Big data and the future of sociological theory — Mark Carrigan

My notes on Mohr, J.W. (2015) Big Data/Big Theory – Part 1. Perspectives 37(2) It’s often assumed that big data poses a threat to sociological theorising in the traditional sense, with the infamous Wired article on the ‘end of theory’ standing as emblematic of the belief that sufficiently large datasets mean theory can be dispensed […]

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