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Digital sociologies / edited by Jessie Daniels, Karen Gregory, Tressie McMillan Cottom.

Contributor(s): Daniels, Jessie, 1961- [editor.] | Gregory, Karen (Lecturer in digital sociology) [editor.] | Cottom, Tressie McMillan [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Bristol, UK ; Chicago, IL : Policy Press, 2017Copyright date: ℗♭2017Description: xxx, 497 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781447329015 (paperback).Subject(s): Digital media -- Social aspects | Sociology | Technology -- Sociological aspectsDDC classification: 302.231 DIG
Contents:
PART I. DIGITAL SOCIOLOGY IN EVERDAY LIFE -- Structure and Agency in a Digital World / Karen Gregory -- Beyond Digital Dualism: Modeling Digital Community / Alexia Maddox -- A Return to Gemeinschaft: Digital Impression Management and the Sharing Economy / Alexandrea Ravenelle -- Digital Discourse Analysis: Finding Meaning In Small Online Spaces / Timothy Recuber -- Virtually Ethical: Ethnographic Challenges in Researching Textile Crafters Online / Alison Mayne -- Interactivity, Social Media, and Superman: How Comic Books Can Help Us Understand And Conceptualise Interactivity Online / Harry T. Dyer -- The Digital Solidarity Trap: Social Movement Research and Online Activism / Theresa A. Hunt -- Digital Orientalism: TripAdvisor and Online Travelers' Tales / Trevor Jamerson -- PART II: DIGITIZED INSTITUTIONS -- Digitized Institutions and Inequalities / Tressie McMillan Cottom --Toward a Digital Sociology of School / Neil Selwyn, Selena Nemorin, Scott Bulfin and Nicola Johnson -- Representing 'Inforgs' in Data-Driven Decisions / Jeffery Alan Johnson -- Employee Monitoring in a Digital Context / Calle Rosengren and Mikael Ottoson -- Digital Sociology's Vocational Promise / Stephen Barnard -- Black CyberFeminism: Ways Forward for Intersectionality and Digital Sociology / Tressie McMillan Cottom -- Deconstructing Racism on College Websites / Monita H. Mungo -- Yakking About College Life: Examining the role of anonymous forums on community identity formation / Francesca Tripodi -- On Thursdays We Watch Scandal: Communal Viewing and Black Twitter / Apryl Williams --Disruptive Labor: Bleacher Report and the Monetization of Mass Amateurization / Andrew McKinney -- Covert Leisure and Public Space: Geocaching In Post-9/11 New York City / Jonathan R. Wynn -- PART III: DIGITAL BODIES -- Bodies in Code / Jessie Daniels -- Personal Data Practices in the Age of Lively Data / Deborah Lupton -- "They're just too urban": Black gamers streaming on Twitch / Kishonna Gray -- From "Geek" to "Chic": Wearable Technology and the Woman Question / Elizabeth Wissinger -- Queer Facebook? Digital Sociality and Queer Theory / Benjamin Haber -- The Ms. Dewey "Experience": Technoculture, Gender, and Race / Miriam E. Sweeney -- The Emperor's New Data Clothes: Implications of 'Nudity' as a Racialized and Gendered Metaphor in Discourse on Personal Digital Data / Yuliya Grinberg -- Post Your Comments Below: A Case Study of Immigrant Bashing Online / Adrian Cruz and Kazuyo Kubo -- Our Mothers Have Always Been Machines: The Conflation of Media and Motherhood / Kara Van Cleaf -- #notracist: Exploring Racism Denial Talk on Twitter / Sanjay Sharma and Phillip Brooker.
Summary: "Providing a much needed overview of the growing field of digital sociology, this handbook connects digital media technologies to the traditional sociological areas of study, like labour, culture, education, race, class and gender. Rooted in a critical understanding of inequality as foundational to digital sociology and is edited by leaders in the field. It includes topics ranging from web analytics, wearable technologies, social media analysis and digital labour. This rigorous, accessible text explores contemporary dilemmas and problems of the digital age in relation to inequality, institutions and social identity, making it suitable for use for a global audience on a variety of social science courses and beyond. Offering an important step forward for the discipline of sociology Digital sociologies is an important intellectual benchmark in placing digital at the forefront of investigating the social."--Policy Press website.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

