alexandra D'Arcy, "Discourse-Pragmatic Variation in Context: Eight hundred years of LIKE" (John Benjamins, 2017)


"Like" is a ubiquitous feature of English with a deep history in the language, exhibiting regular and constrained variable grammars over time...


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episode 112: Victoria Reyes, "Global Borderlands: Fantasy, Violence, and Empire in Subic Bay, Philippines" (Stanford UP, 2019)


Increasing levels of globalization have led to the proliferation of spaces of international exchange...


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episode 42: Alberto Cairo, "How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter about Visual Information" (Norton, 2019)


We’ve all heard that a picture is worth a thousand words, but what if we don’t understand what we’re looking at?


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episode 59: Caroline Wanjiku Kihato, "Migrant Women of Johannesburg: Everyday Life in an In-Between City" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013)


Kihato's book is about home and not-home, eloquently told about the hopes and dreams, fears and hardships of migrant women trying to make life and livelihoods in inner city Johannesburg....


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episode 53: Mila Dragojević, "Amoral Communities: Collective Crimes in Time of War" (Cornell UP, 2019)


How does violence against civilians become permissible in wartime?


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episode 62: Ann K. McClellan, "Sherlock’s World: Fan Fiction and the Reimagining of BBC’s Sherlock" (U Iowa Press, 2018)


McClellan explores fan fiction inspired by one of the most-watch BBC series in history...


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episode 104: Elizabeth Bernstein, "Brokered Subjects: Sex, Trafficking and the Politics of Freedom" (U Chicago, 2018)


Bernstein provides an overview of feminist discourse on sex trafficking from its earliest incarnations,


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episode 111: Ruha Benjamin, "Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code" (Polity, 2019)


Benjamin argues that automation, far from being a sinister story of racist programmers scheming on the dark web, has the potential to hide, speed up, and deepen discrimination...


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