Digital Sociology: Critical Perspectives

Editor/Author Orton-Johnson, Kate and Prior, Nick
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Single-User Purchase Price: $120.00
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ISBN: 978-0-230-22283-0
Category: Social Sciences - Sociology
Image Count: 3
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

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.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Illustrations
  • List of Contributors
  • Introduction - Kate Orton-Johnson and Nick Prior
  • Relationships
  • Spaces
  • Structures
  • Mediations
  • Practices
  • Part I Relationships
  • 1 Personal Relationships, Intimacy and the Self in a Mediated and Global Digital Age - Lynn Jamieson
  • 2 ‘Gendering the Digital’: The Impact of Gender and Technology Perspectives on the Sociological Imagination - Eileen Green and Carrie Singleton
  • 3 Afterword: Digital Relationships and Feminist Hope - Debra Ferreday
  • Part II Spaces
  • 4 Rethinking Space: Urban Informatics and the Sociological Imagination - Roger Burrows and David Beer
  • 5 Re-Thinking Community in the Digital Age? - Karen Evans
  • 6 Afterword: Digital Spaces, Sociology and Surveillance - David Lyon
  • Part III Structures
  • 7 Inequalities in the Network Society - Jan A. G. M. van Dijk
  • 8 Trillions Out of Ones and Zeros: The Sociology of Finance Encounters the Digital Age - Juan Pablo Pardo-Guerra
  • 9 Digital Fields, Networks and Capital: Sociology beyond Structures and Fluids - Mike Savage
  • Part IV Mediations
  • 10 War Reporting in a Digital Age - Stuart Allan and Donald Matheson
  • 11 Imagining Networks: The Sociology of Connection in the Digital Age - Allison Cavanagh
  • 12 Afterword: Mediating the Digital - Nick Prior and Kate Orton-Johnson
  • Part V Practices
  • 13 Rethinking Education in the Digital Age - Neil Selwyn
  • 14 E-Health and Renewed Sociological Approaches to Health and Illness - Joëlle Kivits
  • 15 Afterword: Digital Technology and Sociological Windows - Andrew Webster