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March 2014 


2013 BJS Annual Public Lecture

 Values beyond value? Is anything beyond the logic of capital?
Bev Skeggs

Culture, class and competition

'Mafia Baroque': post-socialist architecture and urban planning in Bulgaria
Max Holleran

Reading self-help literature in Russia: governmentality, psychology and subjectivity
Suvi Salmenniemi and Mariya Vorona

 Russia's social upper class: from ostentation to culturedness
Elisabeth Schimpfossl

 'Race ' and racialization

Governing multicultural populations and family life
Suki Ali

 Challenging a culture of racial equivalence
Miri Song

Negotiating male sexualities

 The intersection of youth masculinities, decreasing homophobia and class: an ethnography
Mark McCormack 

Differentiating selves: middle-aged gay men in Manchester's less visible 'homospaces'
Paul Simpson

'A place for men to come and do their thing': constructing masculinities in betting shops in London
Rebecca Cassidy

 Book Reviews


June 2014 


 Editorial Introduction

Money, risk and uncertainty

Uncertainty: the Curate's egg in financial economics
Jocelyn Pixley

Pennies from  heaven? Conceptions and earmarking of lottery prize money
Anna Hedenus

Alleviating poverty or reinforcing inequality? Interpreting micro-finance in practice with illustrations from rural China
Becky Yang Hsu

Media in society and sociology

Social media in the 2011 Egyptian uprising
Robert Brym, Melissa Godbout, Andreas Hoffbauer, Gabe Menard and Tony Huiquan Zhang

Social theory and current affairs: a framework for intellectual engagement
Rob Stones

The advanced use of mobile phones in five European countries
Leopoldina Fortunati and Sakira Taipale


The idea of philosophical sociology
Daniel Chernilo

The arbitrariness and normativity of social conventions
Ismael Al-Amoudi and John Latsis 

Book Reviews