Visual Soci­ol­ogy

Inter­na­tional Visual Soci­ol­ogy Asso­ci­a­tion:

British Soci­o­log­i­cal Asso­ci­a­tion Visual Soci­ol­ogy Study Group:

Visual Soci­ol­ogy, A Field Guide:

Soci­o­log­i­cal Images:

Josh Packard’s take on visual soci­ol­ogy:

Visual Col­lec­tions and Photographers

Last­Stop! is a visual record of the Lon­don Routemas­ters’ final months, includ­ing images of work­ers, work­places and pas­sen­gers:

Lost Labor is a col­lec­tion of pho­tos from the US from 1900–1980 of jobs that no longer exist:

Images from the 1984/85 Min­ers’ Strike:

Mas­ters of Pho­tog­ra­phy:

V&A Explor­ing Pho­tog­ra­phy:

Issue mag­a­zine:

Rogan Mac­Don­ald:

Paul Halliday’s Lon­don project:

Lon­don Inde­pen­dent Pho­tog­ra­phy:

Mau­rice Broomfield’s pho­tographs of indus­trial Britain:,dwp_uuid=a712eb94-dc2b-11da-890d-0000779e2340.html


Places and Projects

The Cen­ter for Working-Class Stud­ies at Youngstown State Uni­ver­sity includes mate­r­ial on worker por­traits and working-class lit­er­a­ture:

Cen­tre for Urban and Com­mu­nity Research, Gold­smiths, Uni­ver­sity of Lon­don;

The online Gallery of the Work­ing Lives Research Insti­tute, Lon­don Met­ro­pol­i­tan Uni­ver­sity, con­tains images and infor­ma­tion about projects on work:



The Case for Work­ing with Your Hands:


Other Inter­est­ing Stuff

Exhi­bi­tion: Strik­ing women:

New occu­pa­tions in 2020: