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Some thoughts on sociological writing

The denial of what Ben Agger calls ‘authoriality’ in sociological texts helps explain why concerns about the character of sociological writing have figured so prominently in recurrent anxieties about the status and future of the discipline. Its suppression involves a certain kind of self-presentation for sociology, as individual sociologists frame […]

Sociology and Attentiveness

The notion of attentiveness has been on my mind recently, as I find myself frantically jumping through hoops in the run-up to PhD submission. I’ve spent weeks chopping up a 70k word document, rearranging the pieces and plugging the gaps that appear as a result. After years of my PhD being so big and nebulous, […]