My new book The Quantified Self: A Sociology of Self-Tracking is due out with Polity Press this April. The publishers are offering a 20% discount for six months (from 18 January 2016 to 31 July 2016) if it is ordered via their website. Please use the code PY703 when you order to receive the discount.
Here is a PDF of the Introduction: Lupton 2016 Introduction to The Quantified Self.
Table of Contents
1 ‘Know Thyself’: Self-tracking Practices and Technologies
2 ‘New Hybrid Beings’: Theoretical Perspectives
3 ‘An Optimal Human Being’: the Body and Self in Self-Tracking Cultures
4 ‘You are Your Data’: Personal Data Meanings, Practices and Materialisations
5 ‘Data’s Capacity for Betrayal’: Personal Data Politics