I have recently been reading Richard Sennett’s new book The Craftsman and thinking about sociology as craft. I may post something here when I finish it but, before that I found this. On Monday 2 November, Howard Becker discussed the craft of sociological writing and thinking at Goldsmiths, University of London. Illustrated through a series of his favourite sociological studies he demonstrates how these books tell about society and offer useful exemplars for researchers to reflect on their own practice and scholarship.
Podcast is available here.