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Interview with Bruno Latour from Figure/Ground

Original Available here © Bruno Latour and Figure/Ground Communication Dr. Latour was interviewed by Andrew Iliadis on September 24th, 2013 Bruno Latour is Professor at Sciences Po. Dr. Latour is a leading figure in sociology, anthropology, and science and technology studies, and he is the author of numerous books, including Laboratory Life, We Have Never Been Modern, and Reassembling the Social. … Continue reading Interview with Bruno Latour from Figure/Ground

New Issue of Thesis 11 on the Subject of Politics/ New Essay on Rancière

Originally posted on thesis eleven:
The Subject of Politics David Roberts writes in his introduction The question common to the papers in the present issue is that of the subject of politics, more exactly, the revolutionary subject, the counter-revolutionary subject, and the political subject as such. The theorists are European and the focus, with the…

good luck, sociological science!

Originally posted on orgtheory.net:
The new journal, Sociological Science, is now up and running. The goal: Open access: Accepted works are freely available, and authors retain copyright Timely: Sociological Science will make editorial decisions within 30 days; accepted works appear online immediately upon receipt of final version Evaluative, not developmental: Rather than focus on identifying…

‘Pardon the Inconvenience, We Are Changing the Country’* | Boston Review

Boston Review was good enough to publish this short article by Ana Claudia Teixeira and I.  A follow-up comes out next week. ‘Pardon the Inconvenience, We Are Changing the Country’* | Boston Review. Gianpaolo Baiocchi Ana Claudia Teixeira June 26, 2013 (*) Slogan seen on the streets of São Paulo On June 13, overzealous military … Continue reading ‘Pardon the Inconvenience, We Are Changing the Country’* | Boston Review

America’s Infrastructure Report Card

Originally posted on Installing (Social) Order:
The American Society for Civil Engineering has created a nifty interactive website about the state of infrastructure in America at http://www.infrastructurereportcard.org/. The website is appealing to look at and intuitive to use if you’re curious about, in this case, how poor American infrastructure really is in the late 2000s…

Participatory Budgeting Hits New York City | Pretty Good Piece in The Nation

Participatory Budgeting Hits New York City | The Nation. Elizabeth Whitman has written a pretty good piece in the Nation about NY’s Participatory Budget.  What’s esp nice about it is that she considers critical perspectives pretty centrally. Participatory Budgeting Hits New York City Elizabeth Whitman April 16, 2012 A community resource center to help residents find jobs … Continue reading Participatory Budgeting Hits New York City | Pretty Good Piece in The Nation