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Digital Sociology: The Reinvention of Social Research by Noortje Marres

By Noortje Marres

This provocative new advent to the sector of electronic sociology bargains a serious assessment of interdisciplinary debates approximately new methods of understanding society which are rising at the present time on the interface of computing, media, social examine and social life.

Digital Sociology introduces key recommendations, tools and understandings that at present tell the improvement of in particular electronic kinds of social enquiry. Marres assesses the relevance and value of electronic equipment, facts and methods for the examine of sociological phenomena and evaluates the most important declare that computation makes attainable a brand new ‘science of society’. As Marres argues, the electronic does even more than encourage innovation in social study: it forces us to have interaction anew with basic sociological questions. We needs to discover ways to savor that the electronic has the means to throw into quandary current wisdom frameworks and is probably going to reconfigure wider relations.

This well timed engagement with a key transformation of our age should be necessary studying for undergraduate and graduate scholars taking classes in electronic sociology, electronic media, computing and society.

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