Paper $49.95 ISBN: 9781447329015 Published November 2016 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $120.00 ISBN: 9781447329008 Published January 2017 For sale in North and South America only

Digital Sociologies

Edited by Jessie Daniels, Karen Gregory, and Tressie McMillan Cottom

Digital Sociologies

Edited by Jessie Daniels, Karen Gregory, and Tressie McMillan Cottom

Distributed for Policy Press at the University of Bristol

520 pages | 6 3/4 x 9 1/2
Paper $49.95 ISBN: 9781447329015 Published November 2016 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $120.00 ISBN: 9781447329008 Published January 2017 For sale in North and South America only
This handbook offers a much-needed overview of the rapidly growing field of digital sociology. Rooted in a critical understanding of inequality as foundational to digital sociology, it connects digital media technologies to traditional areas of study in sociology, such as labor, culture, education, race, class, and gender. It covers a wide variety of topics, including web analytics, wearable technologies, social media analysis, and digital labor. The result is a benchmark volume that places the digital squarely at the forefront of contemporary investigations of the social.
Review Quotes
Sarah Mirk | Bitch Media
“Really interesting.”
Joe Feagin, Texas A & M University, former president of the American Sociological Association
“In this cutting-edge book, innovative scholars with an impressive array of sociological perspectives probe major dimensions of our increasingly pervasive digital world. . . . A book for all concerned about the digital revolution and the future of global democracy.”
Emma Bond, University of Suffolk
“An in-depth conceptual analysis of everyday life—an invaluable and essential contribution—I highly recommend it.”
John Holmwood, University of Nottingham
“An exciting volume of essays addressing new digital sociologies. . . . Timely and engaging and confront[ing] more conventional sociologies with a new upstart in the field.”
David Beer, University of York
“A comprehensive account of the digital sociology project whose scope is startling in its ambition and which shows how the digital has implications for nearly all sociological topics, questions, and problems.”
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