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Sociologists' TalesContemporary narratives on sociological thought and practice$
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Katherine Twamley, Mark Doidge, and Andrea Scott

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9781447318668

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2015

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447318668.001.0001

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From accidental to ambitious sociology

From accidental to ambitious sociology

(p.117) Thirteen From accidental to ambitious sociology
Sociologists' Tales

Linsey McGoey

Policy Press

This short, narrative account draws on the author’ s personal experiences as a freelance journalist, exploring the reasons for embarking on a career in sociology in the United Kingdom. Scholars such as C. Wright Mills and Foucault are touched upon.

Keywords:   journalism, sociology, power, privilege

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