PART I. DIGITAL SOCIOLOGY IN EVERDAY LIFE -- Structure and Agency in a Digital World / Karen Gregory -- Beyond Digital Dualism: Modeling Digital Community / Alexia Maddox -- A Return to Gemeinschaft: Digital Impression Management and the Sharing Economy / Alexandrea Ravenelle -- Digital Discourse Analysis: Finding Meaning In Small Online Spaces / Timothy Recuber -- Virtually Ethical: Ethnographic Challenges in Researching Textile Crafters Online / Alison Mayne -- Interactivity, Social Media, and Superman: How Comic Books Can Help Us Understand And Conceptualise Interactivity Online / Harry T. Dyer -- The Digital Solidarity Trap: Social Movement Research and Online Activism / Theresa A. Hunt -- Digital Orientalism: TripAdvisor and Online Travelers' Tales / Trevor Jamerson -- PART II: DIGITIZED INSTITUTIONS -- Digitized Institutions and Inequalities / Tressie McMillan Cottom --Toward a Digital Sociology of School / Neil Selwyn, Selena Nemorin, Scott Bulfin and Nicola Johnson -- Representing 'Inforgs' in Data-Driven Decisions / Jeffery Alan Johnson -- Employee Monitoring in a Digital Context / Calle Rosengren and Mikael Ottoson -- Digital Sociology's Vocational Promise / Stephen Barnard -- Black CyberFeminism: Ways Forward for Intersectionality and Digital Sociology / Tressie McMillan Cottom -- Deconstructing Racism on College Websites / Monita H. Mungo -- Yakking About College Life: Examining the role of anonymous forums on community identity formation / Francesca Tripodi -- On Thursdays We Watch Scandal: Communal Viewing and Black Twitter / Apryl Williams --Disruptive Labor: Bleacher Report and the Monetization of Mass Amateurization / Andrew McKinney -- Covert Leisure and Public Space: Geocaching In Post-9/11 New York City / Jonathan R. Wynn -- PART III: DIGITAL BODIES -- Bodies in Code / Jessie Daniels -- Personal Data Practices in the Age of Lively Data / Deborah Lupton -- "They're just too urban": Black gamers streaming on Twitch / Kishonna Gray -- From "Geek" to "Chic": Wearable Technology and the Woman Question / Elizabeth Wissinger -- Queer Facebook? Digital Sociality and Queer Theory / Benjamin Haber -- The Ms. Dewey "Experience": Technoculture, Gender, and Race / Miriam E. Sweeney -- The Emperor's New Data Clothes: Implications of 'Nudity' as a Racialized and Gendered Metaphor in Discourse on Personal Digital Data / Yuliya Grinberg -- Post Your Comments Below: A Case Study of Immigrant Bashing Online / Adrian Cruz and Kazuyo Kubo -- Our Mothers Have Always Been Machines: The Conflation of Media and Motherhood / Kara Van Cleaf -- #notracist: Exploring Racism Denial Talk on Twitter / Sanjay Sharma and Phillip Brooker.

"Providing a much needed overview of the growing field of digital sociology, this handbook connects digital media technologies to the traditional sociological areas of study, like labour, culture, education, race, class and gender. Rooted in a critical understanding of inequality as foundational to digital sociology and is edited by leaders in the field. It includes topics ranging from web analytics, wearable technologies, social media analysis and digital labour. This rigorous, accessible text explores contemporary dilemmas and problems of the digital age in relation to inequality, institutions and social identity, making it suitable for use for a global audience on a variety of social science courses and beyond. Offering an important step forward for the discipline of sociology Digital sociologies is an important intellectual benchmark in placing digital at the forefront of investigating the social."--Policy Press website.

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