Sociology in digital environment:
towards digital social research

Zhuravleva Е.Yu.

Cand. Sci. (Philos.), Assoc. Prof., Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation, Vologda, Russia

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Zhuravleva Е.Yu. Sociology in digital environment: towards digital social research. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2015. No 8. P. 25-33


The article describes models of research practices in the digital network environment that expand boundaries of sociological and social research: “computational social science”, “computational sociology”, “e-social science”, “digital sociology”, “digital social science”, “digital social research”. Particular attention is paid to re-location of this type of research from academic institutions to corporate research laboratories in order to ascertain relationship of the above models with digital social sciences on the level of methods and common projects.

computational social science; computational sociology; e-social science; digital sociology; digital social science; digital social research
Content No 8, 2015