Category Archives: media studies

Review of Tim Highfield’s “Social Media and Everyday Politics” on Early View #sssi #sociology

Today we are all the more aware that Twitter is used by politicians and for political purposes. As Rituparna Patgiri writes in her review,  Tim Highfield “very beautifully highlights the role that social media plays in organizing or helping movements and protests. … Continue reading

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On Early View Andreas Bischoff’s review of Winking & Leeds-Hurwitz’s book on Goffman

As the reception of our Special Issue on ‘Erving Goffman’ edited by Dmitri Shalin demonstrated there is an enormous interest in Goffman’s work and a need to (re-)examine his analyses  also in light of his biography. This interest in Goffman’s work also is … Continue reading

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