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I just spotted New Philosopher for the first time, in an airport newsagents. I’ve occasionally bought or subscribed to Philosopher’s Magazine and Philosophy Now in the past. That makes three popular magazines about philosophy aimed at a general audience. Why such an abundance of philosophy magazines and yet no comparable sociology publications? Is it because the […]

Dear Colleague, I hope that you have come across Discover Society the online magazine which publishes pieces based on social science research for a wide audience – you may even have written for us – but if not do check it out at discoversociety.org As Editors we are committed ensuring that the magazine continues to […]

      Discover Society is a free online magazine featuring articles on social research, policy analysis and commentary. It is supported by Policy Press and endorsed by the British Sociological Association and the Social Policy Association. We publish short (1500 word) research-based articles on a variety of topics. We also publish: ‘Viewpoints’ (on current social issues); ‘Policy Briefings’; ‘On the […]

http://discoversociety.org ISSUE NINE: June 2014     Focus:   Sue Scott On the Truth in Sex: The Times they are a-Changin’, or Not   Articles: Ruth Holliday, David Bell, Meredith Jones & Olive Cheung Clinical Trails: Cosmetic Surgery Tourism Stephen Crossley “Joining the Dots”? The Role of Research in the ‘Troubled Families’ Agenda Naaz Rashid […]

It was interesting to follow the #BritSoc14 tweeting last week. The quality and quantity of the live tweeting was quite striking relative to previous conferences. Not surprisingly, it was the digital sociology sessions that provoked the most live tweeting. If Twitter is a reliable guide, which it probably isn’t, digital sociology seemed to be one […]

DISCOVER SOCIETY Measured-Factual-Critical http://discoversociety.org ISSUE FIVE: February 2014   Focus:   Andrew McGettigan Managerialism, Democracy and the New Political Economy of English Higher Education   Articles:                                Mary Stuart Reconnecting and Re–Purposing the Civic Purpose of Universities Diane Reay From Academic Freedom to Academic Capitalism Nick Stevenson Wars Over English The Culture Schools Timothy Clarke, […]

Please circulate on local lists DISCOVER SOCIETY Measured-Factual-Critical http://discoversociety.org ISSUE Three: December 2013 Special Issue on Wealth     Focus:   John Hills The Distribution of Wealth: What We Think and How It Is     Articles:                           Caroline Knowles Millionaires Welcome: UK Migration and London Neighbourhoods John Urry The Rich-Class and Offshore Worlds Beverley Searle […]

Issue 2 of online magazine of social research, policy analysis and commentary, Discover Society, out today. DISCOVER SOCIETY Measured-Factual-Critical http://discoversociety.org ISSUE TWO: November 2013     Focus:   Danny Dorling Dismantling Universalism: Inequality and Public Health   Articles:                           John Brewer Culture, Class and Protestantism in Urban Belfast  Lynn Jamieson John MacInnes and                                 Sin Yi Cheung […]

Announcing a new monthly online magazine of social research, policy analysis and commentary CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS DISCOVER SOCIETY Measured-Factual-Critical http://discoversociety.org We publish short (1500 word) research-based articles on social topics. We also publish: ‘Viewpoints’ (on current social issues); ‘Policy Briefings’; ‘On the Frontline’, and a longer, ‘Focus’ article in each issue We welcome contributions that […]

DISCOVER SOCIETY Measured-Factual-Critical http://discoversociety.org The first issue includes articles by: Gurminder K. Bhambra, Sam Friedman, Jacqui Gabb and Janet Fink, Peter Taylor-Gooby, Suzanne Hall, Lisa McKenzie, Alice Mah, James Nazroo, Karen Rowlingson and Steve McKay, Emma Uprichard, Alan Warde, and Mike Savage Further details: Twitter: @discoversoc (https://twitter.com/DiscoverSoc) Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/discoversociety Email: discoversociety@outlook.com Managing Editors: John Holmwood (University of […]

Announcing a new monthly online magazine of social research, policy analysis and commentary CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS DISCOVER SOCIETY Measured-Factual-Critical http://discoversociety.org We publish short (1500 word) research-based articles on social topics. We also publish: ‘Viewpoints’ (on current social issues); ‘Policy Briefings’; ‘On the Frontline’, and a longer, ‘Focus’ article in each issue We welcome contributions that […]