A Guide to Methods and Practice
“An engaging story of the meaning digital media have in societies. The writing is relatable, with diverse and comprehensive references to theories. Above all, this is a fun book on what a contemporary digital society looks like!”
Simon Lindgren is Professor of Sociology at Ume University in Sweden. He is also director of DIGSUM, an interdisciplinary academic research centre studying the social dimensions of digital technology, and the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Digital Social Research.
His research is about the relationship between digital media and society with a particular focus on politics and power relations. He studies mobilisation and contention on the internet and the consequences of datafication and automation for such processes.
Digital Society Social Media Platforms Beyond Optimism and Pessimism Interaction and Identity Communities and Networks Visuality and Visibility Emotions and Affect Power and Exploitation Activism and Mobilisation Datafication and Algorithms Software and Devices Researching Digital Society Epilogue: Digital Media and Social Change